General

On Sunday, May 2, there will be an opening reception from 3 to 5 p.m.for the Julia's Gallery exhibiton A Bird’s Eye View: Journeying through 21st Century Climate Change. The reception will be free of charge and open to the public. Julia’s Gallery is located on the corner of Union and Elm Streets in Rockland.
 
Join us for a private preview and reception for members and guests of the lenders for the opening of the exhibitions Wyeths' Wyeths and N.C. Wyeth: Poems of American Patriotism, which will be on view at the museum's Wyeth Center.
 
Following the preview and reception, a Live at Night at the Farnsworth party will be held for EVERYONE from 7 to 8 p.m., with great music and a cash bar!
Reservations are appreciated. Please call 207-596-6256.
Join us for a private preview and reception for members and guests of the artists for the opening of the exhibition Four in Maine: Site Specific, which will be on view throughout the Farnsworth campus through December 2010.
 
Following the preview and reception, a Live at Night at the Farnsworth party will be held for EVERYONE from 7 to 8 p.m. with great music and a cash bar!
Reservations are appreciated. Please call 207-596-6256.

On Saturday, February 6, Julia's Gallery for Young Artists at the Farnsworth Art Museum will open Midcoast Maine—More than Meets the Eye, a photographic celebration of working waterfronts from Port Clyde to Belfast, as seen through the eyes of teenage photographers. The exhibition marks the culmination of the Photo Treks program, a dynamic collaboration between Julia’s Gallery, Trekkers and Maine Media Workshops.
 
The exhibition will be celebrated with a reception at Julia’s Gallery, open to the public and free of charge, from 4 to 6 p.m. The snow date for the opening reception is Sunday, February 7 from 4-6 p.m. Julia’s Gallery is located on the corner of Union and Elm Streets in Rockland.
Julia's Gallery for Young Artists at the Farnsworth Art Museum invites you to the opening reception for Fashionably Late, a juried exhibition showcasing teen artwork that explores the ways in which identity, history and culture shape fashion. The reception, which will be open to the public and free of charge, will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. at Julia’s Gallery, on the corner of Union and Elm Streets in Rockland.
 
MADE IN MAINE SHOWCASE AT THE FARNSWORTH:
Saturday, October 3
11:30 – 3:00
 
Showcase 1: BACK TO THE LAND – 11:30
Reception: Farnsworth Library – 12:30 – 1:30
Showcase 2: PRESERVING THE NATURE OF MAINE &
ANOTHER WAY OF SEEING – 1:30 – 3:00
 
BACK TO THE LAND: Short Films from the Collections of Northeast Historic Film
USA, 65mins.
Join us for the opening reception for the exhibition Matinicus: The Place Beyond, presented by Julia's Gallery for Young Artists at the Farnsworth Art Museum and the Matinicus Island School. The repeption will take place on Thursday, September 24 from 5-7 p.m. This photographic celebration of island life, representing the work of the six island students who illustrated their very own song about life on Matinicus, is the culminating show of a two-year program called Building Bridges. The reception is open to the public free of charge.
 
The Farnsworth Art Museum is excited to announce the fifth  Live at Night at the Farnsworth free party for the public of 2009, to take place on Friday, August 21, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the museum’s library. Live at Night at the Farnsworth parties, sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank and VillageSoup, are fun-filled evenings of tasty appetizers, a cash bar, great music and the opportunity to peruse the museum galleries free of charge.
 
Join us for Paint the Town 2009!
 
It works this way—
On Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m., the artists (must be age 14 or over) come to the Farnsworth and receive their informational packets, t-shirts and box lunches.
 
Then—
  • The artists go out to paint their views of Rockland
  • They bring their “wet” paintings of the town back to the museum between 1 and 3 p.m.
In conjunction with the Seven Deadly Sins exhibition, Jamie Wyeth will be on hand to sign books, exhibition catalogues and prints at the Wyeth Center. The public is invited to purchase items from the museum store at the event or bring personal copies; each person is limited to two items. This is a special opportunity to meet Jamie Wyeth and leave with a personalized copy of your favorite book.