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Capturing Maine – Photographs from the Collection of Historic New England (July 2- August 30, 2016)

14 May 2015
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Historic New England presents an exhibition at the Maine Art Gallery July 2- August 30, 2015. "Capturing Maine: Photographs from the Collection of Historic New England".

"Capturing Maine" uses photographs from Historic New England’s collection to take the viewer on a wonderful tour of the stories of Maine from the mid-nineteenth through the twentieth century. The photographs in the exhibition capture moments that illuminate the spectacular Maine scenery, life on the coast, industrial and agricultural history, summer tourists at play, people at work, and a variety of other activities.

Explore Maine’s stories and enjoy work by such photographers as Emma L. Coleman, Baldwin Coolidge, Alfred Wayland Cutting, Edwin Martin, Henry G. Peabody, Fred Quimby, Verner Reed, and Elise Tyson.

The Maine Art Gallery is located in the historic 1807 Academy Building at 15 Warren Street in Wiscasset. The gallery is open Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

" Capturing Maine" is part of The Maine Photo Project, a statewide collaboration among museums, galleries, historical societies, and other nonprofit cultural organizations across Maine. The Maine Photo Project is organized by the Maine Curators' Forum. For more information visit www.mainephotoproject.org.

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