February 2

Audience calendar

Art, music, theater and more


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Robert Yacko is the Crooner and Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper is Ira Gershwin in “Words By: Ira Gershwin and the Great American Songbook,” continuing through Feb. 16 at Portland Stage Company.

Aaron Flacke photo courtesy of Portland Stage Company

“Redacted,” paintings and drawings by Ahmed Alsoudani, Iraqi artist and MECA graduate. Through Sunday. 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. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.

“American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea.” Through Sunday. 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.

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

“The Object Show,” small and rarely seen objects from diverse collections. Through June 8. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. 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. colby.edu/museum.

“Underfoot: Footwear, Hooked Rugs, In the Cellar and Below Decks.” Through Feb. 22. Penobscot Marine Museum, 5 Church St., Searsport. penobscotmarinemuseum.org.

“Americans Who Tell The Truth,” portraits by Robert Shetterly. Through Feb. 28. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. york.lib.me.us.

Portraits of Recently Extinct Birds of the Eastern United States by Jada Fitch. Through Feb. 4. The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland. greenhandbooks.blogspot.com.

“Transitions: USM Juried Art Alumni,” 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.

USM Faculty Show, new work by USM Art faculty in a wide array of media and approaches, Art Gallery at USM, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery.

“Art 241: The Visual Book,” artist books by students. Through Feb. 28. Pope-Cheney Art Studio at The Wishcamper Center, USM, 34 Bedford St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/bookarts.

USM’s Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts’ “Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here,” traveling exhibition of more than 100 artist books by artists from 24 countries. Unum Great Reading Room at Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave., 7th floor, Portland. usm.maine.edu/bookarts.

Annette Kearney, “Let There Be Light,” featured pieces include fused glass freestanding sculptures and 3D collaged paintings. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com.

“Two Printmakers,” monotypes of Exeter, N.H., artists Barbara Cowen and Bill Childs. Through February. Just Us Chickens Gallery, 16A Shapleigh Road (Route 236), Kittery. justuschickens.net.

“Implements,” found-object sculpture by Maureen Block, Ellen Gibson, Mildred Johnson and Jonathan Price. Through Feb. 8. Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. harlowgallery.org.

Bryan Graf, “Across the Interior,” inventive and playful work turns the prosaic Jersey landscape into a canvas for darkroom experimentation. Through April 6. Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu/ica.

“A Touch of Spring,” watercolors by Rachel Smith Maher. Skillin’s Greenhouse, 89 Foreside Road, Falmouth. skillins.com.

James Seavey, “Water – Metal – Image,” free spun aluminum vessels, water colors and photographs. Through Feb. 28. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland. daunis.com.

“New England Moments,” paintings by Jeannie Piccini, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, 45 Memorial Circle, Augusta. harlowgallery.org.

“Blue / Gray” and “Portrait Exhibition: Photography,” Dorson’s Plourde’s minimalist acrylics and photos by Melonie Bennet, Cole Caswell, Denise Froelich, Sean Harris, Julee Holcombe, Jack Montgomery and DM Witman. Susan Maasch Fine Art, 4 City Center, Portland. susanmaaschfineart.com.

Deborah Klotz, “Traces,” prints and sculptures. Through Feb. 21. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org.

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

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