July 3, 2019, 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Island Institute

386 Main St
RocklandMaine 04841

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A Photographic History of Maine's Islands and Working Waterfronts—Exploring the Penobscot Marine Museum Photography Archives


Kevin Johnson, Photo archivist, Penobscot Marine Museum

About the lecture

Photo archivist Kevin Johnson will give a photographic tour of the archives from the Penobscot Marine Museum.  The Penobscot Marine Museum has the largest photography archives in the state, made up of dozens of collections and more than 300,000 photographic images spanning from the 1880s to the recent past. The slide show and talk will look at the various collections with a special focus on Maine's Midcoast, islands, and working waterfronts. The archive is being digitized, and more than 100,0000 thousand images can now be viewed on the museum's website in their online database.  

Event details

Lectures in the Summer Lecture Series are free and open to the public, and take place from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday from July 3-31. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Space is limited to 40 guests.


4th Floor Conference Room
Island Institute, 386 Main Street, Rockland


Contact Hannah Barrows at (207) 594-9209 x113 or membership@islandinstitute.org with any questions.