January 23

Art and Theater Listings

Museums, galleries, classical music, dance and theater


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Yao shaman robes are part of the exhibition “How to Make the Universe Right: The Art of the Shaman in Vietnam and Southern China,” opening Friday at the Bates College Museum of Art in Lewiston.

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Maine State Ballet presents “Tap, Tap, Jazz” on Friday and Saturday in Falmouth.

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“Redacted,” paintings and drawings by Ahmed Alsoudani, Iraqi artist and MECA graduate. Through Feb. 2. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org.

“American Vision: Photographs from the Collection of Owen and Anna Wells,” 40 photographs provide an extraordinary survey of 20th-century American photography. Through Feb. 23. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.

“The Object Show,” small and rarely seen objects from diverse collections. Through June 8. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

“Regarding the Forces of Nature: From Alma Thomas to Yayoi Kusama,” selection of works by distinguished women artists includes paintings by Yayoi Kusama and Alma Thomas. Through March 9. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

“The Wonderful World of Oz,” exhibition drawn from the world’s most comprehensive collection of Oz materials, based in Maine. Through March 30. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.

Andrew Wyeth: “Temperas and Watercolors,” Through April 30. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.

“American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea,” Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. Through Feb. 2. farnsworthmuseum.org.

“How to Make the Universe Right: The Art of the Shaman in Vietnam and Southern China,” painted scrolls, masks and other objects used in shamanist ceremonies of five ethnic minorities in northern Vietnam. Opens Friday, through March 21. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu/museum

“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 College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville. colby.edu/museum.

Deborah Klotz, “Traces,” prints and sculptures. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through Feb. 21.

“After Hours: Work by Maine Art Teachers,” celebrates studio practice and exploration that takes place outside the classroom. Through March 1. Saco Museum, 371 Main St., Saco. sacomuseum.org.

“Underfoot: Footwear, Hooked Rugs, In the Cellar and Below Decks.” Through Feb. 22. Penobscot Marine Museum, 5 Church St., Searsport. penobscotmarinemuseum.org.

Joe Guertin: “A Graphic Designer Remembered,” Art Gallery, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Through Sunday.

“Americans Who Tell The Truth,” portraits by Robert Shetterly, Through Feb. 28. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. york.lib.me.us.

Southern Maine Community College Student Exhibition, self-portraits in charcoal. Through Jan. 31. Portland Public Library, Main Branch, 5 Monument Square, Portland. portlandlibrary.com.

Portraits of Recently Extinct Birds of the Eastern United States by Jada Fitch. Through Feb. 4. The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland. greenhandbooks.blogspot.com.

“Our Beautiful Planet,” photography by George Petkov. Through Jan. 31. Grapheteria Gallery, 143 Kennebec St., Portland. thegrapheteria.com.

Small Works Holiday Show, art by more than 60 artists. Through Jan. 31. Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 336 Main St., Yarmouth. yarmouthframeandgallery.com.

“Revision,” Matthew Demers and Allison McKeen. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. monkitree.com. Through Feb. 1.

Annette Kearney: “Let There Be Light,” featured pieces include fused glass freestanding sculptures and 3D collaged paintings. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com.

James Seavey: “Water – Metal – Image,” free spun aluminum vessels, watercolors and photographs. Through Feb. 28. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland. daunis.com.

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