A Special Gallery Tour of The Wyeths: Family and Friends
August 15, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Join museum curators and educators for a more focused look at some of the museum’s key summer exhibitions. This tour begins from the Wyeth Center lobby.
This tour is Free with museum admission.
This exhibition focuses on the Wyeth family works in the Farnsworth collection: N.C. Wyeth, his son Andrew Wyeth and his grandson Jamie Wyeth. But also the painter Carolyn Wyeth, daughter of N. C. Wyeth and Andrew’s sister, who studied with her father and lived in the family home in Chadds Ford all her life. The painters Peter Hurd and Henriette Wyeth Hurd (another of Andrew Wyeth’s sisters) who made a home together in New Mexico, where they established studios at their two-thousand-acre Sentinel Ranch in the hill country of San Patricio. And another of Andrew Wyeth’s sisters, the pianist and composer Ann Wyeth, who married a student of her father, painter John McCoy, and together maintained homes in midcoast Maine and the Brandywine Valley.
This exhibition is part of Maine: The Farnsworth Collection.
Lead Exhibition Sponsors for Maine: The Farnsworth Collection are Mrs. F. Eugene Dixon, Camden National Bank and Down East Magazine
Midcoast Community Partners: Allen Insurance and Financial, Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, Inc., Anne and John Surovek, Grasshopper Shop of Rockland,