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Farnsworth Art Museum

16 Museum St, Rockland, ME 04841-2867
+1 207-596-6457
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Celebrating Maine's Role in American Art, the Farnsworth Art Museum offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America's greatest artists. With 20,000 square feet of gallery space and over 15,000 works in the collection, there is always something new on view at the Farnsworth. The museum has one of the largest collections of works by sculptor Louise Nevelson. Its Wyeth Center features works of Andrew, N.C. and Jamie Wyeth. The Farnsworth's library is also housed in its Rockland, ME, campus. Two historic buildings, the Farnsworth Homestead and the Olson House, and Julia's Gallery for Young Artists complete the museum complex.
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16 Museum St, Rockland, ME 04841-2867
+1 207-596-6457
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Surprisingly large museum complex for this small town. Excellent materials on Andrew Wyeth, both here and at the Olson House in nearby Cushing.

Thank cbchrc
Reviewed 5 days ago

Go see Dr Syn. We've seen a lot of Wyeth but this exhibit of Andrew Wyeth's studies and his painting of Dr Syn are little seen masterpieces. It's an inspiration to see the work, choices and passion that go into the final presentation of what...More

Thank damajane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Farnsworth is a lovely museum, and we try to stop in a few times a year. Their Wyeth collection is amazing. Plus they have 3 to 4 different exhibits a year. The current Marguerite Zorach and Andrew Wyeth at 100 exhibits are diverse and...More

Thank LobsterGirl3
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed the Farnsworth. After years of vacationing in Rockland/Camden area, this was the first time we visited. As a fan of the Wyeth's I really enjoyed the centennial celebration of Andrew Wyeth both at the Farnsworth and in the adjacent Wyeth...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had no idea that this was the home of Andrew Wyeth and family when I arrived. Was great to see more of this artwork than the "famous" pieces.

Thank Stevert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wyeth spent summers in nearby Cushing, Maine where he painted many beautiful scenes, including "Christina's World."

Thank pinot56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two buildings full of Wyeth art - as well as a Warhol and others! What more can you ask for? A.Wyeth 100 Anniv show strongly recommended!

Thank KariTrips
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed. Modern art was so so. Liked the wyeth work! Learned about his connection to the region. So that eas nice

Thank myblue123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I feel fortunate that someone happened to mention that a museum in this area had a large collection of Andrew Wyeth's art. Researched it before I came, and am so glad I did! You will find many works and studies by Wyeth, as well as...More

Thank Gropius12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are frequent visitors to the Farnsworth, which not only houses a huge collection of all the Wyeths(N,C, Andrew and Jamie) but also famous artists who have painted in Maine (Homer, Kent, Bellows,Henri etc.). They also have major visiting shows. Plan to spend several hours...More

Thank josburkart
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When is it open
26 May 2017|
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Response from Denis M | Reviewed this property |
The museum opens at 10 AM Tuesday through Sunday.
Beth just posted, "Olsen House in Camden is a must see” Unfortunately, the Olson House (watch the spelling) is in Cushing, Maine which is in the opposite direction from Camden. Can this post be fixed?
25 July 2016|
Response from RonL40 | Reviewed this property |
Editing on TA is by author. Best to write to her and point out the typo.