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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!

Community Event

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 […]

Community Event

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 […]

Community Event

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 […]

Art Studio

Drawing Botanicals with Whitney River

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

Four Consecutive Thursdays, January 18 - February 8, 3-5 p.m. This class will give students an opportunity to explore different drawing materials while honing their observational skills. Each session focuses on rendering plants in a different drawing medium: pencil, charcoal, monochromatic watercolor, and pen. Students will begin with drawing inspiration from an in depth look […]

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Painter’s Forum and Masterclass with Rob Pollien

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

On Zoom, Fridays Jan. 19, Jan. 26, Feb. 2., Feb. 9, 10 am-12 pm The Painter's Forum enters its fourth year bringing painters together to meet, talk, learn and share their journey as we examine the language of painting and explore critical thought. Course topics will cover composition, color theory, paint handling and pictorial space. […]

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Composition in Watercolor with Erica Qualey, Part 1

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

Tuesdays, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13, 3-5 pm Composition in Watercolor—Creating the Groundwork for a Strong Watercolor Painting Do you know that painting? The one that caught your eye from across the room? That drew you in for a closer look? Behind the scenes of every fantastic painting is a strong composition. […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

 Prints for the People: A Virtual Talk with Jane Bianco

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

This program will take place on zoom. Join the Farnsworth’s curator, Jane Bianco, for a virtual talk on the exhibition, Prints for the People, currently on view at the Farnsworth Art Museum.The graphic arts flourished between the stock market crash of 1929 and the United States’ entry into World War II. Associated American Artists (AAA), […]

Art Studio

Drawing Botanicals with Whitney River

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

Four Consecutive Thursdays, January 18 - February 8, 3-5 p.m. This class will give students an opportunity to explore different drawing materials while honing their observational skills. Each session focuses on rendering plants in a different drawing medium: pencil, charcoal, monochromatic watercolor, and pen. Students will begin with drawing inspiration from an in depth look […]

Art Studio

Painter’s Forum and Masterclass with Rob Pollien

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

On Zoom, Fridays Jan. 19, Jan. 26, Feb. 2., Feb. 9, 10 am-12 pm The Painter's Forum enters its fourth year bringing painters together to meet, talk, learn and share their journey as we examine the language of painting and explore critical thought. Course topics will cover composition, color theory, paint handling and pictorial space. […]

Art Studio

Composition in Watercolor with Erica Qualey, Part 1

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

Tuesdays, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13, 3-5 pm Composition in Watercolor—Creating the Groundwork for a Strong Watercolor Painting Do you know that painting? The one that caught your eye from across the room? That drew you in for a closer look? Behind the scenes of every fantastic painting is a strong composition. […]

Art Studio

Drawing Botanicals with Whitney River

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

Four Consecutive Thursdays, January 18 - February 8, 3-5 p.m. This class will give students an opportunity to explore different drawing materials while honing their observational skills. Each session focuses on rendering plants in a different drawing medium: pencil, charcoal, monochromatic watercolor, and pen. Students will begin with drawing inspiration from an in depth look […]

Art Studio

Painter’s Forum and Masterclass with Rob Pollien

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

On Zoom, Fridays Jan. 19, Jan. 26, Feb. 2., Feb. 9, 10 am-12 pm The Painter's Forum enters its fourth year bringing painters together to meet, talk, learn and share their journey as we examine the language of painting and explore critical thought. Course topics will cover composition, color theory, paint handling and pictorial space. […]

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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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Composition in Watercolor with Erica Qualey, Part 1

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

Tuesdays, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13, 3-5 pm Composition in Watercolor—Creating the Groundwork for a Strong Watercolor Painting Do you know that painting? The one that caught your eye from across the room? That drew you in for a closer look? Behind the scenes of every fantastic painting is a strong composition. […]

Art Studio

Drawing Botanicals with Whitney River

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

Four Consecutive Thursdays, January 18 - February 8, 3-5 p.m. This class will give students an opportunity to explore different drawing materials while honing their observational skills. Each session focuses on rendering plants in a different drawing medium: pencil, charcoal, monochromatic watercolor, and pen. Students will begin with drawing inspiration from an in depth look […]

Art Studio

Painter’s Forum and Masterclass with Rob Pollien

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

On Zoom, Fridays Jan. 19, Jan. 26, Feb. 2., Feb. 9, 10 am-12 pm The Painter's Forum enters its fourth year bringing painters together to meet, talk, learn and share their journey as we examine the language of painting and explore critical thought. Course topics will cover composition, color theory, paint handling and pictorial space. […]

Event Series Composition in Watercolor, Part 1
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Composition in Watercolor with Erica Qualey, Part 1

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

Tuesdays, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13, 3-5 pm Composition in Watercolor—Creating the Groundwork for a Strong Watercolor Painting Do you know that painting? The one that caught your eye from across the room? That drew you in for a closer look? Behind the scenes of every fantastic painting is a strong composition. […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

