Bryan Graf, “Across the Interior,” through Sunday. 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 Sunday. Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu/ica.
“Departures and Arrivals,” geometric drawings by Josefina Auslender. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through April 21.
“Picturing Monhegan Island,” intimate photographs and drawings created on Monhegan by George Daniell, Through Aug. 3. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.
“Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum,” over 100 drawings and sketchbooks from the museum’s world-renowned collection from late-18th through the mid-20th century, through April 27. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.
“Going Coastal: Humor, Parody and Amusement of a Maritime Nature,” celebrates how we have enjoyed ourselves on, alongside and at the expense of the maritime world, tracing the transformation of maritime amusements from shipboard traditions to sailor stereotypes and nautical nonsense ashore, through June 1. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org.
“From the Elegant to the Everyday: 200 Years of Fashion in New England,” free. Through May 3. Saco Museum, 371 Main St. 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.
Andrew Wyeth: “Temperas and Watercolors,” through April 30. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. www.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.
“inkomprihensuhbuhl,” new fine art prints and mixed media work by Maine artists Adrienne Beacham and Barbra Whitten, through April 26. Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, 275 Water St., Gardiner. www.facebook.com.
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.
“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. facebook.com/SaccarappaArtCollective.
Paintings by Anne Ireland, ’94, ongoing dialogue with the Maine landscape, free. Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. www.meca.edu.
Mansion as Muse: Contemporary Art at Victoria Mansion, through May 21. Works by Mark Dion, Dana Sherwood, Andrew Mowbray, Justin Richel and Amy Yoes, Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth St., Portland. victoriamansion.org. Through May 21.
“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
“The Nudes,” hand-painted silver gelatin photographs with encaustic and pigment by Leah MacDonald. Also showing, Sheep Jones’ recent paintings of the figure; new works in cyanotype by Brenton Hamilton; and sculpture by Jonathan Mess and Riv Pyne, through April 28. Susan Maasch Fine Art, 4 City Center, Portland. susanmaaschfineart.com.
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.
“Tamarind to Hope,” lithographic print collaborations and solo work by Tim Higbee from the Tamarind Institute and Hope Editions, through April 12. PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland. phopagallery.com.
REvision, students chose from provided furniture items and created a new functional form, free. Maine College of Art, Artists at Work Space, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu.
“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.
Central Maine Clay Artists exhibit, Kennebec Valley Art Association presents a mini-art exhibition that can be viewed from outside the building and is lit at night. Former ATM space, 45 Memorial Circle, Augusta.
“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.
• ART OPENINGS
Abbott and Nancy Meader, paintings and raku. June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. www.junefitzpatrickgallery.com. Through April 26. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
Senior Thesis Exhibition, 10 Bates studio art majors show work from their yearlong thesis projects. Through May 29. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. Opening reception 6 p.m. Friday. bates.edu/museum.
“A Body of Work,” 38 Maine artists working from the human figure, through April 30. Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday.
“Vivacity,” through May 28, features work by David Marshall, Geeta Ramni, Wayne Ross and Anastasia Weigle. Free. Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland. constellationart.com. Artists receptions 5-8 p.m. Friday and May 2.
“Hamsters and Popcorn,” oil paintings by Elise Smorczewski, through May 31. The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland. greenhandbooks.blogspot.com. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday.
“Dr. Goodweather’s Dreaming Attic,” world of dreams crafted by Portland painters, sculptors, musicians, video artists and creators, free. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org. 5-8 p.m. Friday. Meet the artists 11 a.m.-noon Saturday.
“2x2x4,” two families, two generations, four artists; Andrew Abbott, Lesley MacVane, Arthur Nichols, Ceri Nichols. 519 Congress St., free. Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, 519 Congress St., Portland. 5 p.m. Friday.
Elizabeth Stefany/Carrabassett Valley Jewelry will be artist of the month at High Peaks Artisan Guild Gallery, 245 Main St., Kingfield. highpeaksartisanguild.homestead.com. Reception 5-8 p.m. Friday.
