Maine Maritime Museum to present winter program series

Posted:  Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 8:00am

On Feb. 8, Maine Maritime Museum in Bath will introduce a new winter educational program series, “On Deck.” The hour-long programs, which will run Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. from Feb. 6 to March 13, will cover a variety of maritime topics and feature unique storytelling and hands-on learning in a laid-back, social atmosphere.

Each week, a museum staff member or special guest will present on topics ranging from the science of steam-bending to the art collections of early sailors. Each installment will include a hands-on element and refreshments will be provided. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call 207-443-1316 Advance tickets: $5 members, $8 non-members; at the door: $7.50 members, $10.50 non-members.

Feb. 6: Artists of the Great War & Live Painting

Feb. 13: The Lost Art of Victorian Hair Art

Feb. 20: Educational Passages: Little Boat, Big World

Feb. 27: Sailors’ Souvenirs: Art in Maritime Maine

March 6: Steam-bending: From Tree to Sea

March 13: Maritime Navigation