April 11, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

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Pianist Chiharu Naruse and violinist Dean Stein perform on Friday at the Olin Arts Center on the campus of Bates College in Lewiston.

Michael Bradley photo courtesy of Bates College

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“Santa Barista,” oil pastel on acrylic by Alison Goodwin, from “Go Figure: An Invitational Figurative Show,” the current exhibition continuing through April 27 at Greenhut Galleries in Portland.

Courtesy of Greenhut Galleries

Museum of African Culture, Portland: “Lines Converge, Colors Dance,” original illustrations by Ashley Bryan, Daniel Minter and Rohan Henry, through June 28. museumafricanculture.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: “Simply Divine: Gods and Demigods in the Ancient Mediterranean,” ancient sculpture and pottery from the permanent collection, “Transformative Gestures: Paintings of the Renaissance,” “Unity and Fragmentation: Selections from the Permanent Collection” and “Sense of Scale, Measure by Color: Art, Science, and Mathematics of Planet Earth,” through June 2; Per Kirkeby, career retrospective (paintings and sculpture), through July 14. bowdoin.edu/art-museum

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: “Ahead Full at Fifty: 50 Years of Collecting at Maine Maritime Museum,” through May 26. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Saco Museum: “Celebrate Student Art,” RSU 23 student art show, through April 20. dyerlibrary

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston: Dozier Bell, “Mind’s Eye,” black-and-white photographs; “Selections from the Permanent Collection: Recent Acquisitions”; and senior thesis show, works by students in the Department of Art and Visual Culture, through May 25. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions

Maine State Museum, Augusta: “Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives,” historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, through May 25. mainestatemuseum.org

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: “Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth,” furniture, paintings, textiles and toys reflecting mainly 19th- and early 20th-century regional life in Maine and New England, through Sept. 22; Andrew Wyeth, “Her Room,” 1963 tempera painting accompanied by pencil and watercolor studies that led to the final work, through Nov. 17; “American Treasures: Small Treasures,” small-scale work from the museum collection, 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, through Feb. 2. farnsworthmuseum.org

Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: “N’tolonapemk: Our Relatives’ Place,” archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through October; “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: “I-95 Triennial: From Connecticut to Maine,” sculpture, painting and mixed media by 34 artists, through June 8. www.uma.maine.edu



Paul Oberst: “Big Top,” items and guides meant to accompany spiritual journeys, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Opening reception,  6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Through May 12.
Caren-Marie Michel and Fred Michel, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Thursday to Saturday.

Carole Kainlor: “Compositions in Wood,” Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth.thomasmemoriallibrary.org. Artist reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through April 30.

BFA Student Exhibition, University of Southern Maine (Art Gallery), Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through May 3.

Suzie Goodwin: “Seacoast Reflections,” photographs, Kittery Community Center. kitterycommunitycenter.org. Opening reception,2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through May 31.

“The Brother and Sister Exhibition: Frances and David Hodson,” prints and photographs, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta. harlowgallery.org. Opens Monday. Through June 14.

“Pop-Ups and More,” exhibit of unique and interactive books for children and adults to enjoy together, Ricker Memorial Library, Poland Spring. 998-4390. Opens Monday. Through April 30.

Kimberly Crichton and Nancy Wagner, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. April 18-20.


Portland Public Library: “Artists’ Books: Definition and Meaning,” exhibition of books created by USM art students, through April 30; “The Sea Within Us: Iconically Maritime in Fashion and Design,” presented by Maine Maritime Museum, through June 14. portlandlibrary.com

University of Southern Maine (Glickman Library), Portland: Gary M. Green, “Terrain Vague,” black-and-white photographs, through May 3. usm.maine.edu/gallery

PhoPa Gallery, Portland: Timothy Whelan, “Photo-grapher as Collector,” through May 4. 317-6721.
Sanctuary Tattoo and Art Gallery, Portland: “Lovecraft: A Darker Key,” group show, through May 1. sanctuarytattoo.com

Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland: “Perigord: Moods and Memory,” encaustic paintings by Cheslye Ventimiglia, through April 30. 773-6011.

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