“Working Through” by Jamie Ribisi-Braley, work communicates not only working through the process of creating art but also working through chronic pain that can sometimes make creating art a challenge. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. monkitree.com. Free. Reception 5:30-9 p.m. Friday.
First Friday Chocolate Tasting, featuring treats by Dean’s Sweets. Angela Adams, 273 Congress St., Portland. 5:30-8 p.m. Friday.
UMaine Museum of Art Spring Exhibitions, works by Jay Kelly and Amy Beeler and new acquisitions, free. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Friday through June 7.
Photographs by Burke Long, images of antique etched glass and blocks of granite in layered, evocative and novel arrangements, free. Gallery Framing, 12 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Opening reception 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.
Husband and wife artists Maxine Sorokin and Henry Altmann, mixed media. Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Road. Free. wellslibrary.org. Reception 11 a.m.-noon Saturday.
Bob Goudreau scratchboard art demos and special opening, Just Us Chickens Gallery, 16A Shapleigh Road (Rt. 236), Kittery. Free. 2-5 p.m. Saturday.
Life drawing, sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art. Dry-media easels and drawing benches provided, bring drawing board and supplies. $7, $6 for museum members; discounts available for regular attendees. Olin Arts Center Room 259, Bates College, 75 Russell Street, Lewiston. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, Peter Mezoian, banjo. Free, donations accepted. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
Portland Ovations presents Handel and Haydn Society, concert inspired by Felix Mendelssohn’s own music library, $40, limited number of $10 students tickets available. Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, 88 Bedford St., Portland. portlandovations.org. 3 p.m. Saturday.
The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: “La Boheme,” $26 adults, $23 seniors, $18 students. Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, 18 Bradley St., Fryeburg. 1 p.m. Saturday.
The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: “La Boheme,” $27 adults, $15 students. The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland. www.rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.
The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: “La Boheme,” $20 adults, $15 youth. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St., Waterville. www.operahouse.com. 12:55 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, Michael Albert, oboe. Free, donations accepted. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. April 10.
Maine State Ballet presents “Cinderella,” beautiful, happily-ever-after fairytale, $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. Through April 13.
Sayat Nova Dance Company, $15 adults, $10 children 10 and under. John Ford Theatre, Portland High School, 284 Cumberland Ave., Portland. 3 p.m. Sunday.
Good Theater presents Stephen Underwood’s “UnderwaterGuy,” mixture of multimedia visuals, plus live on stage, colorful characters, fascinating stories, original music and more, $15 to $20. St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland. www.goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday and April 10; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday. Through April 13.
“Tribes,” funny exploration of deaf culture, $35 to $45. Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave. 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. Tuesday and Wednesday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 10. Through April 13.
“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.
“Godspell, the Maine Way,” dressed in Maine attire, the cast ranges in age from 8 to 60. Family fun entertainment. $14-$12. Monmouth Community Players, Cumston Hall, 796 Maine St. www.monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through April 13.
“Private Lives,” Noel Coward comedy about a divorced couple who discover they are staying in adjacent rooms at the same hotel while honeymooning with their new spouses. $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.
“Shrek the Musical,” $21 adult/$19 seniors and youth. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St., Waterville. www.operahouse.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through April 13.
Portland Playback Theatre First Friday Performance, using movement, dialogue and music, actors seek to honor the countless moments and events that shape people’s lives. Free. Community Television Network (CTN), 516 Congress St., Portland. 7:30-9 p.m. Friday.
“The Wedding Singer,” a Patrick Dorow production of the hilarious musical based on Adam Sandler’s movie. $15-$20. Star Theatre at the Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Road. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
New Theatre double feature, “Untimely Ripped” and “Peach, or Pigland,” Tandem Theatre Company’s two-show evening workshopping of the new plays, $5. Portland Stage Company storefront space, 25A Forest Ave. www.facebook.com. 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday.
Go, Granny D! one-woman play about 90-year-old grandmother who marched across the USA in 2000 for campaign finance reform. Free. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Portland Ovations and Space Gallery present “Who’s Hungry,” an evening of experimental tabletop puppet theater that gives a voice and face to hunger in America. $20, $18 for Ovations’ members. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. www.space538.org. 8 p.m. April 10.