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.
$28.99, $4.99 shipping


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

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.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Pastel Painters of Maine
September 14 - October 26