Craft and Comfort: Furniture for the Saco Home
May 18 - September 1
Starting in May, the Saco Museum will feature an exhibit of fine furniture from the early Republic. See how the elite of coastal Maine towns like Saco furnished their rooms during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This exhibit will showcase various pieces from talented local cabinetmakers such as Joshua Cumston and David Buckminster (Cumston and Buckminster) and locally owned pieces built by John and Thomas Seymour, as well as furniture made in York County and Massachusetts.
MAKING HISTORY: Art and Industry in the Saco River Valley
Come see the history of the Saco River Valley as you never have before, with art, historical artifacts, computer activities, and hands-on exhibits for all ages! This exhibit is a part of a multi-venue exhibition of local history funded by a Preserve America grant administered by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, and by the Maine Humanities Council.