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Summer Preview

Summer is upon us! Help us usher in the season with this exciting kickoff event. Preview our popular summer exhibitions with Farnsworth Chief Curator Jaime DeSimone and guests, including Gretchen Faulkner of the Hudson Museum and Amanda Burden of the Brandywine Art Museum, as well as our own curator Jane Bianco.  This virtual program will […]

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Artists on Art: Eric Aho in Conversation with Will Coleman

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

This program takes place on Zoom. Please join us for the next installment of our Artists on Art series, featuring Eric Aho in conversation with Will Coleman. Aho’s insightful essay for the catalogue of the current Farnsworth exhibition Abstract Flash: Unseen Andrew Wyeth is a jumping off point for this illustrated dialogue about abstraction, realism, […]

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Summer Music Series: Maine Friends of Music

Farnsworth Library 16 Museum Street, Rockland, ME, United States

Maine Friends of Music are returning to the Farnsworth for the first installment in the Farnsworth's Summer Music Series. Their summer program is titled Our French Connection. It features soprano Mary Sullivan, flutist Linda Brunner, bassoonist David DeBolt, and pianist and harpsichordist Sean Fleming. French music of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries will include […]

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Picturing Maine: the Wyeth Family in Historical Context with Victoria Wyeth & Margaret Creighton

Farnsworth Galleries and Auditorium 16 Museum Street, Rockland, Maine, United States

Join us for an immersive week-long class focusing on the Wyeth family and the artwork inspired by Maine's natural beauty. Class runs 10 am to 4 pm June 24-28, 2024. Course Description: Maine is more than the easternmost state; it is an imagined region that has captivated artists, writers, and promoters for over two centuries. […]

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Picturing Maine: the Wyeth Family in Historical Context with Victoria Wyeth & Margaret Creighton

Farnsworth Galleries and Auditorium 16 Museum Street, Rockland, Maine, United States

Join us for an immersive week-long class focusing on the Wyeth family and the artwork inspired by Maine's natural beauty. Class runs 10 am to 4 pm June 24-28, 2024. Course Description: Maine is more than the easternmost state; it is an imagined region that has captivated artists, writers, and promoters for over two centuries. […]

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Picturing Maine: the Wyeth Family in Historical Context with Victoria Wyeth & Margaret Creighton

Farnsworth Galleries and Auditorium 16 Museum Street, Rockland, Maine, United States

Join us for an immersive week-long class focusing on the Wyeth family and the artwork inspired by Maine's natural beauty. Class runs 10 am to 4 pm June 24-28, 2024. Course Description: Maine is more than the easternmost state; it is an imagined region that has captivated artists, writers, and promoters for over two centuries. […]

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Picturing Maine: the Wyeth Family in Historical Context with Victoria Wyeth & Margaret Creighton

Farnsworth Galleries and Auditorium 16 Museum Street, Rockland, Maine, United States

Join us for an immersive week-long class focusing on the Wyeth family and the artwork inspired by Maine's natural beauty. Class runs 10 am to 4 pm June 24-28, 2024. Course Description: Maine is more than the easternmost state; it is an imagined region that has captivated artists, writers, and promoters for over two centuries. […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

Picturing Maine: the Wyeth Family in Historical Context with Victoria Wyeth & Margaret Creighton

Farnsworth Galleries and Auditorium 16 Museum Street, Rockland, Maine, United States

Join us for an immersive week-long class focusing on the Wyeth family and the artwork inspired by Maine's natural beauty. Class runs 10 am to 4 pm June 24-28, 2024. Course Description: Maine is more than the easternmost state; it is an imagined region that has captivated artists, writers, and promoters for over two centuries. […]

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WYETH DAY LECTURE: Artist Jamie Wyeth in Conversation

The Strand Theatre 345 Main St, Rockland, ME, United States

Our annual Wyeth Day lecture brings Jamie Wyeth (born 1946) to The Strand to discuss his current exhibition Unsettled, and his honest exploration of intriguing, often disconcerting imagery highlighted through this Summer exhibition. Frequently countered and even hidden by Wyeth’s fuller body of work—particularly his well-known coastal views and farmscapes—the darker and more troubling imagery is constant […]

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Summer Music Series: Bowdoin International Music Festival

Farnsworth Library 16 Museum Street, Rockland, ME, United States

Join us for a delightful summer concert in collaboration with the Bowdoin International Music Festival. This concert, featuring an ensemble of talented Festival Young Artists, will include a variety of classical music repertoire and last 45 minutes to 1 hour. The Bowdoin summer music festival program provides an intensive and in-depth exploration of chamber and […]

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Joyce Tenneson: A Photographer’s Life

Farnsworth Auditorium 16 Museum St, Rockland, ME, United States

Joyce Tenneson has embarked on a remarkable career that has taken her from national to international galleries, and has been featured in magazines such as: Time, Life, Newsweek, Premiere, Esquire and The New York Times Magazine. Her images of women, strong and resilient with voices of inspiration and courage, particularly resonate with many audiences. Tenneson will present her talk […]

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WRITING OUT THE STORM- A Poetry Writing Workshop with Kathleen Ellis

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

This program takes place on Zoom over three consecutive days from Monday, August 12th through Wednesday, August 14th; there will be a poetry reading in person on Friday, August 16th at 11 am. How does poetry allow us to both write & ride out the storms in our lives and in the world? In this […]

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WRITING OUT THE STORM- A Poetry Writing Workshop with Kathleen Ellis

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

This program takes place on Zoom over three consecutive days from Monday, August 12th through Wednesday, August 14th; there will be a poetry reading in person on Friday, August 16th at 11 am. How does poetry allow us to both write & ride out the storms in our lives and in the world? In this […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

WRITING OUT THE STORM- A Poetry Writing Workshop with Kathleen Ellis

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

This program takes place on Zoom over three consecutive days from Monday, August 12th through Wednesday, August 14th; there will be a poetry reading in person on Friday, August 16th at 11 am. How does poetry allow us to both write & ride out the storms in our lives and in the world? In this […]

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Anneli Skaar: The Artful Journey

Farnsworth Auditorium 16 Museum St, Rockland, ME, United States

The Annual Stephen May and Kathryn B. Wilson Lecture Anneli Skaar (b. 1969) is a Norwegian-American artist and award-winning designer who lives in Camden, Maine. Primarily a painter, she also works in a variety of mediums from fine press techniques to pen and ink in order to create limited edition artist books. Her artist books […]

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The Power of the Unicorn: A Lecture by Barbara Boehm

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

This lecture by Barbara Boehm discusses unicorns; dismissed today as the stuff of legend, they continue to entrance the young and to inspire the creative, as the dreamy paintings of Emilie Stark-Menneg clearly demonstrate. But for Medieval and Renaissance Europeans, they were elusive beasts worthy of serious research and analysis. This lecture will trace the […]