“Transitions: USM Juried Art Alumni,” through Friday. Includes 23 paintings, drawings and prints by seven USM Art alumni. Area Gallery at The Woodbury Campus Center, 35 Bedford St., Portland. www.usm.maine.edu/gallery.
“Color Journey,” works by Gretchen Langner, through Friday. 3Fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland. 3fishgallery.com.
“Winter Colors,” paintings by Andrea Peters, Tom Curry, Kevin Beers, Mitch Billis and Phil Barter. Through Saturday. Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor, 7 Oak St., Boothbay Harbor. www.gleasonfineart.com.
“Area Below Water: Photoencaustics,” through Saturday. Richard Keen, Alison Hill, Jerry Weiss and Michael Vermette Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth.
“Coastal Plein Air,” through Saturday. Alison Hill, Jerry Weiss and Michael Vermette. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. www.elizabethmossgalleries.com.
Kelly McConnell, “The Space in Between,” paintings, through Monday. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org.
“Intersections,” watercolors by Katharine Cartwright, through Monday. Richard Boyd Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com.
“Maine 10” exhibit, through Monday. Art ranges from large scenics and playful graphics to smaller pieces in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel. Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath. maescafeandbakery.com.
Annette Kearney, “Let There Be Light,” fused glass freestanding sculptures and 3D collaged paintings, through Monday. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markings-gallery.com.
Seacoast fabric artists Gail Henderson and Donna Kelly, through Monday. Just Us Chickens Gallery, 16A Shapleigh Road (Rt. 236), Kittery. justuschickens.net.
Recent Acquisitions and Selections from the Permanent Collection, through June 15. Includes works by Bernard Langlais, Emilio Sanchez and several others Art Gallery, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. www.une.edu/artgallery.
George Daniell: “Picturing Monhegan Island,” intimate selection of photographs and drawings, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through Aug. 3.
“Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum,” over 100 drawings and sketchbooks from the world-renowned collection, late-18th through the mid-20th century, through April 27. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.
Andrew Wyeth: “Temperas and Watercolors,” through April 30. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. www.farnsworthmuseum.org.
“From the Elegant to the Everyday: 200 Years of Fashion in New England,” 200 years of fashionable women’s and men’s clothing, $5, $3 students and seniors, $2 children, 6 and under free. Saco Museum, 371 Main St., Saco. www.sacomuseum.org.
“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.
“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.
“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.
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.
“Beyond the Object,” contemporary realism featuring works by Jonathan Eiten and Liz Patterson. Saccarappa Art Collective, 861 Main St., Westbrook. facebook.com/SaccarappaArtCollective.
“In and Out of the Garden,” paintings by Leslie Anderson, free. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland. daunis.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
“Seasoned Newcomers,” paintings by Sarah Cecil and Kevin McNamara, through Saturday. June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. junefitzpatrickgallery.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.
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.
Linda Murray Solo Art Show, Centre St. Art Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath. www.centrestarts gallery.blogspot.com.
“44N 69W: Radius Belfast,” potters, painters, welders, woodcarvers, mobile makers, sculptors and knitters. Aarhus Gallery, 50 Main St., Belfast. aarhusgallery.com.
“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. www.greenhutgalleries.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.
“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.
Berwick Art Association Group Show, through April 30 Berwick Public Library, 103 Old Pine Road.
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.
• ART OPENINGS
Untouchable Love: Intercaste Marriage in Nepal, Rockland resident Meghan Vigeant will present her multimedia documentary. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. www.librarycamden.org. 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday.
Phill Niblock, performance by visiting artist, intermedia musician, free. www.intermediamfa.org. University of Maine, Orono, 104 IMRC, Stewart Commons. 7-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
Write On! A show of Calligraphy, Type & Letter Forms as Art. Free. Heartwood College of Art, 2 Main St., Building 17, Suite 223, Biddeford. 5-8 p.m. Friday.
Maine College of Art Open House. Free. 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu/admissions/visit-meca/. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.
It’s Not So Black & White IV, exhibit featuring works by Jane Herbert, Pam Cabanas, Wyatt Barr and Petrea Noyes, predominantly using black and white. Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. www.richardboydartgallery.com. Opens Tuesday.
Five Rivers Arts Alliance hosts a conversation with Julie Richard, executive director of the Maine Arts Commission on strategic planning for arts and grants for artists. Free for alliance members, $5 for others. The Frontier, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. Happy hour hosted by Frontier at 5 p.m.; 7 p.m. Tuesday.
