General

The museum’s traditional holiday family festival attracts upwards of 1,200 children and adults to a myriad of activities and events taking place throughout the museum campus. The three-hour events will feature the following stations at which participating children may have their Share the Wonder passports stamped:
  • A live performance in the auditorium
  • Live holiday music
  • Cookie decorating
  • Carriage rides around the campus
  • The Share the Wonder train display at the Wyeth Center.
 

Join us for a free community event for the opening of the exhibition  Picturing Maine: Photographs from the Farnsworth.

The event will feature a photo booth, live music and other fun activities, and is free to the public. During this event, we have made available five "selfie" stations. Tag your selfie on Instagram at all five locations with #picturingme for a prize!

This event is part of the museum's First Fridays at the Farnsworth sponsored by The First.

 

On the first Friday of each month, from June through October, the Farnsworth Art Museum will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. as part of First Fridays at the Farnsworth proudly sponsored by The First

Again in 2015, the museum will be accessible on First Fridays through the Main Street doors leading directly into the galleries. 

First Fridays at the Farnsworth is part of the Arts in Rockland First Fridays, during which all 21 member-galleries of Arts in Rockland stage an Arts Walk from 5 to 8 p.m.

 

On the first Friday of each month, from June through October, the Farnsworth Art Museum will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. as part of First Fridays at the Farnsworth proudly sponsored by The First

First Fridays at the Farnsworth is part of the Arts in Rockland First Fridays, during which all 21 member-galleries of Arts in Rockland stage an Arts Walk from 5 to 8 p.m.

During First Fridays at the Farnsworth museum admission is free.

 

On the first Friday of each month, from June through October, the Farnsworth Art Museum will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. as part of First Fridays at the Farnsworth proudly sponsored by The First

Again in 2015, the museum will be accessible on First Fridays through the Main Street doors leading directly into the galleries. 

First Fridays at the Farnsworth is part of the Arts in Rockland First Fridays, during which all 21 member-galleries of Arts in Rockland stage an Arts Walk from 5 to 8 p.m.

On Sunday, May 17, The Farnsworth Art Museum will be opening a new student exhibition entitled Stories of the Land and Its People: An Arts Integrated School Initiative for Midcoast Maine. The public opening will begin with a 1 p.m. program at The Strand Theatre in Rockland, followed by a preview and reception in the museum and at Julia's Gallery, at the corner of Union Street and Elm Street. Please note that Julia's Gallery is not handicapped accessible.

The Farnsworth Art Museum, in partnership with Bay Chamber Concerts, is pleased to present our third  season of intimate Music at Noon lunchtime concerts. 

Enjoy a midday break with light lunch and lovely music in the relaxed, intimate atmosphere of the Farnsworth Museum in downtown Rockland. The hour-long performance begins at noon. Ticket includes a freshly-prepared lunch provided by Atlantic Baking Company plus access to the museum following the performance.

Everyman Repertory Theatre presents the Shaker play As It Is in Heaven, by Arlene Hutton. This play, mounted in partnership with the Farnsworth and it's exhibition: The Shakers: From Mount Lebanon to the World, will be performed at the Rockport Opera House on two consecutive weekends, from February 20 through March 1. Farnsworth members are entitled to a $5 discount on tickets.

 

Join us on Friday, July 10, 2015 for the 10th Anniversary Farnsworth Summer Gala. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at The Strand Theatre, and continues throughout the museum itself, with guests entering through our Main Street doors. The event's creative team has been diligently at work and the evening is shaping up to be spectacular, featuring fun and fabulous décor and a delightful dinner, followed by an after party in downtown Rockland.