The Farnsworth Collection Online

The museum’s collection of approximately 15,000 works focuses on American art from the 18th century to the present, with a special emphasis on artists who have lived or worked in Maine. Approximately 5,211 objects (and counting!) are searchable on the museum’s collection database.


Galleries for Educator

The collection of artwork below has been curated by Museum Educators. These works of art connect to arts-integration lessons in the galleries and in the classroom during this program year.


stories of the land and its people

Marguerite Zorach,  Land and Development of New England , 1935

Marguerite Zorach, Land and Development of New England, 1935


Unit: Music by the Sea

George Bellows,  Beating Out to Sea , 1913

George Bellows, Beating Out to Sea, 1913


Unit: Maine 200

Fitz Henry Lane,  Shipping in Down East Waters , 1854

Fitz Henry Lane, Shipping in Down East Waters, 1854