Keywords: Household Arts
For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.
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.
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.
Building Of The Arts Era Building Of The Arts, Bar Harbor, Maine The Building of the Arts was officially dedicated in 1907 and remained the…
The two smaller art pieces rest higher, partially obscured by the semi-circular bunting. Centennial headquarters, Lubec, 1911 Item Contributed…
… of the world’s longest international border, this art in engineering opened in 1962 between Lubec, Maine and Campobello Island, New Brunswick.