The Coastwise Photography of Ed Coffin, show opening and illustrated talk presented by Kevin Johnson of the Penobscot Marine Museum. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. www.camden.lib.me.us. 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Life drawing, sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art. $7; $6 for museum members. Olin Arts Center Room 259, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
“Mansion as Muse: Contemporary Art at Victoria Mansion.” Three artists and one collaborative team created works of art inspired by the mansion’s incomparable interiors. $15 adults, $13.50 seniors and AAA members, $7 college students (with ID), $5 children 6-17, free children under 6 and members. Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth St., Portland. victoriamansion.org. Opens April 3.
Abbott and Nancy Meader, paintings and raku. June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. www.junefitzpatrickgallery.com. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. April 3.
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concerts, Karger Division students. Free, donations accepted. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
St. Mary Schola Lenten Concert, Miserere mei, $12-$15. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland. stmaryschola.org/schedule.html. 7:30-9 p.m. Friday.
Evening of Chamber Music for Winds and Strings, masterworks including Saint-Saens’ “Sonata for Bassoon and Piano,” one of Beethoven’s most treasured chamber works and many other pieces. $15, $10 seniors, $5 students. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave. www.usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m. Friday.
St. Mary Schola Lenten Concert, Miserere mei, $12-$15. Episcopal Church of St. Mary, Route 88, Falmouth. stmaryschola.org/schedule.html. 7:30-9 p.m. Sunday.
20th Anniversary of PORTopera Celebration with Kate Aldrich, Ashley Emerson and Suzanne Nance, three of Maine’s most famous opera singers return home for a special concert. Pianist Martin Perry to accompany. $65; $110 for concert and Champagne reception. Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, 88 Bedford St., Portland. www.portopera.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concerts, Peter Mezoian, banjo. Free, donations accepted. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. April 3.
Maine State Ballet presents “Cinderella,” beloved fairy tale comes to life, through April 13. $19-25. Maine State Ballet, 348 U.S. Route One, Falmouth. www.mainestateballet.org. 6 p.m. Friday; 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday.
Portland Ballet Company presents “Bolero to Bayadere: An Evening of Audience Favorites,” half classical, half contemporary ballet. $12 to $35. Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater St. www.portlandballet.org. 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.
Spring Dance Concert, student choreography, $6, $3. Schaeffer Theatre, Bates College, 305 College St., Lewiston. 5 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Good Theater presents “The Outgoing Tide,” a play that 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 to Saturday; 3 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
“Tribes,” $35 to $45. Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. www.portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and April 3. Through April 13.
Mad Horse Theatre Company 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 are pay what you can. Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. www.madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
“Morning’s at Seven,” comedy about the four Gibbs sisters, $12, $10 seniors and students. Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, 1 Winthrop St. www.gaslighttheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.
“Seussical,” musical, $12, $10 students and seniors. Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School Auditorium, 250 Main St., South Paris. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
“Da,” Hugh Leonard’s Tony Award-winning comedy presented by the Irish American Repertory Ensemble (AIRE), $20, $18 seniors and students, $15 Thursdays. Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. www.airetheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. April 3.
“Beau Jest,” hilarious, heart-warming comedy, $18 adults, $15 seniors, $12 youth. L/A Community Little Theatre, 30 Academy St., Auburn. www.laclt.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
“The Road of Life,” a new musical presented by its creators, lyricist Mark Chimsky and composer Jay Jacques. Free. Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524 Allen Ave., Portland. 7 p.m. Friday.
“Private Lives,” an intimate comedy by Noel Coward. $20, $18 seniors, $15 students. Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. www.portlandplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
“Dear Sarah,” an original play featuring the love story of doomed sea captain Charles Barry and his wife Sarah through their letters written in the 1840s. $10 adults, $5 children and students, free for under 10. Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. www.brickstoremuseum.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
“The Vagina Monologues,” celebrates the right of women and girls to live free from fear and violence. Proceeds go to local groups doing this work. $7-$10. First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn. www.auburnuu.org. 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday.
New Theater Double Feature, “Untimely Ripped” and “Peach, or Pigland,” Tandem Theatre Company presents workshopping of new theater. $5. www.facebook.com/ TandemTheatrePortland. Portland Stage Company Storefront Space, 25A Forest Ave. 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Good Theater presents Stephen Underwood’s “Underwaterguy,” mixture of HD multimedia visuals, plus live on stage, colorful characters, fascinating stories, original music and more. $15 to $20. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. www.goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday and April 3.