Saturday, March 8, 2014
The national tour of “Stomp!”, the ground-breaking percussion extravaganza, comes to Merrill Auditorium in Portland for two performances, Wednesday and Thursday, sponsored by Portland Ovations.
Courtesy of Portland Ovations
Singer-songwriter Sam Beam, aka Iron and Wine, is at the State Theatre in Portland on Saturday.
Craig Kief photo
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Philip Barter, new oil paintings and constructions in wood, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through June 29.
"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; "A Taste of Modernism -- The William S. Paley Collection," 62 works from the Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, through Sept. 8, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org.
"Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sept. 22; "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, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.
Per Kirkeby, career restrospective featuring paintings and sculpture, Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. 725-3275. Through July 12.
"N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through October; "2013 Waponahki Student Art Show," art by Passamaquoddy and Penobscot students from early childhood education to high school, through Oct. 31; "Wabanaki Guides," the legacy of Wabanaki people serving as guides for European and American explorers, cartographers, tourists and artists from the 1600s to present, through December, Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. abbemuseum.org
"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.
18th annual Kennebec Valley Art Association juried show, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through June 1.
"Big Top," Paul Oberst, items and guides to accompany a spiritual journey, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Sunday.
"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 30.
"Lost Maps of Nurembega," block prints, ink illustrations and watercolors by Ken Gross, Monkitree, Gardiner. monkitree.com. Through May 25.
"John Haley's Civil War," artifacts related to the Civil War including prints by Winslow Homer, decorative arts, weaponry, uniforms and more, Saco Museum. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Through Nov. 10.
"I-95 Triennial: From Connecticut to Maine," sculpture, painting and mixed media by 34 artists, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. uma.maine.edu. Through June 8.
"Ekphrasis: Poems Speaking to Silent Works of Art," exploring the relationship between visual art and the written word, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. yarmouthlibrary.org. Through May 25.
"Flights of Fancy," new paintings of fancifully feathered birds by Elise Smorczewski, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 235-6808. Through May 31.
Senior thesis exhibition, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston. bates.edu/museum. Through May 25.
Dozier Bell: "Mind's Eye" and "Selections from the Permanent Collection: Recent Acquisitions," Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston. bates.edu/museum. Through May 25.
"Clarence K. Chatterton (1880 to 1973): An Artist's Artist," paintings, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through June 29.
"The Brother and Sister Exhibition," prints and photographs by Frances and David Hodson, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta. harlowgallery.org. Through June 14.
"Mark Baum, Painter (1903-1997)," a retrospective, Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art). Through Saturday.
"Seacoast Reflections," photographs by Suzie Goodwin, Kittery Community Center. kitterycommunitycenter.org. Through May 31.
"To Sea: The Maritime Heritage of the Kennebunks," marine art, artifacts and archival materials, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Sept. 14.
"It's Not So Black and White III," works by artists using values of black and white, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Through May 31.
"Lines Converge, Colors Dance," original illustrations by Ashley Bryan, Daniel Minter and Rohan Henry, Museum of African Culture, Portland. museumafricanculture.org. Through June 28.
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