General

Back by popular demand, Pastry Chef Steve Watts will share his inspired gingerbread house and cookie designs with a large assortment of sprinkles and candies for your creative decorating pleasure. Each session is limited to 50 children on a first come, first served basis.

As each session is limited to 50 children, reservations are suggested. Please call Special Events Manager Niki Janczura at 207-596-6457 ext 143.

Suggested donation: $5

Join us as the Camden Hills Regional High School Women’s Choir and Chamber Singers perform holiday classics, surrounded by the Share the Wonder display on the second level at the Wyeth Center.  
Camden Hills Regional High School Women’s Choir and Chamber Singers performing in 2010
Join us as the Penobscot Bay Ringers Bell Choir perform in the museum’s library. Come and enjoy this local bell choir as they make their first Farnsworth appearance. Limited seating. No reservations required.  
Join local author Don Carrigan and illustrator Tom Block along with the real live Togus in the museum library for readings and to view the illustration panels. Get your signed copy of the book and say hello to Togus. Books will be available for sale.

The event is free of charge to all

 
The museum’s traditional holiday family festival will feature passport stations; Breakers Jazz performing holiday classics in the library; a puppet show in the auditorium; cookie decorating in the Gamble Center, a special hands -on craft activity; carriage rides around the campus, Share the Wonder train display and wishing tree at the Wyeth Center. This program is free to the public as well as free museum admission for all.
 
In addition to this day's events and programs Share the Wonder will feature the following programming throughout the holiday season:
 
 

The Collective is a membership group consisting of diverse and dynamic individuals from the mid-coast that have come together to help attract a younger audience to the Farnsworth Art Museum through the presentation of intriguing programs and vibrant social events. Information about joining The Collective can be found here.

 
Come to the Farnsworth and join in the Halloween spirit!

Schedule of events from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.:
  • Decorate your own trick-or-treat bag
  • Enjoy face painting
  • The film It's the Great Pumkin Charlie Brown will run in the museum auditorium throughout the day beginning at 10 a.m.

Located on the rugged coast of Maine, the Camden International Film Festival returns for its seventh season from September 29 - October 2, 2011. Once again the Farnsworth Art Museum will serve as one of the festival's venues. Recognized as one of the top 25 film festivals in the world for documentary films and filmmakers, the festival highlights work that show dedication to craft and a unique and artistic approach to telling a darn good story. Films are selected because of their ability to arouse discussion on documentary film as an art form, a catalyst for change and as an outlet for the independent voice.

Located on the rugged coast of Maine, the Camden International Film Festival returns for its seventh season from September 29 - October 2, 2011. Once again the Farnsworth Art Museum will serve as one of the festival's venues. Recognized as one of the top 25 film festivals in the world for documentary films and filmmakers, the festival highlights work that show dedication to craft and a unique and artistic approach to telling a darn good story. Films are selected because of their ability to arouse discussion on documentary film as an art form, a catalyst for change and as an outlet for the independent voice.

Located on the rugged coast of Maine, the Camden International Film Festival returns for its seventh season from September 29 - October 2, 2011. Once again the Farnsworth Art Museum will serve as one of the festival's venues. Recognized as one of the top 25 film festivals in the world for documentary films and filmmakers, the festival highlights work that show dedication to craft and a unique and artistic approach to telling a darn good story. Films are selected because of their ability to arouse discussion on documentary film as an art form, a catalyst for change and as an outlet for the independent voice.