Join us in person for the . . . premiere summer event on the Midcoast . . . the return of the Farnsworth gala. 

Experience Maine’s flourishing art scene while honoring its historic roots. Reconnect. Celebrate. Rejuvenate. A spectacular local spread and creative cocktails. Music and dancing. Live auction featuring incredible travel experiences in Maine and beyond. A private viewing of Farnsworth at 75: New Voices from Maine in American Art. Don’t miss this unforgettable evening.

Honoring the Alex Katz Foundation, 2023 Maine in America awardee

Friday, July 14, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.

75th Anniversary Gala Sponsorship Benefits

All sponsors will receive acknowledgement at the Gala, in the Farnsworth Magazine, and on the Museum’s Donor Wall of Honor. Sponsors will also receive a special thank-you gift and other valuable benefits.

$25,000 Tourmaline – Premiere table for 10
$10,000 Quartz – Preferred table for 8
$5,000 Garnet – 6 tickets
$2,500 Aquamarine – 4 tickets

$25,000 – Admission for Youth and Local Families
Ensure access for all by helping underwrite free and discounted admission and community events. Youth under 16 years of age and Rockland residents are free every day at the Museum.
$10,000 – Exhibition and Programming
Support the museum’s internationally recognized exhibitions and exceptional educational programs. 
$5,000 – K-12 Student Arts Education
Increase student participation and teacher training in arts education at area schools.

Individual tickets at $300 will be released closer to the event. Patrons will have the first option to purchase individual tickets at that time.

To pledge your support, email us at

Proceeds support exhibition and arts education programming at the Farnsworth.


Bid on one or more of our special live auction items featuring unique, one-of-a-kind Maine art-filled excursions and travel to cultural destinations in the US and abroad. All while furthering the mission of the Farnsworth. Details coming soon. To request additional information about our Artful Excursions, email Anna Sideris at