For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
Karla Leandri Rider
Executive Director
(207) 647-2828
Bridgton, ME 2/4/2022 - - The Rufus Porter Museum of Art and Ingenuity announced that Norway Savings Bank has again sponsored the museum as an underwriter of their 2022 Summer Season with a donation of $2,500. The museum will use the funds to continue providing educational activities and programs that engage the community in art, ingenuity, and history. This year's major event will be a tour of local barns, to be held in July.

"The Rufus Porter Museum is encouraged by the continued support of Norway Savings Bank as we continue to grow and expand our outreach to the community" stated Karla Leandri Rider, Executive Director. "While every season is important, 2022 is shaping up to be a very exciting time at the museum, and we could not do all that we do without the backing of our local businesses such as Norway Savings Bank."

The Rufus Porter Museum of Art and Ingenuity is open from mid-June to mid-October, and also by appointment. Updated information on hours of operation, events, and programs can be found on their website.

Norway Savings Bank
Norway Savings Bank is a leading mutual banking and financial services company headquartered in Norway, Maine. The bank was founded in 1866 with a commitment to personal values, community values, and financial values that have never faltered. The mission of Norway Savings Bank is to promote the long-term financial growth and success of our customers, employees, and communities by creating relationships and delivering the best banking solutions in Maine.

Norway Savings Bank is an outstanding community bank, known for its financial strength, exceptional customer service, and contribution to its communities. We are a great place to do business, an employer of choice, and a nationally recognized Gold-Level Well Workplace, committed to the health and development of expert financial professionals.
About Rufus Porter Museum of Art and Ingenuity
Founded in 2005, the Rufus Porter Museum of Art and Ingenuity, located in Bridgton, Maine, features the history of a remarkable 19th century New Englander, Rufus Porter (1792-1884). Porter is well-known in the folk art community for his landscape murals and miniature portraits, however, Porter was more than just a painter. He was the founding publisher and editor of the magazine Scientific American as well as inventor, writer, teacher, and more. The museum is dedicated to capturing and sharing with the public Porter’s uniquely American blend of creativity, ingenuity, practicality, and energy by exploring the world and era in which he lived and worked.
Rufus Porter Museum of Art and Ingenuity| 121 Main Street / P. O. Box 544, Bridgton ME 04009 | 207.647.2828 | |