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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 yesterday

While this museum is small, they had an incredible Wyeth retrospective, which was worth admission. The grounds are historic, nice gift shop. Take a stroll through the garden while there.

Thank dillmonish d
Reviewed 5 days ago

Yes they have 3 generations of Wyeth's, but they also have other artist (which I did not like) so all you want is Wyeth's this may be the wrong place. We have been to Chadds Ford many times. They feature other artists too, but they...More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Small but well thought out layout. There are 2 distinct parts, a short walk away from each other - We got caught in the rain, but only for couple of minutes! Disappointed that "Christina's World " is not there; it is owned by the NY...More

Thank stella1st
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a special little art museum. My personal interest was in the Wyeth exhibit held in the beautifully renovated church building behind the museum and owned by them. It didn't disappoint. We were able to participate in the special tour of the Olsen House...More

Thank BImama
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wyeth 100 is a fantastic exhibit. This is my first visit to Maine so I learned a lot about the Wyeth family and how much the artwork reflects Maine. Highly recommend a visit to the art museum.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Farnsworth was superb as usual. We were fortunate to be there for the exhibition of Andrew Wyeth at 100. We saw some of our old friends(paintings) and some we had not seen before. Especially noteworthy were the watercolors through the years exhibited at the...More

Thank rnmteach
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has massive Andrew Wyeth holdings which are wonderfully curated. They focus on American artists of the past coupla centuries (duh) with a special focus on Maine artists (e.g., A. Wyeth, Zorachs, Marsden Hartley.) but have some Europeans. We come back about once a...More

Thank davioAz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Desk staff and docents were helpful guides to the various exhibits. I especially enjoyed the Wyeth sketches and watercolors.

Thank 245pcarroll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I happened to be visiting in the area and discovered after we arrived there was an Andrew Wyeth collection featured. It was the highlight of my trip!!

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to Rockland a few times in the past, but for no special reason never visited the Farnsworth Museum. This October we remedied that error and were quite pleased. It is a lovely museum and they were exhibiting a special Wyeth exhibit while...More

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Response from AmelieFan | Reviewed this property |
This is the information on their website: Winter hours: January 1 - March 31: Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., closed Mondays and Tuesdays Spring hours: April 1 - May 31: Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m... More
26 July 2016|
Response from RonL40 | Reviewed this property |
Editing on TA is by author. Best to write to her and point out the typo.