Schoodic Peninsula

Cruising Along the Milky Way

This presentation, beginning indoors, will help you to understand the dimensions of our galaxy, how it was formed, and our location in it. You will learn how recognize several prominent constellation and to find spectacular Milk Way objects—star cluster, glowing nebulae, and more–with binoculars or a modest telescope. If the weather is dry and clear

Artist Retreat: Sea & Sky at Schoodic with Carol Douglas

Join artist Carol Douglas for this retreat on the Schoodic Peninsula. All mediums are welcome! REGISTER HERE. Far from the hustle and bustle of Bar Harbor, Schoodic Peninsula has dramatic rock formations, windblown pines, pounding surf and stunning mountain views that draw visitors from around the world. You might look up from your easel to

Abstracting the Landscape: Acadia at Schoodic – Philip Frey

Plein-Air Painting with Philip Frey July 10-14, 2019 | Schoodic Institute, Winter Harbor, Maine  www.philipfrey.com With the Schoodic peninsula landscape as our focus, artist Philip Frey will present pivotal lessons designed specifically to develop your creativity. Over time and through joyful effort, we can become a skilled painter, but our creativity can become stale and our

Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips – April 2019

Schoodic Institute announces its Winter Into Spring Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips. Join Bird Ecology Director Seth Benz for any or all of these 3 hour field trips that explore the nooks and crannies of Schoodic Peninsula in search of wintering birds. Open to all skill levels from beginner to advanced birder. Pick up ID tips, learn

Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips – March 2019

Schoodic Institute announces its Winter Into Spring Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips. Join Bird Ecology Director Seth Benz for any or all of these 3 hour field trips that explore the nooks and crannies of Schoodic Peninsula in search of wintering birds. Open to all skill levels from beginner to advanced birder. Pick up ID tips, learn

Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips – February 2019

Schoodic Institute announces its Winter Into Spring Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips. Join Bird Ecology Director Seth Benz for any or all of these 3 hour field trips that explore the nooks and crannies of Schoodic Peninsula in search of wintering birds. Open to all skill levels from beginner to advanced birder. Pick up ID tips, learn

Bird Woodcarving Demo: Block to Kingfisher

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, gather around avid birder, artist, and woodcarver Ed Hawkes as he explains and demonstrates the process  of woodcarving true-to-life birds. View some of his work currently on display, and bring your questions. This program is free and no registration is required. Program runs from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm in

Dinner Theater: For the Love of Acadia

This entertaining dinner theater draws together the deep history of Acadia, the creatures who live here and the humor of coastal ‘Mainers’. With tales for all ages, we will celebrate the stories of Acadia and all who live here. Hope Lewis is a storyteller from Seal Cove, Maine. She retired from teaching and just couldn’t

Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips – January 2019

Schoodic Institute announces its Winter Into Spring Tuesday Morning Birding Field Trips. Join Bird Ecology Director Seth Benz for any or all of these 3 hour field trips that explore the nooks and crannies of Schoodic Peninsula in search of wintering birds. Open to all skill levels from beginner to advanced birder. Pick up ID tips, learn