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

Maine Plein Air Painters: Of Land and Sea
August 25 - October 13, 2023

Featuring new works by:

Thomas Higgins
John David O'Shaughnessy
Charles Thompson
Russel Whitten

The exhibition celebrates the natural beauty of Maine's land and seascapes created in the traditional style of en plein air.

There will be an opening reception on August 25th, 5:30pm-7:30pm.
[Painting: Early Spring, Charles Thompson]

Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming: The 19th Annual Festival of Trees
More info soon!