Thursday, August 3, 2017 in the
Abbe Museum backyard

Presented by The Abbe Midsummer Host Committee, co-chaired by Jena and Jeff Young

Red Carpet Arrival & Silent Auction

Cocktails & Mingling

Dinner & Fashion Show

Dessert & Live Auction

Live Music throughout the evening

Lounge areas and bar


The Abbe Midsummer is a benefit to further the Museum’s mission in the Dawnland. It's the Abbe’s largest annual public fundraiser and, without it, we wouldn't be able to do all the important work we do as the only Smithsonian Affiliate in the state of Maine. 

RSVP  by July 6, 2017

The Abbe Midsummer
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Decontie & Brown

Fashion Show by Penobscot artists Decontie & Brown

Eric Green & Justice for the River

Live music by Penobscot musicians Eric Green and Justice for the River

Bar Harbor Catering Co.

Native-inspired cuisine by Bar Harbor Catering Company

Andrew Simon

Andrew Simon of the Barn Arts Collective will be the evening’s emcee and auctioneer


Sponsors & Underwriters


Sponsorship of The Abbe Midsummer provides you with the unique opportunity to connect with the Mount Desert Island year-round and summer communities, build brand awareness, and show your company’s support of an important cultural institution. 

Looking for the opportunity to become a part of one of the biggest events of the year? To put your company name in front of hundreds of sophisticated party goers? Want to show your employees and investors your dedication to our community? Consider sponsoring The Abbe Midsummer.

Midsummer Sponsorship & Underwriting
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