August 18, 2011

Art and Theater Listings

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"Inspirations in Color," an exhibition of still lifes and landscapes by Beth Westra, opens today at the Falmouth Memorial Library. A reception with the artist will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 31.

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John Vander's "Lady in Satin," mixed media on paper, from his jazz-themed exhibition continuing through Aug. 31 at Gold/Smith Gallery in Boothbay Harbor.

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Jack Levine, paintings from the permanent collection, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. Through Oct. 31.

"The Drawing Tradition," drawings by Henry Strater, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. Through Oct. 31.

"Jason Larkin: Past Perfect," 2011 Arnold Newman Prize winner exhibition, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. Through Nov. 27.

"Imagination Takes Shape: Canadian Inuit Art from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection," Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum), Brunswick. Through Dec. 6.

"Indians and Rusticators: Wabanakis and Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island," Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. Through Dec. 28.

"Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine," artifacts reveal the way Mainers dressed from the 18th to 20th centuries, Maine Historical Society, Portland. Through May 27.



"Partners for World Health: Blue Wrap Project," Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). 871-1700. Gallery talk and reception, 5 to 8 p.m. today. Through Aug. 31.

"Inspirations in Color," still lifes and landscapes by Beth Westra, Falmouth Memorial Library. 781-2351. Opens today. Through Sept. 30.

"The Scent of Flowers: Still Life," original juried artwork of Maine artists, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. Opens today. Through Sept. 18.

"Changing Seasons," Penobscot Valley Industries photography exhibit, Bangor Public Library. 947-8336. Reception, 10 a.m. to noon Friday. Through Sept. 30.

Burt Silverman: "Painter of People and Places," Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 8.

"Continuum," photographs by Berri Kramer and Stuart Nudelman, Heartwood College of Art, Kennebunk. 985-0985. Grand opening artists' party, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

Nancy Wilson Fulton: "House Falls Beautiful," photograph exhibit, Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport. 583-4047. Artist talk and opening reception, 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 18.

"Foggy Days in Maine," paintings by Abbie Williams, Abbie Williams Studio, Damariscotta. 563-7568. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Oct. 8.

"New Works," by Jayne Adams, Patrick Plourde and David Witbeck, Gallery on Chase Hill, Kennebunkport. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 5.

Leo Krikorian: "Godfather of the Beats," Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. 888-777-1077. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 25.

Vincent Hartgen: "Painting Schoodic," Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. 581-1149. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 15.

Martha Burkert: "Near and Far" and Jon Kolkin: "Dreamscape," Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. 781-2620. Opening artists' reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 25.


"The Boat," group show, Gallery on Chase Hill, Kennebunkport. Through today.

"In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak," traveling exhibit of illustrations, York Public Library. 363-2818. Through Friday.

"Drawing the Line #6," drawings by Carly Glovinski, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Saturday.

"Lyrical Landscapes and DreamScapes," work by Laurie Goddard and Jon Kolkin, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. 594-7745. Through Saturday.

"Say It With Color," oil paintings, pastel and watercolors, photos, fiber, glass, ceramic and jewelry, L/A Arts Gallery 5, Lewiston. Through Saturday.

"Shoreline Inspirations," shoreline paintings, Beth Ellis Cove Gallery, Ogunquit. 646-7700. Through Saturday.

Works by Helder, Fretz, Rhoads, Pieper, Schafermeyer, Schunke and Dane, paintings, metal sculptures and glass vessels, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. 348-9977. Through Saturday.

"A Few of My Favorite Things," pieces from Mt. Desert Island collections, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. Through Saturday.

"Summer's Bounty: From the Garden to the Kitchen, Part 2," more than 24 New England artists, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. 351-1083. Through Sunday.

DeWitt Hardy, watercolors, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. 351-1083. Through Sunday.

"Three Photographers: Three Visions," work by Ray Beal, Holly Garner-Jackson and Kris Larson, University of Maine (Powers Art Galleries), Machias. 255-1279. Through Monday.

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