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Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland

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Art Museum · Historic Site
Farnsworth Art Museum exhibits American art works, particularly works with a focus on the state of Maine. The museum is well-known for its collection of works by George Bellows, William Zorach, and Andrew Wyeth. The museum also owns the Olson house, a National Historic Landmark and the subject of several paintings by Wyeth, including the famous "Christina's World." Stroll through the museum's galleries to see paintings and photographs of Maine and its people. Don't miss Louise Nevelson's works, which helped to modernize American sculpture. The museum also offers tours of the Farnsworth homestead. Before you head to Rockland, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Rockland trip website, to make sure you see all that Rockland has to offer, including Farnsworth Art Museum.
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  • If you can find a place to park downtown this is the one place to see. For some reason there are a lot of streets blocked off and many fewer parking spaces than a few years ago. Almost NO HANDICAPPED....  more »
  • I was thrilled to learn about the women artists who created beautiful covers for books in the early 20th century. The gift shop has a book on sale for this exhibit.  more »
  • This museum is highly recommended to be visited. There is a great selection of the artworks dedicated to Maine. The stuff is very friendly and helpful.
  • This art gallery with a focus on the area, the Wyeths, and regional art is the place for Olsen House tickets which was our initial intent. The gallery is kid friendly and filled with great art. The village of Rockland is a great place to stay.

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