December 5, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, dance, museums and art galleries

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“Christmas at the Cathedral,” featuring the Choral Arts Society and the Portland Brass Quintet, will be presented at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland on Saturday and Sunday.

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“Redacted,” the exhibition of paintings and drawings by Ahmed Alsoudani, has been extended at the Portland Museum of Art through Feb. 2.

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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. 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 Dec. 28. brickstoremuseum.org

ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

Camden Public Library: Clarity Robert and Su.Sane Hake “Fey Fairy Fey,” opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, with performance art and music by Gabrielle’s Sounds, 236-3440. Through Dec. 31.

Townsend Real Estate & Art Gallery, South Portland: Paintings by Jack Riddle, 842-9200. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth: “Small Works 2013,” courthousegallery.com. Holiday open house 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Dec. 24.

Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland: “8 Women Abstract Artists,” 8 x 8-inch works by local artists, susanmaaschfine art.com. Opening reception 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 31.

Harlow Gallery, Harpswell: Kennebec Valley Art Association “8x10x100” Art Exhibition; proceeds support arts programming, pieces sell for $100. harlowgallery.org. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 28.

Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland: Brita Holmquist “Water Notes,” small, bold oil paintings. daunis.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 31.

Constellation Gallery, Portland: Maine Artists Collective “Alchemy of Light,” paintings, mixed media, photography and digital art with the theme of light. constellationart.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 29.

Fore Street Gallery, Portland: Paul Black “New Portland Paintings,” 874-8084. Opening reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 31.

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: “Just What You’ve Always Wanted,” paintings, photographs, mixed media and more, elizabethmossgalleries.com. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Jan. 12.

Mainely Frames and Gallery, Portland: William Harrison, pen and ink drawings, mainelyart.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 31.

Portland Public Library: Southern Maine Community College Student Work Exhibition, self-portraits in charcoal. portlandlibrary.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Jan. 31.

Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: “Portraits of Recently Extinct Birds of the Eastern United States” by Jada Fitch. 253-6808. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Feb. 4.

A Fine Thing: Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, Portland: Works by Wyatt Barr, Kimberly Convery, Clint Fulkerson and Rollin Leonard. 699-2919. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Showing into January; closing TBA.

Grapheteria Gallery, Portland: “Our Beautiful Planet,” photography by George Petkov. thegrapheteria.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Jan. 31.

Waterfall Arts, Belfast: “Rusty Bits” metal show and sale; and paintings by Sandy Balmforth. waterfallarts.org. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 22.

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Clint Fulkerson’s detailed organic and geometric abstractions will be on view into January at Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts in Portland. An opening reception for the show, which also features the work of Wyatt Barr, Kimberly Convery and Rollin Leonard, will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

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Portland artist Alice Spencer exhibits a series of new work based on the textile tradition of patchwork, which is found all over the world. The show, "Kasaya," is on view through Dec. 21 at Aucocisco Galleries, 89 Exchange St., Portland. The gallery will be open for Portland's First Friday Art Walk, from 5 to 8 p.m. Also on view is "Heather Perry: The Weight of the Heavenly Garden in the Plane of Existence." Shown here is Spencer's "Kasaya 3."

 


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