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2010 EVENTS

WILSON MUSEUM:
Open: May 27 - September 30; Weekdays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 2 - 5 p.m.

John Perkins House Blacksmith Shop
July and August; Sunday & Wednesday; 2 - 5 p.m.

Group visits can be arranged by appointment.
Programs are free unless otherwise noted.
(207) 326-9247 or info@wilsonmusuem.org


Additional events will be added as time draws closer

 

                                                     ~ SPECIAL EXHIBITS ~

2009 and 2010 Season

Great Inventory Adventure - Visit often as each day will reveal new treasures!  In addition, some of the Museum's programming will directly relate to the collections being inventoried - look for the headings "Collections Close-up" to find these related programs in our calendar of events below.

Center of Main Hall, Wilson Museum  

 


Seasonal Exhibits 

Pastimes from Times Past: Vintage Toys
Wilson Museum Collection

Topped Off ! - Bonnets of Yesteryear
Wilson Museum Collection

West end of Main Hall, Wilson Museum
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                               ~ DEMONSTRATIONS ~ 

 

2-5 p.m.
Weds. & Suns.
July & August

Blacksmithing - Joe Meltreder, blacksmith
Blacksmith Shop, Perkins Street 
  
 
Woodturning - Temple Blackwood, turner 
Museum Barn, 112 Perkins Street

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                            ~ EVENTS ~

 

Thursday - Saturday, June 24, 25 & 26 

 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Plein-Air Painting & Drawing Workshop.  Wilson Museum will be the home base for a three day workshop arranged by Barbara Mallonee.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
 

 

 

Tueday, July 6 

1 - 4 p.m. Beautiful Lettering: Calligraphy
Wilson Museum staff Joan Bothwell will lead activity.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
 

 

 

Wednesday, July 7 

2-5 p.m. Demonstration: Fireside Cooking
John Perkins House
As part of guided tour: $5 
 

 

 

Thursday, July 8 

1-4 p.m. Collections Close-up: Peruvian Artifacts
Hands-on exchange with Dr. Daniel H. Sandweiss, Professor of Anthropology University of Maine.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Friday, July 9 

1 - 4 p.m. Workshop: Pull-String Puppets
Wilson Museum staff Michelle Ferguson will lead workshop.  Registration & materials fee required.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Thursday, July 15 

 1 p.m.Workshop: Eruption! Build a Model Volcano
Wilson Museum staff Sarah Grindle will lead workshop.  Registration & materials fee required.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Friday-Sunday, July 16, 17 & 18 

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fri
2-5 p.m. Sat & Sun
Celebrate Castine,  town-wide celebration - Wilson Museum, John Perkins House, & Blacksmith Shop open all 3 days 
 

 

 

Wednesday, July 21 

 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Collections Close-up: Eastern Woodland Stone Tools
Hands-on discussion & demonstration with Charles Paquin.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street  
 

 

 

Thursday, July 22 

 3 p.m. Firearms of the Past, lecture by Gary Spencer.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
 

 

Tuesday, July 27 

 1 - 4 p.m. Beautiful Designs: Artistic Papercutting 
Wilson Museum staff Tina Davis will be available during the afternoon with a display, demonstration and opportunity for visitors to try artistic papercutting.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

 

Thursday, July 29 

 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Under the Elms and By the SeaHouse and Garden Tour, to benefit the Castine Historical Society
John Perkins House, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Friday, July 30 

1 - 2 p.m.
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Hawaiian Hula Dancing
Wilson Museum staff Sarah Grindle will lead two sessions of discussion, demonstration and opportunity to try hula dancing.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Saturday, July 31 

3 p.m. Maine through the Ages: Plate Tectonics and Bedrock History, presentation by Dr. Christopher Gerbi, Assistant Professor of Earth Sciences University of Maine.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 4 

2 - 5 p.m. Demonstration: Fireside Cooking
John Perkins House
As part of guided tour: $5 

 

 

 

Thursday, August 5 

 1 - 4 p.m.

Collections Close-up: Moorehead Burial Tradition Artifacts
Hands-on exchange with Dr. Brian Robinson, Associate Professor of Anthropology University of Maine
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 

 

 

 

 

Friday, August 6 

 1 - 4 p.m.Rope Mat Making Demonstration, presented by Tim Whitten of Marlinespike Chandlery
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Tuesday, August 10 

 1 - 4 p.m.Beautiful Lettering: Calligraphy
Wilson Museum staff Joan Bothwell will lead activity.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Wednesday, August 11 

 2 - 5 p.m. Demonstration: Fireside Cooking
John Perkins House
As part of guided tour: $5 

 

 

 

Friday, August 13

 

 3 p.m.

Human Evolution, Migration, and Development presentation by Dr. Kristin Sobolik, Professor of Anthropology and Climate Change at the University of Maine
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street

 


 6 p.m.

Concert: Castine Town Band
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
Rain site: Emerson Hall, Court Street

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, August 17 

 3 p.m.Unearthing the Past, lecture given by Wilson Museum staff Sarah Grindle on her recent archaeology field school experiences.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street
 

 

  

Thursday, August 19

 3 p.m.

A Tale of Two Cities, Castine & Ellsworth: 1765 to 1855 presentation by Mark Honey
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 

 

 

 

Saturday & Sunday, August 21 & 22 

 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

French & Native American Encampment  Living history of a 1690s encampment on the shores of Penobscot Bay.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 

 

 

 

Thursday, August 26 

 3 p.m.Dr. Sandweiss Returns to Wilson Museum.  University of Maine Professor to speak on his recent work in Peru.
Wilson Museum, 120 Perkins Street 
 

 

 

Wednesday - Friday, September 15, 16, 17,  

 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 each day

Seminars on Downeast Culture  Three-day seminar exploring the traditions and objects that help define Downeast Maine.  Sponsored by Acadia Trust, NA and hosted each day by:
Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, September 15
Wilson Museum, Castine, September 16
Woodlawn, Ellsworth, September 17

 

 

 

 

 



Previous Calendars
Summer 2014 Information from the 2014 Calendar of the Wilson Museum
Summer 2013 Information from the 2013 Calendar of the Wilson Museum
Summer 2012 Information from the 2012 Calendar of the Wilson Museum
Summer 2011 Information from the 2011 Calendar of the Wilson Museum
Summer 2010 Information from the 2010 Calendar of the Wilson Museum


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WILSON MUSEUM
Open: May 27 — September 30
Weekdays 10 am — 5 pm, Saturday & Sunday 2 — 5 pm
John Perkins House BulletBlacksmith Shop
July — August, Wednesday & Sunday, 2 — 5 pm
Group visits can be arranged by appointment.
(207) 326-9247   info@wilsonmuseum.org

Admission is free, except for the John Perkins House, where there are guided tours.
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