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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.
Maine State Museum Announces
Upcoming Exhibit Schedule
A busy and exciting year lies ahead, according to the museum’s upcoming exhibit schedule. First, opening March 23 and running through January 25, 2020 is “Women’s Long Road – 100 Years to the Vote.” Maine’s bicentennial will be the focus of a new exhibit opening in March 2020, “Regional Struggle – National Story: Maine’s Path to Statehood.” Finally, opening in July 2020 is a major exhibition of Maine quilts, “Comfort and Community: 250 Years of Maine Quilts.”
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" opens Saturday, March 23. A special performance by the Maine Girl's Chorus, special crafts for kids, and free admission all day highlight the opening. "Women's Long Road - 100 Years to the...