Farnsworth Art Museum

Rockland, ME

207-596-6457

http://www.farnsworthmuseum.org



 

 

The FarnsworthArt Museum celebrates Maine's ongoing role in American art. It offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America's greatest artists, with 20,000 square feet of gallery space and over 13,000 works in the collection. The Farnsworth has one of the largest public collections of works by sculptor Louise Nevelson, while its Wyeth Center features works of N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth. The National Register-listed Farnsworth Homestead; the Olson House, a National Historic Landmark; and Julia's Gallery for Young Artists complete the museum complex.

The Farnsworth Art Museum and the Homestead are located at the corner of Elm and Main Streets (Coastal Route 1 North) in downtown Rockland, Maine Houirs vary by season -- call the museum for latest information.

Thecoastofmaine.com is an online download and streaming video subscription magazine which presents stories in high-quality full motion video. One of the free sampler videos offered is a 3 1/3 minute overview of the Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center, featuring Suzette McAvoy, Lead Curator of the museum. This video is part 1 of a 5-part series on the museum, totaling 20 3/4 minutes. Thecoastofmaine.com is a subsidiary of Northern Light Films, Inc, a Maine based Film and Video Production Company headed by Director of Photography, Rob Draper, ACS.

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Farnsworth Art Museum, produced by Maine PBS, is part of the Maine PBS series "Maine PBS Presents the Maine Art Museum Trail," and features the Farnsworth Art Museum, located in the picturesque seaside town of Rockland. The museum's nationally recognized permanent collection of American art is highlighted as well as its Wyeth Center and two historic sites.

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