Thursday, December 5, 2013
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“Pink Rose” by Martha Burkert, from “Despite Winter, Gardens” at Elizabeth Moss Galleries in Falmouth.
Courtesy of Elizabeth Moss Galleries
Michael Crouser: "Dog Run," gelatin silver prints; Robert Rivers: "The Promised Land," drawings; Candice Ivy: "Honey From the Belly of the Lion," site-specific installation with video and sculptural elements; and "Steve's Picks," favorite works by retiring museum registrar Stephen Ringle; University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Opens Friday. Through March 21.
"Bowdoin Boys in Blue (and Gray)," exhibition celebrating the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, Bowdoin College (Hawthorne Longfellow Library), Brunswick. 725-3288. Opens Monday. Through June 1.
"The Fixed Image: History and Process in American Photography," Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens Tuesday. Through March 3.
Portland Museum of Art: "The Portland Society of Art and Winslow Homer in Maine," 50 watercolors and drawings examine the relationship between Homer, architect John Calvin Stevens and the Portland Society of Art, through Feb. 3; "Between Past and Present: The Homer Studio Photographic Project," contemporary photography made with a variety of historic processes, through Feb. 17. portlandmuseum.org
Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: "Wired!" explores the electrification of Maine during the 20th century, through May 26. mainehistory.org
Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: "Dorothy Schwartz: Evolution of a Printmaker," through Feb. 25. 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: "Real/Ideal: Transformations in Nineteenth-Century Painting," through Feb. 24; "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
Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Ahead Full at Fifty: 50 Years of Collecting at Maine Maritime Museum," through May 26. mainemaritimemuseum.org
Saco Museum: "I My Needle Ply with Skill: Maine Schoolgirl Needlework of the Federal Era," needlework of the 18th and 19th centuries, through March 2. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: "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: "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; "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. farnsworthmuseum.org
Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "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 and 19th- and early 20th-century winter clothing, toys, sports equipment and historic photos of Maine in winter, through Feb. 24. 548-2529.
• ART GALLERIES
"Despite Winter, Gardens," group show of paintings and sculpture, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Opening artists' reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 17. Through March 10.
Susan Orfant: "IIWII," paintings, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Feb. 27.
"Ingrained," printmaking group show, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Opening reception, 5 p.m. Friday. Through Feb. 9.
Cynthia Davis: "Standing Navigation on the End of a Needle," Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick. colemanburke.com. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through March 16.
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