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The Farnsworth at 75: Community Opening and Reception

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

Please join us for a mid-winter exhibition opening and reception featuring wine and hors d'oeuvres and a gallery talk with our Chief Curator, Jaime DeSimone. In celebration of the Farnsworth’s 75th anniversary, we unveil Farnsworth at 75: New Voices from Maine in American Art, an exhibition highlighting the growing diversity of our collection and Maine […]

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Opening Celebration for Arts@theIntersection

Please join us for this springtime Student Exhibition Opening and Reception! Arts@theIntersection is an innovative new program designed to meet students and educators where they are and promote accessible arts integration learning opportunities for our local community. We hope to see you on the Homestead Lawn for the opening of our Learning and Engagement gallery, […]

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Member and Community Exhibition Opening

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

The Farnsworth invites everyone to the opening celebration of two incredible exhibitions, featuring the works of two great American artists: Rare works return to the city that inspired them in Edward Hopper and Andrew Wyeth: Rockland, Maine. The remarkable story of Christina's lesser-known brother is told in Alvaro's World: Andrew Wyeth and the Olson House. […]

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Summer Solstice Celebration

Join us at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine for a family-friendly public mural activity that is sure to ignite your creativity and connect you with the community! As part of our annual Solstice Celebration, we are excited to host an outdoor art activity that welcomes people of all ages and skill levels to […]

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First Friday at the Farnsworth—September 2023

Join us on Friday, September 1, from 5-8 p.m. for another First Friday at the Farnsworth! The event, part of the Arts in Rockland First Friday Art Walk, offers free admission to the public to the Farnsworth's galleries. This is the 14th consecutive year that First National Bank has sponsored the event for the Farnsworth, […]

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Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival

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

1-2 p.m. Book Reading in the Farnsworth Library; 2-3 p.m. Art Making in Gamble Education Center In partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance The Farnsworth Art Museum and the Center for Maine Contemporary Art present the Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival in Rockland, Maine.  Author Dinah Johnson will be reading from her picture book Indigo Dreaming […]

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First Friday and Fall Exhibition Celebration

Join us on Friday, October 6, from 4-7 p.m. for a very special First Friday at the Farnsworth! The event, part of the Arts in Rockland First Friday Art Walk, offers free admission to the public to the Farnsworth's galleries. On this particular First Friday, we'll be hosting a Fall Exhibition Opening celebration! MEMBER RECEPTION […]

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“The Firefly Experience” with Firefly the Hybrid

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

Firefly, a member of the Penobscot Nation and traditional culture keeper of the Wabanaki, seeks to illuminate the beauty and power of his ancient Indigenous culture through a performance of electrifying music, visuals, storytelling, and creativity in a modern context.  Firefly brings his hyper-creativity to the Strand stage in partnership with the Farnsworth Art Museum, […]

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Maine Friends of Music: Live music performance

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

Back by popular demand, Maine Friends of Music, a professional chamber ensemble composed of renowned soprano Mary Sullivan, flutist Linda Brunner, bassoonist David DeBolt, and keyboardist Sean Fleming, are bringing music to the Farnsworth Art Museum. The program will feature music by Donizetti, Handel, Rossini, Mozart, Cherubini, Puccini, Floyd, and more. As a special treat, […]

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Share the Wonder: Pianist Tom Luther

Farnsworth Library , United States +1 more

Wander through the galleries as Tom Luther, local pianist and digital music composer, performs a light mix of traditional favorites and upbeat tunes.   Tom Luther is an artist working primarily in the world of sound. His formative training was as a pianist primarily in the Western European Classical tradition. As a student at the Hartt […]

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Share the Wonder: Cookie Decorating

Gamble Education Center 9 Grace Street, Rockland, ME, United States

Drop in to the Gamble Education Center to decorate sugar cookies from Atlantic Baking Company. Choose from several different frosting colors and candy choices to make your unique cookie design!

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Share the Wonder: Oceanside High School Choirs

Join the Oceanside High School Choirs as they spread some seasonal wintry cheer at the Farnsworth Art Museum. Members of the Oceanside High School Choirs will perform a mini concert in the galleries, followed by a seasonal singalong in the library. Lyric sheets will be provided, and all are invited to join in for an […]

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Share the Wonder: Art Making with Hélène Farrar

Gamble Education Center 9 Grace Street, Rockland, ME, United States

Let your inner light shine bright! Join Artist Hélène Farrar, in partnership with the Adas Yoshuron Synagogue, in creating a luminary to spread cheer, peace and warmth for this wondrous holiday season. Participants will be encouraged to paint words and images that speak for them, and these will be incorporated into a lovely tissue papered […]

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Share the Wonder: Silver Duo Concert

Farnsworth Library , United States

Noreen and Phillip Silver bring a wealth of performing experience to their highly regarded partnership. They have an enviable international reputation for chamber music playing of the highest caliber. The Duo, founded when Noreen and Phillip were students at the New England Conservatory of Music, has received accolades and acclaim from appreciative audiences and critics […]

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Artists on Art Series: Rachel Gloria Adams and Ryan Adams

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

Rachel Gloria Adams and Ryan Adams are an artist team based out of Portland, Maine. They recently created the site-specific mural, You Showed Me Love, on the Farnsworth Art Museum’s campus. This collaborative project merges the artists’ signature styles of vibrant graphic patterns of natural worlds and gem-like lettering. In addition to their work at […]

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Arts@theIntersection Community Event & Student Exhibition Opening

Farnsworth Galleries and Auditorium 16 Museum Street, Rockland, Maine, United States +1 more

Please join us for the second annual opening of the Arts@theIntersection Student Exhibition and Community Celebration. We will honor this year’s students, teachers, artists, and community partners with a film premiere at the Strand Theatre, followed by music, food, and the gallery opening at the Farnsworth’s Learning & Engagement Gallery. Program of Events: 12:30 p.m. […]