“Between Past and Present: The Homer Studio Photographic Project,” contemporary photography made with historic processes, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through Feb. 17.
“The Portland Society of Art and Winslow Homer’s Legacy in Maine,” exploring the artistic relationship between Homer and the architect John Calvin Stevens and the early years of the Portland Society of Art, featuring architectural drawings and a range of paintings and watercolors by Homer and others, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through Feb. 3.
“Iconic America: The U.S. Outline as National Symbol,” University of Southern Maine (Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education), Portland. usm.maine.edu/maps. Through Feb. 28.
“Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives,” historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, Maine State Museum, Augusta. mainestatemuseum.org. Through May.
“Recent Acquisitions,” newly acquired work by Georgia O’Keeffe, Arthur Dove, Rockwell Kent, Marguerite and William Zorach, Elaine de Kooning, Andrew and N.C. Wyeth and more, through March 10; “Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth,” furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sept. 22, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. “N’tolonapemk: Our Relatives’ Place,” archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. abbemuseum.org. Through October.
“Printmaking ABC: In Memoriam David P. Becker,” highlights from recently acquired collection of 1,500 prints, Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through March 10.
“Mapping the Air,” collaborative installation by Donna Parkinson and Sarah Vosmus, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta. harlowgallery.org. Through Jan. 25.
“The Holiday Show,” 36 Greenhut artists, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through Friday.
“Art for the Holidays: Gifts that Give Forever,” Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Wednesday.
“This Must Be the Place,” seven local artists, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. theoakandtheax. blogspot.com. Through Friday.
Winter Group Show, several local artists, Wells Public Library. 646-8181. Through Jan. 31.
“Small Works,” painting, drawing, sculpture and mixed media by 20 artists, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Jan. 20.
“Keeping Warm,” 19th- and early 20th-century quilts, clothing, fiber art tools and crafts, toys and more, with historic photos of Maine in winter, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. penobscotmarinemuseum.org. Through Feb. 24.
31st Annual Holiday Exhibition, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. caldbeck.com. Through Jan. 31.
“Work Ethic of a Chimney Sweep,” aesthetic and cultural study of the Disney film “Mary Poppins,” University of Maine (Charles Danforth Gallery), Augusta. uma.maine.edu. Through Friday.
CSA: Community Supporting Arts Exhibit, Crosstrax Deli, Unity. crosstraxdeli.com. Through Jan. 26.
“Out in the Open,” pastels, paintings and prints by Karen Luse, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. thomasmemoriallibrary.org. Through Jan. 30.
Waldo HAP Photo Project, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. waterfallarts.org. Through February.
“New Year: Works by Gallery Artists,” paintings, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Through Feb. 17.
“Travels with Eddie and Other Surprises” by Diane Hudson and “Visual Whispers” by Dan Dow, photography, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Through Jan. 26.
“Emergent,” installation by Rebecca FitzPatrick and Petra Simmons, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Through Jan. 26.
Michael Heiko, “Why I Moved to Maine,” photographs and cyanotypes of Maine culture and beyond, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Through Jan. 31.
“Honest and Catkins: A Life’s Work of Beauty,” watercolors and oils by Florence Nellie Holland, Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.org. Through Jan. 31.
“Dorothy Schwartz: Evolution of a Printmaker,” woodcuts, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. treeoflifemuseum.org. Through Feb. 25.
“Prints: Breaking Boundaries,” 35 Maine artists who use new techniques and materials, presented by Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). cmcanow.org. Through Feb. 23.
“I My Needle Ply With Skill,” needlework from the Federal period, Saco Museum. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org.
Group Show, featuring glass artist Karen Gola, SugarWood Gallery, Farmington. sugarwoodgallery.com. Through Jan. 31.
“Homage — Maine Women Pioneers,” Lois Dodd, Maggie Foskett, Susan Groce, Beverly Hallam, Alison Hildreth, Frances Hodsdon, Lissa Hunter, Dahlov Ipcar, Yvonne Jacquette, Frances Kornbluth, Rose Marasco, Marylin Quint-Rose and Katarina Weslien, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Through March 2.
“Unexpected Thaw,” works by Donald Freeman, Dana Albright, Kevin Babine and Michelle Rice, presented by Spindleworks, University College, Bath. spindleworks.org. Through Feb. 28.
“Art Maine 2013,” works by Greenhut artists, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through Feb. 23.
“Real/Ideal: Transformations in 19th-Century Painting,” Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. 725-3275. Through Feb. 24.
“Lois Dodd: Catching the Light,” retrospective for the painter, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through April 7.
“Ingrained,” prints by Martha Briana, Anthony Kulik, Donna Parkinson, Willy Reddick and Sarah Vosmus, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Feb. 9. Opening reception, 5 p.m. Friday.
