Art, Art Museums and Galleries

Maine's premier art museums, local galleries and arts activities in the Lincoln County region.

Farnsworth Art Museum

Farnsworth Art Museum

Home to an extensive collection of works by N.C., Jamie, and Andrew Wyeth and a vibrant temporary exhibition schedule featuring contemporary art as well as more focused exhibitions of these three generations of Wyeths, and their extended circle of artist family and friends.
Phone: 207-596-6457
Colby Museum of Art

Colby Museum of Art

The Colby Museum of art is a collecting and teaching museum owned and operated by Colby College, with a focus on American and Contemporary art. Its impressive collection features such notable Maine artists as Marsden Hartley, George Bellows, Fairfield Porter, Alex Katz and John Marin. An exceptional institution for art enthusiasts to enjoy rotating exhibitions, site-specific contemporary works by Sol Lewitt and Richard Serra, as well as highlights from the museum`s permanent collection.
The Twin Villages Art Walk

The Twin Villages Art Walk

The Newcastle and Damariscotta Art Walk is a free self guided tour of local art venues, as well as participating businesses hosting receptions and displaying fine art in conjunction with the event. This summer`s edition takes place every third Friday from 4-7pm, June 15th, July 20th, August 17th and September 21st. Celebrating its 6th season, the Art Walk brings together a diverse range of local artists, arts venues, and supporting businesses, to foster the area`s creative economy and boost awareness of its vibrant visual arts scene. Join in the festivities, meet local artists, and enjoy refreshments and hands on activities in over 20 locations throughout the twin villages. Maps/brochures for the event are available in our office and at participating locations, which will be marked with a yellow flag.
The Portland Museum of Art

The Portland Museum of Art

The largest and oldest public art museum in Maine, founded in 1882 by the Portland Society of Art, and located in the downtown Portland arts district. The museum is home to a collection of over 22,000 artworks and the largest collection of European art in Maine. It includes works by American artists Winslow Homer, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Louise Nevelson, and Andrew Wyeth as well as works by Europeans Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Rene Magritte, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, Pablo Picasso, and Auguste Rodin, which encompass pivotal movements in art history. Many of the museums holdings were generously donated by Philanthropic Mainers including Charles Payson, Joan Whitney and Elizabeth Noyce.