Category Archives: Farnsworth

Austin Abbey’s Shakespeare at the Farnsworth

On Saturday, October 4, to celebrate both the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare and the 125th anniversary of the Rockland Shakespeare Society, the Farnsworth Art Museum will open a new exhibition entitled Edwin Austin Abbey’s Shakespeare. This exhibition will feature approximately thirty works of America’s foremost illustrator of Shakespeare’s plays from the […]

Shaker Furniture Lecture at the Farnsworth

On Wednesday, September 3, the Farnsworth Art Museum will present a lecture entitled Exploring Shaker Furniture. The talk, by Chris Becksvoort, will take place in the museum’s auditorium, at 2 p.m. This illustrated lecture will cover the religious tenets behind the designs, design philosophy, joinery, impact on modern furniture, and the evolution of Shaker designs. […]

Farnsworth offers special tour of “The Wyeths, Maine and the Sea”

“On the Deep Sea” by Walter Dean On Friday, August 1, at 2 p.m., the Farnsworth Art Museum will present a special gallery tour of the current “The Wyeths, Maine and the Sea” exhibition by Farnsworth Registrar Angela Waldron, who curated the show. The special tour will begin at the museum’s Wyeth Center, on the corner […]

Farnsworth Presents The Internet Cat Video Festival and Fair

On Saturday, August 23, the Farnsworth Art Museum will present midcoast Maine’s first annual Internet Cat Video Festival. The festival will begin at 5 p.m. with a cat-themed fair featuring a cat costume contest, games, art activities, food vendors as well as other cat-themed shenanigans. At approximately 8 p.m., the 72-minute reel of 90 internet […]