4/11/2022 COVID Update: The State of Maine no longer requires masking or proof of vaccination to attend any public events, but individual venues are free to do so. For the latest information, visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention or the State of Maine’s COVID site.

Voyage to Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea

Bishop Auditorium, Prescott Building, Good Will – Hinckley 16 Prescott Drive (off Route 201), Hinckley, ME

Susan Beegel, noted Hemingway scholar, will give an illustrated talk on Hemingway’s lifelong passion for fishing and marine creatures of the Gulf stream that led to his Pulitzer Prize winning novel.  The L.C.Bates Museum’s 12 foot long Blue Marlin fish was caught in 1935 in Bimini by Pulizer Prize winning author Ernest Hemingway and was […]

Central Maine Writes

Victor Grange Corner of Rte. 23 and Rte. 139, Fairfield, ME

The Central Kennebec Heritage Council invites one and all to the kickoff event for a special summer exhibition on local Maine authors. This event will be held at Fairfield Victor Grange #49, located at Rte. 23 and Rte. 139—NOT at the Museum! At 4:30, enjoy a traditional Grange Supper ($8/person.) At 7:00, Mark McPheters of […]

Bird Migration in the Planetarium

Bishop Auditorium, Prescott Building, Good Will – Hinckley 16 Prescott Drive (off Route 201), Hinckley, ME

Join John Meader, of Northern Stars Planetarium Services, for a special presentation in his traveling, inflatable planetarium! This event will be located in the auditorium of Prescott Hall, the main building of the Good Will-Hinckley campus. Learn how birds have adapted to their environments by studying varying styles of beaks, claws, wings, and feathers. Learn […]

$5

About John

Bishop Auditorium, Prescott Building, Good Will – Hinckley 16 Prescott Drive (off Route 201), Hinckley, ME

Join us for a free viewing of the short film done by Lauren Shaw on John Willey. John is an alumnus of GWH and will be present to do some poetry reading after the viewing. Lauren will also be in attendance. Light refreshments will be provided.   Date changed from August 8.

Free

Virtual Exhibit Opening: Marks and Tracks

Online Event ME

The L.C. Bates Museum’s summer 2021 exhibition, Marks and Tracks will host a virtual opening May 8, 2021 at 4 PM. The Marks and Tracks exhibit will showcase the work of 25 contemporary artists from Maine or with close ties to Maine that explore, in a variety of mediums, the myriad marks and tracks that […]

Free

Wilderness and Culture Exhibit Opens

Online Event ME

Taking its cue from the fall 2021 state-wide initiative and the 2021–22 Annual Humanities Theme at Colby College on Freedom and Captivity, the 2022 L.C. Bates summer exhibition, Wilderness and Culture, invites artists to engage with the meanings that these two concepts hold for the natural world and the ways in which we conceive, represent, […]

Free

Bird Kit Activities

L.C. Bates Museum, Good Will-Hinckley 14 Easler Road, Hinckley, ME

Children can explore a bird kit and make a small hummingbird feeder to take home. (This activity will take place outdoors. It is weather-dependent.)

Pond Explorations and Frog Celebrations

L.C. Bates Museum, Good Will-Hinckley 14 Easler Road, Hinckley, ME

Come explore the pond with nets in hand and celebrate all the lovely amphibians.

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