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Museum Exhibition Takes a Look at Jewish Culture in Maine
Maine + Jewish: Two Centuries greets visitors with a colorful, in-depth display of objects and photographs illustrating the Jewish experience in Maine. Some three years in the making, the exhibition focuses on one of Maine’s most distinctive communities, from 19th-century immigrants to more recent residents and summer visitors. Click on More for additional information.
April School Vacation at the Museum – Get Creative!
In honor of the museum’s newest exhibit, Women’s Long Road – 100 Years to the Vote, April school vacation week activities at the museum help you travel back 100 years to a Votes for Women rally. And what better way to participate in the rally than to make your own unique sash and campaign button! The museum provides markers, glitter, glue, decorations, and a special campaign button-making machine to help families and kids of all ages get creative. And, you can take home your own special creation! These activities, free with museum admission, are from Tuesday through Friday, April 16 – 19, from 10 am to noon and from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Museum’s New Book Gains Rave Reviews
“For gift books, the one that really stands out is “A Story of Maine in 112 Object from Prehistory to Modern Times,” writes Kenny Brechner, proprietor of Devaney, Doak and Garrett bookstore in Farmington. “It is as exquisite as it is informative.” Copies of the book are available at the Museum Store (call 207-287-2938) and at other bookstores, such as Devaney, Doak and Garrett.
The museum's newest exhibition, "Women's Long Road - 100 Years to the Vote" is now open! "Women's Long Road - 100 Years to the Vote" features historical photographs, stories about people, documents, and artifacts to explore the wide-ranging efforts by many women (and...