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The Portland Museum of Art on Saturday opens an exhibition of Winslow Homer’s Civil War-era wood engravings drawn from its permanent collection, including “The War for the Union 1862 – A Cavalry Charge. The show features several illustrations that Homer produced for Harper’s Weekly. Also opening Saturday at the museum is an exhibition of paintings and drawings by New York-based Iraqi artist Ahmed Alsoudani.

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The Portland Museum of Art on Saturday opens an exhibition of Winslow Homer’s Civil War-era wood engravings drawn from its permanent collection, including “Thanksgiving Day – Hanging Up the Musket.” The show features several illustrations that Homer produced for Harper’s Weekly. Also opening Saturday at the museum is an exhibition of paintings and drawings by New York-based Iraqi artist Ahmed Alsoudani.

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Art Openings

Engine One Labor Day Art Show, paintings and other artwork from more than 150 artists, Fort Williams Park, Cape Elizabeth. capeelizabethfirerescue.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

"Summer's Glory," floral digital woodcuts and Maine woodcuts, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Sunday through Sept. 10.

"20 Artists Paint Maine," Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, Harpswell. sebascodeganartists.com. Monday.

"Coastal Confrontation," photography and oil and watercolor painting by Annie Lemeieux, Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.org. Tuesday through Sept. 27.

"Seacoast Moderns," group show, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Tuesday through Oct. 28.

Rose Olson, Cole Caswell and Riv Pyne, paintings, photographs, wood and bronze sculpture and ceramics, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland. 747-5045. Through Sept. 27.

"Emerging Artists 2013," New England artists from traditional to experimental media, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Thursday through Oct. 31.

"Haunting of the Harbor," precious metals bathed in acid by Brian Mark, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland. harborsquaregallery.com. Friday through Oct. 31.

"Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons," Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery. portlandlibrary.com. Friday through Oct. 25.

First Friday Art Tour, 12 local galleries take part, Boothbay Harbor. 633-7025. 2 to 9 p.m. Friday.

"Redacted," paintings and drawings by New York-based Iraqi artist Ahmed Alsoudani, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Saturday through Dec. 8.

"Winslow Homer's Civil War," war-related wood engravings, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Saturday through Dec. 8.

"A Community Collects," selections by Henry Strater, Sean Beavers, John Laurent, Hal Carney and others from the York Hospital Collection; and "Charles and Marcia: The Woodburys in Holland," Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Saturday through Oct. 31.

Bob Hastie, realistic landscapes, Wells Public Library. wells.lib.me.us. Tuesday through Sept. 30. Opening reception, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

"Floral," more than 50 paintings, photographs and sculptures by Maine artists, Macpage LLC, South Portland. macpage.com. 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

"Ensemble," Portland scenes by Thomas Connolly, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Thursday through Sept. 28. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Jane Dahmen, "Through the Trees," Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through Sept. 28. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Unplugged," Chris Cart, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Friday through Sept. 28. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Maine Impressions," recent works by plein air painter Roger Dale Brown, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Friday through Sept. 28. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Wolfgang Ertl, oil and pastel paintings, Just us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. justuschickens.net. Through Sept. 30. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday.

"45 Years of No," illustrated letters from the Hidden Ladder Collective, The Meg Perry Center, Portland. megperrycenter.org. Friday through Sept. 30. Opening reception, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.

"So Emotional," prints and drawings by Eric Hou, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Friday through Nov. 30. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"element: water," paintings by Kelly Palomera and works in encaustic by Dietlind Vander Schaaf, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Through Sept. 30. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Starry Night," paintings, prints, photography, assemblage and digital works that blur the divide between painting and photography by Maine Artist Collection members, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Sept. 23. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Sustenance," white line wood block prints and miniature paintings by Willy Reddick, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through Monday. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Labor: The Art of Work," art depicting workers employed in local and regional industries or inspired by the 20th-century post-war New Deal era, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com. Through Sept. 30. Opening reception, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Jane Davis Doggett, Maine waterscapes and iconochromes, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Sept. 8 through Oct. 13. Opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 8. 

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