Farnsworth Museum: A Wonderful Collection Of Maine And American Artwork

Summer,Winter,Spring,Fall: Where can you find some of the country’s most comprehensive collection of art related to Maine? How about a complete collection of three generations of Wyeth’s? All of these treasures can be found at the Farnsworth Musuem located in the heart of downtown Rockland. The museum is a wonderful place for the whole family to visit and enjoy a wonderful collection of 18th and 19th century artwork from famous artist such as Frank Benson, Thomas Eakins and Eastman Johnson. This is a wonderful museum that houses some well noted and a very large collection of sculptor as well. The museum is a great place to visit while you enjoy the newly re-vitalized Rockland Harbor and downtown area. With a great collections of shops and restaurants you can certainly find plenty to do. After visiting the Farnsworth’s Rockland campus get in your car and head toward Cushing and visit the historic Olson House. Painter Andrew Wyeth created many of his best-loved works there and his famous painting Christina’s World was painted at that house in 1948 which is on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.