July 11, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

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Dance rehearsal of 'Oasis' at Dance Place
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Nejla Yatkin and her NY2Dance company are the headliners Friday and Saturday at Schaeffer Theater at the Bates Dance Festival, which continues into August on the campus of Bates College in Lewiston.

Courtesy photo by Astrid Riecken/The Washington Times

Maine Historical Society/Longfellow House, Portland: "Patriotic Imagery," Union patriotic imagery from the Civil War, through Aug. 26; "This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War," photographs, letters, maps, artifacts and memorabilia, through May 26, 2014. mainehistory.org

Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: Asherah Cinnamon, "Celebration, Tradition and Change," through Aug. 29. treeoflifemuseum.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: Per Kirkeby, career retrospective (paintings and sculpture), through Sunday; Katherine Bradford, "AUGUST," recent paintings with an ocean theme, through Sept. 1; "Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea," seaside work in Maine and elsewhere by Post-Impressionist painter, through Oct. 13. bowdoin.edu/art-museum

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Bowdoin College, Brunswick: "Robert E. Peary and His Northern World," through Dec. 31; "Animal Allies: Inuit Views of the Northern World," through Jan. 6; "Spirits of Land, Air, and Water: Antler Carvings from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection," through Feb. 23. bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Beyond the Breakers: Lighthouses, Life-Saving and the U.S. Coast Guard," rarely seen artifacts, through Oct. 15; "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

Museums of Old York, York: "The Barrell Family Collection: A Return to York," highlights one of York's most distinguished early families, through Oct. 19. oldyork.org

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: "To Sea: The Maritime Heritage of the Kennebunks," marine art, artifacts and archival materials; and "The Tourist of 1913," costumes, artifacts and more, 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

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: "Stories of the Land and Its People," the history of midcoast communities through art, through Sept. 1; "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, through Nov. 17; "Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum," "American Treasures: Small Treasures," small-scale work from the museum collection, and "American Treasures: Maine Voices," views of Maine through art by N.C. Wyeth, Louise Nevelson, Alex Katz and more, 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, "American Treasures: Family and Friends," renderings of artists' relatives and acquaintances, and "American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea," paintings of Maine ocean scenes and coastlines, through Feb. 2. farnsworthmuseum.org

Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "InDivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas," Smithsonian exhibition exploring race, culture and integration into American society, through Aug. 4; "N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archaeological 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

Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport: "For Those in Peril: Shipwrecks, Memorials, and Rescues," interactive exhibits, marine art, portraits, photographs and models, through Oct. 20. penobscot marinemuseum.org

L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley: "Gift of Glacier: The Maine Landscape," paintings by 23 Maine artists, through Oct. 15. gwh.org/lcbates

University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor: Emily Trenholm, "Monhegan: A New Perspective"; Joanne Freeman, "Three Chords"; Rachelle Agundes & Sean Downey, "Travel in My Borrowed Lives"; and young curators, "Lightscapes"; through Sept. 21. umma.umaine.edu

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