ART

Andrew Wyeth: “Temperas and Watercolors,” Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. www.farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Wednesday.

“The Object Show: Discoveries in Bowdoin Collections.” Small and rarely seen objects from diverse collections. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. www.bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through June 1.

“In and Out of the Garden,” recent paintings by Leslie Anderson. Free. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland. www.daunis.com. Through Tuesday.

Clint Fulkerson, oversized drawings on transparent surfaces that visitors can walk through. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through July 27.

Robert Clark: Color Woodblock Prints. Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor, 7 Oak St., Boothbay Harbor. www.gleasonfineart.com. Through May 3.

“From the Wrack Line,” mixed media sculpture, drawings, and prints by Lincolnville artist Simon van der Ven. Perimeter Gallery, 96 Maine St., Belfast. http://vandervenstudios.com. Through May 18.

“Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here,” from a traveling exhibition of more than 100 artists’ books from 24 countries. Unum Great Reading Room at Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave., 7th floor, Portland. www.usm.maine.edu/bookarts. Through May 1.

Paintings by Anne Ireland ’94, Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. Free. www.meca.edu.

Bob Goudreau: Scratchboard Art. Just Us Chickens Gallery, 16A Shapleigh Road (Route 236), Kittery. www.justuschickens.net. Through Wednesday.

“Drawn from the Earth,” Abbott and Nancy Meader, paintings and raku. June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. junefitzpatrickgallery.com. Through Saturday.

Leah MacDonald: “The Nudes,” Hand-painted silver gelatin photographs with encaustic and pigment. Susan Maasch Fine Art, 4 City Center, Portland. www.susanmaaschfineart.com. Through Monday.

Senior Thesis Exhibition, 10 studio art majors at Bates College show work from their yearlong thesis projects. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.bates.edu/museum. Through May 29.

“Mansion as Muse: Contemporary Art at Victoria Mansion,” works by Mark Dion and Dana Sherwood, Andrew Mowbray, Justin Richel and Amy Yoes. $15 seniors and AAA members; $13.50 college students (with ID); $7 children age 6-17. Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth St., Portland. www.victoriamansion.org. Through May 21.

The Joy of the Lens, photography by Maine residents in juried exhibit. Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. www.topshamlibrary.org. Through May 10.

‘It’s Not So Black and White IV”: art by Jane Herbert, Pam Cabanas, Wyatt Barr, Petrea Noyes. Free. Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. www.richardboydartgallery.com. Through Wednesday.

“Vivacity,” featuring work by David Marshall, Geeta Ramni, Wayne Ross and Anastasia Weigle. Free. Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland. constellationart.com. Through May 28.

Last Light: Waiting for the Moon, oil paintings and archival chromogenic prints by Elaine Barclay and Carol Fonde. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 Route 1, Falmouth. www.elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through May 31.

“Working Through,” art by Jamie Ribisi-Braley. Free. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. monkitree.com. Through June 7.

“Those Contrary Winds: Weather and its Effects on Ships, Mariners and Maritime History,” paintings, photography and artifacts. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through June 1.

Exhibit: “Going Coastal: Humor, Parody and Amusement of a Maritime Nature.” Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through June 1.

“Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum,” over 100 drawings and sketchbooks. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through Sunday.

“From the Elegant to the Everyday: 200 Years of Fashion in New England.” $5; $3 students and seniors; $2 children; 6 and under free. Saco Museum, 371 Main St., Saco. sacomuseum.org. Through May 3.

Clifford Smith: Expressing the Pulse of Maine, oil paintings. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. www.elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through May 31.

George Daniell: “Picturing Monhegan Island,” photographs and drawings. $12; $10 seniors and students; $6 youth; under 12 free. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through Aug. 3.

“Birds!,” works in stone, clay, wood and metals by Wayne Robbins, Obie Buell, James Brewer, Carolyn Judson, and Peggy Johnson. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. www.markingsgallery.com. Through May 31.

“A Body of Work,” 38 Maine artists working from the human figure. Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Wednesday.

“Recent Acquisitions and Selections,” including works by Bernard Langlais, Emilio Sanchez and others. Art Gallery, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. www.une.edu/artgallery. Through June 15.

“Hamsters & Popcorn: Paintings by Elise Smorczewski.” The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland. greenhandbooks.blogspot.com. Through May 31.

2014 BFA and BA Exhibition, featuring work by graduating USM Art Department students. Free. Art Gallery at USM Gorham, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu. Through May 2.

Central Maine Clay Artists exhibit, a mini art exhibition that can be viewed from outside the building and is lit at night. Former ATM space, 45 Memorial Circle, Augusta. harlowgallery.org. Through May 9.

“Frozen: The Art of Ice & Snow,” large-format photographs taken by John, Cynthia and Jonathan Orcutt. Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St. (Route 27), Kingfield. www.schoolhouseartgallery.com. Through June 30.

Berwick Art Association Group Show, Berwick Public Library, 103 Old Pine Road, Berwick. http://www.berwick.lib.me.us/. Through Wednesday.

“inkomprihensuhbuhl,” new fine-art prints and mixed media work by Adrienne Beacham and Barbra Whitten, Free. Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, 275 Water St., Gardiner. www.circlingthesquarepress.com/. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Andrea Sulzer: New Work,” large, colored-pencil drawings and woodblock prints. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through Aug. 24.

Anne Minich and Anda Dubinskis, drawings exhibit. Icon Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick. 725-8157. Through May 24.

