Penobscot Marine gets set to open

May 12, 2017
Courtesy of: Penobscot Marine Museum Images by Rockland’s Kosti Ruohomaa are among the exhibits in “The Net Result: Our Evolving Fisheries.”

Searsport — The downtown Penobscot Marine Museum will hold a free opening reception for “The Net Result: Our Evolving Fisheries,” part of 2017’s “Gone Fishing!” exhibition, Thursday, May 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Main Street Gallery, 40 East Main St./Route 1.

The season will open Saturday, May 27, from 1 to 5 p.m. with $1 museum admission all day. The afternoon of boat talk and music will fete the career and talents of MDI boatbuilder, National Heritage Fellow and Penobscot Marine Museum Trustee Ralph Stanley.

For more information, call 548-2529 or visit

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or

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