By now I hope that you’ve seen through our numerous Abbe channels that we produced the inaugural Abbe Museum Indian Market (AMIM) May 18-20. It was a great success and plans are underway for next year. Artists reported some of the most robust sales they’ve ever experienced; an important metric for us. If artists make sales, … More Wabanaki Art and Pesamkuk
Wabanaki people, their history and their culture, represent at least a 12,000-year-long experience in their homeland. This continuous narrative for the Wabanaki people – a historic confederacy between the Abenaki, Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot – offers an extraordinary story of resilience with contemporary meaning and relevance. To communicate these messages, the Abbe Museum will … More Coming Soon – People of the First Light exhibit
If you’ve been reading the plan, reading the blog, or paying attention to our chatter on social media, you might be wondering how we came to decolonization. What was the impetus? In late 2012, the Abbe Museum Board of Trustees established a Decolonization Initiative Task Force. The Initiative was an outgrowth of the 2012 Board … More How Did We Come to Decolonization?