Penobscot Marine Museum photography exhibits at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center

Courtesy of: Penobscot Marine Museum

 

Belfast, Maine — Penobscot Marine Museum’s historic photography exhibitsAcadia National Park: A Postcard View” and “The History of Postcards” will be at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center Fernald Gallery March 13 through May 22, 2017.

 

The exhibit is open to the public and is free of charge. The H. Alan and Sally Fernald Art Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.

 

Acadia National Park: A Postcard View” features photos from the early days of Acadia National Park taken by the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. The photos are accompanied by historical captions by Liz Fitzsimmons. This exhibit was created for the 100th Anniversary of Acadia National Park.

 

The History of Postcards” was the theme of the Penobscot Marine Museum’s Summer 2016 exhibit, which celebrated the 100th anniversary of Maine Postcard Day. The exhibit includes photos with captions that depict the role that postcards played in early social media.

 

For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson, 207.338.8049. Additional information about the Hutchinson Center is online

(hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu).

 

About the University of Maine: The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state’s premier public university. It is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast and attracts students from across the U.S. and more than 67 countries. It currently enrolls 10,900 total undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in groundbreaking research working with world-class scholars. The University of Maine offers doctoral degrees in 35 fields, representing the humanities, sciences, engineering, and education; master’s degrees in roughly 70 disciplines; 90 undergraduate majors and academic programs; and one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the U.S. The university promotes environmental stewardship on its campus, with substantial efforts aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction. For more information about UMaine, visit umaine.edu.

 

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