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#MuseumWeek 2015 March 23-29

Exhibits:   Current   Past   Upcoming
January 06, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Hubbard Hall foyer
This exhibit highlights a selection of images from MacMillan's last voyage aboard the Bowdoin, in 1954. The photographs are part of a collection recently donated to the museum and seen here for the first time.
December 16, 2014 - June 21, 2015
Hubbard Hall foyer
This exhibit highlights recent donations of Inuit art that was produced in the 1950s and 1960s.
November 14, 2014 - September 04, 2016
Arctic Museum main galleries
In the summer of 1913, Donald B. MacMillan and six other men set off on an expedition to conduct research and exploration in the far north. Marking the 100th anniversary of this major expedition, this exhibit highlights the results of their extensive fieldwork, and looks at field studies being conducted by contemporary researchers in the same region.
April 28, 2015 - March 27, 2016
Arctic Museum main galleries
This exhibit highlights the beauty and diversity of historic and contemporary beadwork across the north.
Where's Peary?
#MuseumWeek 2015 is almost here!

Between March 23 and 29, 2015 the Arctic Museum will be joining 1800 museums around the world in the second #MuseumWeek on Twitter. We are very excited to be a part of this global conversation. Please join us!

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Explore the Arctic Museum with a New iPhone App

A new iPhone app helps you explore the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum's exhibits.

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Beaded parka returns to exhibit

Among the many beautiful objects that will be included in the Arctic Museum’s upcoming exhibit “Dressing it Up: Beadwork for Northern Communities” this amauti (woman’s parka) stands out.

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  • Easter Holiday Hours The Arctic Museum will be open on Saturday, April 4th (10 am-5 pm) and CLOSED on Easter Sunday, April 5th. 

Visit the Museum
Peary MacMillan Arctic Museum
Museum Hours
Tuesday-Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday 2 PM to 5 PM
The museum is located on the main floor of
Hubbard Hall on the Bowdoin College campus.

Admission is FREE

For more information call:
write to:
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and
Arctic Studies Center

Bowdoin College
9500 College Station
Brunswick, Maine 04011-8495
or Email us.