First to Hail the Rising Sun

Maine through the Eyes of Its Artists

In 2020, on the occasion of Maine’s bicentennial, the Farnsworth Art Museum will present a series of projects that celebrate the state’s ongoing role in American art. Under the banner First to Hail the Rising SunMaine Through the Eyes of its Artists, these projects will include both specific exhibitions as well as a series of audio tours throughout the museum’s galleries that will enable visitors to explore Maine through the Farnsworth’s nationally renowned collection. The included exhibitions will be:

Funding for First to Hail the Rising Sun: Maine Through the Eyes of its Artists is provided by Camden National Bank, the Premier Sponsor of our bicentennial programs; and by donors to our exhibition development and education fund.

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