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June 2018

Summer Solstice Street Fair Celebration

June 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Street

We hope to see you downtown for this street fair to celebrate the summer season! We will be on Main Street in front of the Farnsworth for art treats and activities─ Stop by and visit us! Please be aware that Main Street will be closed to car traffic from 3 pm through 8 pm today. You may park behind the Wyeth Center in our museum parking lot for free! Cost: Free of charge

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June 2019

Slab City Film Festival

June 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St
Rockport, ME 04856 United States
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Will Brown, Cowgirl Set, Jacob Burkhardt filming Rudy, August 1977 Gelatin silver print 8-1/2 x 11 inches Collection of Emily and Will Brown, © 2018 Will Brown

Will Brown. Cowgirl Set, Jacob Burckhardt filming Rudy, August 1977. Gelatin silver print. Collection of Emily and Will Brown. © 2018 Will Brown A presentation by The at the Farnsworth In collaboration with the Camden International Film Festival The Farnsworth, in collaboration with CIFF, kicks off the summer with food trucks available for dinner, café seating in the Rockport Opera House, cash bar provided by Threshers, and films by former Lincolnville resident and artist, Rudy Burckhardt. Well regarded as an avant-garde filmmaker,…

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First Friday at the Farnsworth—Sponsored by First National Bank

June 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for First Fridays at the Farnsworth. Admission is free from 5 - 8 p.m! For the 10th consecutive year, First National Bank is sponsoring First Fridays at the Farnsworth. On First Fridays from June through October, the Farnsworth Art Museum will open its galleries free of charge to the public from 5 to 8 p.m. The 2019 First Fridays at the Farnsworth dates, part of the Arts in Rockland First Friday Art Walks, are June 7, July 5,…

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Farnsworth Volunteer Night

June 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Library, 16 Museum Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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The Farnsworth, along with Knox County Homeless Coalition, New Hope for Women, and the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce are looking for volunteers who wish to contribute their time and talents to organizations that need extra assistance to fulfill their missions. Each organization serves the community at large both near and far.  The people/volunteers are what makes the midcoast a special place to live or vacation.  Learn more about each organization; make a difference and sign up to volunteer. …

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Summer Solstice Celebration

June 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Street

Farnsworth Art Museum educators will once again offer activities for children and families during the Rockland Main Street's Summer Solstice celebration. Cost: Free

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July 2019

Uncork the Arts: Wednesday Evenings at the Farnsworth

July 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for the inaugural Uncork the Arts Wednesday after-hours program! Generously sponsored by J. Edward Knight Insurance, Uncork the Arts will take place each Wednesday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., during the months of July, August and September. During these special evening hours, all of the museum’s main building galleries will be open to the public. In addition, special events and guest artisans/artists will be showcased at the Farnsworth’s Museum Store. Uncork the Arts is generously sponsored by…

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First Friday at the Farnsworth—Sponsored by First National Bank

July 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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A First Friday event at the Farnsworth Art Museum

For the 10th consecutive year, First National Bank is sponsoring First Fridays at the Farnsworth. On First Fridays from June through October, the Farnsworth Art Museum will open its galleries free of charge to the public from 5 to 8 p.m. The 2019 First Fridays at the Farnsworth dates, part of the Arts in Rockland First Friday Art Walks, are June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6 and Oct. 4.

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Uncork the Arts: Wednesday Evenings at the Farnsworth

July 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for the inaugural Uncork the Arts Wednesday after-hours program! Generously sponsored by J. Edward Knight Insurance, Uncork the Arts will take place each Wednesday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., during the months of July, August and September. During these special evening hours, all of the museum’s main building galleries will be open to the public. In addition, special events and guest artisans/artists will be showcased at the Farnsworth’s Museum Store. Uncork the Arts is generously sponsored by…

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Wyeth Day Lecture

July 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Jamie Wyeth, Self Portrait – Eighth in a Suite of Untoward Occurrences on Monhegan Island, 2016, Oil on canvas, 23 x 53 inches, Collection of Jamie and Phyllis Wyeth

Jamie Wyeth, Self Portrait – Eighth in a Suite of Untoward Occurrences on Monhegan Island, 2016, Oil on canvas, 23 x 53 inches, Collection of Jamie and Phyllis Wyeth Jamie Wyeth and American art scholar Henry Adams will talk about the artist’s recent works from Jamie Wyeth: Untoward Occurrences and Other Things (on view through October 27). Adams authored the exhibition catalogue, for which he interviewed Wyeth to explore what these artworks are about and how they fit into the…

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Uncork the Arts: Wednesday Evenings at the Farnsworth

July 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for the inaugural Uncork the Arts Wednesday after-hours program! Generously sponsored by J. Edward Knight Insurance, Uncork the Arts will take place each Wednesday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., during the months of July, August and September. On the third Wednesday of each month, visitors are invited to relax with a glass of wine before or after a curator-led tour of the galleries, which will take place at 6 p.m. During these special evening hours, all of…

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Farnsworth 2019 Summer Gala

July 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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A very limited number of Gala Tickets are still available! PURCHASE YOUR GALA TICKET Sponsorships and tickets to the Rendezvous After Dark after-party are also still available. Each year, the Farnsworth presents the Maine in America award at the summer gala. The award is presented by the Farnsworth to honor an individual or group who has made an outstanding contribution to Maine’s role in American art. The 2019 awardees are Rudy Burckhardt, Lois Dodd, Rackstraw Downes, Red Grooms, Mimi Gross,…

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Rendezvous After Dark

July 19, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Under the Tent on Museum Street, 16 Museum Street
Rockland, Maine 04841 United States
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Brought to you by the Farnsworth [Collective} The Farnsworth invites you to a wonderful late evening of dancing under the lights to the music of the Larry Williams Band. This lovely summer-night event includes dessert and drinks under a tent set up on Museum Street in Rockland. PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE Ticket Price: $125; $100 for Farnsworth members

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Uncork the Arts: The Art of Massage

July 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for the inaugural Uncork the Arts Wednesday after-hours program! Generously sponsored by J. Edward Knight Insurance, Uncork the Arts will take place each Wednesday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., during the months of July, August and September. On this specific Wednesday evening, we will explore the Art of Massage. How does your perception of art and beauty change when you’re relaxed? Find out with chair massages by Leila Percy. During these special evening hours, all of the…

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Uncork the Arts: Wednesday Evenings at the Farnsworth

July 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for the inaugural Uncork the Arts Wednesday after-hours program! Generously sponsored by J. Edward Knight Insurance, Uncork the Arts will take place each Wednesday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., during the months of July, August and September. During these special evening hours, all of the museum’s main building galleries will be open to the public. In addition, special events and guest artisans/artists will be showcased at the Farnsworth’s Museum Store. Uncork the Arts is generously sponsored by…

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August 2019

First Friday at the Farnsworth—Sponsored by First National Bank

August 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A First Friday event at the Farnsworth Art Museum

For the 10th consecutive year, First National Bank is sponsoring First Fridays at the Farnsworth. On First Fridays from June through October, the Farnsworth Art Museum will open its galleries free of charge to the public from 5 to 8 p.m. The 2019 First Fridays at the Farnsworth dates, part of the Arts in Rockland First Friday Art Walks, are June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6 and Oct. 4.

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Uncork the Arts: Wednesday Evenings at the Farnsworth

August 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for the inaugural Uncork the Arts Wednesday after-hours program! Generously sponsored by J. Edward Knight Insurance, Uncork the Arts will take place each Wednesday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., during the months of July, August and September. During these special evening hours, all of the museum’s main building galleries will be open to the public. In addition, special events and guest artisans/artists will be showcased at the Farnsworth’s Museum Store. Uncork the Arts is generously sponsored by…

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Uncork the Arts: Wednesday Evenings at the Farnsworth

August 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for the inaugural Uncork the Arts Wednesday after-hours program! Generously sponsored by J. Edward Knight Insurance, Uncork the Arts will take place each Wednesday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., during the months of July, August and September. During these special evening hours, all of the museum’s main building galleries will be open to the public. In addition, special events and guest artisans/artists will be showcased at the Farnsworth’s Museum Store. Uncork the Arts is generously sponsored by…

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Uncork the Arts: Wednesday Evenings at the Farnsworth

August 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for the inaugural Uncork the Arts Wednesday after-hours program! Generously sponsored by J. Edward Knight Insurance, Uncork the Arts will take place each Wednesday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., during the months of July, August and September. On the third Wednesday of each month, visitors are invited to relax with a glass of wine before or after a curator-led tour of the galleries, which will take place at 6 p.m. During these special evening hours, all of…

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Uncork the Arts: Wednesday Evenings at the Farnsworth

