First Fridays: First National Bank Supports Farnsworth Art Museum with $25,000 Contribution

by | May 6, 2024

(L-R): First National Bank’s AVP, Commercial Loan Officer, Dan Hallinan, SVP, Government Banking Officer, Jake Miller, Farnsworth Art Museum’s Director, Christopher Brownawell, First National Bank’s AVP, Mortgage Loan Officer, Alicia Costa, and Farnsworth Art Museum’s Director of Leadership Giving, Ann Holton.

ROCKLAND, MAINE – First National Bank and First National Wealth Management recently contributed $25,000 to the Farnsworth Art Museum in support of building community engagement and opening its doors to all through their First Fridays program.

First Fridays at the Farnsworth are now happening year-round and allow visitors to view the Farnsworth’s galleries free of charge. First Fridays bring the museum to life with unique programming, activities, and community collaborations and offer a variety of activities for people of all ages and interests. First National Bank employees volunteer at each event to assist museum-goers at the Farnsworth entrances.

“First National Bank and First National Wealth Management’s generous contribution underscores their unwavering commitment to the arts and our community. Their support ensures that First Fridays at the Farnsworth remain vibrant, accessible, and enriching experiences for all,” said Christopher J. Brownawell, Director of the Farnsworth Art Museum

“As Maine welcomes the spring season, the Bank is delighted to continue its support of the Farnsworth and these enjoyable evenings in Rockland,” said Tony McKim, President and CEO of First National Bank.

First National Bank, a subsidiary of The First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNLC) is an independent community bank with 18 offices in Lincoln, Knox, Waldo, Hancock, Washington and Penobscot Counties.  For more information about First National Bank, please call 1-800-564-3195 or visit