Past Exhibitions

Here you can find a brief summary and a few images pertaining to each of the Museum’s past exhibitions and history showcases. Click the following links to learn more.

To Your Health: Examining the History of Modern Medicine 

Hand-Hooked Rug Exhibit

Seek the Light: Photography of Rowland Williams

Stories of Invention: Inventors and Inventions of the Kennebunks

Kennebunk History in 50 Objects

Panorama: Artwork from KHS Visual Arts Students

Capture Culture: 5 Year Photography Contest Retrospective 

Things We Keep: Kennebunk Collects

Memory in Black and White: Albion Moody Photography | Exhibition

Visual Storytelling: Celebrating Maine Illustrators | Exhibition

47 Years at the Super Bowl: What it Means to Be in the “Never Miss a Super Bowl Club” | History Showcase

100 Years at the Beach: Commemorating the Centennial of the Kennebunk Beach Improvement Association | History Showcase 

Around the World with Edith Barry | History Showcase

The Kennebunks A to Z | Exhibition

Barry: The Art Exhibition | Exhibition

Between Autumn and Spring | Exhibition

Burned into Our Memories: The ’47 Fire…60 Years Later

Kennebunk’s Big Leaguers: The Baseball Legacies of Colby Jack and Bobby Coombs | Exhibition

Bringing out the Birds, and Other Treasures from the Community’s Attic

A Brush with History | Exhibition

Camp Maine: Rustic Furniture and Accessories 1860-1940 | Exhibition

Christmas in the 1940’s | Exhibition

Chronicling Commerce | History Showcase

Design and Function: Furnishings, Portraits, and Art 1685-1840 | Exhibition

Enduring Charm: Colonial Revival in the Kennebunks, 1860-1930 | Exhibition

Erased: Kennebunk’s Lost Buildings | Exhibition

Expressions of the Heart | Exhibition

Faces of the Kennebunks by Portrait Photographer Liam Crotty | Exhibition

Fanfare for Summer | History Showcase

For Pastels Only: Pastel Painters of Maine 11th International Juried Exhibition | Exhibition

For Pastels Only: Pastel Painters of Maine 14th International Juried Exhibition | Exhibition

From Kennebunk to Appomattox: The Civil War Home and Away | Exhibition

Goodbye Garden Street Market | History Showcase

A Glimpse of Louis Norton | Exhibition

Glimpses of Global Color | Travel Showcase

Happy Birthday ’41! | History Showcase

Haunted History: Halloween 2014 | Exhibition

The Holly and the Ivy: Christmas in Kennebunk at the End of the Century | Exhibition

Impressions of a World Traveler: Early 20th Century Travel Through the Eyes of Edith Barry | Exhibition

In the Maine Stream | Exhibition

The Kennebunks in the Civil War | History Showcase

Learning is an Ornament: The History of Kennebunk’s Schools | Exhibition

A Legacy of Lords | Exhibition

Living Little: A Selection of Dollhouses and Architectural Models | Exhibition

Made in Kennebunk | Exhibition

A Magic Carpet Ride from the Kennebunks to Saudi Arabia | Travel Showcase

Mailed from Maine: Vintage Postcards of the Kennebunks | Exhibition

Monster’s Ball: Halloween 2013 | Exhibition

Mourning Glory: Funerary Tributes of the Victorian Era | History Showcase

The Nation’s Guest: Lafayette’s 1825 Visit to Kennebunk | History Showcase

Out of the Kitchen and Into History | Exhibition

Painted Details: Artists Interpret Kennebunk’s Historic Architecture | Exhibition

Pennies to Ride: The Kennebunks’ Turn of the Century Trolleys | Exhibition

The Preservation Movement Then and Now | Exhibition

‘Quiet, Well-Kept for Sensible People’: The Development of Kennebunk Beach, 1860-1930 | Exhibition

Quilts from the Collection of the Brick Store Museum | Exhibition

Renovations Revealed | Exhibition

Salon Style: Fine Art from the 1830s-1920s | Exhibition

Shaped by the Sea: The Kennebunks, 1790-1860 | Exhibition

Sing We Joyous All Together: Christmas in Late-19th Century Kennebunk | Exhibition

Spotlight on Hats at the Kennebunk Free Library | History Showcase

Taking up Arms: A Glimpse of the Civil War | History Showcase

Then and Now: and Exhibition of Archival Images of Kennebunk Homes | Exhibition

Through the Ages: 75 Years at the Brick Store Museum | History Showcase

To Sea: The Maritime Heritage of the Kennbunks | Exhibition

The Tourist of 1913 | Exhibition

Treasures of the Community | Exhibition

Use It Up, Wear It Out, Make It Do Or Do Without: The Material Culture of World War II | Exhibition

Vitamin V: How Food Fought the Second World War | Exhibition

Wild Things: Selections from Kate Manko’s Collection of American Folk Art Animals | Exhibition

Windows on the Past: Kennebunk’s History Through Architecture | Exhibition

With All Good Wishes from Edith Barry | Exhibition

With Spirit and Animation: Women’s Lives in 19th-Century Kennebunk | History Showcase