Karen E. Smith, Ph.D., named after national search SEARSPORT — Penobscot Marine Museum, a history and arts museum with nationally-recognized collections, announced today that the Board of Trustees elected Karen E. Smith, Ph.D., as executive director effective April 19, 2018. Smith will join the museum from the… Read More
    Please join in the fun with Penobscot Marine Museum at an 1894 Dinner and Grog. Includes an ondine oyster and wine bar. Seating is limited. Please reserve by phone 207-338-3318 or email skettell@pmm-maine.org $65 per person Pictures from the Penobscot Marine Museum tell many… Read More
    Friday, September 29 4:00-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 30 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Penobscot Marine Museum is having a two day library sale. There will be books, magazines, postcards, note cards, posters and other interesting items. The library has also invited two marine books vendors to participate. Read More
    (Searsport, Maine) Saturday and Sunday, September 9 and 10, Penobscot Marine Museum will host their first Maine Marine Fare in celebration of all the foods from the abundant waters of coastal Maine. The two day program will include talks, panel discussions and educational tastings, featuring fishermen, food producers,… Read More
    On Saturday, April 8, 2017, Penobscot Marine Museum will present The Net Result: Our Evolving Fisheries. This year’s History Conference delves into this statement: Human innovation and technology have proven to be too successful for the health of our fisheries and our coastal ecosystem. The speaker line-up… Read More
    On Monday, November 14, 2016, Penobscot Marine Museum presents the Sumner McKane film, The Northeast by Eastern, with live score performed by Sumner McKane and Josh Robbins. The screening will take place at 7:00 pm at the Colonial Theatre in Belfast. Proceeds from this event will benefit… Read More
    On Monday, November 14, 2016, Penobscot Marine Museum presents the Sumner McKane film, The Northeast by Eastern, with live score performed by Sumner McKane and Josh Robbins. The Northeast by Eastern combines Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company’s comprehensive collection of early 20th century photographs with archival… Read More
    On Saturday, October 15 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm, join Penobscot Marine Museum’s nightwatch women for a family friendly flashlight tour as they do a final sweep on the Sea Captain’s House to say goodbye to the friendly spirits inhabiting the house. There are sure to be… Read More
    Thursday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m., Kevin Johnson, Penobscot Marine Museum’s Photo Archivist; W.H. Bunting, Maine’s foremost interpreter of historic images; Earl G. Shettleworth Jr., Maine State Historian will discuss their book Maine on Glass: The Early Twentieth Century in Glass Plate Photography at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Douglas… Read More
    Join PMM for a free event with authors Michael Closen and John Brunkowski talking about and signing their book, Maine Memories: A Vintage Picture Postcard Tour. Hear the fascinating story of this impressive collection of over 350 postcards of the lighthouses, harbors, ships, railroads, wildlife, forests… Read More
    SEARSPORT — The Penobscot Marine Museum will host a keynote talk for a series of book discussions taking place at five Waldo County libraries. Cathleen Miller, curator of the Maine Women Writers Collection at the University of New England, Elizabeth Ogilvie biographer Melissa Hayes, Ruth Moore Days organizers… Read More
    Cost: $40 per tintype (Searsport, Maine)A mobile tintype photography booth will be set up at the Penobscot Marine Museum on Saturday, August 13 and visitors may have their tintype portrait taken or can watch a tintype demonstration.  Tintypes were popular in the 1860’s and 1870’s and many of the photographs taken… Read More
    New Date: Tuesday, August 16 Cost: $8; $5 Members Using PMM genealogical reference materials, you will learn how to research your own family history. Betsy Paradis is the Reference and Special Collections Librarian at the Belfast Free Library and has taught genealogy courses and presented… Read More
    Only a Limited Time and Seats Remaining! Not able to make it? Online bidding at https://www.facebook.com/Penobscot/posts/10154371998083648 Phone and absentee bidding also available; call 207-548-2529 for more information. Honoring Hodgdon Yachts and the Hodgdon Family in their 200th year of… Read More
    What do the novels of Mary Ellen Chase, Elizabeth Ogilvie, Ruth Moore, Miriam Colwell, and Louise Dickinson Rich tell us about Maine’s sense of place? Find out on Thursday, July 28 at 7:00 pm. Author, and University of Maine lecturer Sandy Phippen will look at these authors and… Read More