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Farnsworth Art Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fabulous Wyeth Exhibit

Wonderful museum featuring works by Andrew Wyeth; well worth the price of admission. Lovely gift... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
gr8passage
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United States
A nice museum to explore

The Fansworth Art Museum is small enough to cover in a couple of hours and exhibits some wonderful... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
janinin
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Burlington, North Carolina
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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...more
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16 Museum St, Rockland, ME 04841-2867
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Wonderful museum featuring works by Andrew Wyeth; well worth the price of admission. Lovely gift shop as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gr8passage
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The Fansworth Art Museum is small enough to cover in a couple of hours and exhibits some wonderful works.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank janinin
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Wonderful Museum - Big Collection of Andrew Wyeth (who spent summers nearby) but many other "name" artists as well Fitz Henry lane, Winslow Homer, Frank Benson, Buttersworth, etc, many with Maine themes. A wealthy patron named Farnsworth donated her property, fortune and art collection to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The Wyeth Family exhibit was comprehensive and excellent. Other Maine artists also represented. Go enjoy it!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

I love all three Wyeth painters and they had them all there in one place! The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. My husband and I learned all about the history of these three painters: grandfather, father and son. I was really impressed that the small...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank feetfly1
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Museum famous for their collection of art by the Wyeth family. Make sure you don’t miss the Wyeth Center across the street. We especially loved the exhibit on NC Wyeth’s illustrations for “Poems of American Patriotism.”

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank halfmoonguides
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Sometimes a rainy day on vacation is a blessing. We spent several hours here and were amazed by the expansive collection of so many well-known artists across many periods, styles and medium.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dyanne D
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a great place to visit if you're interested in the Wyeth's artwork and history. The staff is friendly and it is a nice way to spend a rainy day. For an extra $5 you can add on the Olson House, which is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SueDave P
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful museum. Large rooms. Attentive staff. Lots of Wyeth and other artists. We started out watching video of Wyeth's life, almost all in Chadsford PA. Then visited rooms in main museum, then crossed through the lovely garden (with wooden camel--see below) to Wyeth Museum. Photos...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Auroraam
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely gem of a museum located on the coast of Maine, this is a great destination stop. It is a treasure drove of paintings by the Wyeth family as well as other Maine artists (of which there are many, including Robert Indiana, whose “love”...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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The museum opens at 10 AM Tuesday through Sunday.
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