Highlight Tours

Museum Educators lead conversational gallery walk-throughs featuring favorite artworks from the collection on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm beginning May 4, 2023.

Tours begin in the lobby and last approximately 45 minutes. Highlight tours are complimentary with admission, but space may be limited. Please ask to be included at the admissions desk and if there is any way we can make your visit more accessible.

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First Fridays

First Friday: Opening of Jamie Wyeth: Unsettled

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! 5:30 pm: Join us to celebrate the opening of our exciting new exhibition, […]

Adults Programs and Lectures Member Event Patron Event

WYETH DAY LECTURE: Artist Jamie Wyeth in Conversation

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

Our annual Wyeth Day lecture brings Jamie Wyeth (born 1946) to The Strand to discuss his current exhibition Unsettled, and his honest exploration of intriguing, often disconcerting imagery highlighted through this Summer […]

Art Studio

The Collage Artist as Storyteller with Katherine Minott

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

Join us for an invigorating class full of creativity, lively discussion, and hands-on art making. This engaging class is an invitation to create intriguing and surreal dreamscapes. With paper, glue, […]

Community Event

Booksigning: Jamie Wyeth

Join us for a book signing event with renowned artist Jamie Wyeth to commemorate his captivating exhibition Jamie Wyeth: Unsettled at the Farnsworth. Meet the artist and receive a signed […]

The Summer Show 2024

Wyeth Center 47 Union Street, Rockland, ME, United States

For Sponsors and their guests Reserve your spot and become a sponsor for The Summer Show: an unforgettable evening at the Farnsworth Art Museum. The evening raises critical funds for […]

Adults Programs and Lectures Community Event Youth/Family

Summer Music Series: Bowdoin International Music Festival

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

Join us for a delightful summer concert in collaboration with the Bowdoin International Music Festival. This concert, featuring an ensemble of talented Festival Young Artists, will include a variety of […]

Art Studio Youth/Family

Cyanotype Printing & Pamphlet Books with Katama Murray

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

Experiment with natural patterns and mindful making through a hands-on workshop focusing on cyanotypes! This class will focus on the basics of cyanotype printing techniques with fabric and paper to […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

Joyce Tenneson: A Photographer’s Life

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

Joyce Tenneson has embarked on a remarkable career that has taken her from national to international galleries, and has been featured in magazines such as: Time, Life, Newsweek, Premiere, Esquire and The New York […]

First Fridays

First Friday: Celebrating the Maine in America Award

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 […]

Art Studio Youth/Family

No Fear Abstract Painting! with Helene Farrar

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

Enjoy a three-hour playful workshop exploring how to create your own abstract painting using pourable paint, squeegies, pantone color cards, and line on paper!  Truly a FUN experience to share […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

Anneli Skaar: The Artful Journey

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

The Annual Stephen May and Kathryn B. Wilson Lecture Anneli Skaar (b. 1969) is a Norwegian-American artist and award-winning designer who lives in Camden, Maine. Primarily a painter, she also […]

Adults Programs and Lectures

The Power of the Unicorn: A Lecture by Barbara Boehm

This program will take place on Zoom , United States

This lecture by Barbara Boehm discusses unicorns; dismissed today as the stuff of legend, they continue to entrance the young and to inspire the creative, as the dreamy paintings of […]

Art Studio Youth/Family

Drawing on the Imagination! Gallery Sketching with Jude Valentine

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

Join us for this interactive gallery experience! We’ll start with a facilitated discuss on abstraction, comparing and contrasting two abstract works on view. Using an example each of Lynne Drexler […]

First Fridays

First Friday: September 6, 2024

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 […]

Art Studio Youth/Family

Drawing on the Imagination! Gallery Sketching with Jude Valentine

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

Join us for this interactive gallery experience! We’ll start with a facilitated discuss on storytelling through art. Using two examples of Louise Nevelson's works, artist and educator Jude Valentine will […]

First Fridays

First Friday: October 4, 2024

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 […]

Art Studio

Rosa Rugosa Flower Making with Anneli Skaar

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

Come spend an enjoyable day learning the art of paper flower making, and make your very own Rosa Rugosa paper flower in the studio! This is a very satisfying flower […]

First Fridays

First Friday: November 1, 2024

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 […]

First Fridays

First Friday: December 6, 2024

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 […]