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  • Sunday August 19 2018
    Off to Eagle Island

    Eagle Island State Park Tour @ Seacoast Tours of Freeport

    Travel from picturesque South Freeport harbor aboard the Pamela B. Our Eagle Island State Park Tour offers a glimpse into the fascinating life of Admiral Robert E. Peary, known for his extensive explorations to the North Pole. Eagle Island is a water access only State Park and National Landmark. A must see for anyone who […] View event

  • Monday August 20 2018
    A 1966 oil painting by Dahlov Ipcar, “Valley of Tishnar” is on display as of June 8 in Dahlov Ipcar: Blue Moons & Menageries, a 2018 summer exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art.

    Dahlov Ipcar: Blue Moons & Menageries: @ Bates College Museum of Art

    This exhibition presents a wide array of paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures representing nearly entire career of Ipcar, one of Maine’s best-known artists. Many of the works shown are exhibited publicly for the first time. Ipcar, the daughter of prominent modernist artists, Marguerite and William Zorach, reached a wide audience through the many children’s books […] View event

  • A 1922 drawing by Carl Sprinchorn, “Ten Imaginary Characters” is on display in the exhibition Maine Moderns: Drawings by Marsden Hartley and Carl Sprinchorn at the Bates Museum of Art.

    Maine Moderns: Drawings by Marsden Hartley and Carl Sprinchorn @ Bates College Museum of Art

    Sourced primarily from the museum’s Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection, this exhibition brings together figural drawings by artists who were longtime friends. Born in Lewiston, Hartley is recognized as an innovative and important figure in American Modernist painting. His drawings in this exhibition are from a series of later figural works, circa 1940, and are all […] View event

  • Tuesday August 21 2018
    The Planet Saturn

    Art of the Spheres: Picturing the Cosmos since 1600 @ Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

    March 29, 2018 to October 6, 2018 Art of the Spheres celebrates the manner in which astronomers have organized and comprehended the celestial vault, the planets, and the structure of the Cosmos. Every item in this exhibition was composed from multiple, detailed observations; all are works of both science and art. Art of the Spheres […] View event

  • Friday August 24 2018
    Ice Cream Train

    Ice Cream Trains @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

    Our popular Friday evening Ice Cream Trains return for the summer season. Bring the family and enjoy a complimentary ice cream cup as you take an evening train ride along beautiful Casco Bay. Trains for this event run on the hour at 5pm, 6pm & 7pm. Regular admission fees apply. Visit our website for more […] View event

  • Foodie SQUARE

    Foodie Fridays at the Wadsworth-Longfellow House @ Maine Historical Society

    Join MHS on the fourth Friday of the month for Foodie Fridays to explore and experience the foodways of Maine’s past! Take a delectable food-themed tour of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House and help make and sample a historic dessert. Participants will also take home a copy of a vintage recipe from MHS collections. History never tasted […] View event

  • Thursday September 06 2018
    1860 dress. Image courtesy of Historic New England.

    Fashions of The Times 1805 – 1925, A Historic Fashion Workshop @ Nickels-Sortwell House

    Ever wonder what it felt like to wear a bustle or a hoop? Find out at this interactive historic fashion workshop as Site Manager and historic costume collector Peggy Konitzky takes you on the wild ride of women’s fashion from 1805 through 1925. The workshop will be held Thursday, September 6 at 10:00 a.m. – […] View event

  • Saturday September 15 2018
    The UNE Portland Campus Art Gallery presents the 2018 Department Of Arts Faculty Exhibition

    2018 Department of Arts faculty exhibition reception @ Art Gallery – UNE, Portland campus

    You’re invited to experience artwork and music created by the faculty of the UNE Department of Arts. From the metaphorical and conceptual to the literal and formal, this exhibition showcases artworks that challenge assumptions and perceptions across a variety of media, including collage, ceramics, painting, and photography, as well as found-object and 3D sculpture. Represented […] View event

  • Wednesday September 19 2018

    Portsmouth Athenaeum 2018 Program Series Remembering the Great War: Home and Abroad @ Portsmouth Athenaeum

    One hundred years ago, the war to end all wars came to an end in Europe. The Portsmouth Athenaeum 2018 program series shines a light on World War I soldiers from New Hampshire and the East Coast, the homes of warship builders in Portsmouth, NH and the women who manned the factories to keep our […] View event

  • Wednesday October 03 2018
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    Face to Face: Portraits by Rabee Kiwan @ Common Street Arts

    Born in Lebanon, Rabee Kiwan immigrated to the United States in 2002 to complete his medical training and he has lived in Portland since 2009. Rabee has been painting portraits, landscapes, and still lifes since he was a young child when his father gave him a watercolor set. Drawing inspiration from everyday life sustains his […] View event

  • Monday October 15 2018

    “On and Off the Wire: Birds in Urban and Natural Landscapes” – Opening Reception @ L.C. Bates Museum

    Featuring work from twenty Maine artists — including Nina Bolen, Sharon Yates, and Holly Berry — who draw creative inspiration from birds, depicting them in a wide range of forms and settings. Come to the opening reception on Friday, May 11th, from 5:30 to 7:30, to enjoy light refreshments and meet some of the artists. […] View event

  • Friday November 23 2018
    Polar Express Logo

    Polar Express™

    The Polar Express™ returns for another magical season! Guests on board meet the Conductor, enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and listen to a reading of the enchanting story as they journey to the “North Pole.” Santa greets children aboard the train while passengers sing along to carols as they travel back to the station. Trains […] View event

  • Saturday February 02 2019
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    The International Cryptozoology Museum at Thompson’s Point @ Thompson's Point

    Cryptozoology is the study of hidden or unknown animals. These are usually larger zoological species that, to date, remain unverified by science, such as Yetis, Bigfoot, Lake Monsters, and Sea Serpents, as well as hundreds of other yet-to-be-found animals (cryptids) worldwide, but which compelling ethnoknown evidence has been collected for their possible existence. It also […] View event