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MUSEUMS So many exhibits to see!
Alfred Shaker Museum — Located at 118 Shaker Hill Road, Alfred, holds events, workshops and exhibits through the summer. It is open from mid-May to November. Hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays 1-4 p.m. In 1875, the Alfred Shaker Community built the Shaker Wood, Lumber Storage and Carriage House. It was one of the longest lasting Shaker communities, from 17931931. The Brothers of Christian Instruction purchased the property from the Shakers and are still in residence. Today, eight original Shaker buildings and a beautifully maintained Shaker cemetery remain on Shaker Hill. Check the website, www.alfredshakermuseum.com for more information. Brick Store Museum — Located at 117 Main St., Kennebunk, this museum is dedicated to preserving the heritage of the Kennebunks. Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 985-4802 or visit www.brickstoremuseum.org for more information. Historic New England — In the South Berwick area, maintains the Sarah Orne Jewitt House and Hamilton House, which each offer 45-minute tours from June 1 through Oct. 15, and landscapes that can be enjoyed from dawn to dusk. The Hamilton House is open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Sarah Orne Jewitt House is open Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 3842454 or visit www.historicnewengland.org for more information. Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit, Meetinghouse Museum and Library — Located on Route 1 across from Wells Plaza, is a nationally registered museum at the site of the original meeting house and includes artifacts, memorabilia and genealogies of early Wells and Ogunquit residents. Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 646-4775 or visit www.historicalsocietyofwellsandogunquit.org for more information. Kennebunkport Historical Society — Located at 8 Maine St.,
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Summer 2016 Kennebunkport, the highlight of org for more information. its collection is the 1853 Greek Ogunquit Museum of Revival Nott House, a Doric colAmerican Art — Located at 543 onnade built in 1853. Nott House Shore Road in Ogunquit, is deditours are given July 1 through Oct. cated to American art from the 13. The Pasco Exhibit Center, 125 19th century to the present, the North St., is home to permanent museum’s permanent collection and changing displays reflecting and changing exhibits are open the history of Kennebunkport, from May 1 through Oct. 31. and is open year-round, Tuesday Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 646-4909 or visit www.ogunquitCall 967-2751 or visit www. museum.org for more informakporthistory.org for more infortion. mation. Portland Museum of Art Museums of Old York — Located at 7 Congress St. in — Includes nine historic buildPortland, includes an extensive ings and sites, and is open from collection of fine and decoraMay 27 through Oct. 19. Hours tive arts that date from the 18th are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 century to the present. Works by a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m. Frederic Edwin Church, Winslow Parking is available near Jefferds Homer, John Singer Sargent, Tavern, 207 York St. Call 363-4974 Rockwell Kent, Marsden Hartley, or visit www.oldyork.org for more Louise Nevelson, Andrew Wyeth information. and Marguerite Zorach showcase Ogunquit Arts Collaborative/ the unique heritage of Maine. Barn Gallery — Located at 1 Open seven days a week from 10 Bourne Lane in Ogunquit, is a.m. to 5 p.m. and until 9 p.m. operated by the Ogunquit Arts Friday. (Closed Mondays after Association, and presents a wide Columbus Day). Call 775-6148 or variety of exhibitions, workshops visit www.portlandmuseum.org and programs by member and for more information. non-member artists. Hours are River Tree Center for the Arts Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. — Located at 35 Western Ave. in to 5 p.m. and Sundays 1-5 p.m. Kennebunk, galleries are open during the season. Call 646-8400 Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. or visit www.barngallery.org for to 5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 more information. p.m. Call 967-9120 or visit www. Ogunquit Heritage Museum rivertreearts.org for more infor— The Captain Winn House at mation. 86 Obeds Lane is the focal point Saco Museum — Located of the Dorothea Jacobs Grant at 371 Main St. in Saco, is a Common, a park near the S. regional museum of fine and Judson Dunaway Center. This decorative arts and historic arti18th-century cape with original facts. The institute was founded architectural features exhibin 1866 and is the third oldest its of maritime history. Hours museum in Maine. From June are Tuesday through Saturday through December, hours are 1-5 p.m. from June through Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and September. Call 646-0296 or visit Thursday, noon-4 p.m., Friday, www.ogunquitheritagemuseum. • See Museums, Page 17
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