In 2017 the Farnsworth is presenting two major exhibitions featuring the work of women who have played important roles in twentieth-century American art, both of whom also had deep connections to Maine: Marguerite Zorach and Louise Nevelson.
Enjoy radiant work from some of the finest makers in the world.
Marguerite Zorach – An Art-Filled Life is an exhibition that brings together sixty paintings and textiles by Marguerite Thompson Zorach made between 1910 and 1965. In highlighting her contributions as a modernist who helped changed the course of American art, … Continue reading
This exhibition will explore Marsden Hartley’s complex and visually arresting relationship with his native state—from the lush Post-Impressionist inland landscapes with which he launched his career, to the later roughly rendered paintings of Maine’s rugged coastal terrain, its hardy inhabitants, … Continue reading
Join the Boothbay Railway Village for a month-long celebration of the history, art and culture of Maine’s stone industry. Look for educational programs, the exhibit Built with Stone: The Story of Granite, Slate, and Limestone in Maine, and a 10-day sculpture … Continue reading
At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing… and anything is possible. This sweeping musical portrait of early twentieth-century America tells the story of three families in the pursuit of the American Dream. Set in the volatile melting … Continue reading
From the creator of the Tony Award-winning Million Dollar Quartet, we are proud to produce the world premiere of Heartbreak Hotel. This tender story follows Elvis Presley in the early years of his bourgeoning career as he and Sam Phillips create … Continue reading
The Ogunquit Playhouse is honored collaborating with Tim Rice and the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival on the rollout of the North American premiere of the epic new musical From Here to Eternity. Set in Hawaii in the weeks before … Continue reading
Louise Nevelson is recognized as one of the most important sculptors of the twentieth century whose wood sculptures, painted in black or white, revolutionized artists’ ideas of what sculpture could be. This exhibition will feature signature examples of these works, … Continue reading
Four beautiful, badass women are reimagined as the heroes of the French Revolution in this passionate and provocative new girl-powered comedy. Think Tina Fey and gal pals in big wigs and corsets! Witty and wise, imaginative and inspiring, watch these … Continue reading