April 18, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

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Vivid Motion dance company brings “The Seven Voyages of Sinbad” to St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland Thursday through Sunday.

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Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Simply Divine: Gods and Demigods in the Ancient Mediterranean," ancient sculpture and pottery from the permanent collection, "Transformative Gestures: Paintings of the Renaissance," "Unity and Fragmentation: Selections from the Permanent Collection" and "Sense of Scale, Measure by Color: Art, Science, and Mathematics of Planet Earth," 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 Saturday. dyerlibrary sacomuseum.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," furniture, paintings, textiles and toys 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; "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

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

Kimberly Crichton and Nancy Wagner, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. aucocisco.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Saturday.

"Pollination: Evolving Miracles," sculpture, paintings, drawings, prints, poems and video by 29 artists and scientists explore the intersection between flowering plants and their pollinators, University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston. 753-6500. Opens Friday. Through May 4.

Portland Public Schools Art Show, Portland City Hall. portlandschools.org. Opens April 25. Through May 16.

Marilyn Blinkhorn and Patrick Plourde, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. aucocisco.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. April 25. Through April 27.

CONTINUING

Portland Public Library: "Artists' Books: Definition and Meaning," exhibition of books created by USM art students, through April 30; "The Sea Within Us: Iconically Maritime in Fashion and Design," presented by Maine Maritime Museum, through June 14. portlandlibrary.com

University of Southern Maine (Glickman Library), Portland: Gary M. Green, "Terrain Vague," black-and-white photographs, through May 3. usm.maine.edu/gallery

PhoPa Gallery, Portland: Timothy Whelan, "Photographer as Collector," through May 4. 317-6721.

Sanctuary Tattoo and Art Gallery, Portland: "Lovecraft: A Darker Key," group show, through May 1. sanctuarytattoo.com

Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland: "Perigord: Moods and Memory," encaustic paintings by Cheslye Ventimiglia, through April 30. 773-6011.

Gleason Fine Art, Portland: "Spring!", art by Henry Isaacs, Anne Ireland, Andrea Peters, Karen Tusinski and Carole Hanson, through April 27. 699-5599.

Rose Contemporary, Portland: "The New Landscape," work by Lydia Badger, Hilary Irons and Erik Weisenburger, through Saturday. rosecontemporary.com

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