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.
In Mo Willems’ beloved books, Elephant Gerald and Piggie are best friends. In We Are in a Play!, a brand-new vaudevillian romp of a musical, Gerald and Piggie sing and dance their way through plenty of pachydermal peril and swiney suspense. Asking … Continue reading
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