Volunteering at Victoria Mansion and the Portland History Docent Program

Looking for a fun way to get involved at the Mansion? Volunteers are the backbone of the museum and we are always looking for new folks to create memorable and informative experiences for our visitors. For more information on upcoming training sessions and how to become a member of our incredible team of volunteers, click here. [...]

Volunteering at Victoria Mansion and the Portland History Docent Program2018-02-28T15:52:02+00:00

Education in the Off-Season

Despite the doors being closed to the public, Victoria Mansion's education department has some exciting developments of late. First, we would like to officially introduce our new Director of Education, Stacia Hanscom. Staci has served as the Curator of Education at the William Trent House in Trenton, New Jersey, Coordinator of School Programs at the [...]

Education in the Off-Season2018-02-28T13:06:35+00:00

Reflecting on the 34th Annual Christmas at Victoria Mansion

As we close the books on another successful year, we'd like to thank all of our fantastic donors, sponsors, and our intrepid team of talented designers who made Christmas at Victoria Mansion possible. Designers for 2017-2018's  Christmas season, Christmas in the City by the Sea, are: The Saco Festival of Trees Design Committee- Vestibule Dan Hatt, Don Chouinard, and Marcedas Hatt- Stair Hall, [...]

Reflecting on the 34th Annual Christmas at Victoria Mansion2018-02-28T15:59:04+00:00

Christmas Comes Early for Mansion Collections

Victoria Mansion was recently the lucky recipient of some remarkable objects originally owned by the house's first owners, Ruggles and Olive Morse. The  generous gifts of Dr.  Robert H.L. Lipsky, the great-great grandnephew of Ruggles, which include two objects currently on view during the Christmas season, are among the highlights of our year. In the [...]

Christmas Comes Early for Mansion Collections2018-01-11T15:42:28+00:00

Christmas at Victoria Mansion in the Media

The Mansion enjoyed great coverage on a variety of platforms this holiday season. On November 24 as we officially opened to the public, AJ and Nikki from 94.9 WHOM dressed in Victorian garb for a live broadcast to kick off the season. Listeners were treated to a behind-the-scenes play by play as we prepared the house for [...]

Christmas at Victoria Mansion in the Media2018-01-11T15:40:05+00:00