A sign on Main Street in Rockland invites the public to one of the Wednesday lectures
Karen Burns of the Island Institute kicks off the series with a snapshot of Maine's 15 year-round island communities
Artist Greg Mort talks to lecture guests about how Maine's islands have inspired his work
Greg Mort signs copies of his book, "Voyages," following his lecture
Island Institute Membership Associate Hannah Barrows getting things ready prior to one of the talks
Historian and author John R. Gillis speaks to guests during his July 19th lecture
Vinalhaven resident, business owner, and author Phil Crossman provides his own unique perspective on island living
Mugs and coffee await guests prior to one of the lectures
Courtney Naliboff reads a piece to the audience during the columnist panel discussion on August 2nd
Guests enjoyed pastries, muffins and other treats from Atlantic Baking Company throughout the summer series
Harry Podolsky and Brooks Winner from the Island Institute's Community Energy team close out the series with a discussion on island energy
View photos from the Island Institute's 2017 Summer Lecture Series.
For more information, including recordings of some of the presentations, visit the 2017 Summer Lecture Series event page.