Programs & Events

All programs and events are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified. If you would like to schedule a tour or special program for your school group please contact

Featured Events  

Fabulous Finds from Portsmouth NH Privies
April 16, 6:30 p.m.

This talk will feature some of the most surprising ceramic shards discovered over several decades of archaeology. These pottery bits shed new light on the lives of seacoast families and provide evidence of New England's international trade. Deering Room in the Dyer Library

Tide Pools: Life on the Rocky Shore
April 21, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Don't miss this Chewonki Presentation on tide pools!
The tide pool is home to a variety of species whose unique adaptations allow them to maintain stability in a world that is in a constant state of change. Which species can endure the waves, tides and temperature changes of the rocky coast? Using this interactive traveling display, participants will dip their hands into the three zones of Maine's rocky intertidal ecosystem and touch some of the ocean's most magnificent species.

Toy Boat Building Workshop
April 25, 10-noon
Join Scot Arthur for this boat building workshop for children. Supplies are included to build a small wooden boat.

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