October 24, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, auditions, theater, museums and galleries

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“Shepard’s Hook and Telephone Pole” by Jeff Epstein, from “Paintings,” his exhibition continuing through Nov. 30 at Art House Picture Frames in Portland.

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David Finckel, Wu Han and Philip Setzer will perform in a Portland Ovations concert on Saturday at Merrill Auditorium in Portland.

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Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston: “Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers” and “Selections from Berenice Abbott’s ‘Portrait of Maine,’ ” through Dec. 14. bates.edu

Saco Museum: “John Haley’s Civil War,” artifacts related to the Civil War including prints by Winslow Homer, decorative arts, weaponry, uniforms and more, through Nov. 10; “Lawrence Dolby: Photographs of the Saco Central Fire Station,” through November. dyerlibrary sacomuseum.org

Ogunquit Museum of American Art: “Sixty Works – 60 Years,” 60 of the most important works from the permanent collection; “Henry Strater: A Life in Art,” family photos and artwork; “Emerging Artists 2013,” up-and-coming New England artists from traditional to experimental media; “A Community Collects: Selections from the York Hospital Collection,” works by Henry Strater, Sean Beavers, John Laurent, Hal Carney and others; and “Charles and Marcia: The Woodburys in Holland,” collection of pre-Industrial Revolution subjects, through Oct. 31. ogunquitmuseum.org

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 Oct. 31; “2013 Waponahki Student Art Show,” art by Passamaquoddy and Penobscot students from early childhood education to high school, through Oct. 31; “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.

• ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: “The Color of Evening,” paintings by Nina Jerome, and “Through the Bedroom Window,” paintings by Laura Tyron Jennings, elizabethmossgalleries .com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Nov. 30.

“The ME in Maine,” Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Works by members of the Maine Artists Collective. Through Nov. 25.

Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland: Paintings and photographs by Dorson Plourde, Mike Marks and Jack Montgomery. susanmaaschfineart.com. Through Nov. 29.

Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook: Chuck Thompson, “Maine Plein Air Landscapes,” with several other guest artists. 591-7300. Wednesday through Dec. 7.

CONTINUING

Portland Public Library: Maurice Sendak, “50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons,” original illustrations, drawings and paintings, portlandlibrary .com. Through Friday.

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