USM Student Juried Exhibition, 40 works, juried by art critic Dan Kany, master printer Lisa Pixley and ceramicist Shawn O’Connor, through April 6, free. Art Gallery, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Thursday.
“In and Out of the Garden,” paintings by Leslie Anderson, free. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland. daunis.com.
“Beyond the Object,” contemporary realism featuring works by Jonathan Eiten and Liz Patterson. Saccarappa Art Collective, 861 Main St., Westbrook.
CMCA presents “Collage X 10,” featuring 10 contemporary Maine artists from the Center for Maine Contemporary Arts. Lewis Gallery at the Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. portlandlibrary.com.
“Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here,” from a traveling exhibition of more than 100 artist books from 24 countries, presented by USM’s Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts, Unum Great Reading Room at Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave., 7th floor, Portland. usm.maine.edu/bookarts
“Color Journey,” works by Gretchen Langner, 3Fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland. www.3fishgallery.com. Through March 28.
Catherine Worthington Fiber Art Exhibition, colorful textile paintings with themes of nature, flowers, pears and poppies. Topsham Public Library, Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road. topshamlibrary.org.
Kelly McConnell, “The Space In Between,” paintings, through March 31. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org.
“Maine 10” exhibit, through March 31. Art ranges from large scenics and playful graphics to smaller pieces in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel, including framed prints. Those participating are: Shirley Lewis, Sylvia Dyer, Claire Vigneau, Mary Truesdell, Susan R. Wood (formerly Rayfield), Leslie Emerson, Bonnie Alpander and Vivian Wixom. Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath. maescafeandbakery.com.
“Transitions: USM Juried Art Alumni,” 23 paintings, drawings and prints by seven USM Art alumni, through March 28. Area Gallery at The Woodbury Campus Center, 35 Bedford St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/gallery.
Linda Murray, solo show, Centre Street Art Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath. centrestartsgallery.blogspot.com.
6th annual “44N 69W: Radius Belfast,” potters, painters, welders, woodcarvers, mobile makers, sculptors and knitters. Aarhus Gallery, 50 Main St., Belfast. aarhusgallery.com.
Bryan Graf, “Across the Interior,” through April 6. Inventive work turns the prosaic Jersey landscape into a canvas for darkroom experimentation. Free admission. Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu/ica.
“In the Sound Art Closet: Robert Beatty: Soundtracks for Takeshi Murata,” through April 6. Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu/ica.
“Marching Forth into Spring,” group exhibit celebrating color and light. Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland. greenhutgalleries.com.
“Area Below Water: Photoencaustics” and “Coastal Plein Air,” through March 29. Richard Keen, Alison Hill, Jerry Weiss and Michael Vermette, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com.
“Present Happiness,” works by Anne Alexander, Michael Boardman, Sukie Curtis, Judine French, Varvara Harmon, Liz Prescott and Jane Sawyer. Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 336 Main St. yarmouthframeandgallery.com.
“Winter Colors: Paintings by Andrea Peters, Tom Curry, Kevin Beers, Mitch Billis and Phil Barter,” through March 29. Gleason Fine Art, 7 Oak St., Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com.
Seacoast fabric artists Gail Henderson and Donna Kelly, through March 31. Just Us Chickens Gallery, 16A Shapleigh Road (Route 236), Kittery. justuschickens.net.
“Frozen: The Art of Ice & Snow,” through June 30. The exhibit features large format photographs taken by John, Cynthia and Jonathan Orcutt of landscapes that are dominated by ice and snow. Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St. (Route 27), Kingfield. www.schoolhouseart gallery.com. Friday to Saturday.
“Frozen: The Art of Ice & Snow,” large-format photographs taken by John, Cynthia and Jonathan Orcutt of landscapes dominated by ice and snow, through June 30. Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St. (Route 27), Kingfield. schoolhouseartgallery.com.
“Birds!” Wayne Robbins, Obie Buell, James Brewer, Carolyn Judson and Peggy Johnson show work in stone, clay, wood and metals portraying bird forms and related elements, through May 31. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com.
Annette Kearney: “Let There Be Light,” through March 31. Featured pieces include fused glass freestanding sculptures and 3D collaged paintings. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com.
“Intersections,” watercolors by Katharine Cartwright, through March 31. Richard Boyd Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. richardboyd pottery.com.
Berwick Art Association Group Show, through April 30, Berwick Public Library, 103 Old Pine Road.
Lola Studios Opening Party, 142 High St. Suite 501-A. Photo booth and refreshments. Free. www.facebook.com/events/741421779216451/. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Figure Drawing, no instructor, artists bring own materials, easel; gallery provides chairs, stools, tables. $30/$60/$15. Centre St Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St, Bath. centrestartsgallery.blogspot.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.
• MUSEUM EXHIBITS
“From the Elegant to the Everyday: 200 Years of Fashion in New England,” Saco Museum, 371 Main St., Saco. www.sacomuseum.org. $5, $3 students and seniors, $2 children, 6 and under free. Opening reception 5:30 p.m. Friday.
“Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum,” through April 27. Over 100 drawings and sketchbooks from the world-renowned collection from late-18th through the mid-20th century. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.
“The Spirit of the Grassland,” explores the senses of identity and differences within 30 kingdoms of the grassland of Cameroon, general museum admission. Museum of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland. museum africanculture.org.
Robert Indiana “Celebrating LOVE,” explores Robert Indiana’s persistent and multi-faceted exploration of his LOVE imagery, through Sunday. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.
Andrew Wyeth: “Temperas and Watercolors,” through April 30. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. www.farnsworth museum.org.
