Remembering Our Friend, Alice Dwyer Ross

It is with heavy hearts that we report the passing of our friend and former Museum Shop Buyer and Manager, Alice Dwyer Ross. Alice passed away surrounded by her family on June 6 after a battle with cancer. Her memorial service was held on June 19 in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. She is survived by her children [...]

Renovations in the Carriage House Museum Shop

Recent visitors to the Mansion may have noticed the new glass paneled doors of the Carriage House Museum Shop. What was predicted to be a straightforward installation proved to be more complicated, as the old wooden doors, badly in need of updating, produced a considerable amount of rot underneath the granite thresholds of the shop's [...]

Reception Suite Conservation Update: Recent Grant Finances Phase Two in Full

Last month, the Mansion was awarded a generous grant of $25,000 from the Davis Family Foundation, completing the financing for the second phase of our major conservation project in the Reception Suite. The Davis grant, along with support from the Robert Trulaske, Jr. Foundation, the Morton-Kelly Charitable Trust, the Robert & Dorothy Goldberg Foundation, the [...]

Upcoming 7th Annual Opera at the Mansion: Get Your Tickets Now!

On Monday, July 17, the Mansion will host its 7th annual joint benefit with Opera Maine(formerly PORTopera), Opera at the Mansion. This year's offering will feature the casts of Opera Maine's productions of Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata and  Jack Perla's An American Dream. The evening will begin with complimentary wine, cocktails, and hors d'oeuvres under the tent on the Mansion's private lawn before [...]

Allagash Victoria Ale 2017 Premiere Recap

This year's Allagash Victoria Ale Premiere was a great success! Despite fears of rain, it was a beautiful night to take in live music from Mansion newcomers The MisAdventures, and enjoy signature ales from Allagash Brewing along with craft beverages from Green Bee and Maine Mead Works on the Mansion's private lawn. Allagash founder Rob Tod presented Executive Director Tom Johnson and [...]