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Sunday, September 24, 2023

First Fridays at the Farnsworth Proudly Sponsored by The First

(Rockland, ME) The Farnsworth Art Museum is proud to announce that for the second consecutive year, The First, N.A., will sponsor First Fridays at the Farnsworth. During First Fridays, the museum will open its galleries free of charge to the public from 5 to 8 p.m. The First Friday dates, which are part of the Arts in Rockland First Friday art walks, will be June 3, July 1, August 5, September 2 and October 7.
“We are delighted to once again have The First as sponsors of this event,” said Farnsworth Director Christopher J. Brownawell. “This partnership allows us to make the museum galleries accessible to the entire community free of charge. It is thanks to this kind of support that the Farnsworth can continue anchoring the midcoast’s creative economy.”
Founded in 1864, The First N.A. is an independent community bank serving the coast of Maine with 14 offices throughout Lincoln, Knox, Hancock and Washington Counties. The First offers innovative consumer and commercial banking products and services, including their signature First to Open 7:00am banking. First Advisors, a division of The First, provides investment advisory, private banking and trust services from offices in Damariscotta and Bar Harbor.  For more information about The First, please call 1-800-564-3195 or visit
The Farnsworth Art Museum celebrates Maine’s ongoing role in American art. It offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America’s greatest artists, with 20,000 square feet of gallery space and over 10,000 works in the collection. The Farnsworth has one of the largest public collections of works by premier 20th-century sculptor Louise Nevelson, while 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, complete the museum complex. Please visit for more information on current exhibitions, programs and events.