The Farnsworth Art Museum will be closing early on Friday, Dec. 24, as well as Friday, Dec. 31 to allow staff to enjoy the holidays. On both of those days, the museum will close at 2 p.m. The museum will remain closed Saturdays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

The Museum Store will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24 and will be closed on Christmas Day. The store’s hours on Friday, Dec. 31 will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., closed on New Year’s Day.

The museum will offer extra open hours the week between Christmas and New Year, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 27 and 28, so that visitors may enjoy the many exhibitions as well as the Share the Wonder holiday display at the Wyeth Center.

On Wednesday, Jan. 5, the museum will resume its regular winter hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. The Wyeth Center will be closed for the winter season.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to