Monday, March 10, 2014
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An exhibition of 19th-century and early-20th-century carriage robes opens with a reception today at the Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum in Sanford, continuing into early summer.
“Portland Morning,” an oil painting by Thomas Connolly, is among the works on view in “Art Maine 2012,” continuing at Greenhut Galleries in Portland.
"Inside Out: Exploring Gifts of Art from Private Collectors," contributions from private collectors since 1811, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. Opens Tuesday. Through April 15.
Portland Museum of Art: "The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Maine, Part II," work of various media and styles, through Jan. 29; "Gather Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection," Shaker furniture, printed works, visual art, tools, textiles and small craft, through Feb. 5; "Making Faces: Photographic Portraits of Actors and Artists," photos of famous actors and artists plus works by the artists profiled, through March 12. portlandmuseum.org
University of New England Art Gallery, Portland: "Faces of War," photo essay of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan by Jerry Robinov, through Feb. 12; "Contemporary Maine Women Art Pioneers (Post WWII)," three-part exhibition focusing on Maine women artists, through Feb. 17. une.edu/artgallery/facesofwar.cfm
Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: "Take to the Streets!," photography exhibit examining American protest movements, through March 31; "Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine," artifacts reveal the way Mainers dressed from the 18th to 20th centuries, through May 27. mainehistory.org
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Where Hath Fleeting Beauty Fled?", selections of 19th- and 20th-century art, through Sunday; "After Atget: Todd Webb Photographs, New York and Paris," street photography of Webb, through Jan. 29. bowdoin.edu
Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Port of Portland: A Ship-Shaped History," a look at Portland's past via the ships that sailed through the harbors, the city's shipping and ship-building industries, and more, through Feb. 14. mainemaritimemuseum.org
Dyer Library/Saco Museum: Photographs by Sara Picard, still-life images in color, black and white, and sepia, through Jan. 31; "Rugs All Marked Out: Biddeford's Edward S. Frost," celebration of 19th-century rug entrepreneur, and "Hooked Rugs of Artists from the Maine Tin Pedlar," both through March 24. 283-3861.
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: Paul Caponigro, "The Hidden Presence of Places," black-and-white photographs, through Sunday; "Beyond Rugs!", rug-hooking textile art, through Feb. 5; "The Art of the Book," focuses on the museum's collection of rare 19th- and 20th-century books, through April 1. 596-6457.
Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport: "The Circus Comes to Town," Bex Bros. Circus, miniature circus figures and more, through Feb. 26. penobscotmarinemuseum.org
UMaine Museum of Art, Bangor: "The Moment: Paintings by Michael De Brito," "Lori Nix: The City," "Brett Day Windham: I Put a Spell on You" and "George Terry: Because You're Mine," all through March 24. umma.umaine.edu
Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "Twisted Path II: Contemporary American Art Informed by Tradition," contemporary art show featuring native artists from the Northeast, through May; "Indians and Rusticators," through December. abbemuseum.org
• ART GALLERIES
"Communique," paintings by Belfast artist and gallery co-founder Freddy LaFage, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. today. Through Feb. 26.
"A River Lost and Found: The Androscoggin River in Time and Place," photography project presentation by Michael Kolster, photographer and teacher at Bowdoin College; Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. 6:30 p.m. today.
Deborah Randall and Henry Kallem, drawings, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. today. Through March 3.
"Favorite Places," oil paintings by Anne Lively, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. 846-0697. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Feb. 18.
Oils and Pastels of Belize and Maine, by Patti Bradley, 317 Main Street Community Music Center, Yarmouth. 846-6264. Opening reception, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Through March 9.
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