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Farnsworth Art Museum
Ranked #1 of 43 things to do in Rockland
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 21 August 2014

This museum is well worth a visit if only to see the shaker exhibition.
There is also an amazing collection of Andrew Wyeth.

Thank Seasaidhm
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

Very informative and they have an excellent exhibit of the Wyeth family. Very well put together. Make sure you visit the building across the street that belongs to the museum. They have more art and a great looking elevator.

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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Not to be missed if you're in Rockland. Knowledgeable staff and many interesting studies which later were perfected into famous paintings.

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Reviewed 17 August 2014

We took about an hour to view the main collection, the special exhibition (Quakers), and the Wyeth gallery. Worth a stop if you enjoy the Wyeths, or if you are trying to burn some time on a cloudy/rainy day. Adult admission for all that was $12. It was fun to see paintings of real local Maine places and people. Don't miss the elevator in the Wyeth gallery!

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Reviewed 17 August 2014

This museum is so full of incredible art. If you love the Wyeth's work, and they have a separate building housing that. I'm a huge fan of Jamie Wyeth and his work is currently on display. The building is a piece of art itself, the floors are painted beautifully, the elevator has more art in it, walking up the steps, you'll bump into more art, the people are kind and happy. The main building had a fabulous collection of impressionist painters as well as lots of other art of the area. And a Shaker exhibit. Wonderful experience.

Thank margarita200
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