“The Wonderful World of Oz,” exhibition drawn from the world’s most comprehensive collection of Oz materials, based in Maine. Through March 30. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. www.farnsworthmuseum.org.
“The Object Show,” small and rarely seen objects from diverse collections. Through June 8. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. www.bowdoin.edu/art- museum.
“The Lunder Collection,” works by Whistler, Homer, O’Keefe and many more American masters, plus “Spaces and Places” and “American Weathervanes.” Through June 8. Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville. www.colby.edu/museum.
“Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center,” a wide-ranging survey of collages, representing diverse media, from the collection of the International Collage Center. Through March 21. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.bates.edu/museum.
“How to Make the Universe Right: The Art of the Shaman in Vietnam and Southern China,” painted scrolls, masks and other objects used in shamanist ceremonies of five ethnic minorities in northern Vietnam. Through March 21. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.bates.edu/museum
Hannah Cole: “Time’s Wife,” paintings, through March 22. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.
Kenny Cole: “Parabellum (Prepare for War),” immersive, interactive installation, through March 22. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.
From Paranesi to Picasso: Master Prints from the Permanent Collection, over 60 of the finest prints from the Museum of Art’s permanent collection, through March 22. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.
Rhythm of Winter Sleigh Exhibit, sleigh-themed sheet music with illustrated covers from 1800s to early 1900s, such as “The Sleigh Ride” and “Jingle Bells,” free. Skyline Farm Carriage Museum. skylinefarm.org. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert Series, Portland String Quartet, free/donation. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
Elias String Quartet, performing Beethoven and Kurtag. $38. University of Maine, Orono. collinscenterforthearts.com. 7 p.m. Friday.
Silk Trio, innovative Chinese ensemble music features Yihan Chen playing the pipa, a pear-shaped lute; Wang Guowei on the erhu, a two-stringed fiddle; and Ann Yao on the zheng, a plucked zither. $10. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, “Werther,” romantic new production of Goethe’s revolutionary romance stars Jonas Kaufmann as the tragic poet undone by obsession, and French mezzo-soprano Sophie Koch in her Met debut as Charlotte. $27, $15 students. The Strand Theatre, 354 Main St., Rockland. www.rocklandstrand.com. Encore on March 25. 1 p.m. Saturday.
Bates Orchestra, Sibelius, Mozart, Ordway and Dvorak, with soloists Frank Glazer and Jim Paraklias. Free, tickets required. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Midcoast Symphony Orchestra presents Russian music by Glinka, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky. $20, under 18 free. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. www.francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
“Something Old, Something New,” CD pre-release concert, pianist Anastasia Antonacos presents classical and contemporary works, $15, $10 seniors, USM employees and alumni; $5 students. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave. www.usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Symphony Orchestra, Bernstein by Bernstein, works by Leonard Bernstein with narration by his daughter Jamie, $25 to $75. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. www.porttix.com. 2:30 Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Cuarteto Quiroga, Spanish string quartet performing works by Mozart, Bartok and Schonberg, $12. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.batestickets.com. 7 p.m. Sunday.
Portland Symphony Orchestra, celebrating Music in Our Schools Month with Jamie Bernstein, Robert Moody and Robin Rilette. Free with online registration. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. bit.ly/psomusiceducation. 6 p.m. Monday.
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert Series, pianist Chiharu Naruse, free/donation. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. March 20.
DaPonte String Quartet, “Voices of Angels,” Randall Thompson “Alleluia”; Franz Josef Haydn String Quartet in F Major, Op. 50, no. 5; and more, $20, free for under 21. Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 200 Main St., Thomaston. www.daponte.org. 7:30 p.m. March 20.
“Veils,” contemporary drama about bridging the gap between the West and the Middle East, $32-$42. Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave. portlandstage.org. 2 p.m. Thursday and Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday.
Good Theater presents “The Outgoing Tide,” funny, emotional drama addresses descent into dementia, $20 to $28. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through March 30.
“Exit Laughing,” comedy about growing older, $15, $18, Thursday performances are pay what you can. The Footlights, 190 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. thefootlightsinfalmouth.com. 7 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday to Sunday.
Madhorse Theater presents “Orphans,” $20, $15 seniors and students. Thursday performances are pay what you can. Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. www.madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. March 20.
Dramatic Repertory Company presents “My Name is Rachel Corrie,” $17 in advance; $20 day of show. Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave, Portland. www.dramaticrep.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Sunday.
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” Tony Award-winning musical picks up where Dickens left off, $10-$21. Russell Hall at USM Gorham, 37 College Ave. usm.maine.edu/theatre. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and March 20. Through March 23.
Sanford Maine Stage Theatre Co. presents St. Patrick’s-themed murder mystery dinner show. Dinner of Irish corned beef and cabbage, carrots, boiled potatoes, dinner rolls, salad, coffee and desserts. $20 includes dinner and show, reservations required; $12 show only. Nasson Community Center and Little Theatre, 456 Main St., Springvale. 6 p.m. Saturday.
“The Fabulous Problemas!” criminal comedy, $12-$16. Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., Gardiner. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Second City presents “Happily Ever Laughter,” Chicago’s legendary comedy troupe, $25. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St., Waterville. www.operahouse.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
“Good People,” David Lindsay-Abaire’s funny South Boston-based story about class, luck and the question of whether you can ever leave the old neighborhood behind. $20, $5 for 18 and under. The Public Theatre, 31 Maple St., Lewiston. thepublictheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. March 20. Through March 23.
AIRE (Irish American Repertory Ensemble) presents Hugh Leonard’s “Da.” $20, $18 seniors and students, $15 Thursdays. Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave, Portland. www.airetheater.com. 7:30 p.m. March 20.