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Native American Festival


The Abbe Museum is proud to host the annual Native American Festival, in partnership with the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance. Come experience the diversity and complexity of Wabanaki art, along with dancing, drumming, and artist demonstrations. This family event is a favorite for many, and a sure sign that summer is here!

Location: Abbe Museum Backyard

This event is free with donation. Doors open at 10:00 am. No admittance before 10:00 is permitted.

For more information contact Abbe Museum Curator of Education Starr Kelly, at (207) 288-3519 or

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wolankeyutomun Exhibit Opening

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Join us at the Abbe Museum on Thursday, March 21 from 5 to 7 pm for the opening of our newest exhibit - wolankeyutomun: Take Care of Everything. This exhibit, a collaboration with Maritime Indigenous Artists, Inc., explores the protection of waters sacred to the Wabanaki and the conservation of sea-life living in those waters. It features original artwork created by Indigenous artists living in the New England region of the United States and the Canadian Maritimes.

Tickets for the opening are $10 per person and can be purchased here. Abbe members are free and for this event Indigenous people are invited as our special guests.

To learn more, please contact the Abbe Museum at or 207-288-3519.

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