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.
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
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
or fifteen years, Maine’s most influential political figures, business leaders, environmental visionaries, and philanthropists have come together for the state’s largest political event for the environment. The Evening for the Environment has become the annual gathering to recognize the year’s environmental accomplishments and was attended by more than 500 people last year. All proceeds from the event go toward Maine Conservation Alliance and Maine Conservation Voters’ work to protect Maine’s land, air, water, and people. Continue reading
Friends of Casco Bay is delighted to host the Wild & Scenic Film Festival at University of Southern Maine’s Abromson Center for the 10th year! Wild & Scenic is a festival with a purpose. It is a gathering of storytellers … Continue reading
8 individuals will share their work, ideas, and creative process with members of the community in a unique, fast-paced presentation style – 20 slides per artist; 20 seconds per slide!
When Elizabeth Peavy’s mother passes away, she has to figure out what to do with her mom’s things. So begins this famed Maine writer’s funny and poignant journey that takes her both forward and backwards as she sorts out the … Continue reading