Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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“The REAL Reason There’s a Sundown Curfew in Deering Oaks” by Nate Parent is part of “The ME in Maine” exhibit of works by members of the Maine Artists Collective opening Friday at Constellation Gallery in Portland.
Colby Museum of Art, Waterville: “Nowhere But Here,” works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; “The Lunder Collection,” works by Whistler, Homer, O’Keefe and many more American masters, plus “Spaces and Places” and “American Weathervanes,” through June 8. colby.edu/museum
Maine State Museum, Augusta: “Maine Voices from the Civil War,” letters, documents, diaries, sketches, paintings, flags and other objects from the Civil War period, through May 2015. mainestatemuseum.org
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: “The Wonderful World of Oz,” exhibition drawn from the world’s most comprehensive collection of Oz materials, based in Maine, through March; “Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum,” through Dec. 29; “American Treasures: Maine Voices,” views of Maine through art by N.C. Wyeth, Louise Nevelson, Alex Katz and more, through Dec. 29; “A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals,” through Jan. 5; “American Treasures: Other Voices,” contemporary art from the museum collection, “American Treasures: Family and Friends,” renderings of artists’ relatives and acquaintances, and “American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea,” through Feb. 2. farnsworthmuseum.org
Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: “N’tolonapemk: Our Relatives’ Place,” archaeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through Thursday; “2013 Waponahki Student Art Show,” art by Passamaquoddy and Penobscot students from early childhood education to high school, through Thursday; “Wabanaki Guides,” the legacy of Wabanaki people serving as guides for European and American explorers, cartographers, tourists and artists from the 1600s to present, through December. abbemuseum.org
University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor: Sachiko Akitama, “On Finding Home,” figures carved from wood and finished with painted surfaces; “From the Shadows,” black and white photographs by Susan Burnstine and Lynn Saville. umma .umaine.edu. Through Jan. 4.
Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: “Art of the Barn,” presented by Heartwood College of Art, artists’ interpretations of local barns, through Jan. 31. “Monsters Ball: Where Fashion and Fantasy Collide,” unique costumes from the museum’s collection, covering various decades. Through Nov. 15. brickstore museum.org.
• ART GALLERIES OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS
Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: Kennebec Valley Art Association Members Holiday Art Show & Sale. harlow gallery.org. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Nov. 23.
CRAFT Gallery, Rockland: New digitally generated works of fine art on archival rag paper by Tim Van Campen, crafton elm.com. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Nov. 15.
3Fish Gallery, Portland: “Terrains,” paintings, drawings and sculpture by Ronnie Wilson and Carolyn Treat. 3fishgallery.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Nov. 30.
Mainely Frames and Gallery, Portland: Alan Robinson, hand-colored maps with drawings of wildlife and landmarks. mainelyart.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Nov. 30.
Constellation Gallery, Portland: “The ME in Maine,” works by members of the Maine Artists Collective. constellationart.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Nov. 25.
Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland: Paintings and photographs by Dorson Plourde, Mike Marks and Jack Montgomery. susanmaaschfineart .com. Opening reception 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Nov. 29.
Gleason Fine Art, Portland: “Eye Catchers,” annual holiday show featuring folk artist Jeff Barrett. gleasonfineart.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 28.
Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: 7th annual Extravaganza, smaller artworks and a wide range of creative craft work from more than 70 Maine artists. aarhusgallery.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 24.
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