Thursday, April 24, 2014
Melissa Etheridge is at the State Theatre in Portland on Saturday.
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Philip Barter, new oil paintings and constructions in wood, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through June 29.
"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; "Shangaa: Art of Tanzania," first major exhibition in the United States to focus on the traditional arts of Tanzania, through Aug. 25, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org.
"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.
"Clarence K. Chatterton (1880 to 1973): An Artist's Artist," paintings, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through June 29.
"Helen St. Clair: A Life in Art," oils, collages and drawings, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Through Wednesday.
"Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sept. 22; "Stories of the Land and Its People," student collaborative exhibition, through Sept. 1; "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.
"To Sea: The Maritime Heritage of the Kennebunks," marine art, artifacts and archival materials, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Sept. 14.
"Still-Life and Objects," more than 50 paintings, photographs and sculpture by Maine artists, Macpage LLC, South Portland. 523-3381. Through Aug. 30.
"The American Way," mixed media created by Ron Crusan with found objects, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Through June 30.
"Lines Converge, Colors Dance," original illustrations by Ashley Bryan, Daniel Minter and Rohan Henry, Museum of African Culture, Portland. museumafricanculture.org. Through June 28.
"Sculpture for the Garden," granite and metal garden sculptures by Obie Buell and Jim and Holly Galante, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through June 30.
Maine College of Art Alumni Show, more than 30 years of graduating classes, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. Through July 8.
"Wilder and Flahaven: A Beautiful Balancing Act," semi-abstract portraits of boats and water by Susan Wilder and airy abstract paintings by Jim Flahaven, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through June 25.
"Edge of Spring," paintings by Arthur Cadieux, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. yvettetorresfineart.com. Through June 23.
"Dirigo," third "Women Pioneers" exhibition, 18 artists who embody Maine's motto, "I Lead," University of New England, Art Gallery, Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Through July 21.
"Suggestions," abstract paintings by Sean Greene, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through July 7.
"Knox County Through Eastern's Eye," Penobscot Marine Museum's county-wide traveling exhibit of historic photographs, Friendship Town Office. penobscotmarinemuseum.org. Through June 30.
Sculpture for the home and garden, 30 artists, curated by June LaCombe, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. junelacombesculpture.com. Through June 30.
"Shades of Summer," paintings by artists Barbara Bean, Cory Hart, Letty Husson, Lea Peterson and Susan Zimmerman; ceramics by Jackie Melissas and Shaker-style boxes by Denise Rankin, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. 449-8215. Through July 14.
"Topographical Landscapes," encaustic paintings by Rick Green, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through July 11.
"Creatures and Critters III: Equine and Avian Art," Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Through June 30.
"For Those in Peril: Shipwrecks, Memorials and Rescues," interactive exhibits, marine art, portraits, photographs, models and more, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. penobscotmarinemuseum.org. Through Oct. 20.
"Duncan Hewitt and Claire Seidl: What Was, Is," sculpture and paintings with selected photographs; "New Work," printmaking, installation and sculpture by Anna Hepler and Andrea Sulzer; "Dress Shop," works by Lesia Sochor and Crystal Cawley incorporating found papers; "Bagaduce," recent drawings and wall works by Peter Soriano; Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through July 7.
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