Thursday, April 24, 2014
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“Window Seat,” by Cheslye Ventimiglia, from “Perigord: Moods and Memory,” the exhibition of her encaustic paintings continuing through April 30 at Daunis Fine Jewelry in Portland.
“Earthquake,” oil on canvas by Per Kirkeby, from the retrospective of his paintings and sculpture continuing through July 14 at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick.
Courtesy of Bowdoin College Museum of Art
"Play Me a Story," interactive theater performance and workshop for ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company. $15. portlandstage.org. "Enchanted Adventures," 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
"Great Expectations" Live in HD, broadcast from London's West End, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $15. atthelincoln.org. 1 p.m. Saturday.
"A Six Pack of Miller," six of Arthur Miller's best-loved works performed as staged readings presented by Mad Horse Theatre, The Hutchins School, South Portland. $10; $30 for all six readings. madhorse.com. "The Price," 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; "All My Sons," 7:30 p.m. April 4. Through April 14.
A.R. Gurney's "Ancestral Voices," Good Theater production set in Buffalo, N.Y., in the three years before World War II, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15, $20. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday and April 4. Through April 14.
• ART MUSEUMS
Andrew Wyeth: "Her Room," 1963 tempera painting accompanied by pencil and watercolor studies that led to the final work, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Opens Tuesday. Through Nov. 17.
"Unity and Fragmentation: Selections from the Permanent Collection" and "Sense of Scale, Measure By Color: Art, Science, and Mathematics of Planet Earth," Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens April 4. Through June 2.
Portland Museum of Art: "Youth Art Month," juried show of artwork created by Maine students in grades K-12, through Sunday; "Lois Dodd: Catching the Light," more than 50 paintings by Maine artist spanning six decades, through April 7; "Voices of Design: 25 Years of Architalx," interactive exhibition showcasing the power of design, through May 19. portlandmuseum.org
Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: "Maine Things: Recent Museum Acquisitions," through April 30; "Wired!" explores the electrification of Maine during the 20th century, through May 26. mainehistory.org
Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: "Still Points of the Turning World," exhibit by seven contemporary photographers, through April 25. treeoflifemuseum.org
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Simply Divine: Gods and Demigods in the Ancient Mediterranean," ancient sculpture and pottery from the permanent collection, and "Transformative Gestures: Paintings of the Renaissance," through June 2; Per Kirkeby, career retrospective (paintings and sculpture), through July 14. 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: "Celebrate Student Art," RSU 23 student art show, through April 20. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org
Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: "47 Years at the Super Bowl: What It Means to Be in the 'Never Miss a Super Bowl Club,' " objects from the personal collection of Don Crisman, through Saturday. brickstoremuseum.org
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 Saturday. colby.edu/museum
Maine State Museum, Augusta: "Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives," historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, through May 25. mainestatemuseum.org
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: "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; "American Treasures: Small Treasures," small-scale work from the museum collection, through Dec. 29; "A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals," through Jan. 5; "American Treasures: Other Voices," contemporary art from the museum collection, through Feb. 2. farnsworthmuseum.org
Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through October; "Wabanaki Guides," the legacy of Wabanaki people serving as guides for European and American explorers, cartographers, tourists and artists from the 1600s to present, through December. abbemuseum.org
• ART GALLERIES
Daisy Greene, acrylics on large wooden panels, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Friday. Through April 30.
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