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Past Exhibitions

In order by date:


Wicked Good Fiddling!

The Dwellings Project by BSM Artist-in-Residence Elizabeth Winter


100+ Years of Progress

Smokey Bear: The Art of Rudy Wendelin (traveling exhibit with the Maine Forest Service)

The Great State of Maine Illustration


WHAT A RELIEF: The Art of Salley Mavor

Who Makes History? How Peoples, Museums and Archaeology Can Work Together


The Art of Mending

Lyrical Vision: Art & Poetry Mashup


Kennebunk High School Art Show

Western African Arts & Culture

Perspectives 2020 | The Bicentennial Art + Artifact Exhibition



The Art of Cute

Kennebunk High School Art Show





Tea Time

From the Kennebunks to the Argonne Forest: The Great War That Changed America

The Way Life Is: Photography by Michael Fillyaw

Kennebunk High School Art Show

Kennebunk’s Cultural Landscape: Prehistory Through The 20th Century

Lasting Legacy: Barbara and Bush

1968: A Year of Change



The Golden Age of Radio

A Toast to Temperance: Maine’s Ban on Alcohol in the 19th Century

For Pastels Only

Polite Society: Etiquette Past and Present

Kennebunk High School Art Show

A Weigh We Go: Sailing Ships of the Kennebunks

Festival of Style

Once Upon A Time In Maine: Fairytale Art & Artifacts

The Weapons Collection

The Fire of ’47: 70th Anniversary Retrospective Exhibition

The New School: An Adventure in High School Education



Hand-Hooked Rug Exhibit

Seek the Light: Photography by Rowland Williams

Pastel Painters of Maine: Holiday Members Show

Local Scenes Local Artists

To Your Health: Examining the History of Modern Medicine

Panorama: Artwork From KHS Visual Arts Students 

What’s In A Game?

Bread & Labor: 200 Years of Elections In Kennebunk

80 Years of Fashion: A Birthday Celebration Through Costume



Stories of Invention: Inventors and Inventions of the Kennebunks.

To Walk Through The Pasture Barefoot

Memory In Black & White: Albion Moody’s Turn-Of-The-Century Photographs

Visual Storytelling: Celebrating Maine Illustrators

Kennebunk History In Objects

Things We Keep: Kennebunk Collections 



Winter Is Coming To Kennebunk: Snowfall Through The Years 

Vitamin: How Food Fought The Second World War



The Tourist of 1913: An Exhibition Of Rusticators A Century Ago 

To Sea: The Maritime Heritage of The Kennebunks

Monsters Ball: Where Fashion And Fantasy Collide

Design and Function: Furnishings, Portraits, And Art 1685-1840



Painted Details: Artists Interpret Kennebunk’s Historic Architecture 

A Glimpse Of Louis Norton



Windows On The Past: Kennebunk’s History Through Architecture

Treasures Of The Community

Salon Style: Fine Art From The 1830s to the 1920s

The Preservation Movement Then And Now

Impressions Of A World Traveler: Early 20th Century Travel Through The Eyes Of Edith Barry

The Art Exhibition: Featuring The Artwork Of Edith Cleaves Barry



Pennies To Ride: The Kennebunk’s Turn-Of-The-Century Trolleys

For Pastels Only: Pastel Painters Of Maine 11th International Juried Exhibition 

Learning Is An Ornament: An Exhibition On The History Of Kennebunk’s Schools

In The Maine Stream



Renovations Revealed


Mailed From Maine



Living Little: A Selection Of Dollhouses And Architectural Models 

Faces Of The Kennebunks



Wild Things: Selections From Kate Manko’s Collection Of American Folk Art Animals

Trending Into Maine: With Kenneth Roberts An American Novelist

Burned Into Our Memories: The ’47 Fire… Sixty Years Later 

A Brush With History



With All Good Wishes From Edith Barry

Then & Now: An Exhibition Of Archival Images Of Kennebunk Homes

A Legacy Of Lords



The Kennebunks A To Z

Expressions Of The Heart