Thursday, December 5, 2013
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“Glow” by Tom Curry, from an exhibition of his new work opening Friday at Gleason Fine Art’s Portland gallery.
Courtesy of Gleason Fine Art Gallery
“Rush Hour” by Lissa Hunter, from “Homage,” the Maine Women Pioneers exhibition continuing through March 2 at the Art Gallery at the University of New England.
Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston: Robert S. Neuman's "Ship to Paradise," depictions by a Mount Desert Island artist of humankind's vices and worldly conceits; "Intermezzi: Opus IV," prints by German artist Max Klinger; and "Color at the Center," textile installations by Fransje Killaars, through March 22. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: "Rediscoveries 4: Comedy, Seriously," art that engages comedy and seriousness at once, and Alex Katz, "A Matter of Light," prints, drawings and paintings from the permanent collection, 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.
University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor: 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, through March 21. umma.umaine.edu
• ART GALLERIES
Rufus Coes: "Art Collector Maine at the Cellardoor Villa," paintings, Cellardoor Winery at the Villa, Rockport. 263-2654. Opening reception, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Through Feb. 24.
Laurie Hadlock and Carrie Lonsdale: "Paintings and Prints," Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Through April 28.
First Friday Art Walk, galleries and museums open for free, downtown Portland. firstfridayartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
"Lovecraft: A Darkey Key," group show, Sanctuary Tattoo and Art Gallery, Portland. sanctuarytattoo.com. Opening reception, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Through May 1.
"Sensory Circus," multi-media group show exploring the five senses, Meg Perry Center, Portland. 619-1564. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Feb. 22.
"The Other Side of Shade," group show exploring race, oppression and power, Maine College of Art, Portland. meca.edu. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Feb. 16.
Tom Curry: "New Work," Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through March 29.
Janalee Welch: "All Things Pastel," Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Feb. 28.
Kalaisha Watrous: "Afterthoughts," Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through April 3.
"Prints: Breaking Boundaries," presented by the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Feb. 23.
Jeffrey Hayes: "Thank You, Dutch Masters," precision miniature paintings inspired by the great Dutch still life masters, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Opens Friday. Through Feb. 28.
"What's Your Footprint," Freeport High School student artwork inspired by climate change and energy efficiency, Via Agency, Portland. 221-3000. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
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