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Keywords: Arts and crafts

Historical Items

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Item 10156

Outdoor crafts lesson at Camp Runoia, 1951

Contributed by: Camp Runoia Date: 1951 Location: Belgrade Lakes Media: Photographic print

Item 10154

Camp Runoia craft shop, Belgrade Lake, 1951

Contributed by: Camp Runoia Date: 1951 Location: Belgrade Lakes Media: Photographic print

Item 28959

The Barnacle, Prouts Neck, 1885

Contributed by: Maine Historic Preservation Commission Date: 1885 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

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Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Site Pages

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

Here local artisans pridefully display their creations to a grateful and supportive public. Bicentennial Quilt, Islesboro, 1989Item Contributed…

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Jonathan Fisher Memorial

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My Maine Stories

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21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.

Story

Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving