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Event Series Highlight Tours
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Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

First Friday at the Farnsworth—August 2022

Join us on Friday, August 5, 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. Our Main Street doors, leading right into our galleries, will be open to all! This is the […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there […]

Event Series Highlight Tours
Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

Highlight Tours

Docents lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and at1:00 p.m. Tours begin in the lobby and last about 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admission desk and if there is […]

Youth/Family

Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival

Join the Farnsworth and the Center for Maine Contemporary Art for a celebration of this year's Beautiful Blackbird Children's Book Festival.Activities will include Read Aloud at CMCA in the courtyard at 1 p.m. with Veronica Perez reading Blue by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, illustrated by Daniel Minter.Art making at both CMCA's Art lab and in the […]

Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

First Friday at the Farnsworth—October 2022

Join us on Friday October 7, from 4-7 p.m. for the final First Friday at the Farnsworth of the 2022 season! The event, part of the Arts in Rockland First Friday Art Walk, offers free admission to the public to the Farnsworth's galleries. Our Main Street doors, leading right into our galleries, will be open […]

Youth/Family

Share the Wonder Celebration

The Farnsworth Art Museum invites children and families to join in celebrating the museum's 17th annual Share the Wonder Celebration. This year's event will honor the native and enduring industries of Maine through many activities for all ages. These will include art making, a book signing with Pulitzer-prize winning author Barbara Walsh, a touch tank […]

Adults Programs and Lectures Youth/Family

A Slave Ship called Malaga – told by Antonio Rocha

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

This program in in partnership with Portland Ovations. The Malaga was a 183 ton brig built in Brunswick, Maine by Joseph Badger in 1832. Not long after launch, the ship found itself a part of the Transatlantic slave trade, despite the 1808 law that prohibited the importation of enslaved people. The Malaga Ship Story is […]

Youth/Family

Youth Summer Art Camp

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

Monday-Thursday, July 24-27, 2023, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Farnsworth summer camp experience offers artists ages 7-12 years an opportunity to work with artist Jen Peppe.  Each day, the studio workshops will also include Farnsworth gallery tours to inspire art making from our exhibitions. Explore the art of Shibori Indigo dyeing for example, inspired by this […]

Youth/Family

Picture Book: A Storytelling Series for Children Featuring Maine Authors & Illustrators—Connie and Peter Roop’s “Keep the Lights Burning Abbie”

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

Join author and illustrator Connie and Peter Roop for a reading of their book Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie. This book tells the exciting true story of Abbie Burgess, who in 1856 managed to single-handedly keep the lighthouse lamps lit during a dangerous storm off the coast of Maine. On four consecutive Wednesdays, beginning August […]

Youth/Family

Picture Book: A Storytelling Series for Children Featuring Maine Authors & Illustrators—Fran Hodgkins ‘In a Patch of Grass’

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

Join author Fran Hodgkins for a reading of her beautiful new book In a Patch of Grass. This is the hilarious story of a documentary film being shot by director Stephen Spielbug. He is working withnature-documentary narrator David Antenborough, and a cast of insects and worms who keep missing their cues. Fran is the author of ‘Andre […]

Youth/Family

Picture Book: A Storytelling Series for Children Featuring Maine Authors & Illustrators—Chris Van Dusen: The Circus Ship

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

Join author Chris Van Dusen for a reading of his wonderful book The Circus Ship.Loosely based on a true historic event, this is the story of a circus ship which runs aground off the coast of Maine. The circus animals must find their way to the shore of a small island. At first the townspeople […]

Youth/Family

Picture Book: A Storytelling Series for Children Featuring Maine Authors & Illustrators—Daniel Minter’s “Blue”

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

Join Coretta Scott King and Caldecott Honor winner Daniel Minter for a reading of Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond's Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Sky—which he illustrated. The book addresses the question, ‘where did the color blue come from-and how did it evolve to be the color […]

Community Event Youth/Family

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 […]

Community Event Youth/Family

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, […]

Art Studio Youth/Family

Family Printmaking with Jen Peppe

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

Inspired by the exhibit, Prints for the People, this class will begin with a visit to the gallery to view the prints on display. We will then bring our shared thoughts and ideas back to the studio. Working in pairs, participants will work together to explore the themes of community and family to co-design an […]

Art Studio Youth/Family

Eco Printing Using Plants, Morning Session, with Katama Murray

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

Hidden color exists all around us, waiting to be transformed into works of art. Have you ever wondered how to utilize local plant species and food compost in a sustainable, creative way? In this hands-on, two hour workshop, dive into the realm of eco printing with Katama Murray of Teach Peace Prints. Eco printing is […]

Art Studio Youth/Family

Handbuilding, Session 1 Family Class, with Jen Peppe

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

Come join us for a fun, hands-on practice in clay. We will learn about the three basic hand-building methods of pinch, coil and slab. We’ll explore both imaginative and practical implications for their use such as pinch sculptures, coil pots, and slab vases. Participants will be able to bring home their unique clay pieces at […]

Community Event Patron Event Youth/Family

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. […]