Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Kevin T. Carroll, Harvy Blanks and Ray Anthony Thomas in the Portland Stage Company production of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” The August Wilson play, starring Tina Fabrique in the title role, is set in 1927 Chicago during a recording session for Rainey, a blues singer.
Darren Setlow photo courtesy of Portland Stage Company
“Race Day,” oil by Brad Betts, from “Boats and Harbors,” the new exhibition of his work continuing through Nov. 2 at Gleason Fine Art in Boothbay Harbor.
Courtesy of Gleason Fine Art
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Alix Bacon, George Bayliss and Laura Hart, 31st annual showing of artist-made prints, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. turtlegallery.com. Through Oct. 15.
Jane Dahmen, "Through the Trees," Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through Saturday.
Chris Cart "Unplugged," Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Sunday.
"Unplugged," Chris Cart, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Saturday.
"Redacted," paintings and drawings by Ahmed Alsoudani, Iraqi artist and MECA grad, through Dec. 8; "Winslow Homer's Civil War," wood engravings and prints, through Dec. 8, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org
"Haunting of the Harbor," precious metals bathed in acid by Brian Mark, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland. harborsquaregallery.com. Friday through Oct. 31.
"Boats and Harbors," oil paintings by Brad Betts, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Through Nov. 2.
"Tell Me a Story: About Maine," works by 14 artists who have illustrated children's books about Maine, University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston. usm.maine.edu/atriumgallery. Through Nov. 23.
"The Lunder Collection," 19th- and 20th-century art; "Spaces and Places," Chinese art; and "American Weathervanes," weathervanes from the late 19th century, through June 8; "Nowhere But Here: Art from the Alex Katz Foundation," works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; and "Process & Place," exploring the design evolution of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, through Oct. 13, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu/museum
"A Mountain Rises: The Art of Katahdin," 80 historic and contemporary works that represent Mount Katahdin and the surrounding region, through Oct. 27; and Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, works by 10 artists, through Oct. 31, University of New England Art Gallery, Portland. une.edu/artgallery
"Maine Voices from the Civil War," letters, documents, diaries, sketches, paintings, flags and other objects from the period, Maine State Museum, Augusta. mainestatemuseum.org. Through May 2015.
"A Journey Inside Vietnam," photographs by Bruce Brown, Art House Picture Frames, Portland. 221-3443. Through Sept. 30.
"Through the Years: 1964-1999," photographs of children by Olive Pierce, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. 517-0200. Through Saturday.
"Late Summer Rhythms," works by KDB, Suzanne deLesseps, Diana Johnson, Elizabeth Newman and Lois Strickland, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. yarmouthframeand gallery.com. Through Sept. 30.
"Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sunday; "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; "American Treasures: Small Treasures," through Dec. 29; "American Treasures: Other Voices," through Feb. 2; "American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea," through Feb. 2, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org
"Garde Addendum," paintings and prints by Harold Garde, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through Oct. 25.
"Mentor: 40 Photographers/40 Years," works of some of Maine Media's master teachers alongside works of their students; "Caleb Charland: From the Basement to the Backyard," photography, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through Sunday.
"Classic Yachts," photographs by John Snyder, Keag River Gallery, South Thomaston. keagrivergallery.com. Through Sept. 30.
"Maine Impressions," recent works by plein air painter Roger Dale Brown, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Through Saturday.
"Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons," collection of works by the children's book illustrator, Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery. portlandlibrary.com. Through Oct. 25.
"Two Points of View," oil paintings and linocuts by Wendy Newcomb and Holly Berry, Hole in the Wall Studioworks, Raymond. 655-4952. Through Sunday.
"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.
"Murmurations," experimental drawings by Mark Kelly, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Oct. 13.
"Spark," inside the minds of iconic Maine illustrators Dahlov Ipcar, Cathryn Falwell, Hazel Mitchell, Wade Zahares, Chris Van Dusen and Matt Tavares, Irvine Gallery at River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. rivertreearts.org. Through Oct. 5.
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