Gallery Details

The Hadlock Gallery contains rotating exhibits of watercolor and tempera paintings by Andrew Wyeth. Often these works include recent paintings by the octogenarian artist, exhibited here for the first time.

Primarily devoted to 19th-century works focused on the Maine in America theme, the Rothschild Gallery features highlights from the museum's rich historical collection. Major works by Washington Allston, Fitz Hugh Lane, Thomas Cole, Eastman Johnson, Winslow Homer and numerous others are featured on a rotating basis.

The Crosman Gallery usually features changing exhibits from the museum's growing collection of works by living Maine artists. Emerging artists, as well as established figures such as Neil Welliver, Mark Wethli, Will Barnet, Lois Dodd and others, are represented.

The most recent museum expansion, the Jamien Morehouse Wing with its four galleries is primarily devoted to temporary or traveling exhibitions, often featuring living Maine artists.

An intimate studio adjacent to the auditorium on the museum's lower level,the Craig Gallery is host to specialty exhibitions and occassionally features selections from the Permanent Collection.

A gracious exhibit hall on the top floor of the museum, the Nevelson-Berliawsky Gallery is dedicted to the works of one of Rockland's most famous daughters, Louise Nevelson. It is the permanent home of the Farnsworth's extensive Nevelson collection when it is not travelling.

The Wyeth Study Center Gallery is located between the Wyeth Study Center and the main lobby of the museum. The intimately scaled gallery features small, tightly focused exhibitions of materials from the collection of the Wyeth Center.

The Wyeth Study Center, adjacent to the gallery, was completed in 1998, and provides 9,000 square feet of research space. It was established to examine the works of art created in and of Maine over the course of the last century by N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth.