• ART

“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. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu. Through Friday.

“Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center,” a wide-ranging survey of collages, representing diverse media, from the collection of the International Collage Center. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu/museum. Through Friday.

Encaustic demonstration with Richard Keen, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Meet the Artists, 10 Yarmouth and Freeport artists whose work is exhibited through the end of March. Refreshments served. The Royal Bean, 18 Yarmouth Crossing. 4-6 p.m. Sunday.

Andrew Wyeth, “Temperas and Watercolors,” through April 30. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.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. farnsworthmuseum.org.

“Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum,” over 100 drawings and sketchbooks from the world-renowned collection from late-18th through the mid-20th century, through April 27. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.

“From the Elegant to the Everyday: 200 Years of Fashion in New England,” free. Saco Museum, 371 Main St. sacomuseum.org.

“The Spirit of the Grassland,” an exhibit exploring the senses of identity and differences within 30 kingdoms of the grassland of Cameroon. Museum of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland. museumafricanculture.org.

Hannah Cole, “Time’s Wife,” paintings, through Saturday. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.

Kenny Cole, “Parabellum (Prepare for War),” immersive, interactive installation, through Saturday. 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 Saturday. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.

“Under the Surface: Surrealist Photography,” artists who exploded traditional bounds of visual representation in influential ways. Through June 1. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. www.bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

“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.

“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. 591-7300.

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.

“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,” fused glass freestanding sculptures and 3D collaged paintings, through March 31. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com.

“Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here,” from a traveling exhibition of more than 100 artist books from 24 countries. Unum Great Reading Room at Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave., 7th Floor, Portland. usm.maine.edu/bookarts www.usm.maine.edu/bookarts.

“Seasoned Newcomers,” paintings by Sarah Cecil and Kevin McNamara, through March 29. June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. junefitzpatrickgallery.com.

Berwick Art Association Group Show, through April 30. Berwick Public Library, 103 Old Pine Road. 698-5737.

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.

“Color Journey,” works by Gretchen Langner, through March 28. 3Fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland. 3fishgallery.com.

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. 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 Art Show, Centre St. Art Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath. www.centrestarts gallery.blogspot.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.

6th annual “44N 69W: Radius Belfast,” potters, painters, welders, woodcarvers, mobile makers, sculptors and knitters. Aarhus Gallery, 50 Main St., Belfast. aarhusgallery.com.

“Marching Forth into Spring,” group exhibit celebrating color and light. Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland. greenhutgalleries.com.

“Coastal Plein Air,” Alison Hill, Jerry Weiss and Michael Vermette, through March 29. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com.

“Area Below Water: Photoencaustics,” Richard Keen, Alison Hill, Jerry Weiss and Michael Vermette, through March 29. 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,” 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.

“Intersections,” watercolors by Katharine Cartwright, through March 31. Richard Boyd Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. richardboyd pottery.com.

Rhythm of Winter Sleigh Exhibit, features sleigh-themed sheet music with illustrated covers from 1800s to the early 1900s, such as “The Sleigh Ride” and “Jingle Bells.” Free. Skyline Farm Carriage Museum. www.skylinefarm.org. 1-4 p.m. Sunday.

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert Series, pianist Chiharu Naruse, free, donations accepted. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. firstparishportland.org. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

DaPonte String Quartet, “Voices of Angels,” Randall Thompson, Haydn, Earl Louis Stewart and George Crumb, $20, free for under 21. Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 200 Main St., Thomaston. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Pianist Alessio Bax, Beethoven and Mussorgsky, $33. Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono. collinscenterforthearts.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

DaPonte String Quartet, “Voices of Angels,” Randall Thompson, Haydn, Earl Louis Stewart and George Crumb, $20, free for under 21. Lincoln Theater, 2 Theater St., Damariscotta. www.daponte.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Piano Series recital by Duncan Cumming and Hilary Walther Cumming, The Capital Duo, program of works by Mozart, Beethoven and Smetana and compositions by American composers Amy Beach and William Matthews. $16, $14 seniors, students free. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. www.francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Bates College Choir, works by Haydn and Ordway. Free, tickets required. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.batestickets.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Sunday.

Graduate Showcase Concert, USM School of Music students poised to graduate will display their talent and skill in this annual concert. Numerous musical styles will be featured, under the direction of Ellen Chickering, USM professor of voice. Free. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave.. www.usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m. Friday.

DaPonte String Quartet, “Voices of Angels,” Randall Thompson, Haydn, Earl Louis Stewart and George Crumb, $20, free for under 21. Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square. www.daponte.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

DaPonte String Quartet, “Voices of Angels,” Randall Thompson, Haydn, Earl Louis Stewart and George Crumb, $20, free for under 21. Midcoast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St., Topsham. www.daponte.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD “Werther,” 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. 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert Series, Karger Division students, free, donations accepted. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. March 27.

• THEATER

“Exit Laughing,” comedy about growing older, $15, $18, Thursday pay what you can. The Footlights, 190 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. thefootlightsinfalmouth.com. 7 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Good Theater presents “The Outgoing Tide,” play hums with dark humor and powerful emotion, $20 to $28. St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland. www.goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and March 27. Through March 30.

Madhorse Theater presents “Orphans,” two brothers live hand-to-mouth in North Philly when a violent thief turns the tables on them in a strange and hilarious way. $20, $15 seniors and students, Thursdays pay what you can. Hutchins School, South Portland, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Through March 30.

AIRE presents Hugh Leonard’s “Da,” Tony Award-winning comedy from the Irish American Repertory Ensemble, $20, $18 seniors and students, $15 Thursdays. Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave, Portland. airetheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. March 27. Through April 5.

“Spoon River Anthology,” presented by Greely High School Drama, with music, based on the classic cycle of poems written by Edgar Lee Masters at the turn of the 20th century, $5 students and seniors, $7 adults; Saturday dinner theater $12 students and seniors, $15 adults. Greely High School, Main Street, Cumberland Center. greelydramaboosters.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 6 p.m. Saturday.

David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Good People,” wickedly funny, powerful and insightful story of 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. Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“My Name is Rachel Corrie,” Dramatic Repertory Company production, $17 advance, $20 at the door, UMA students free with ID. Michael Klahr Center, Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine, University of Maine, Augusta. hhrc.uma.edu/my-name-is-rachel-corrie. 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

“Private Lives,” Noel Coward comedy about a divorced couple who, while honeymooning with their new spouses, discover they are staying in adjacent hotel rooms. $20, $18 seniors, $15 students. Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. portlandplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through April 6.

“Beau Jest,” hilarious, heart-warming comedy, $12-$18. L/A Community Little Theatre, 30 Academy St., Auburn. laclt.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. March 27.

“Mornings at Seven,” comedy about the four Gibbs sisters, who sort of live on top of each other, $12, $10 seniors and students. Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, 1 Winthrop St. gaslighttheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. March 27.

Robinson Crusoe, Messalonskee High School, J. Duke Albanese Performing Arts Center, 131 Messalonskee Dr., Oakland. $6 adults, $3 children 12 and under. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Portland Ovations presents “Man of La Mancha,” new production with Tony Award-winning score, $51 to $76. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. portlandovations.org. 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Tribes,” Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. www.portlandstage.org. $35 to $45. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to March 27. Through April 13.