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Marine museum offers shadowbox workshop

Jun 11, 2019
Learn to make a maritime shadowbox at Penobscot Marine Museum on June 29.

SEARSPORT — On Saturday, June 29, at 10 a.m., Penobscot Marine Museum holds a shadowbox workshop. Inspired by shadowboxes and other maritime art in the museum’s collection, participants will create their own work of art. The workshop is for all ages, however children under eight need to accompanied by an adult. The cost is $5 for museum members and $20 for all others. All materials will be provided and the fee includes museum admission.

For more information, visit To register for the workshop, call 548-2529 ext. 213 or email

Penobscot Marine Museum brings Maine’s maritime history to life on a campus of beautiful historic buildings. Exhibits include hands-on activities for children and adults, as well as a ship captain’s house, marine paintings, scrimshaw, 19th century Chinese and Japanese pottery, boat models, historic Maine boats, a fisheries exhibit, and an heirloom garden. The museum has more than 200,000 historic photographs, and a maritime history research library. PMM’s Visitor Center is located at 40 E. Main St.

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