“IIWII,” paintings by Susan Orfant; also works by Andy Curran, Sherry Ballou, Mary Brooking, Jody Dobe, Jeremy Greene, Caren-Marie Michel, Lucy Ellen Smith, Frank Valliere and Julie Vohs, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through Feb. 27. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
“Standing Navigation On the End of a Needle,” reclaimed and re-purposed maps by Cynthia Davis, through March 16, Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick. colemanburke.com. Through March 10. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
“Fiddler on the Roof,” show opens April 12, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Musica de Filia All-Female Choirs, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. musicadefilia.com. Women’s choir auditions, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday; lyric and concert choir auditions, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday; apprentice choir auditions, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Books and Authors
Local Author Series, Kira von Korff, author of “The Russian Coup and the Girl,” Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.
Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club, pianist Derek Herzer performs Godowsky’s “Passacaglia”; soprano Lauren Yokabaskas and pianist Eric Peppe perform “Lieder” by Mark and Strauss, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5 to $10, students free. 899-0531. 3 p.m. Sunday.
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concerts, Joshua DeScherer, bass, Ben Noyes, cello, and Maria Wagner, clarinet, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
“Winter Reflections,” VoXX New Year concert, a cappella vocal ensemble performs works by Allegri, Debussy, Gibbons and others, Belfast Armory, $10. voiceoftwenty.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
“Winter Reflections,” VoXX New Year concert, a cappella vocal ensemble performs works by Allegri, Debussy, Gibbons and others, Rockport Opera House, $10. voiceoftwenty.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Sunday Funnies, with Connor McGrath, Joe Timmins, Matt Kona, Ted Pettingell, Anthony Scibelli and Greg Pivarnik, Matthew’s, Portland, free, 21-plus. 253-1812. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Open Mic Comedy Night, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Ecstatic Dance Series, drug-free community of dancers, open DJ’d dance space to be free and expressive, Ecstatic Dance Maine, South Portland, $10 to $15. Ecstaticdanceme.com. 10 a.m. to noon Sunday and Jan. 20.
Contradance, music by Ellen Gawler & the Pineland Fiddlers with caller Maggie Robinson, Bowdoinham Town Hall, $9. 666-3090. Beginners workshop at 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Two-Year Anniversary Show, multi-genre dance show, Bright Star World Dance, Portland, $10 advance, $12 door, $15 premium seating. brightstarworlddance.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Classic Film Series, “Night of the Hunter,” Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, free. ogunquitperformingarts.org/arts. 2 p.m. Sunday.
“How To Survive a Plague,” AIDS documentary, Space, Portland, $7. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Jan. 20.
“The Rosa Parks Story,” York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Saturday.
“Downeast,” award-winning documantary about closing of sardine cannery in Prospect Harbor, Camden Opera House, $8. camdenoperahouse.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.
“The Rolling Stones: Charlie Is My Darling, Ireland 1965,” early Rolling Stones documentary, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $7.50 to $8.50. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donations welcome. capelocalbuzz.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
Southern Maine Monthly Bluegrass Jam, Roost Function Hall, Buxton, $7. 232-1528. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
North of Nashville, bluegrass, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, no cover, 21-plus. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m. Monday.
Eilen Jewell, roots music, Darien Brahms opens, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Bruce Hardina, singer-songwriter, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.
Dispatch magazine relaunch featuring Two Lights, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.
Bruce Hornsby, pianist, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $140. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
Adam Ezra Group, rock and pop, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.
WPOR’s “Cabin Fever Reliever” featuring Josh Turner, Asylum, Portland, $10, all ages. portlandasylum.com. 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Johnny Winter, blues guitarist, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $25, $45 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Beyond Reason, blues and rock, benefit for Preble Street, One Longfellow Square, Portland, donation. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Lauryn Hottinger and Heather Hardy, singer-songwriters, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Saturday.
Lifehouse, Asylum, Portland, $10, 21-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Dimensions in Jazz Presents Ideal Bread, Steve Lacy tribute ensemble, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door, $10 seniors, $5 students. 828-1310. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Trey Anastastio Band, Phish frontman, State Theatre, Portland, $42.50. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Jan. 20.
Paula Cole, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $45. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Jan. 20.
Churchill, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door, 21-plus. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m. Jan. 20.
National Theater in London Live in HD: “The Magistrate,” Arthur Wing’s Victorian farce starring John Lithgow, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $10 to $18. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 2 p.m. Thursday; encore screening at 7 p.m. Thursday.
“Sunrise,” 1927 silent film, with accompaniment by cellist Brent Arnold, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $5 to $10. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda,” with mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono, $18 to $28. collinscenterforthearts.com. 12:55 p.m. Saturday.
Lowry’s Lodge Poetry Reading, hosted by Jim Donnelly and Anna Wrobel with featured poets Kevin Sweeney and Alice Persons, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook, $3. 591-7300. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda,” with mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $18 to $26. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 1 p.m. Saturday.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda,” with mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15 to $27. rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the NHL Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $15 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Connecticut, 7 p.m. Tuesday and Saturda.
Maine Red Claws, NBA Development League affiliate of the Boston Celtics, Portland Exposition Building, $6 to $30. nba.com/dleague/maine. Vs. Iowa, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
“Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo,” Maine premiere of drama about a tiger roaming the streets of Baghdad seeking the meaning of life during the Iraq War, Mad Horse Theatre Company, Hutchins School, Portland. $15 to $20; pay what you can Jan. 17 and Jan. 24. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Jan. 20. Through Feb. 3.