At a Glance

Friday, May 17, 2019 from 5 to 7:30 - Preview Party at the Abbe Museum
Friday May 17 to Monday, May 20, 2019 - Indigenous Film Festival at Reel Pizza Cinerama
Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10 to 5 - Abbe Museum Indian Market on the Village Green
Saturday, May 18 at 6 pm - Abbe Museum Indian Market Fashion Show at the Criterion Theatre - Buy Tickets Here
Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 10 to 4 - Abbe Museum Indian Market on the Village Green

Important Links

2019 Artists - See the full list of participating artists and get a sneak peek of their work.
Before Your Trip - Learn more about the area and get some advice before your travels.
Fashion Show - Learn more about the artists and buy your tickets to the event.
Indigenous Film Festival - Check out all of the films we have lined up for this year’s film festival.


Weekend Schedule

Friday, May 17

Programs at the Abbe
Location:
Abbe Museum in downtown Bar Harbor

10:30 am to 3:00 pm - Beadwork Demonstration with Karen Hoffman from the Oneida Nation
11:30 am to 12:00 pm - Exhibit Tour with an Abbe educator
12:30 to 1:00 pm - Exhibit Tour with Indigenous artists
1:30 to 3:30 pm - Basketmaking Demonstration with Frances Soctomah, Passamaquoddy

Preview Party
Location:
Abbe Museum in downtown Bar Harbor
5:00 to 7:00

Celebrate the opening of the 2nd Abbe Museum Indian Market with local cuisine from Bar Harbor Catering Co., a special performance from artist Ryan Blotnick, and the opportunity to mingle with participating Native artists. And new for 2019, guests of the preview party will have the opportunity to vote for the William Blair People’s Choice award. Artists will vote for the SPACE Gallery Artist’s Choice Award.

Indigenous Film Festival
Location:
Reel Pizza Cinerama

5:30 pm - KAYAK TO KLEMTU
7:30 pm - DAWNLAND

There will be panel discussion following Dawnland, featuring Dawn Neptune Adams, a Penobscot participant in the film, and Dr. Mishy Lesser the learning director at the Upstander Project and author of Dawnland's teacher guide. The panelists will discuss important issues raised in the film and answer questions from the audience.

Saturday, May 18

Market (Day 1)
Location:
Bar Harbor Village Green
10:00 - 5:00

Join nearly 100 Indigenous artists and performers from over 40 Nations from across the U.S. and Canada who will have booths on the Village Green to sell beautiful jewelry, basketry, clothing, beadwork, and so much more.

Performances
Location:
Maine Public Performance Stage on the Village Green

10:00 am - Opening Remarks 
10:10 am - Hawk Henries, Nipmuc
11:00 am - Geo Neptune, Passamaquoddy
NOON  - Reading and signing of The Canoe Maker w/ Donald Soctomah (Passamaquoddy), Jean Flahive, & Mari Dieumegard 
1:00 pm - Nettukkusqk Singers, Wampanoag and Nipmuc
2:00 pm - J.J. Otero, Navajo/Hopi
3:00 pm - Chris Sockalexis, Penobscot

Indigenous Film Festival
Location:
Reel Pizza Cinerama

5:00 pm - 10 CANOES
7:00 pm - DAWNLAND
9:00 pm - SONGS MY BROTHER TAUGHT ME

AMIM Fashion Show
Location:
1932 Criterion Theatre
6:00 - 7:00

The Abbe Museum Indian Market Fashion Show, this year at the historic Criterion Theatre, highlights the work of Indigenous fashion designers who draw inspiration from their tribal identities to present their culture through a modern lens. This year’s designers are: Loren Aragon (Acoma Pueblo), Ingrid Brooks (Mi’kmaq), Leslie Deer (Muskogee Nation of Oklahoma), Niio Perkins (Haudenosaunee), and Dawn Spears (Narragansett/Choctaw). The fashion show will also feature performances from dance groups the Plainbull Family and the Zamora Family. You can find out about tickets here.

Sunday, May 19

Market (Day 2)
Location:
Bar Harbor Village Green
10:00 - 4:00

Join us again and visit with the nearly 100 Indigenous artists and performers from over 40 Nations from across the U.S. and Canada who will have booths on the Village Green to sell beautiful jewelry, basketry, clothing, beadwork, and so much more.

Performances
Location:
Maine Public Performance Stage on the Village Green

10:00 am - Chris Sockalexis, Penobscot
11:00 am - Nettukkusqk Singers, Wampanoag and Nipmuc
1:00 pm - Geo Neptune, Passamaquoddy
2:00 pm - Hawk Henries, Nipmuc
3:00 pm - J.J. Otero, Navajo/Hopi

Indigenous Film Festival
Location:
Reel Pizza Cinerama

5:00 pm - IXCANUL
7:00 pm - SONGS MY BROTHER TAUGHT ME
9:00 pm - KAYAK TO KLEMTU

Monday, May 20

Indigenous Film Festival
Location:
Reel Pizza Cinerama

5:30 pm - 10 CANOES
7:30 pm - IXCANUL


 
 

The Market would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors and funders!

If you are interested in supporting the Abbe Museum Indian Market, please contact our Director of Advancement, Stefanie Joy Muscat, at stefanie@abbemuseum.org or 207-288-3519.