Attention 6 to 8 year old inventors! Did you know we are surrounded by inventions everywhere we go? During our week-long Invention Camp we will discover the stories behind famous inventions, test out those inventions, and become inventors ourselves! You might be surprised to learn that inventions are often born through making a treasure out […]
Discover a shipwreck, find a witch’s spell, and meet a donkey who was once a man! In our summer production of Shakespeare’s Stories, we will perform shortened adaptations of The Tempest, Macbeth, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream and discover the magic of Shakespeare’s original language. Wizards, witches, fairies and kids all come together to celebrate […]
Did you know that a computer keyboard can hold up to 3,295 germs per square inch? Or that a single sneeze can send 100,000 germs into the air? This is a germy world – it’s a good thing we’ve got the Germ Avengers on the scene at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine! One […]
View the original story here. PORTLAND (WGME) — The Children’ s Museum and Theatre of Maine wanted to make better use of its backyard space, and worked with Maine author Chris Van Dusen to help his popular children’s book, “Down to the Sea” come to life. The museum was looking to create a natural, relaxed […]
This morning, our staff gathered in our backyard “Down to the Sea” exhibit (Thanks Mr. Magee and Dee, for loaning us your picnic spot!) to read through our theatre season opener, “Shakespeare’s Stories.”
Right before we opened to the public, our photographer Rachel Ross took some of these incredible photos of our newest exhibit, “Down to the Sea: An Outdoor Adventure,” based on the creations of Maine author Chris Van Dusen.
Day of Caring is an annual day of service sponsored by the United Way of Greater Portland. The day kicks-off with a short program in the Back Cove. Following the festivities, more than 1,000 volunteers from local businesses and schools will spend the day working at nearly 70 projects including painting, trail clearing, gardening and […]
Let’s celebrate our moms by throwing them a party. We’ll bake them something special – then eat it with tea, of course! We’ll also make one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day cards for this special day. Free with admission. 10:30am-12pm.