May 15, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

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Rob McFadyen as Hamlet in the David Davalos comedy “Wittenberg,” which concludes its run at Portland Stage Co. this weekend.

Aaron Flacke photo courtesy of Portland Stage Co.

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“Chesuncook Lake” by Philip Barter, from the exhibition of his work continuing through June at Gleason Fine Art in Portland.

Courtesy of Gleason Fine Art

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Ahead Full at Fifty: 50 Years of Collecting at Maine Maritime Museum," through May 26; "That Flaunting Rag! Maine's Maritime War Against the Confederacy," through Dec. 1. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Saco Museum: "John Haley's Civil War," artifacts related to the Civil War including prints by Winslow Homer, decorative arts, weaponry, uniforms and more, through Nov. 10. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: "To Sea: The Maritime Heritage of the Kennebunks," marine art, artifacts and archival materials, through Sept. 14. brickstoremuseum.org

Ogunquit Museum of American Art: "Sixty Works -- 60 Years," 60 of the most important works from the permanent collection, and "Henry Strater: A Life in Art," family photos and artwork, through Oct. 31. ogunquitmuseum.org

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston: Dozier Bell, "Mind's Eye," black-and-white photographs; "Selections from the Permanent Collection: Recent Acquisitions"; and senior thesis show, works by students in the Department of Art and Visual Culture, through May 25. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions

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: "Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," items reflecting mainly 19th- and early 20th-century regional life in Maine and New England, through Sept. 22; Andrew Wyeth, "Her Room," 1963 tempera painting accompanied by pencil and watercolor studies that led to the final work, through Nov. 17; "Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum" and "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; "2013 Waponahki Student Art Show," art by Passamaquoddy and Penobscot students from early childhood education to high school, through Oct. 31; "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

University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor: "I-95 Triennial: From Connecticut to Maine," sculpture, painting and mixed media by 34 artists, through June 8. www.uma.maine.edu

• ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

Johanna Moore and Amy Ray, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. aucocisco.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Saturday.

Sean Greene: "Suggestions," abstract paintings, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Artist reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Through July 7.

Helen St. Clair: "A Life in Art," oils, collages and drawings, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Opens Thursday. Through June 19.

Susan Wilder and Jim Flahaven: "A Beautiful Balancing Act," abstract and semi-abstract paintings, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 25.

"Here on Earth," paintings, ceramics, sculpture, prints, fiber arts and jewelry by Maine artists, The Stable Gallery, Damariscotta. stablegallerymaine.com. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through June 13.

"The Living Wall," installation of vertical garden, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. waterfallarts.org. 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

Susan Wilder: "Open Boat," paintings, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 26.

Third Friday Bath Artwalk & Tour, more than 30 area artists show their work, various locations, Bath. cityofbath.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

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