June 1, 2011

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, auditions and art museums

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Marsden Hartley’s “Jotham’s Island (now Fox), Off Indian Point, Georgetown, Maine,” from “Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940,” opening Saturday at the Portland Museum of Art.”

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Rebecca Rivers' 2010 watercolor "Spring Suite 2," from the Portland Museum of Art's 2011 Biennial, which closes Sunday.

Courtesy Portland Museum of Art

"Four in Maine: Drawings," work by Mary Barnes, Emily Brown, John Moore and T. Allen Lawson, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Sept. 11.

"Inspired by Buddhism: Ancient Art from the Permanent Collection," objects from Cambodia, China, Tibet, Korea and Japan, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

"Little Elegies: The Art of Nineteenth-Century Mourning," paintings, texts and objects created to assuage grief and memorialize the dead, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

"Alex Katz: Drawings," ink and oil sketches and graphite drawings, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

"Paul Caponigro: The Hidden Presence of Places," photographs, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. 596-6457. Through Oct. 9.

"Building an American Modernist Collection: Highlights from OMAA Permanent Collection," Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through Oct. 31.

"The Drawing Tradition," drawings by Henry Strater, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through Oct. 31.

"Imagination Takes Shape: Canadian Inuit Art from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection," Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum. Through Dec. 6.

"The Art of the Boat" and "75 for 75," artifacts from the museum's 75 years plus works by more than 50 contemporary painters, sculptors and photographers exploring the themes of the boat as a work of art and the boatbuilder as artist, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. penobscotmarinemuseum.org. Through 2012.

• ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

The Tuesday Group, work by a collection of artists that have been meeting Tuesday mornings for 20-plus years, Falmouth Memorial Library. 781-2351. Reception, 6 to 8 p.m. today. Through June 29.

First Friday Art Walk, self-guided tour of local art galleries, art studios, museums and alternative art venues, downtown Portland. Free. firstfridayartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Driving Culture," fine art jewelry, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 29.

"The Drawing Story," drawings by 14 artists, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 25.

"Fabulous Fiber," juried show and sale, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. Opens Friday. Through June 26.

"After Albers," paintings by W.P. Pete Jennerjahn, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. yvettetorresfineart.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 3.

"Five Artists," work by Barbara Bean, Cory Hart, Letty Chiew Husson, L?Peterson and Susan Zimmerman, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 11.

"Digital Detour Ahead, " photos by Dave Wade and mixed media by Jim Kelly, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 25.

"Off Season, Off Shore: A Documentary Art Installation," St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. 347-3075. Opening reception with artists Lesley MacVane and Roger Berle, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 30.

"Entropy in Maine: Photographs by Jonathan Rundell," North Yarmouth Academy (Curtis Gallery), Yarmouth. 847-5423. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through October 3.

"Soul Celebrations," handwoven marionettes, handpainted silk wall hangings and mixed media by Lauren Otis, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. Opening reception with live music by Clearwater Benders and Truth About Daisies, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Fake Forest," sculptures and prints by Leslie Wick, running with scissors, Portland. 699-4242. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 24.

"Common Ground, Uncommon Perspectives," work by New England artists Mariella Bisson, William Simpson, Paul Stone and James Urbanska; Bayview Gallery, Brunswick. 729-5500. Opening reception, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through July 2.

Gallery Anniversary Show, meet and converse with local artists, musicians and art appreciators, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Postcards from Vacationland," paintings by Diana Young, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. Opening reception, 3 to 6 p.m. Friday.

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