Monday, April 21, 2014
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Pianist Derek Herzer performs on Friday at the Franco Center in Lewiston.
Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Bowdoin College, Brunswick: “Robert E. Peary and His Northern World,” through Dec. 31; “Animal Allies: Inuit Views of the Northern World,” through Jan. 6; “Spirits of Land, Air, and Water: Antler Carvings from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection,” through Feb. 23. bowdoin.edu/ arctic-museum
Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: “Going Coastal: Humor, Parody and Amusement of a Maritime Nature,” through June 1; “That Flaunting Rag! Maine’s Maritime War Against the Confederacy,” through Dec. 1. mainemaritimemuseum .org
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
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; “Temperas and Watercolors” by Andrew Wyeth, through April 30; “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. farnsworthmuseum.org
Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: “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. abbe museum.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 Friday. brickstoremuseum.org.
• ART GALLERIES
Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor: “The Seasons,” new paintings by John Vander, goldsmithgallery.net. Opening reception, 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Through Dec. 24.
The DaVinci Experience Art Gallery, Falmouth: First Anniversary Show, paintings and photography by established local artists and emerging artists. davinciexperience.com. Reception, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through Jan. 9.
The Hive and Heartwood College of Art, Kennebunk: “100 Birds for Haiti,” 100 works or art portraying birds from local artists are being sold for $100, with half of the proceeds benefiting Partners in Development, an organization devoted to the emergency feeding of children in Haiti, thehivekennebunk.com. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 31.
Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity: Student Art Showcase, Unity College showcases the full range of artistic talent within its community, unity.edu. 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport: Dahlov Ipcar, show of 20 new paintings, frostgullygallery.com. Reception, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Through Dec. 28.
PhoPa Gallery, Portland: Steven Laxton: “Circo El Salvador,” images of traveling circus families. phopa gallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Through Dec. 28.
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