Share the Wonder 2021: Week 1—Gift-making inspired by art
November 27, 2021 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Welcome to Share the Wonder 2021, the Farnsworth Art Museum’s winter celebration. Each week, beginning on Saturday, November 27, we will offer special Share the Wonder activities!
Feel free to follow along in the Share the Wonder booklet, available for download on the main Share the Wonder page here.
Special thanks to our primary sponsor for this event, The Phyllis and Jamie Wyeth Foundation. Additional funding provided by First National Bank.
MAKE A PICTURE!
Join Studio and Public Programming Coordinator, Jude Valentine, as she shares a drawing/painting activity inspired by the Farnsworth collection’s painting by David Driskell: Cold Night, Falling Trees.
India ink and brush or black magic marker
ON VIEW AT THE FARNSWORTH
David C. Driskell, Cold Night, Falling Trees, 2005, Oil and collage on canvas, 20 x 16 inches, Museum purchase with support from the Friends of the Farnsworth Collection, 2006.10
Driskell’s collage of a nocturnal forest scene captures the cool, moist world of Maine’s abundant woods. These woods have become one of the artist’s most frequent subjects.
STORYTELLING: SAIL AWAY
Listen to award-winning, internationally acclaimed storyteller Antonio Rocha read from Sail Away—a celebration of mermaids, wildernesses of waves, and the creatures of the deep, featuring poems by Langston Hughes and cut-paper collage illustrations by 2022 Farnsworth Maine in America award-winner Ashley Bryan.