October 25, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, art museums and galleries

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“Alhambra II,” oil on linen by Ed Douglas, from the exhibition of his paintings opening at Greenhut Galleries in Portland on Nov. 1 and continuing through Dec. 1.

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“Crescent,” archival print by Luc Demers, from “Trace,” the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts exhibition of his work continuing through Dec. 21 at USM’s Glickman Library in Portland.

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Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: "Wired!" explores the electrification of Maine during the 20th century, through May 26. mainehistory.org

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, USM Glickman Library, Portland: Luc Demers, "Trace," photographs, and Richard Veit, photographs, through Dec. 21. usm.maine.edu/library

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Making a Presence: F. Holland Day in Artistic Photography," photographs by and of F. Holland Day (1864-1933), through Dec. 23. bowdoin.edu/art-museum

Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, Brunswick: "Promenade: A Walk in Style Through Pejepscot's Past," through Wednesday. pejepscothistorical.org

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Subdue, Seize and Take: Maritime Maine in the Unwelcome Interruption of the War of 1812," examines the maritime world of pre-statehood Maine, through Sunday. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Saco Museum: "The Moving Panorama of Pilgrim's Progress," Civil War-era panorama seen in its entirety for the first time in more than a century (also at Pepperell Mills in Biddeford), and "Then, Now and Always a Part of Saco: 250 Years of the First Parish Church," photos and artifacts, through Nov. 10. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org

Ogunquit Museum of American Art: Peggy Bacon, "Portrait of an Art Colony," portraits; "Building an American Modernist Collection," highlights from the permanent collection; Henry Strater, "Art of the Portrait," collection of portraits; "Contemporary Works from the Permanent Collection," lesser-known and seldom seen contemporary work; and "Carl Pittore and the Mail Art Movement," art using mail products, through Wednesday. ogunquitmuseum.org

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston: "Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography," featuring 106 images by artists from 11 countries across five continents, through Dec. 15. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: "Hidden Histories: A Project by Maggie Libby," history of women at Colby, through Nov. 25; Alex Katz, "Maine/New York," 28 paintings and one multi-part sculpture, through Dec. 30. colby.edu

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

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: Andrew Wyeth, "Summers in Port Clyde," watercolors from 1930s and '40s, through Nov. 4; "Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan," paintings, through Dec. 30; "Recent Acquisitions," newly acquired work by Georgia O'Keeffe, Arthur Dove, Rockwell Kent, Marguerite and William Zorach, Elaine de Kooning, Andrew and N.C. Wyeth, and more, through March 10. farnsworthmuseum.org

Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "Indians and Rusticators" and "Transcending Traditions: The Next Generation and Maine Indian Basketry," through Dec. 29. abbemuseum.org

University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor: Alan Bray, "At The Edges," paintings; Mayumi Sarai, "Ring Cycle," carved wooden sculptures; and Susan Jane Belton, "What's Yours," oil on panel portraits; through Jan. 5. umma.umaine.edu



Alicia Eggert: "Speaking in Tongues," work in various media that utilizes text, Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick. colemanburke.com. Artist reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Through Nov. 30.

Art Walk, downtown Biddeford. Free. biddefordartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Warmth and Style," handwoven, felted work and knit works by Maine fiber artists, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Opens Nov. 1. Through Dec. 31.

Ed Douglas: "New Works," Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 1. Through Dec. 1.


Greenhut Galleries, Portland: John Whalley, "World of Wonders," and Nancy Morgan Barnes, new work, through Saturday. greenhutgalleries.com

Constellation Gallery, Portland: Maine Artists Collective, "Freak Show," exploration of identity and difference, through Nov. 21. constellationart.com

Rose Contemporary, Portland: "Not the Usual Politics," work by Annie Bissett, Amze Emmons, Adriane Herman, Dan Mills and Greg Murr, through Saturday. 780-0700.

3Fish Gallery, Portland: "Addiction to Perfection," encaustic paint and mixed media by Kimberly Curry and graphite on paper by Jeanne Titherington, through Saturday. 3fishgallery.com

Mayo Street Arts, Portland: Edwige Charlotte and Rachel Gloria, "Gilded Roots, Native Grace," through Sunday. mayostreetarts.org

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