Thursday, December 12, 2013
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“Top of Radio City, New York City,” 1937, watercolor on paper, from “John Marin: Modernism at Mid-Century,” continuing at the Portland Museum of Art.
Courtesy Portland Museum of Art
The York Public Library’s free summer film series features “Black Swan” at 7 tonight.
"Drawn to Disaster," part of the statewide visual arts initiative "Where to Draw the Line: The Maine Drawing Project." Examines the ephemerality of news reports and conjures the complexities of emotion that can follow disaster. Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland, free. 699-5029. Artists include Yael Bartana, Anthony Campuzano, Daniel Guzman, Lisi Raskin, Sun Xun and others. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 7.
"Portraits and Voices: Shoemaking Skills of Generations," celebrating Lewiston and Auburn's history and present-day legacy in shoemaking, Museum L-A, Lewiston. 333-3881. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
New work by faculty, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport. woodschool.org. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 9.
"Tell Me a Story: Folktales and World Cultures," University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston. 753-6500. Features children's book illustrations by 13 Maine artists. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Aug. 12.
Francine Schrock and Patrick Plourde, new series of paintings and sculptures capturing the essence of Portland, Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland. 774-5946. 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Through July 30.
"American Realism: Works on Paper, 1862-2011," two and a half centuries of works on paper by masters of American Realism, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Aug. 4.
Botanical drawings, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. 781-2620. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through July 18.
"Transformations," presented by the Yarmouth Library's Art Committee, more than 20 works by the men in long-term recovery at the Milestone Foundation of Old Orchard Beach, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. 847-3001. art show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Through Aug. 26.
"Four Square" an exhibit of new paintings, prints and collage in square format, artists Judith Long, Alan Mast, Ed McCartan and Ann Slocum, Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick. 725-8920. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through July 29.
MFA visiting artist lecture series, Sina Najafi, editor of Cabinet Magazine, Maine College of Art (Osher Hall), Portland, free. 699-5030. 6:30 p.m. Monday. Through Aug. 8.
Maine sculptors exhibit, works by 15 sculptors, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). 871-1700. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through July 30.
"New Dawn Fades," photographs by Thomas Hager, exhibition also features botanicals that reflect the photographer's interest in the intersection of art and science, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, free. 561-3350. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Sept. 24.
Annual Maine Scene exhibit, celebrates the land, people and history of Maine, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. 967-9120. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through July 23.
Thomas Connolly: "Scenes I've Seen," paintings, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 772-2693. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through July 30.
Martha Stewart Map Collection, exhibit of Stewart's Mount Desert home map collection, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. coa.edu. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through July 23.
"Emerging Dis/Order," drawings by Amy Stacey Curtis, Alison Hildreth and Andrea Sulzer," Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. 786-6158; bates.edu/museum.xml. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 10.
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Eric Bibb is among the featured performers at the North Atlantic Blues Festival, happening next weekend in Rockland.
Keith Perry Pictures
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Vishten brings the rollicking music of Prince Edward Island to One Longfellow Square in Portland on Thursday.