“The Lunder Collection,” works by Whistler, Homer, O’Keefe and many more American masters, plus “Spaces and Places” and “American Weathervanes.” Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville. www.colby.edu/museum. Through June 8.

• ART OPENINGS AND RECEPTIONS

“New Lives/New England” opening reception. Free. Michael Klahr Center, University of Maine at Augusta, 46 University Drive, Augusta. 4 p.m. Thursday. Exhibit runs through May 30.

“To Have and to Hold,” Ted Arnold wedding paintings. Opening April 24, 5-8 p.m.. Artist talk May 18, 4-6 p.m. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St. mainejewishmuseum.org. Exhibit runs through June 22.

Don Drake: “Recent Paintings in Oils and Pastels,” opening reception. Black Cat Coffee, 463 Stevens Ave., Portland. 12-2 p.m. Sunday.

Maine Masters: Hartgen and Thompson, opening reception, Boyd Place Gallery , 21 Boyd Street, Bangor. 3 -5 p.m. Sun, Apr 27.

Artist reception, “Color of Women Intentional Creativity,” paintings and poems by Cynthia Taylor Clark, works in oil and watercolors by Jessica Lynn Clark. New Portland Community Library, 901 River Road, New Portland. newportlandmaine.org/community-library-2. 4-6 p.m. Sunday.

“Then and Now: The Artwork of Charles Ewing (1872-1954) and Three Seasons at Timber Point,” opening reception. $5 suggested donation. Engine, 265 Main St., Biddeford. timberpointcenter.org. 5-8:30 p.m. Friday.

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert Series, Jordan Benissan, African drums. Free, donations accepted. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

Calidore String Quartet, playing Mendelssohn, Osvaldo Golijov and Beethoven, $12. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Cohen Chamber Music Series, all-Beethoven concert by trio Jan Muller-Szeraws, cello; Adam Golka, piano; and Yevgeny Kutik, violin. Free. Lepage Center for the Arts, Hebron Academy, Hebron. 10:15 a.m. Saturday.

Portland Symphony Orchestra, works by Dvorak, Rachmaninoff and Brahms. $31, $68. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. www.porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Harold Stover, organist. $10. St. Luke’s Cathedral, 143 State St., Portland, Maine. cathedralofstluke.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Symphonies of Psalms, Felix Mendelssohn’s large-scale setting of Psalm 114 and Igor Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms. Free. Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College, 3725 College St., Brunswick. www.bowdoin.edu/arts. 7:30 p.m. May 1.

• THEATER

Teachers Lounge Mafia, improvisational comedy. Proceeds will help the Curtain Raisers and Room for Improvment visit Improv Boston for a day of workshops and performances. $5. Mountain Valley High School, 799 Hancock St., Rumford. teachersloungemafiaimprov.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

“In the Underworld.” $15 public, $11 seniors, $8 students. Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu/theatre/underworld. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday.

Maine Playwright Festival Alpha show, 10 short plays by Maine authors. $15 adults; $12 students and seniors. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. www.maineplaywrightsfestival.org/alpha-show. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Saturday.

“Cinderella: The World’s Favorite Fairy Tale,” celebrating three cultures’ versions of the story. $8, $9. Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland. www.kitetails.org. 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thursday, 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday.

“Oliver! The Musical,” presented by Our Theatre Company. $10; $8 seniors and kids 12 and under. Nasson Community Center and Little Theatre, 456 Main St., Springvale. www.nassoncc.org. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Teachers Lounge Mafia, improvisational comedy. $5. Lincoln Auditorium, Roberts Learning Center, University of Maine, Farmington. teachersloungemafiaimprov.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

“Marvin’s Room,” presented by The Originals., $25; $20 students and seniors. Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton. www.sacorivertheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Thursday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Roderick Russell, national mind-reading performer. $12, $15. The Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St., Freeport. www.theaterofawesome.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Young Frankenstein,” musical comedy based on the Mel Brooks’ film. $21.99; $17.99 seniors. Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. www.lyricmusictheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

“The Bus Stop Atheist – A new musical,” auditions, Eastpoint Christian Church, 56 City Line Drive, Portland. thebusstopatheist.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Met Opera Live: “Cosi Fan Tutte.” $27/adults, $15 students. The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland. www.RocklandStrand.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Roderick Russell, national mind-reading performer. $10, $15. The Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St., Freeport. www.theaterofawesome.com. 2 p.m. Saturday.

Teachers Lounge Mafia, improvisational comedy. Benefit concert. $5. Bjorn Auditorium, Mt. Blue campus, Seamon Road, Farmington. http://teachersloungemafiaimprov.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

“The Thinking Heart,” based on the life and writings of Etty Hillesum, who died in Auschwitz in 1943. Free . Camden Public Library, 55 Main St, Camden. www.librarycamden.org. 2-4 p.m. Sunday.

“The Puppetmaster of Lodz,” about the horrors of war and resilience of the human spirit. Suggested donation $12. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St. www.mainejewishmuseum.org. 7:30-8:45 p.m. Sunday.

“What If,” staged reading of an original full-length play by a local playwright. Part of the 13th annual Maine Playwrights Festival. $15, $12. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. www.maineplaywrightsfestival.org/full-length-reading. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

NT LIVE: “King Lear.” $23/adults, $15/students. The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland. www.rocklandstrand.com. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 1.

Maine Playwrights Festival Omega show, eight short plays by Maine authors. $15 adults, $12 students and seniors. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. www.maineplaywrightsfestival.org/omega-show. 7:30 p.m. May 1.