August 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for the inaugural Uncork the Arts Wednesday after-hours program! Generously sponsored by J. Edward Knight Insurance, Uncork the Arts will take place each Wednesday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., during the months of July, August and September. On this particular evening we present a special program: Handprint Turkeys and Cotton Ball Snowmen: Is There Hope for an Artful America? During these special evening hours, all of the museum’s main building galleries will be open to the public.…

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September 2019

Uncork the Arts: Wednesday Evenings at the Farnsworth

September 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for the inaugural Uncork the Arts Wednesday after-hours program! Generously sponsored by J. Edward Knight Insurance, Uncork the Arts will take place each Wednesday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., during the months of July, August and September. During these special evening hours, all of the museum’s main building galleries will be open to the public. In addition, special events and guest artisans/artists will be showcased at the Farnsworth’s Museum Store. Uncork the Arts is generously sponsored by…

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Uncork the Arts: Wednesday Evenings at the Farnsworth

September 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for the inaugural Uncork the Arts Wednesday after-hours program! Generously sponsored by J. Edward Knight Insurance, Uncork the Arts will take place each Wednesday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., during the months of July, August and September. During these special evening hours, all of the museum’s main building galleries will be open to the public. In addition, special events and guest artisans/artists will be showcased at the Farnsworth’s Museum Store. Uncork the Arts is generously sponsored by…

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Uncork the Arts: Wednesday Evenings at the Farnsworth

September 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Join us for the inaugural Uncork the Arts Wednesday after-hours program! Generously sponsored by J. Edward Knight Insurance, Uncork the Arts will take place each Wednesday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., during the months of July, August and September. On the third Wednesday of each month, visitors are invited to relax with a glass of wine before or after a curator-led tour of the galleries, which will take place at 6 p.m. During these special evening hours, all of…

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October 2019

Members’ Preview for Katharine Cobey: A Different Voice

October 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rothschild Gallery

Katharine Cobey Detail of Ritual Against Homelessness,1991 Hand spun, hand knit Churro wool, leather, shell, bone Collection of the Artist ©2010 David Cobey Members, join us for this special preview of the Katharine Cobey exhibition one hour before it opens to the public. The Cushing, Maine fiber artist builds three-dimensional forms by knitting with unusual fibers, metal wires, and plastics. Her stitches give shape to her viewpoints, integrating and shaping magical costumes or emblems of memory and loss.

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Fall Family Festival & Parade

October 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sculpture Garden

Families are invited to join in pumpkin carving, face painting, games, crafts, live music and snacks! The annual Mask and Puppet Parade facilitated by Portland's Shoestring Theater begins at 5:30 pm, so grab a noisemaker, borrow a mask, and join in the fun! This event is free to the public.

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December 2019

Book Signing with Jamie Wyeth and Bruce Mowday

December 17, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Enter Through Museum Store United States

Join us on Tuesday, December 17, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., for a very special book signing by artist Jamie Wyeth and author Bruce Mowday. The signing, in conjunction with the recent publication of Mowday’s book Stealing Wyeth, will be preceded by a short talk by the author. Those wishing to attend are invited to enter the museum through the Museum Store, on the corner of Main Street and Elm Street in Rockland. This event is free to the public. In 1982,…

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Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers

December 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Farnsworth Library, 16 Museum Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers Listen to seasonal music, including arrangements set to the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Christmas Bells” (I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day). The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers play five octaves (61 bells) of English handbells and five octaves of choir chimes. The group, led by bell choir director Doris Krueger, consists of young musicians in grades 9 through 12. They have performed throughout New England, Europe, and South America. Cost: Free…

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Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers

December 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Farnsworth Library, 16 Museum Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers Listen to seasonal music, including arrangements set to the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Christmas Bells” (I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day). The Pine Tree Academy Bell Ringers play five octaves (61 bells) of English handbells and five octaves of choir chimes. The group, led by bell choir director Doris Krueger, consists of young musicians in grades 9 through 12. They have performed throughout New England, Europe, and South America. Cost: Free…

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January 2020

Exiles and Outcasts: Music by VoXX

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wyeth Center United States
VOXX

VoXX: Voice of Twenty, a midcoast chamber choir that sings unaccompanied choral music from the 15th to 21st centuries, will perform the music of "Exiles and Outcasts.” The program includes music by composers Hindemith, Gesualdo, Victoria, and Monteverdi. Music Director Matt Smith said, "We wanted to tell some interesting and tragic stories about composers across the past four hundred years. More importantly, we wanted to leverage the power of music to reflect on the feelings of exile that many people…

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