News 2017-04-04T14:00:50+00:00


PORTopera in Review

We are happy to report that our sixth year of partnering with PORTopera proved a resounding success! Last week, members and friends enjoyed an unforgettable evening of performances set against the stunning backdrop of the [...]

First Ever History Day Camp a Success!

This year, Lucinda Hannington, our Director of Education and Visitors Services, teamed up with Kathleen Flynn-Neumann, the Manager of Education and Interpretive Programs at the Maine Historical Society for a History Camp tailored for middle [...]

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Middle School Summer Camp

This July, Victoria Mansion is partnering with Maine Historical Society to offer a day camp for middle school students. Campers will learn about what goes on behind the scenes at a museum as well [...]

A Window into Conservation

In May, key supporters and former trustees were treated to a behind-the-scenes look at our textile conservation project by Curator Arlene Palmer Schwind and Conservator Siobhan Lindsay. With the support of a prestigious grant [...]

Gaslight League Dances the Night Away

Last Friday evening, the Gaslight League hosted their first off-site event in partnership with the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association. Founded in 1815 as a craftsman's guild to teach and promote excellence among Portland's mechanical and [...]

Broadway on the Stairway a Hit!

Thanks in large part to the vision and determination of our events sub-committee and new board member Aaron Morris, our recent Broadway on the Stairway celebration was an unqualified hit! With wonderful performances by Julia [...]

Theme Tours!

This season the museum is offering a new kind of tour. On the first and third Tuesday of each month during the regular season, members of staff will lead specialized theme tours focusing on one [...]

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