Museum Staff Wax Eloquent in State House Hall of Flags

The historic flag cases in the State House Hall of Flags are getting a good cleaning and new wax surface, thanks to museum conservator, Teresa Myers, intern Tori Hatchell, and consultant Isleen Halvorsen. Installed in 1911 and 1924, the cases held flags carried by...

New Touch Screen Allows Deep Dive into Maine Labor Mural

A new touch screen installed in front of the Maine Labor Mural, which hangs in the Cultural Building and is now owned by the Maine State Museum, invites visitors to explore Maine’s rich labor history, as depicted by artist Judy Taylor in the mural’s eleven...

New Exhibit Opens

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...

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...
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