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“Fabulous collection.”

Farnsworth Art Museum
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US$489.00*
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3-Day New England Country Christmas
Ranked #1 of 37 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.
Rockland, Maine
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Fabulous collection.”
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Gems, enough to be worth the trip, not too many to tire, and usually, a great special exhibition or two.

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South Bristol, Maine
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“gem of a museum”
Reviewed 22 February 2012

Very extensive collection of the Wyeth family paintings, and a small but interesting collection of works by Maine artists

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Bangor, ME
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“The Frarnsworth is a treasure”
Reviewed 19 February 2012

the Farnsworth is always a worthwhile stop. This trip was no different. The Admissions person was wonderfully helpful and friendly and as always the exhibits were breathtaking.

Visited February 2012
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Jefferson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Good Collection”
Reviewed 5 February 2012

The Farnsworth has a fine collection of renouned artists.

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine, United States
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“First rate museum”
Reviewed 27 January 2012

We love the work of the Wyeths and there is always something there representing them. The new wings offer interesting and changing exhibits.

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