Soft sandy beach and a historic pier are the shoreside seducers at Old Orchard Beach where paddling sports and charter fishing fill long days, though be sure to venture inland long enough to sample succulent local lobster.
Over 14,500 works of art, from prints to paintings and photography, form the core of Bowdoin College Museum of Art's permanent collection. In addition to a selection of pieces by American talents, including paintings and drawings by African American artists and decorative arts from early American history, this museum also boasts a number of paintings and sculptures by Europeans and Non-western nations. There are also a handful of fine art works from the 19th and 20th centuries, from drawings by Arshile Gorky to sketches by Winslow Homer. Changing exhibits showcase a variety of mediums and disciplines, check the calendar for the latest offering.
Hours + Fees
10am-5pm, Tues-Sat 1pm-5pm, Sun Thurs evenings until 8pm Holiday closures
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