Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Portland Symphony Orchestra will present “Star Wars Symphonic Spectacular,” with Norman Huynh conducting an hour-long program geared to children, in Portland on Oct. 20.
Courtesy Portland Symphony Orchestra
The Portland Stage Company presents August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” through Oct. 20.
Photo by Aaron Flacke
“Piece Work” 2013 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, recent work by 30 artists, through Jan. 5; “9 Walks,” nine video projections by Amy Stacey Curtis, through Jan. 5; “Redacted,” paintings and drawings by Ahmed Alsoudani, Iraqi artist and MECA graduate, through Dec. 8; “Winslow Homer’s Civil War,” wood engravings and prints, through Dec. 8, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org.
“The Lunder Collection,” 19th- and 20th-century art; “Spaces and Places,” Chinese art; and “American Weathervanes,” weathervanes from the late 19th century, through June 8; “Nowhere But Here: Art from the Alex Katz Foundation,” works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; and “Process & Place,” exploring the design evolution of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, ends Sunday, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. 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; “Every Picture Tells a Story,” N.C. Wyeth illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum, through Dec. 29; “A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals,” through Jan. 5; “American Treasures: Small Treasures,” through Dec. 29; “American Treasures: Other Voices,” through Feb. 2; “American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea,” through Feb. 2, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.
“Breakthrough: Work by Contemporary Chinese Artists,” eight pioneering women artists, Bowdoin College, Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through Dec. 22.
“Selections from Berenice Abbott’s ‘Portrait of Maine,’ ”; and “Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers,” Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston. bates.edu. Through Dec. 14.
“A Community Collects,” selections by Henry Strater, Sean Beavers, John Laurent, Hal Carney and others from the York Hospital Collection; “Charles and Marcia: The Woodburys in Holland”; and “Emerging Artists 2013,” New England artists from traditional to experimental media, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquit museum.org. Through Oct. 31.
Alix Bacon, George Bayliss and Laura Hart, 31st annual showing of artist-made prints, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. turtlegallery.com. Through Tuesday.
Henry Isaacs, “New Work,” Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through Oct. 26.
“All Creatures Great and Small II,” group show on the subject of animals, in partnership with the Kennebec Valley Humane Society. Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlow gallery.org. Through Oct. 26.
“Boats and Harbors,” oil paintings by Brad Betts, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart .com. Through Nov. 2.
“Haunting of the Harbor,” precious metals bathed in acid by Brian Mark, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland. harborsquaregallery.com. Friday through Oct. 31.
“Garde Addendum,” paintings and prints by Harold Garde, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through Oct. 25.
“Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons,” collection of works by the children’s book illustrator, Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery. portlandlibrary.com. Through Oct. 25.
“Murmurations,” experimental drawings by Mark Kelly, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Ends Sunday.
"OK Back OK,” sculpture, drawings and prints by Jeff Badger, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Through Oct. 26.
“So Emotional,” prints and drawings by Eric Hou, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through Nov. 30.
“Seacoast Moderns,” group show, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Tuesday through Oct. 28.
“That Flaunting Rag! Maine’s Maritime War Against the Confederacy,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through Dec. 1.
“Beyond the Horizon,” exploring the horizon and what lies beyond through landscapes and abstracts by Rachel Smith Maher and David Maher, Bard Coffee, Portland. bardcoffee.com. Through Oct. 31.
“For Pastels Only,” Pastel Painters of Maine 14th international juried exhibition, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Oct. 19.
Jane Davis Doggett, Maine waterscapes and iconochromes, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Ends Sunday.
“Places: Travel Journals,” painted, printed fiber, books and scrolls by Katherine Harman Harding, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. yarmouthlibrary.org. Through Oct. 20.
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