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First to Hail the Rising Sun: Maine Through the Eyes of its Artists

Through January 3, 2021

Exhibition Dates

Through January 3, 2021

Buy Tickets Exhibitions are free with admission.

In 2020, on the occasion of Maine’s bicentennial, the Farnsworth Art Museum will present a series of projects that celebrate the state’s ongoing role in American art. Under the banner First to Hail the Rising Sun: Maine Through the Eyes of its Artists, these projects will include both specific exhibitions as well as a series of audio tours throughout the museum’s galleries that will enable visitors to explore Maine through the Farnsworth’s nationally renowned collection. The included exhibitions will be:

In addition, in collaboration with Rizzoli Electa, the museum will publish a new book on its holdings, Maine and American Art: The Farnsworth Art Museum, to be released on Tuesday, March 31 at a release and book signing event at Rizzoli, 1133 Broadway in New York City, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Funding for First to Hail the Rising Sun: Maine Through the Eyes of its Artists is provided by Camden National Bank, the Premier Sponsor of our bicentennial programs; and by donors to our exhibition development and education fund.

Premier Sponsor of our Bicentennial Programs

Camden National Bank is the Premier Sponsor of our bicentennial programs