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2180
  • Document, Pamphlet
  • Structures, Civic, Exhibition, Museum
Discover the Natural World of Maine
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The George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History Art: Blue Mussels, by Sarah Drummond At the Museum Wildlife Exhibits Detailed dioramas created by COA students depict the plant and animal life of coastal Maine. Hands-on Materials Children of all ages can touch, smell, listen and create while learning about our environment. Baleen, fur, wings and skulls are available to touch. Interpretive Programs Museum staff lead a variety of activities encouraging the entire family to participate in natural history learning. Summer Events Evening lectures, book signings and slide presentations on a wide variety of topics. Summer Field Studies Under the supervision of environmental educators, children investigate the ecology of Mount Desert Island's tidepools, forests, mountaintops and ponds. Group Tours Schools and community groups are welcome to arrange a variety of special programs through the museum. [show more]
2176
  • Document, Advertising, Brochure
  • Structures, Civic, Exhibition, Museum
Natural History Outreach Programs for Schools & Community Groups
Description:
A brochure describing the Dorr Museum's outreach programs for schools and community groups.
2175
  • Document, Advertising, Brochure
  • Structures, Civic, Exhibition, Museum
Shoreline Nature Trail
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Shoreline Nature Trail An informational brochure from the Dorr Museum describing some aspects of the ecology of the Shoreline Nature Trail, such as intertidal life, decay, ferns, and geology.
2187
  • Document, Advertising, Brochure
  • Structures, Civic, Exhibition, Museum
The Shoreline Nature Trail
Description:
This brochure from the Dorr Museum of Natural History describes points of interest, natural features, and ecological information about the Shoreline Nature Trail.
2181
  • Document, Advertising, Brochure
  • Structures, Civic, Exhibition, Museum
Natural History Museum Traveling Outreach Programs, 1988-1989
Description:
The Natural History Museum 1988-1989 "The Natural History Museum at College of the Atlantic is open to visitors during the academic year by reservation only. The Museum offers many unique learning opportunities through its exhibits. Find out how a small oil spot killed the off-shore Razorbill; Encounter a Black Bear tolerating a swarm of bees to get to the honey; Discover how Atlantic Puffins set up home on the rocky coast of Maine. FIELD TRIPS The Natural History Museum at College of the Atlantic sponsors participatory outreach programs for schools, colleges, museums, and other organizations during the academic year. Our traveling programs include: Whales-on-Wheels When you request our Whales-on-Wheels program, you accept the challenge of fitting together a 20-foot-long jigsaw puzzle: the backbone of a Minke Whale. Whales-on-Wheels requires a room at least 30 feet long with movable desks and chairs. Birds-on-Wings How do owls fly noiselessly? Why do birds migrate? You will explore these and other questions when you schedule our traveling collection of wings, feathers, skulls, mounts, and study skins. Through participatory activities, participants will study bird behavior, adaptations, and predator-prey relationships. The Naugahyde Whale ... is a 10-foot-long foam and fabric replica of a Pilot Whale. Unzip its skin to reveal removable muscles, bones, and organs, and then put it back together. [show more]
2186
  • Document, Advertising, Brochure
  • Structures, Civic, Exhibition, Museum
The Origins of Our Permanent Exhibits: A Self-Guided Informational Tour
Description:
This illustrated brochure from the Dorr Museum of Natural History describes the origin, fabrication process, and creators of permanent exhibits in the museum.
2184
  • Document, Advertising, Brochure
  • Structures, Civic, Exhibition, Museum
The Natural History Museum (1982 brochure)
Description:
An illustrated informational brochure from 1982 describing the Dorr Museum's summer programs, traveling exhibits, relationships with cooperating institutions, and general visitor information.
2183
  • Document, Advertising, Brochure
  • Structures, Civic, Exhibition, Museum
The Natural History Museum at College of the Atlantic
Description:
An informational brochure describing the Dorr Museum of Natural History's summer programs, general visitor information, workshops, study collection, curriculum materials, and relationship with the College of the Atlantic.
2178
  • Document, Program
  • Structures, Civic, Exhibition, Museum
Dorr Museum of Natural History Dedication Ceremony Brochure
Description:
A brochure describing the history, vision statement, and context in the College of the Atlantic community of the Dorr Museum, as well as information about the dedication ceremony held for the Dorr Museum on July 27, 2000.
