Friday, December 6, 2013
Singer-songwriter John McCutcheon performs Sunday in Boothbay Harbor.
The roots rock outfit the Black Lillies has two shows in Maine this week: Wednesday in Boothbay Harbor and Friday in Ogunquit.
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"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.
"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 Sunday.
"Sculpture for the Garden," granite and metal garden sculptures by Obie Buell and Jim and Holly Galante, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through Sunday.
Maine College of Art Alumni Show, more than 30 years of graduating classes, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. Through July 8.
"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 Sunday.
Sculpture for the Home and Garden, 30 artists, curated by June LaCombe, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. junelacombesculpture.com. Through Sunday.
"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 Sunday.
"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.
"Flights of Fancy," new collection of pots by Nancy Button, Maine Potters Market, Portland. mainepottersmarket.com. Through Sunday.
"That Flaunting Rag! Maine's Maritime War Against the Confederacy," Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through Dec. 1.
"Beyond the Breakers: Lighthouses, Life-Saving and the U.S. Coast Guard," rarely seen artifacts, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through Oct. 15.
"Summer Light," landscapes and seascapes by John Bowdren, William Hallett, Bobbi Heath, Sandi Ste. George and Neil Wyrick, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. yarmouthframeandgallery.com. Through July 31.
"Significant Works," selections from the work of 16 gallery artists, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 594-5935. caldbeck.com. Through Saturday.
"Contemporary Visions of Maine," fresh works by contemporary New England artists and recent acquisitions of 19th- and 20th-century American and European paintings, Wiscasset Bay Gallery. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Through Wednesday.
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“Up to the Lighthouse” by landscape painter Kevin Beers, from “Monhegan Island,” the exhibition of his work continuing through July 27 at Gleason Fine Art in Boothbay Harbor. A reception for Beers and fellow exhibitor Tim Christensen, a ceramic artist, will be held at 5 p.m. Friday.
Courtesy of Gleason Fine Art