The Farnsworth Art Museum has announced that for the second consecutive year, The First, N.A. will sponsor First Fridays at the Farnsworth. The museum will open its galleries free of charge to the public from 5 to 8 p.m. during Arts in Rockland First Friday art walks June 3, July 1 Aug. 5, Sept. 2 and Oct. 7.

Farnsworth Director Christopher J. Brownawell. said the museum is delighted to once again have The First as sponsors of the event.

“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,” he said.

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