Alfred Shaker Museum has an exciting season ahead with many of our past programs back on the schedule. As in past years, the museum will be open on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons from 1:00-4:00 PM.

Events will start with our Opening Day on May 7. Opening day plans include presenting our student essay contest prize after the winner reads the essay that won. Some treats will later be offered.

Our Emery Memorial Forum will launch this year on Sunday, May 22, when Hillary Zayed describes her long road to recovery after a horseback riding accident. Zayed has many surprising insights into her experience.

There will be a Simple Gifts Music Festival in July. The date is TBD.

One Sunday, August 14, Bob Greene will discuss Black history in Maine.

On Wednesday, September 21, Don Roy will talk about his own history with Franco-American music. Roy has won many fiddling honors and once was named one of New England’s top three fiddlers. Read about his remarkable career at

FASM also aims to hold its Simple Gifts concert in July and Apple Festival in September. Watch our website for details.

Crafts Workshops for the 2022 Season