Winter Music Series: Elsie Gawler and Ethan Tischler

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

Elsie Gawler and Ethan Stokes Tischler deliver original and traditional songs and tunes that come straight from the heart. These New England based songsters, on fiddle, guitar, vocals, cello, and banjo, bring together their unique musical backgrounds to create rich original sounds that weave together musical worlds of past, present, and a hopeful future. Elsie […]

Momentum Preview Reception

This new exhibition series is dedicated to the next generation of artists with long-standing connections to Maine. Momentum will promote the discovery, knowledge, and advancement of art, artists, and ideas from Maine. The series will feature an artist’s first solo museum show—with Harpswell-based painter Emilie Stark-Menneg (born 1984) as the inaugural artist. Please join us […]

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 […]

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Eco Printing Using Plants, Afternoon 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, three 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 […]

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Handbuilding, Session 2 Teen and Adult 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 […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

Celebrate Millay: Millay in Fourteen Lines

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

This event is sold out. Celebrating the 132nd Birthday of Edna St Vincent Millay Co-sponsored by Millay House Rockland Considered one of the finest sonneteers in English, Pulitzer Prize poet Edna St. VincentMillay wrote dozens of sonnets from her early years in Camden, Maine to her later yearsin New York. Millay’s sonnets navigate the dichotomy of […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

Artists on Art with Ayumi Horie

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

Please join us for the next installment of our Artists on Art series, featuring Ayumi Horie. As part of March's First Friday celebration, this lecture is free and open to the public. Ayumi is a ceramicist based out of Portland, Maine, who believes that the best handmade pottery encourages connections between people and makes daily […]

Art Studio

Composition in Watercolor with Erica Qualey, Part 2

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

Composition in Watercolor—Creating the Groundwork for a Strong Watercolor Painting Do you know that painting? The one that caught your eye from across the room? That drew you in for a closer look? Behind the scenes of every fantastic painting is a strong composition. A framework created by the artist that determines layout and structure, […]

Art Studio

Introduction to Pastel Landscapes with Jude Valentine

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

On Zoom; Four Consecutive Thursdays, March 7 - March 28, 3-5 pm Extend your drawing skills by incorporating color into your visual vocabulary! The pastel media is the link between drawing and painting. Learn about color dynamics of soft pastel and put it into action in your drawings. The focus of this class is learning […]

Art Studio

Composition in Watercolor with Erica Qualey, Part 2

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

Composition in Watercolor—Creating the Groundwork for a Strong Watercolor Painting Do you know that painting? The one that caught your eye from across the room? That drew you in for a closer look? Behind the scenes of every fantastic painting is a strong composition. A framework created by the artist that determines layout and structure, […]

Art Studio

Introduction to Pastel Landscapes with Jude Valentine

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

On Zoom; Four Consecutive Thursdays, March 7 - March 28, 3-5 pm Extend your drawing skills by incorporating color into your visual vocabulary! The pastel media is the link between drawing and painting. Learn about color dynamics of soft pastel and put it into action in your drawings. The focus of this class is learning […]

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Fiber Stories: An Introduction to Rug Hooking with Elizabeth Miller

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

Four Consecutive Mondays, March 18 – April 8, 2-4 pm Rug hookers have always told their stories through original designs, beginning with depictions of their North Atlantic homes and farms, animals, seafaring experiences, sea and sky, as well as creative geometrics and abstracts. This workshop is designed to teach you solid rug hooking fundamentals and […]

Art Studio

Composition in Watercolor with Erica Qualey, Part 2

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

Composition in Watercolor—Creating the Groundwork for a Strong Watercolor Painting Do you know that painting? The one that caught your eye from across the room? That drew you in for a closer look? Behind the scenes of every fantastic painting is a strong composition. A framework created by the artist that determines layout and structure, […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

Winter Music Series: Ben Cosgrove

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

Join us in our cozy library as we welcome Ben Cosgrove for the second installment of our Winter Concert Series. Enjoy Ben's brilliant piano compositions that explore his deep and abiding interests in landscape, geography, place, and environment. For years, he has been fascinated and inspired by the different ways people understand and interact with […]

Art Studio

Introduction to Pastel Landscapes with Jude Valentine

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

On Zoom; Four Consecutive Thursdays, March 7 - March 28, 3-5 pm Extend your drawing skills by incorporating color into your visual vocabulary! The pastel media is the link between drawing and painting. Learn about color dynamics of soft pastel and put it into action in your drawings. The focus of this class is learning […]

Art Studio

Fiber Stories: An Introduction to Rug Hooking with Elizabeth Miller

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

Four Consecutive Mondays, March 18 – April 8, 2-4 pm Rug hookers have always told their stories through original designs, beginning with depictions of their North Atlantic homes and farms, animals, seafaring experiences, sea and sky, as well as creative geometrics and abstracts. This workshop is designed to teach you solid rug hooking fundamentals and […]