2174
  • Document, Pamphlet
  • Structures, Civic, Exhibition, Museum
The Museum of Natural History
Description:
The Museum of Natural History An informational pamphlet describing the history and educational programming of the Dorr Museum of Natural History.
2185
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
  • Other
Birds of Acadia National Park
Description:
This 1989 brochure from Acadia National Park includes a checklist of species of birds seen within the Acadia National Park area, with abundance and habitat designations and a visual representation of the species' presence throughout the year.
2182
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
  • Other
Collecting Art in America
Description:
A reception followed by a lecture and slide presentation, "Collecting Art in America," by John Wilmerding, Collector, Curator, and Scholar, Thursday, August 5, 2004. Reception at the George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History. John Wilmerding is a professor of art at Princeton University and longtime summer resident of Northeast Harbor. He is the Visiting Curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is an emeritus trustee of the Shelburne Museum in Vermont and on the Board of Trustees of the Guggenheim Museum in New York and the College of the Atlantic. He was formerly Senior Curator of American Art and Deputy Director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, where he organized the landmark exhibition "American Light: The Luminist Movement" in 1980. Professor Wilmerding is the author of many books and catalogs on American art, including American Marine Painting (Harry N. Abrams, 1987), American Views (Princeton, 1991), monographic studies of Robert Salmon, Fitz Hugh Lane, John F. Peto, Winslow Homer, and Thomas Eakins, and The Artist's Mount Desert: American Painters on the Maine Coast (Princeton University Press, 1994). His most recent book, Compass and Clock, illuminates major continuing themes in the national character. Professor Wilmerding recently bequeathed his private collection, which includes works by Church, Marin, Homer, and Lane, to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where they are on view in the East Building through October 10, 2004. [show more]
2169
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
  • Other
History and Destiny in World Fisheries
Description:
Open House You are invited to a pre-lecture gathering at the Dorr Museum in honor of the museum's Summer of Rachel Carson. MacArthur Fellow Carl Safina talks about his use of science, art and literature to inspire a closer relationship with the sea and its conservation needs. An exhibit on Rachel Carson, created by COA students, will be on view. 5:30 p.m. in the George B. Dorr Museum Front text: Tosia australis Uniophora granifera PDF description: A brochure describing a 2007 Dorr Museum Champlain Society lecture by Carl Safina of the Blue Ocean Institute on "History and Destiny in World Fisheries," held in honor of the centennial of Rachel Carson. [show more]
2173
  • Publication, Newsletter
  • Other
Dorr Museum Newsletter, June 1988
Description:
Dorr Museum newsletter June 1988, Vol. 6, No. 1
2172
  • Publication, Newsletter
  • Other
Dorr Museum Newsletter, Winter/Spring 1990
Description:
Dorr Museum newsletter, Winter/Spring 1990 edition
2171
  • Publication, Newsletter
  • Other
Dorr Museum Newsletter, Fall 1999
Description:
Dorr Museum newsletter, Fall 1999
2170
  • Publication, Newsletter
  • Other
Dorr Museum Newsletter, January 2002
Description:
Dorr Museum newsletter, January 2002
2157
  • Publication, Newsletter
  • Other
Dorr Museum Newsletter, February 1983
Description:
Dorr Museum of Natural History newsletter Vol. 1, No. 2, February 1983
2158
  • Publication, Newsletter
  • Other
Dorr Museum Newsletter, September 1983
Description:
Dorr Museum newsletter Vol. 1, No. 3, September 1983
2159
  • Publication, Newsletter
  • Other
Dorr Museum Newsletter, March 1984
Description:
Dorr Museum newsletter Vol. 2, No. 2, March 1984
2160
  • Publication, Newsletter
  • Other
Dorr Museum Newsletter, June 1984
Description:
Dorr Museum newsletter Vol. 2, No. 3, June 1984
2161
  • Publication, Newsletter
  • Other
Dorr Museum Newsletter, October 1984
Description:
Dorr Museum newsletter Vol. 2, No. 4, October 1984
2162
  • Publication, Newsletter
  • Other
Dorr Museum Newsletter, March 1985
Description:
Dorr Museum newsletter Vol. 3, No. 1, March 1985
2163
  • Publication, Newsletter
  • Other
Dorr Museum Newsletter, October 1985
Description:
Dorr Museum newsletter Vol. 3, No. 2, October 1985
2164
  • Publication, Newsletter
  • Other
Dorr Museum Newsletter, April 1986
Description:
Dorr Museum newsletter Vol. 4, No. 1, April 1986