Saturday, December 7, 2013
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The cast of “The Legend of the Golem” – from left, Josh Brassard, Tristan Rolf, Kara Haupt, Hal Cohen and Brenda Chandler – which concludes its run at Acorn Studio Theater in Westbrook with performances Thursday through Sunday.
Courtesy of Acorn Productions
It’s the final weekend for the Cratchit family and the rest of the characters in the Portland Stage Company production of “A Christmas Carol,” with performances Thursday through Sunday, including two on Saturday.
Darren Setlow photo courtesy of Portland Stage Company
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 Friday. usm.maine.edu/library
Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: Dahlov Ipcar, recent paintings, prints, giclee and books, through Jan. 4. Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. treeoflifemuseum.org
Museum of African Culture, Portland: "The Incarnation of Earthly Creations," Haitian art, through Jan. 30. museumafricanculture.org
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Michelangelo: Art and Afterlife," looks at the influence of Michelangelo's art and the legend of his character, through Thursday; "Making a Presence: F. Holland Day in Artistic Photography," photographs by and of F. Holland Day (1864-1933), and "We Never See Anything Clearly: John Ruskin and Landscape Painting," paintings from 1840s to 1870s, through Sunday; "Fantastic Stories: The Supernatural in Nineteenth-Century Japanese Prints," through March 3; "In Printmaking ABC," master prints in memoriam of Bowdoin alumnus David P. Becker, through March 10. bowdoin.edu/art-museum
Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, Brunswick: "Vote, Pejepscot!", election and political paraphernalia, and "Home Decoration: The Domestic Artistry of the Skolfield Women, 1845-1900," samplers, printed screens, flower arrangements, hair wreaths and more, through Dec. 31. pejepscothistorical.org
Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Ahead Full at Fifty: 50 Years of Collecting at Maine Maritime Museum," through May 26. mainemaritimemuseum.org
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: Alex Katz, "Maine/New York," 28 paintings and one multi-part sculpture, through Dec. 30; "Rediscoveries 4: Comedy, Seriously," art that engages comedy and seriousness at once, through March 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: "Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan," paintings, and "Impressionist Summers: Frank W. Benson's North Haven," 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; "Andrew Wyeth: Pencil Drawings and Watercolor Sketches," through April 7. farnsworthmuseum.org
Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "Indians and Rusticators" and "Transcending Traditions: The Next Generation and Maine Indian Basketry," through Dec. 29; "N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through October. abbemuseum.org
Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport: "Keeping Warm," 19th-century quilts, 19th- and early 20th-century winter clothing, toys, sports equipment and historic photos of Maine in winter, through Feb. 24. 548-2529.
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
• ART GALLERIES
Winter Solstice Open Studio, Constellation Gallery, Portland. 409-6617. 4 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Portland Public Library: "Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey," original illustrations, preparatory sketches, unpublished drawings and ephemera, through Dec. 29; "The Sea Within Us: Iconically Maritime in Fashion and Design," presented by Maine Maritime Museum, through June 14. portlandlibrary.com
University of Southern Maine Osher Map Library, Portland: "Iconic America: The U.S. Outline as National Symbol," through Feb. 28. usm.maine.edu/maps
Rose Contemporary, Portland: Jessica Gandolf, Penelope Jones and Bridget Spaeth, "Expanding Fields," through Saturday; Southern Maine Community College senior exhibit, through Dec. 31. rosecontemporary.com
Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland: Michael Milicia, "The Exquisite Bird 2," photographs of birds, through Dec. 31. 773-6011.
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