Thursday, April 24, 2014
Fred Garbo’s Inflatable Theater Company, featuring Garbo and his pop-action inflatables of all shapes and sizes – and including mime, juggling and acrobatics – performs at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center on Saturday.
Courtesy of Portland Ovations
The Roberto Morbioli Blues Band, fronted by the Italian guitar master, is at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Friday.
“Eye Catchers” annual holiday show featuring folk artist Jeff Barrett, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleason fineart.com. Through Dec. 28.
Kennebec Valley Art Association Member’s Holiday Art Show & Sale, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlow gallery.org. Through Nov. 23.
“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; “J480N R063N38,” installation of large-scale sculptural forms by Jason Rogenes in the PMA family space, through Jan. 5, Portland Museum of Art. portland museum.org.
“Is This My Milk?” three artists who have recently experienced caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, Monkitree, Gardiner. monkitree .com. Through Nov. 23.
Anne Ireland and Susan Williams, new works, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. Through Nov. 18.
“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.
“Focus on Faculty: Photographers from MMW+C,” 23 Maine photographers who have taught at Maine Media Workshops & College, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. phopagallery.com. Through Saturday.
“Persian Visions: Contemporary Photography from Iran,” with a video installation, University of Southern Maine, Art Gallery, Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through Dec. 8.
Jeff Epstein, paintings exploring the intersection of the natural and man-made worlds, Art House Picture Frames, Portland. arthousepicture frames.com. Through Nov. 30.
“On Finding Home,” figures carved from wood and finished with painted surfaces by Sachiko Akitama; “From the Shadows,” black and white photographs by Susan Burnstine and Lynn Saville, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through Jan. 4.
“Waterfront Properties,” archival inkjet prints by Elke Morris, Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus, Portland. usm.maine.edu. Through Dec. 27.
“Hawk & Handsaw: Twenty Who Know the Difference,” selected works by 20 contemporary Maine artists who have been featured in Hawk & Handsaw, the journal of creative sustainability published by Unity College, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through Dec. 1.
Morris David Dorenfeld, exhibition of recent tapestries, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Nov. 16.
“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
“To the Ends of the Earth and Back,” historical overview of polar exploration and the process of globalization as depicted in maps, charts, books and artifacts, University of Southern Maine, Osher Map Library, Portland. 780-4850. Through Feb. 27.
“Circo El Salvador,” images of circus families by Steven Laxton, Maine Media Gallery, Rockport. maine media.edu/gallery. Through Nov. 16.
“Serenity,” paintings and sculpture by several artists on the theme “serenity,” Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com. Through Nov. 30.
“Beautiful People,” portrait paintings by Pete Gorski, Dobra Tea, Portland. dobrateame.com. Through Nov. 15.
“Transformations: My Cancer Cells, My Art, Creating a New Perspective and Life,” works by artist Aura Ever, Keag River Gallery, South Thomaston. keagrivergallery.com. Through Nov. 30.
“Material Matters,” encaustics by New England artists, Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery. portland library.com. Through Nov. 30.
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