Wednesday, April 16, 2014
“Self-Portrait,” 1989, by Lois Dodd, from the retrospective of her work at the Portland Museum of Art. The exhibition ends Sunday.
Courtesy of Portland Museum of Art
Brian P. Allen as Eddie in the Good Theater production of A.R. Gurney’s “Ancestral Voices,” continuing through April 14 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland.
Craig Robinson photo courtesy of Good Theater
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Lois Dodd: "Catching the Light," career retrospective -- 1955-2012 -- for the Maine painter, through Sunday; "Voices of Design" -- 25 Years of Architalx, interactive exhibition that showcases the power of design, through May 19; "Blueberry Rakers:" photographs by David Brooks Stess, through May 19, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org.
"Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives," historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, Maine State Museum, Augusta. mainestatemuseum.org. Through May.
"Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sept. 22; "A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals," through Jan. 5, 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.
Per Kirkeby, career restrospective featuring paintings and sculpture, Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. 725-3275. Through July 12.
"Bowdoin Boys in Blue (and Gray)," Bowdoin College (Hawthorne Longfellow Library), Brunswick. 725-3288. Through June 1.
"Lovecraft: A Darker Key," group show, graphite and ink drawings, photography, sculpture and more, Sanctuary Tattoo and Art Gallery, Portland. sanctuarytattoo.com. Through May 1.
"Spring!", work from Henry Isaacs, Anne Ireland, Andrea Peters, Karen Tusinski and Carole Hanson, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through April 26.
"Paintings and Prints" by Laurie Hadlock and Carrie Lonsdale, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. Through April 15.
Bess Cutler, abstract figure drawings, Doo Hair Salon, Kittery. 439-4009. Through April 14.
"Tinder," Maine stories by SALT fall 2012 graduates in writing, radio, photography and multimedia, The Frontier, Brunswick. explorefrontier.com. Through April 29.
"Resilient Spring," Sukie Curtis, Marcia Feller, Anne Macleod, Chris Nielsen and Bill Tomsa, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. yarmouthframeandgallery.com. Through May 30.
"Inspirations from the Cape," paintings, photography and ceramics by established and emerging artists, The DaVinci Experience Art Gallery, Falmouth. Through April 21.
"Layers," ceramic sculptures and wall tiles by Jonathan Mess, also featuring acrylics by Holly Brooks and new works by several members of the collective, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through Wednesday.
"Perigord: Moods and Memory," encaustic paintings by Cheslye Ventimiglia, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. 773-6011. Through April 29.
"Worldview," third installation of "Maine Women Pioneers III" University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Through May 12.
"Celebrate Student Art," RSU 23 art show, Saco Museum. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Through April 19.
"The New Landscape," works by Lydia Badger, Hilary Irons and Erik Weisenburger, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Through April 19.
"Still Points of the Turning World," contemporary photographers, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through April 25.
"Play," showcase of art in the spirit of playfulness, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through April 27.
"Exploring Visions," gouache, acrylic, pastels and ink works by Loretta Turner, Dogfish Cafe, Portland. 253-5400. Through April 27.
New works by Ilya Askinazi and "Ancient Light" by Brenton Hamilton, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmoss galleries.com. Through April 20.
"Timothy Whelan: Photographer as Collector," PhoPa Gallery, Portland. 317-6721. Through May 4.
"Off the Wall: Satire in Contemporary American Art," works exploring social, political and environmental issues by Gordon Carlisle, Kenny Cole, Scott Minzy, Bud Swenson, Brandon Lutterman, William Hessian, Nancy Benner and Jay LaBrie, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Through April 30.
"Terrain Vague," photography by Gary M. Green, Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus, Portland. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through May 3.
"Torn in Two: 150th Anniversary of the Civil War," traveling exhibition, University of Southern Maine (Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education), Portland. 780-4850. Through Aug. 22.
Daisy Greene, paintings, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Through April 30.
"Go Figure," invitational figurative show featuring more than 30 Maine artists, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through April 27.
"Maine Artists -- Maine Weddings," clothing, jewelry, pottery, wall art and sculpture by artists including Janice Jones, Sharon Townshend, Jennifer Nielsen, Elizabeth Louden and Patty Olds, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through June 31.
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John Brown’s Body brings its “future roots music” to Carrabassett Valley for Sugarloaf’s 25th annual Reggae Festival Thursday through April 14. The band will headline Saturday’s show, with Mighty Mystic opening.