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“Berry Basket,” encaustic-painted vase by Lissa Hunter, from the Maine Women Pioneers exhibition at the University of New England.
Courtesy of the artist and Art Gallery at UNE
Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: "Wired!" explores the electrification of Maine during the 20th century, through May 26. mainehistory.org
Museum of African Culture, Portland: "The Incarnation of Earthly Creations," Haitian art, through Jan. 30. museumafricanculture.org
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Fantastic Stories: The Supernatural in Nineteenth-Century Japanese Prints," through March 3; "In Printmaking ABC," master prints in memoriam of Bowdoin alumnus David P. Becker, through March 10. 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
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: "Rediscoveries 4: Comedy, Seriously," art that engages comedy and seriousness at once, 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.
• ART GALLERIES
"Unexpected Thaw," Spindleworks exhibit featuring artists Donald Freeman, Dana Albright, Kevin Babine and Michelle Rice, University College, Bath. spindleworks.org. Opens Friday. Through Feb. 28.
"CSA: Community Supporting Arts," The Frontier, Brunswick. exporefrontier.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Feb. 24.
"Joy of Art," fifth annual juried art exhibition, Topsham Public Library. 725-1727. Reception, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. Through Feb. 16.
"Despite Winter, Gardens," group show of paintings and sculpture, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Opening artists' reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 17. Through March 10.
Portland Public Library: "Prints: Breaking Boundaries," work of 35 Maine artists who use new techniques and materials, presented by Center for Maine Contemporary Art, through Feb. 23; "The Sea Within Us: Iconically Maritime in Fashion and Design," presented by Maine Maritime Museum, through June 14. portlandlibrary.com
University of Southern Maine Osher Map Library, Portland: "Iconic America: The U.S. Outline as National Symbol," through Feb. 28. usm.maine.edu/maps
Constellation Gallery, Portland: "The Art for the Holidays: Gifts that Give Forever," through Wednesday. constellationart.com
Greenhut Galleries, Portland: "The Holiday Show," through Jan. 18. greenhutgalleries.com
Rose Contemporary, Portland: "Emergent," installation by Rebecca FitzPatrick and Petra Simmons, through Jan. 26. rosecontemporary.com
June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland: "MECA Painters: 10 Years Later," annual exhibit of Maine College of Art alumni, through Jan. 22. 699-5083.
Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland: Michael Heiko, "Why I Moved to Maine," through Jan. 31. harmonsbartons.com
Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland: Diane Hudson, "Travels with Eddie and Other Surprises," plus "Visual Whispers" by Dan Dow, through Jan. 26. addisonwoolley.com
University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland: "Homage," Maine Women Pioneers exhibition, through March 2. une.edu/artgallery
Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland: "Create," works by Continuing Studies students, through Feb. 3. meca.edu
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