New Exhibit to Open Saturday, March 23

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....

Curious George Films Postponed

Due to water leaks in some areas of the Maine State Library, the scheduled showings of the cartoon film Curious George and the documentary Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators on March 2, 2019 have been postponed. The films will be...

Kate Webber Joins Museum’s Education Staff

Kate Webber, most recently the head of education at Museum L-A in Lewiston, has joined the Maine State Museum’s staff as lead educator. In this role, Kate joins lead educator Dave Hunt, chief educator Joanna Torow, and two museum educators in developing and...

Hot Off the Press!

  The museum’s new publication, A Story of Maine in 112 Objects, is now available and for sale (just $39.95) at the Museum Store in Augusta and wherever books are sold throughout Maine. Published by Tilbury House and edited by Museum Director Bernard...

Colby Students Lead Build-Up to “Maine + Jewish: Two Centuries”

Three Colby students will speak at the museum on Tuesday, May 15 at 5:30 in the program, Belonging in this Place: Stories about Maine Jews. The program is one of several planned to lead up to a major exhibition, Maine + Jewish: Two Centuries, set to open at the museum...

Awesome Activities in April!

If you’re looking for some fun activities for your April school vacation week, look no further! We’re bookending vacation week with Family Fun Days, April 14th and 21st. Family Fun Days are FREE and open to all. Saturday, April 14th, we welcome...
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