The Bank of Maine sponsors free admission to museum for customers

July 7, 2015                              

KENNEBUNK, MAINE – The Bank of Maine has joined with the Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk to invite its customers to visit the museum for free during the month of July. Banking customers visiting the museum only need to show their credit or debit card to receive free admission as part of the BSM on Us program.

“We are so proud to welcome customers of The Bank of Maine to the museum,” said museum director Cynthia Walker. “History and art must be shared by all of us. The bank’s commitment to our community is wonderful, and we couldn’t be more excited that new audiences can attend the museum because of what The Bank of Maine is offering to its customers.”

“Art and cultural icons, such as the Brick Store Museum, are an important part of the fabric of our communities,” said John W. Everets, Chairman and CEO of the Bank of Maine.  “We are proud to provide our customers the opportunity to enjoy some of the cultural treasures in which Kennebunk is so rich.”

The Bank of Maine customers (and all visitors) can expect to find exciting exhibitions this month: Visual Storytelling: Celebrating Maine Illustrators, Memory in Black & White: Turn of the Century Photographs of Albion Moody (part of the Maine Photo Project), and Kennebunk History in 50 Objects are all on view during the month of July, and are running through September.

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The Brick Store Museum is located at 117 Main Street in Kennebunk’s historic district.  For 76 years, the Museum has been dedicated to preserving and exhibiting the region’s rich cultural and artistic heritage.  Its galleries and research archives are open to the public year-round: Tuesdays – Fridays, 10 – 4:30 and Saturdays, 10 – 1.  Museum admission is $7.50 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $20 for families. Saturdays are half price for families! Visit www.brickstoremuseum.org or call 207-985-4802 for further information.