March 20, 2011

Audience Calendar

Art

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Bob McCormack as Ernest and Cathy Counts as Delia, in the Good Theater comedy “Bedroom Farce,” continuing this week at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland.

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"Rackstraw Downes: Onsite Paintings, 1972--2008," Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.

"Little Elegies: The Art of Nineteenth-Century Mourning," paintings, texts and objects created to assuage grief and memorialize the dead, drawn from the museum's collections, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

"The Lay of the Land," work from the museum's permanent collection, Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through May 8.

Youth Art Month exhibit, Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through April 3.

"Imagination Takes Shape: Canadian Inuit Art from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection," Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum), Brunswick. 2 to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through April 8.

"Fracturing the Burning Glass: Between Mirror and Meaning," work by Gwenael Belanger, Susan Leopold, Daniel Rozin and Alyson Shotz, Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland. meca.edu. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday through Saturday. Through April 10.

"Celebrate Artists from Freeport," group show, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through May 14.

"Mind to Hand: Drawings from the Farnsworth," drawings from the museum's collection; part of the Maine Drawing Project, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, $10-$12, free ages 16 and younger. farnsworthmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday through Saturday. Through April 3.

"Pop-ups! They're Not JUST for Kids!" pop-up books from the 1,800 volume Goralnick Collection, Bowdoin College (Hawthorne Longfellow Library), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. 10 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. today; 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Monday through Wednesday; 8:30 a.m. to midnight Thursday; 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. Through April 1.

"The Feathered Hand," installations, drawings and prints by Alison Derby Hildreth, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. 1 to 4 p.m. today and Wednesday; 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday; 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through April 3.

"Alex Katz: Drawings," Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through April 8.

"Clemens Kalischer: Displaced Persons," photographs of World War II refugees in Europe, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through April 8.

"Scott Reed: Characters," ink drawings, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Noon to 5 p.m. today.

"James Fitzgerald and the Elizabeth Howard," drawings; part of the Maine Drawing Project, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, $10-$12, free ages 16 and younger. farnsworthmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday through Saturday. Through April 21.

Think Spring! Maine Women in the Arts exhibit in the Hallway Gallery, North Dam Mill, Biddeford. Today through Saturday. Through April 9.

"44N 69W: Radius Belfast," Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. 338-0001. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Thursday through Saturday. Through March 27.

"The Orb and the Octopus," black and white drawings, by Amy Ray and John Jennison, University of Southern Maine (Area Gallery), Portland, free. 780-5008. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. today; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. Through April 28.

Southern Maine Clay Guild Pottery Show and Sale, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Saturday.

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