Slack Tide Sea Salt, a women-run business off the coast of York, makes unparalleled finishing salt by hand.
From its studio in an old mill building in Westbrook, Near and Native makes candles with scents inspired by nature and Maine.
Founded by a Kennebunk native, Opolis Optics gives back to the planet by cleaning up shorelines and providing jobs in developing countries.
Set along the shores of the Pemaquid River, the Carpenter’s Boat Shop teaches apprentices to sail, build boats, and find new paths forward.
Rusty Lamer, who specializes in creating installations for kids, lends his whimsical designs to the museum’s new location.
Soapmakers and ceramicists, jewelry designers and glassblowers, these artists represent a vibrant community of makers who are continuing Maine’s heritage of craft. Using materials ranging from neon tubing to lumber, their stories are told through the products they make and the people who invite them into their lives.