February 3, 2013

Calendar

Art

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Kat Moraros, Matthew Delamater, Paul Haley and Benjamin Row in a scene from Good Theater’s production of “Death by Design,” a comedy with murder, by Rob Urbinati, directed by Brian P. Allen, continuing through Feb. 24 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland.

Stephen Underwood photo

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"Between Past and Present: The Homer Studio Photographic Project," contemporary photography made with historic processes, through Feb. 17; Lois Dodd: "Catching the Light," career retrospective -- 1955-2012 -- for the Maine painter, through April 7; and "Voices of Design" -- 25 Years of Architalx, interactive exhibition that showcases the power of design, through May 19, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org.

"The Portland Society of Art and Winslow Homer's Legacy in Maine," exploring the artistic relationship between Homer and the architect John Calvin Stevens and the early years of the Portland Society of Art, featuring architectural drawings and a range of paintings and watercolors by Homer and others, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Ends Sunday.

"Iconic America: The U.S. Outline as National Symbol," University of Southern Maine (Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education), Portland. usm.maine.edu/maps. Through Feb. 28.

"Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives," historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, Maine State Museum, Augusta. mainestatemuseum.org. Through May.

"Recent Acquisitions," newly acquired work by Georgia O'Keeffe, Arthur Dove, Rockwell Kent, Marguerite and William Zorach, Elaine de Kooning, Andrew and N.C. Wyeth and more, through March 10; "Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sept. 22, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. "N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. abbemuseum.org. Through October.

"Printmaking ABC: In Memoriam David P. Becker," highlights from recently acquired collection of 1,500 prints, Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through March 10.

"Ship to Paradise," depictions of humankind's vices and worldly conceits by Robert S. Neuman of Mount Desert Island; "Intermezzi Portfolio: Opus IV," prints by German artist Max Klinger; and "Fransje Killaars: Color at the Center," installations, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston. bates.edu/museum. Through March 22.

"Real/Ideal: Transformations in 19th-Century Painting," Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. 725-3275. Through Feb. 24.

"Bowdoin Boys in Blue (and Gray)," through June 1; and "The Fixed Image: History and Process in American Photography," through March 3, Bowdoin College (Hawthorne Longfellow Library), Brunswick. 725-3288.

"Dorothy Schwartz: Evolution of a Printmaker," woodcuts, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. treeoflifemuseum.org. Through Feb. 25.

"Prints: Breaking Boundaries," 35 Maine artists who use new techniques and materials, presented by Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). cmcanow.org. Through Feb. 23.

"Dog Run," gelatin silver prints by Michael Crouser; "The Promised Land," drawings and other media by Robert Rivers; "Honey from the Belly of the Lion," installation with video and sculptural elements by Candice Ivy; and "Steve's Picks," favorite works chosen by retiring museum registrar Stephen Ringle, University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through March 20.

"I My Needle Ply with Skill," needlework from the Federal period, Saco Museum. Through March 2. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org.

"Night Travels," Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. mainefiberarts.org. Felted work by Susan Mills Through Feb. 15.

"Keeping Warm," 19th- and early 20th-century quilts, clothing, fiber art tools and crafts, toys and more, with historic photos of Maine in winter, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. penobscotmarinemuseum.org. Through Feb. 24.

Waldo HAP Photo Project, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. waterfallarts.org. Through February.

"New Year: Works by Gallery Artists," paintings, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Through Feb. 17.

"Ingrained," prints by Martha Briana, Anthony Kulik, Donna Parkinson, Willy Reddick and Sarah Vosmus, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Feb. 9. through Saturday, Feb. 23.

"Homage -- Maine Women Pioneers," Lois Dodd, Maggie Foskett, Susan Groce, Beverly Hallam, Alison Hildreth, Frances Hodsdon, Lissa Hunter, Dahlov Ipcar, Yvonne Jacquette, Frances Kornbluth, Rose Marasco, Marylin Quint-Rose and Katarina Weslien, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Through March 2.

"IIWII," paintings by Susan Orfant; also works by Andy Curran, Sherry Ballou, Mary Brooking, Jody Dobe, Jeremy Greene, Caren-Marie Michel, Lucy Ellen Smith, Frank Valliere and Julie Vohs, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through Feb. 27.

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