Category Archives: Farnsworth

“Stories of the Land” concludes May 15 with Program + Reception

On April 28, the Farnsworth Art Museum opened the first of three public school art exhibitions on the Midcoast. Under the umbrella of “Stories of the Land and Its People: An Arts-Integrated School Initiative for Midcoast Maine,” a collaboration between the museum and eight schools, the first exhibition opened at the Camden Rockport Middle School as […]

“About Buildings” Opens at Farnsworth Art Museum on Feb. 13

Elevation view (blueprint) for the Farnsworth Art Museum, c1948 On Saturday, February 13, the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland will open an exhibition of works focusing on buildings and the built environment. The exhibition of paintings, prints, three-dimensional work, maps and photographs will be on display in the museum’s Library Gallery through January 8, 2017. […]

Farnsworth’s First Friday Film is “Paul Taylor: Creative Domain”

On Friday, November 6, the Farnsworth Art Museum and the Strand Theatre in Rockland will present a First Friday Film entitled “Paul Taylor: Creative Domain.” The film will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Strand Theatre. Among the most acclaimed choreographers in American history, Paul Taylor has been reinventing the roles of music, movement […]

Farnsworth Lecture: Rockwell’s “New York Central Diner”

On Thursday, October 1, the Farnsworth Art Museum will present a lecture entitled: Norman Rockwell’s “New York Central Diner.” The lecture, by Stephanie Plunkett, Chief Curator of the Norman Rockwell Museum, will take place in the Farnsworth auditorium at 2 p.m. Using a dining car from the New York Central’s Lake Shore Limited as his setting, […]

Farnsworth Art Museum to Begin Vital Capital Improvements Project

The Farnsworth Art Museum is pleased to announce it has secured the necessary funding to begin major capital improvements to their Rockland and Cushing properties. The project received financing through Maine’s New Markets Tax Incentive Program allocated by CEI Capital Management, LLC, and federal New Markets Tax Credit funds that were allocated by the Massachusetts […]

Farnsworth presents “3D: Contemporary Works”

“Zero” by John Bisbee Now through September 27, 2015, the Farnsworth Art Museum in downtown Rockland, Maine will be presenting an exhibition of sculptural works entitled 3D: Contemporary Works from the Farnsworth. The show, curated by Farnsworth Associate Curator Jane Bianco, will be on display in the museum’s Crosman Gallery. Sculpture of many forms creates […]

Farnsworth and Everyman Rep Present Shakespeare Scenes

Puck On Saturday, December 13, the Farnsworth Art Museum will host the Everyman Repertory Theatre for a program of readings from a selection of Shakespeare’s plays. The program, which is in conjunction with the museum’s current Shakespeare exhibition, will take place in the museum’s Crosman gallery, beginning at 1 p.m. Join actors from the Everyman […]

Share the Wonder with the Farnsworth

In conjunction with Rockland’s Festival of Lights the Farnsworth Art Museum will be presenting the ninth annual Share the Wonder holiday celebration.This year’s Share the Wonder traditional seasonal display at the Wyeth Center will once again include holiday art and artifacts built around a magnificent model train set. The unique model train installation in the […]