MEMBER 2012

Industry and Virtue Joined
Written to accompany the museum's 2015 needlework exhibition, Industry and Virtue Joined includes close-up, color photos of more than 140 Maine and New Hampshire schoolgirl embroideries, along with biographical information about their makers.
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From the Elegant to the Everyday
With color photographs of more than 50 garments – many never published before – From the Elegant to the Everyday highlights the major fashion trends that affected men's and women's clothing styles from the mid-18th to the mid-20th centuries.
$19.99, $4.99 shipping


I My Needle Ply With Skill
I My Needle Ply with Skill was written to accompany the Saco Museum exhibit of Maine schoolgirl needlework. This fascinating book includes color photos of, and information about, the more than one hundred Maine samplers in the exhibit.
$25.99, $4.99 shipping


Welcome to the Saco Museum

Current Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

"I Have Always Found Pleasure in Painting": Gibeon Elden Bradbury (1833-1904)
Summer 2020
The Saco Museum will present more than eighty paintings, studies, and sketches by artist Gibeon Elden Bradbury that capture the quiet beauty of the Saco River Valley during the late 19th century. A native of Salmon Falls (now Buxton, Maine), Bradbury regularly exhibited his works at local art expositions and county fairs. Many of his works are small intimate depictions of the places, flora, and fauna that he loved. Click the above title for a more detailed overview.