Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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"Between Past and Present: The Homer Studio Photographic Project," contemporary photography made with historic processes, through Sunday; Lois Dodd: "Catching the Light," career retrospective -- 1955-2012 -- for the Maine painter, through April 7; and "Voices of Design" -- 25 Years of Architalx, interactive exhibition that showcases the power of design, through May 19, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org.
"Iconic America: The U.S. Outline as National Symbol," University of Southern Maine (Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education), Portland. usm.maine.edu/maps. Through Thursday.
"Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives," historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, Maine State Museum, Augusta. mainestatemuseum.org. Through May.
"Recent Acquisitions," newly acquired work by Georgia O'Keeffe, Arthur Dove, Rockwell Kent, Marguerite and William Zorach, Elaine de Kooning, Andrew and N.C. Wyeth and more, through March 10; "Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sept. 22, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. "N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. abbemuseum.org. Through October.
"Dog Run," gelatin silver prints by Michael Crouser; "The Promised Land," drawings and other media by Robert Rivers; "Honey from the Belly of the Lion," installation with video and sculptural elements by Candice Ivy; and "Steve's Picks," favorite works chosen by retiring museum registrar Stephen Ringle, University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through March 20.
"Printmaking ABC: In Memoriam David P. Becker," highlights from recently acquired collection of 1,500 prints, Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through March 10.
"Ship to Paradise," depictions of humankind's vices and worldly conceits by Robert S. Neuman of Mount Desert Island; "Intermezzi Portfolio: Opus IV," prints by German artist Max Klinger; and "Fransje Killaars: Color at the Center," textile installations, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston. bates.edu/museum. Through March 22.
"Real/Ideal: Transformations in 19th-Century Painting," through Feb. 24; and "The Fixed Image: History and Process in American Photography," through March 3, Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. 725-3275.
"Bowdoin Boys in Blue (and Gray)," through June 1; Bowdoin College (Hawthorne Longfellow Library), Brunswick. 725-3288.
"Dorothy Schwartz: Evolution of a Printmaker," woodcuts, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. treeoflifemuseum.org. Through Feb. 25.
"I My Needle Ply with Skill," needlework from the Federal period, Saco Museum. Through March 2. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org.
"Homage -- Maine Women Pioneers," Lois Dodd, Maggie Foskett, Susan Groce, Beverly Hallam, Alison Hildreth, Frances Hodsdon, Lissa Hunter, Dahlov Ipcar, Yvonne Jacquette, Frances Kornbluth, Rose Marasco, Marylin Quint-Rose and Katarina Weslien, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Through March 2.
"IIWII," paintings by Susan Orfant; also works by Andy Curran, Sherry Ballou, Mary Brooking, Jody Dobe, Jeremy Greene, Caren-Marie Michel, Lucy Ellen Smith, Frank Valliere and Julie Vohs, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through Wednesday.
"Unexpected Thaw," works by Donald Freeman, Dana Albright, Kevin Babine and Michelle Rice, presented by Spindleworks, University College, Bath. spindleworks.org. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through March 10.
"Standing Navigation on the End of a Needle," reclaimed and re-purposed maps by Cynthia Davis, through March 16, Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick. colemanburke.com. Through March 10.
"Despite Winter, Gardens," works by Martha Burkert, Sue Hammerlnd, Andrea Rouda, Alysia Walker and Angel Braestrup, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through March 10.
Faculty exhibition, University of Southern Maine (Woodbury Campus Center), Portland. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through April 3.
"Everything," drawing installation by Astrid Bowlby, University of Southern Maine (Art Gallery), Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through March 14.
"Tinker: Pieces from the Yard," large-scale abstract sculpture fabricated from scrap metal by Belfast artist Norman Tinker, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through March 10.
"From the Heart!" new work in fiber, clay, mixed media and metals by Patty Olds, Nan Kilbourn-Tara, Natasha Kempers-Cullen and Judith Barker, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through March 31.
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