Women of Vision Programming
This year the Farnsworth Art Museum’s Maine in America Award honors Women of Vision: thirteen visionary women who have made significant contributions to the arts in Maine and beyond.
Vera Bock, Book Designer and Illustrator: Her Beguiling Artistry, Her Adventurous Spirit
On Wednesday, August 18, Join Farnsworth Curator Jane Bianco for this year's Stephen May and Kathryn B. Wilson Lecture
Summer Blooms: Explorations in the Ancient Medium of Encaustic with Hélène Farrar
Join Artist Hélène Farrar in exploring this hot molten wax painting medium where we will drip, pour, drag, layer, heat, and scrape! In developing a rich variety of textures, we will observe and look to summer flowers for form, gesture, and color.
CELEBRATING MAINE’S ROLE IN AMERICAN ART
The Farnsworth Art Museum offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America’s greatest artists, with 20,000 square feet of gallery space and over 15,000 works in the collection. It has one of the largest public collections of works by sculptor Louise Nevelson, while its Wyeth Center features works of N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth. The National Register-listed Farnsworth Homestead; the Olson House, a National Historic Landmark; and the Gamble Center for Education complete the complex.Our History