Farnsworth Presents a Panel Discussion: The Homestead Architects

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On Saturday, March 24, the Farnsworth Art Museum will be presenting a panel discussion entitled The Homestead Architects. The architects and architectural designers participating in the panel discussion will present and discuss their re-envisions of a modern day homestead located in downtown Rockland.

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On Saturday, March 24, the Farnsworth Art Museum will be presenting a panel discussion entitled The Homestead Architects. The discussion will take place at The Strand Theatre in Rockland, at 3 p.m., and is in conjunction with the exhibition The Homestead Project, which will be on view in the museum’s Crosman gallery from March 24 through September 23, 2012.
For the exhibition The Homestead Project, ten architectural firms have been asked to present their designs for a house on the same lot as the existing Homestead, one that meets the needs of a twenty-first century Farnsworth family. The architects and architectural designers participating in the panel discussion will present and discuss their re-envisions of a modern day homestead located in downtown Rockland.
The architects and architectural designers participating in the panel are:

  •     Eric Allyn of Houses & Cottages, Rockland
  •     Nick Winton of Anmahian Winston Associates, Inc., Cambridge
  •     Christopher Campbell of Christopher Campbell Architecture, Portland
  •     Bruce Norelius of Bruce Norelius Studio of Los Angeles
  •     Susan Rodriguez of Ennead Architects LLP, New York
  •     Laurie Hawkinson of Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects, LLP, New York
  •     John Tittmann of Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects, Boston

The fee for the discussion is $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact the museum’s Education department at 207-596-0949 or online at farnsworthmuseum.org/education.
After the discussion, the Farnsworth’s newest membership group, The Collective, will be hosting Art Trivia 101 with a Twist! at the future home of Fog Bar, 328 Main Street in Rockland. Those interested in reserving a spot for a team of up to 6 players should contact the Membership Department at 207-596-6256. The fee for the Trivia is as follows: Collective members play for free, Farnsworth members $5, nonmembers $10. This Collective event is sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank and Fog Bar.
The Homestead Project is made possible through the generous support of: A.E. Sampson & Son, Anonymous, Bench Dogs, Inc., Cold Mountain Builders, J.C. Stone Inc., Marvin Windows and Doors, Thos. Moser Fine Furniture, Tidewater Millwork, and Windsor Chairmakers. The primary media sponsor for the exhibition is Maine Home + Design.

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