October 10, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, dance, art museums and galleries

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Blue Man Group is at Merrill Auditorium in Portland on Friday and Saturday, presented by Portland Ovations.

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“Row Boats, Belfast Harbor,” by Henry Isaacs. oil, 48 x 54 inches

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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: Andrew Wyeth, “Her Room,” 1963 tempera painting accompanied by pencil and watercolor studies, through Nov. 17; “Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum,” “American Treasures: Small Treasures,” small-scale work from the museum collection, and “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,” paintings of Maine ocean scenes and coastlines, through Feb. 2. farnsworthmuseum.org

Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: “N’tolonapemk: Our Relatives’ Place,” archaeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through October; “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

Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport: “For Those in Peril: Shipwrecks, Memorials and Rescues,” interactive exhibits, marine art, portraits, photographs and models, through Oct. 20. penobscotmarinemuseum.org

L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley: “Gift of Glacier: The Maine Landscape,” paintings by 23 Maine artists, through Tuesday. gwh.org/lcbates.

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

Harbor Hallway Gallery at The Ripples Inn, Rockland: DiTa’s “Acrylics: Drinks & Art,” ripplesinnattheharbor.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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University of Maine Charles Danforth Gallery, Augusta: “Unfolding Traces,” UMaine intermedia student exhibition. www.uma.maine.edu. Through Friday.

ICON Contemporary Art, Brunswick: Frederick Lynch and William Manning, relief sculptures and paintings. 725-8157. Through Saturday.

CRAFT Gallery, Rockland: Lissa Hunter, “Same Voice/Different Song,” charcoal drawings on gessoed white paper and assemblages of clay objects, through Saturday.

Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: Mark Kelly, “Murmurations,” experimental drawings. 338-0555. Through Sunday.

Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor: Jane Davis Doggett, “Maine Waterscapes and IconoChromes. littlefieldgallery.com. Through Sunday.

Maine Art Shows, Kennebunk: Ellen Welch Granter and Janis H. Sanders, new original oils, maine-art.com. Through Monday.

Maine College of Art, Portland: “Create II,” second annual continuing studies student exhibition. meca.edu. Through Oct. 17.

Gleason Fine Art, Portland: Henry Isaacs “New Work,” gleasonfineart.com. Through Oct. 26.

Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: “All Creatures Great and Small II,” in partnership with the Kennebec Valley Humane Society, group show of work on the subject of animals. harlowgallery .org. Through Oct. 26.

Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor: Brad Betts, “Boats and Harbors,” oil paintings. gleason fineart.com. Through Nov. 2.

Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland: Brian Mark, “Haunting of the Harbor,” precious metals bathed in acid. harborsquaregallery.com. Through Oct. 31.

Portland Public Library: Maurice Sendak, “50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons,” original illustrations, drawings and paintings, portlandlibrary.com. Through Oct. 25.

Rose Contemporary, Portland: Jeff Badger, “OK Back OK,” sculptural works, drawings and prints. rosecontemporary.com. Through Oct. 26.

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