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Workshop: Ship-in-a-Bottle

Maine Maritime Museum

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

Workshop:  Ship-in-a-Bottle

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Member Ended $209.00 $6.22
Nonmember Ended $219.00 $6.47

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Event Details

The art of building miniature ships in bottles has been around for centuries, reaching its high point aboard the sailing ships of the 19th Century, when clear glass bottles became plentiful. Writer, historian, and ship-in-bottle craftsman Jim Nelson will lead this unique workshop, taking students through each step of this traditional sailors’ art form. Participants will each build a ship-in-bottle that they can take home. All tools and materials will be supplied. Class limited to 6.

October 27-28, Sat & Sun, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please register two weeks prior to start date

Cost includes $20 material fee. 

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When & Where

The Apprenticeshop
643 Main Street, Rockland

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Maine Maritime Museum

Maine Maritime Museum offers a myriad of opportunities to explore Maine’s maritime heritage and culture and to experience the mystique of Maine.

Visitors can find:

  • -fascinating exhibits brimming with art and artifacts
  • -contemporary, interactive areas for children and adults
  • -an historic shipyard with five of the original 19th century buildings
  • -a Victorian-era shipyard owners home
  • -an active waterfront
  • -a life-size sculptural representation of the largest wooden sailing vessel ever built
  • -a scenic campus on the bank of the Kennebec River


On the following pages you can learn more about the Museum’s History and Mission, find out who is on our staff and how to contact us.

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