Friends Discovery Program Journeys Up the Nile on February 22
Join Museum Director Bernard Fishman in a unique expedition Up the Nile on Thursday, February 22 at 6:00 pm. Presented in 3-D, the program will feature rare, century-old stereoviews of iconic Egyptian landscapes and a colorful narrative rooted in Fishman’s experience as an Egyptologist. The talk is free of charge and will be held at the museum. Friends of the Maine State Museum are encouraged to RSVP early to secure reserved seating.
“Over There and Down Home: Mainers and World War I”
The museum’s newest exhibition, “Over There and Down Home: Mainers and World War I” highlights Maine industries, communities, and individuals that supported the Allied Forces during the Great War. Through photographs and objects, the exhibition also tells stories of the Yankee Division, as well as specific Mainers, such as Leroy Hoskins of Milo, Franklyn Burbank of Livermore Falls, Edwina Mower of St. Albans, and many others who worked to support the war at home and abroad.
Spend your school vacation at the Maine State Museum! Explore the technology of World War I through codes, periscopes, and planes! Make the Maine State Museum your school vacation destination from Tuesday, February 20 through Friday, February 23. Families can fuel...