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Farnsworth Art Museum

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Farnsworth Art Museum is a art museum based in Rockland, ME that was founded in 1987. As of 2019 they had $4.8 million in revenue and $31 million in assets.

To celebrate Maine's role in American art to accomplish that mission the museum provides an extensive offering of collections, exhibitions, education and retail services to the general public.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: The William A Farnsworth Library And Art Museum.

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Program areas at Farnsworth Art Museum

Curatorial and Library -see schedule o2019 curatorial programsthe screen showfebruary 9 september 22, 2019rothschild gallerythe Farnsworth Art Museum recently acquired two early twentieth-century folding screens: manship toasting The angels by barry faulkner done in 1923, A dream like depiction of his trip to The wine country of france during prohibition; and one by carrol thayer berry with A fanciful view of camden harbor done in 1930. Folding screens were especially popular in The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, serving typically as room dividers and often used by their owners to dress or undress behind. Prominent artists, architects, and designers in both europe and america experimented with The format, including james mcneill whistler, thomas dewing, louis comfort tiffany, thomas hart benton, donald deskey, ansel adams, jim dine, helen frankenthaler, robert rauschenberg, and david hockney, among many. The Museum's two screens served as A departure point for this exhibition, seeking submissions ...

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Education program accomplishments - see schedule o education program accomplishmentsthe Farnsworth's education programs offer new perspectives on The Museum's collection, exhibitions, Library and historic sites through The multitude of programs offered by The education staff. Together with partners and collaborators, we offer talks, tours, family days, Art classes, workshops and more. Programs make connections between visual arts and other Art forms such as films, music, theater, literature and more. Our partners are docents, curators, teachers, Art historians, cultural historians, thought leaders, musicians, actors, artists and performers to name only some. Our audiences are both The beginner in Art to The expert in Art and include preschoolers, k-12 community, educators, families, residents, visitors, seniors and young people. We welcome The public both on site and online to interact, imagine and be inspired by The Art on view. In addition, we host A college level intern in The Museum education department every ...

Form 990s for Farnsworth Art Museum

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-09Oct 8, 2020990View PDF
2018-09Oct 18, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Oct 16, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Dec 20, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Farnsworth Art Museum

Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,373,825
Program services$618,689
Investment income and dividends$580,585
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$892
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$120,076
Net income from fundraising events$-138,244
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$270,436
Miscellaneous revenues$6,633
Total revenues$4,832,892

Vendors for Farnsworth Art Museum

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Wipfli LLPTax accounting2020-08-07
█████████Content management system software2020-03-02
████ ████████Fundraising Consultant$163,8302019-09-01
█████ ██████Fundraising Consultant$108,8032019-09-01
██████████ ███████████Fundraising Consultant$88,2602019-09-01
███████ ███Tax accounting2013-12-23

Personnel at Farnsworth Art Museum

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Nedra BellowsChief Financial Officer-June 25, 2020
Scheflen, AnnChief Advancement Officer-June 25, 2020
██████████ ███████ ██Chief Curator$109,542June 25, 2020
███████████ ███████████Director-Oct. 8, 2020
███████ ███Director of Leadership Giving-June 25, 2020
███████ ██████████ ███Director of Education-June 25, 2020
██████ ██████Creative Director-June 25, 2020
███████████ █████Membership and Annual Giving Manager-June 25, 2020
██████ ██████Retail and Visitor Services Manager-June 25, 2020
██████ █████████Special Events Manager-June 25, 2020
...and 11 more key personnel

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