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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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  • Average4%
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“maine artists” (34 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
16 Museum St, Rockland, ME 04841-2867
+1 207-596-6457
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a lovely and bite-sized museum. We had foreign friends who really enjoyed the "local" flavor, both US art and Maine specifically. The current exhibit with A Wyeth drawings was a revelation. Easy, well-kept up, and a Must stop for travelers.

Thank Ana-Maria Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Farnsworth is a first rate museum and well worth the visit as it showcases some interesting American artists and plays great homage to Andrew Wyeth. The converted church that focuses on Wyeth's watercolors and various photographers studies of the Olson House is not to...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent overview of the life and works of Andrew Wyeth. The Farnsworth is celebrating Wyeth's Centenary. Very interesting collection about the Olson House.

Thank sovernet
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved all the information available at the Farnsworth. Why Wyeth painted the same home over and over, the history behind his subjects are all explained in informative shields around the Museum. Changeable artists selections are displayed and again full explanation of the art, the...More

Thank 24thIDTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

We truly enjoyed our visit to the Farnsworth Art Museum. The Wyeth pieces were great but we also enjoyed the other exhibits as well.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really an enjoyable museum. Art was wonderfully displayed. Exceeded my expectations. Large emphasis on Wyeth family works, particularly Andrew. convenient location. Helpful staff.

Thank Pietro123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a find. What a painter. As a pretty much art No-Nothing I soaked up the whole experience. From his paintings to the incredible preparatory drawings to a memorable tour of the Olson House. Will never look at " Christina's World" the same again.

Thank OldOldBob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A museum of this caliber in little Rockland, Maine! Check out the Wyeth exhibit - you won't regret it!

Thank Kristine K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The right size museum. Allow 1.5-2 hours. And right in town with enough parking on Sunday morning. No admission charge if you have ROAM [via membership in your local art museum.]

Thank orchidguy87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

FANTASTIC!!!! The Farnsworth has done it again!!! A wonderful exhibit of a great family of artists..... We are blessed to have the Farnsworth in Maine!!!

Thank susanlK8769XN
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26 May 2017|
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Response from Denis M | Reviewed this property |
The museum opens at 10 AM Tuesday through Sunday.
26 July 2016|
Response from RonL40 | Reviewed this property |
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