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State Museum talk on ‘The Forest City Regiment’

AUGUSTA, Maine — Friends of the Maine State Museum hosts Kim MacIsaac in the next free program in the “Maine Voices from the Civil War” …
MUSEUMS

Bullets and Bandages Civil War exhibit debuts at Bangor Museum

BANGOR, Maine —  The Bangor Museum and History Center (BMHC) is opening its new exhibit with a bang. The latest exhibit inside the Museum’s Thomas …
ARTS | MUSEUMS
Photo courtesy of the University of Maine Museum of Art

This photograph will be among those on display in the exhibit "Michael Courser: Dog Run" on display Jan. 18 through March 20 at the University of Maine Museum of Art.

UMaine Museum of Art announces winter exhibitions

BANGOR, Maine — The University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., will open three new exhibitions along with a special selection from the …
MUSEUMS | NON-PROFITS

Marine museum receives sardine cannery family and business papers

SEARSPORT, Maine — Sardine canneries and the Downeast towns of Eastport and Lubec have been linked since 1876.  For four generations the Peacock family operated …
ARTS | MUSEUMS | NON-PROFITS

Marc Chagall lithograph donated to University of Maine Museum of Art

BANGOR, Maine — The University of Maine Museum of Art announced the donation of a significant work by artist Marc Chagall to the museum’s permanent …
ARTS | BENEFITS AND FUNDRAISERS | BUSINESS | COMMUNITY | MUSEUMS | NON-PROFITS

Benefactor extends free admission at University of Maine Museum of Art

BANGOR, Maine — The University of Maine Museum of Art will extend its free admission policy for the public in 2013 as a result of a …
MUSEUMS

Seashore Trolley Museum seeks community input on educational programs

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — As Seashore Trolley Museum approaches its 75th birthday in 2014, it is creating additional ways to reach out to the public. Museum …
COMMUNITY | MUSEUMS | NON-PROFITS
Photo courtesy of Cole Land Transportation Museum

Several major donors to the Bangor World War II Memorial gathered recently at Cole Land Transportation Museum to present contributions toward the monument, which was unveiled in Veterans Day ceremonies on Nov. 12. Shown are (from left) Lori Varney, The Varney Agency; Mike Sturdee, Bangor Federal Credit Union; Jon Osborne, Hollywood Casino, Hotel & Raceway; Jeff Solari, Rudman and Winchell; museum founder Galen Cole; 2012 Mayor Cary Weston; Ken White and Courtney Brehaut, Machias Savings Bank; and Mary Dysart Hartt, Dysart’s.

Community gifts mark Bangor WWII Memorial ‘paid for’

BANGOR, Maine — When Cole Land Transportation Museum announced plans last summer for a Bangor World War II Memorial to honor the 112 men killed …
MILITARY | MUSEUMS

Museum offers free admission to veterans on Nov. 11-12

OWLS HEAD, Maine — In recognition of Veteran’s Day, the Owls Head Transportation Museum will offer free admission to all veterans of U.S. armed services …
MUSEUMS

“Keeping Warm” exhibit will showcase museum’s quilts, winter clothing

SEARSPORT, Maine – Penobscot Marine Museum will open its winter exhibition season during an opening party 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15,  with “Keeping Warm,” showcasing the museum’s …
 
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