Art Studio

Composition in Watercolor with Erica Qualey, Part 2

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

Composition in Watercolor—Creating the Groundwork for a Strong Watercolor Painting Do you know that painting? The one that caught your eye from across the room? That drew you in for a closer look? Behind the scenes of every fantastic painting is a strong composition. A framework created by the artist that determines layout and structure, […]

Art Studio

Introduction to Pastel Landscapes with Jude Valentine

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

On Zoom; Four Consecutive Thursdays, March 7 - March 28, 3-5 pm Extend your drawing skills by incorporating color into your visual vocabulary! The pastel media is the link between drawing and painting. Learn about color dynamics of soft pastel and put it into action in your drawings. The focus of this class is learning […]

Art Studio

Fiber Stories: An Introduction to Rug Hooking with Elizabeth Miller

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

Four Consecutive Mondays, March 18 – April 8, 2-4 pm Rug hookers have always told their stories through original designs, beginning with depictions of their North Atlantic homes and farms, animals, seafaring experiences, sea and sky, as well as creative geometrics and abstracts. This workshop is designed to teach you solid rug hooking fundamentals and […]

First Fridays

First Friday: Celebrating Abstract Flash

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

Join us every Friday of 2024 for an evening of art, culture, and community at First Fridays! First Fridays at the Farnsworth will delight and surprise visitors with unique programming themed to our exhibitions and offering a variety of activities for people of all ages and interests. In April, join us to celebrate abstraction as […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

PechaKucha Night

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

PechaKucha Night, an evening of visual storytelling, celebrates the people, passion, and creativity in our community. The format is a unique presentation style where ideas and works are shared with 20-image, 20-second-per-image slideshows. Each of the evening’s presenters will provide a six minute and 40 second glimpse into their craft. Presenters for this edition (Midcoast […]

Art Studio

Fiber Stories: An Introduction to Rug Hooking with Elizabeth Miller

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

Four Consecutive Mondays, March 18 – April 8, 2-4 pm Rug hookers have always told their stories through original designs, beginning with depictions of their North Atlantic homes and farms, animals, seafaring experiences, sea and sky, as well as creative geometrics and abstracts. This workshop is designed to teach you solid rug hooking fundamentals and […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

Prints for the People: A Gallery Walk with Jane Bianco

Join the Farnsworth’s curator, Jane Bianco, for a discussion and guided walk through the galleries to view the exhibition, Prints for the People, currently on view at the Farnsworth Art Museum. Guests will have the opportunity to interact, ask questions, and gain deeper insight into the history and meaning of the prints on view. The […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

Notes from the Sea: Pre-Concert Gallery Talk with Gwendolyn Loomis Smith

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

Join Phyllis Wyeth Director of Learning and Engagement Gwendolyn Loomis Smith for a pre-concert gallery talk of the current exhibition, Marsden Hartley and the Sea. This talk will provide context on Marsden Hartley, his life, and provide an opportunity to view the visual inspiration for the upcoming concert, Notes from the Sea: Marsden Hartley through […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

Notes from the Sea: Marsden Hartley Through Music

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

Join Boston-based duo Daniel Kurganov and Constantine Finehouse as they present a violin concert aimed at bridging the worlds of art and music, celebrating the life of Marsden Hartley and the dawn of modernism. This program weaves through the serene landscapes of New England, the vibrant streets of Paris, and the majestic expanse of the […]

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Spring Blooms: An Introduction to Encaustic Painting with Hélène Farrar

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

Tuesday and Wednesday , April 16 and 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Whatever your relationship to flowers – an avid gardener, a giver or receiver of a bouquet, or someone with a creative eye - we are excited to bring you a playful workshop looking at summer blooms and the ancient medium of encaustic. Join Artist […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

Winter Music Series: Owen Kennedy and Ben Foss

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

Fiddler Owen Kennedy and multi-instrumentalist Ben Foss play a selection of traditional New England favorites: energetic contradance tunes on guitar and fiddle, close harmony twin fiddling, and a classic waltz or two. They will also share tunes from Scotland and Scandinavia, a couple of originals, and a song or two. This young duo has been […]

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Still Life: A Study in Egg Tempera Painting with Barbara Thomas

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

In this two-day intensive, students will learn the ancient process of painting with egg tempera, inspired by the iconic tempera works of Andrew Wyeth. Beginning with a short look in the galleries at a few tempera works, we’ll observe the work in detail and sketch from a work. In the studio students will practice the […]

Art Studio

Still Life: A Study in Egg Tempera Painting with Barbara Thomas

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

In this two-day intensive, students will learn the ancient process of painting with egg tempera, inspired by the iconic tempera works of Andrew Wyeth. Beginning with a short look in the galleries at a few tempera works, we’ll observe the work in detail and sketch from a work. In the studio students will practice the […]