Thursday, December 5, 2013
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
Charis Leos plays Mama Rose in “Gypsy” at the Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick.
Audra Hatch photo
Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, "Stories in Music," Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School (auditorium), South Paris. $4; $2 for children. sebagomusicfestival.org. 1 p.m.
Midcoast Brass Quintet, Camden Amphitheater. Free. 236-3440. 7 p.m.
DaPonte String Quartet, works by Haydn, Adams and Borodin, St. Columba's Episcopal Church, Boothbay Harbor. $25. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music concert, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Festival Fridays concert, music by Ravel, Faure and Saint-Saens, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre), Brunswick. $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m.
PORTopera: Giacomo Puccini's "La Boheme," Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $41 to $105. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Program Six: Works by Bach, Mozart, Klughardt and Dvorak; Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill. $15 to $30. kneisel.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. Sunday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow concert, chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 1:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; 1 p.m. Wednesday; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1.
Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, "Discover the Joys of Classical Music," St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Bridgton. Free/donation. sebagomusicfestival.org. 7 p.m.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Monday Sonatas concert, music by Beethoven, Brahms, Poulenc and Sierra, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m.
Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, music by Mahler and Brahms, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $25; free for ages 21 and under. sebagomusicfestival.org. 7:30 p.m.
Opera House Arts: Chamber Music Series, sonatas and show pieces for violin and piano, Burnt Cove Church Community Center, Stonington. $20. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Wednesday Upbeat concert, music by Schoenberg and Schubert, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m.
Met Opera Summer Encore Series, broadcast of "Il Barbiere di Siviglian," Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $18; $15 for ages 65 and older; $10 for students, 935-9232. 7 to 10 p.m.
VentiCordi Chamber Music, Concert II: Music for winds and strings, South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport. $20; $15 for seniors; $5 for ages 18 and under. venticordi.com. 7:30 p.m.
Bates Dance Festival, Bebe Miller Company: "A History," Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. $12 to $25. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Bates Dance Festival, "Show and Tell," Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. Free. batesdancefestival.org. Stephan Koplowitz, 7:30 p.m. Sunday; Bridgman/Packer Dance, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
"Young Frankenstein," musical comedy based on Mel Brooks film, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
"Gypsy," musical based on the life of stripper Gypsy Rose Lee presented by Maine State Music Theatre Company, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $36 to $52. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Tuesday and Aug. 1; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Wednesday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 3.
"The Sound of Music," classic musical, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $25; $23 for seniors ($20 on Thursdays); $10 for students under age 20. hackmatack.org. 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
"Once on this Island," Caribbean celebration of music and dance, Boothbay Playhouse. $23; $19 for ages 17 and under. 633-3379. 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and Aug. 1. Through Aug. 10.
"The Music Man," classic musical, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $18; $16 for seniors and students. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and Aug. 1; 5 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 4.
"Adrift in Macao," parody of film noir movies presented by The Originals, Saco River Theatre, Buxton. $22; $20 for seniors and students; Thursdays are pay-what-you-can. sacorivertheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.
Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," Shakespeare in the Park presented by Fenix Theatre Co., Deering Oaks, Portland. Free. fenixtheatre.com. 6:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and Aug. 1. Through Aug. 10.
"Shrek the Musical," based on the hit animated movie, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $32, $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Tuesday and Aug. 1; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and Wednesday. Through Aug. 3.
"Cymbeline," Shakespeare play presented by Opera House Arts, Stonington Opera House. $20 to $35; $15 for students under age 17. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
Disney's "Anything Goes," musical presented by Midcoast Youth Theater, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham. $10; $8 for seniors and students. 240-9241. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday.
"Year of Magical Thinking," one-woman show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and Wednesday. In repertory through Aug. 17.
"Charlotte's Web," play for children, Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland. $8, $9. kitetails.org. 1:30 and 4 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Friday and Sunday.
"The 39 Steps," fast-paced comedic send-up and homage to thrillers and film noire, Freeport Performing Arts Center. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. fcponline.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 4.
"The Rocky Horror Show," campy musical, MaineStreet, Ogunquit. $25; 21-plus. patrickdorowproductions.com. 11:30 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 23.
"The Spitfire Grill," musical drama, Northport Music Theater. $20 to $25. northportmusic theater.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
"9 to 5: The Musical," comedy based on 1980 movie, City Theater, Biddeford. $20. citytheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 4.
"The Legend of Jim Cullen," original production by Heartwood Theater based on a legend from northern Maine set in 1873, Lincoln Academy (Parker B. Poe Theater), Newcastle. $20; $12 for students. heartwoodtheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Aug. 1; 3 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 3.
"Legally Blonde the Musical," comedy based on movie, Windham Center Stage Theatre. $12; $10 for seniors and students. windhamtheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 4.
"Twelfth Night," presented by Bath Shakespeare Festival, Bath Library Park. $15; $10 for seniors and students; $5 for children under 12. bathshakespeare.org. 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Through Aug. 4.
Thornton Wilder's "Our Town," Pulitzer Prize-winning drama presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $10 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Saturday. In repertory through Aug. 17.
"The Taming of the Shrew," Shakespeare comedy presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $28 to $30; $25 for seniors; $20 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Sunday. In repertory through Aug. 18.
"The Knight of the Burning Pestle," comedy presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $10 to $30; $25 for seniors; $20 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 7 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 1. In repertory through Aug. 16.
"Who?", one-man murder mystery, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick. $15 with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. Doors at 5:30 p.m. Monday; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 28.
"The Velveteen Rabbit," family show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $15; $10 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Tuesday and Aug. 1. In repertory through Aug. 15.
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice starring Clay Aiken, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Aug. 1. Through Aug. 25.
Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables," musical spectacle, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $25; $23 for seniors ($20 on Thursdays); $10 for students under age 20. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Aug. 1. Through Aug. 17.
• ART MUSEUMS
Portland Museum of Art: "Shangaa: Art of Tanzania," first major exhibition in the U.S. to focus on the traditional arts of Tanzania, through Aug. 25; "A Taste of Modernism," 62 works from the William S. Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, through Sept. 8. portlandmuseum.org
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: 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. dyerlibrarysaco museum.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: "Andy Warhol: American Icon," photographic images never shown in public and original works of art by Warhol on loan, through Sept. 1; "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
Colby College Museum of Art: Waterville: Alex Katz, "A Matter of Light," 48 prints, drawings and paintings, through Sept. 15; "A Thing Alive: Modern Views from the Marin Collections," work by John Marin, Berenice Abbott, Eugene Atget, Alfred Stieglitz and others, through Sept. 29; "Nowhere But Here," works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Eizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; "Process & Place," exploring the design evolution of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, through Oct. 13; "The Lunder Collection," works by Whistler, Homer, O'Keefe and many more American masters, plus "Spaces and Places" and "American Weathervanes," through June 8, 2014. colby.edu/museum
Maine State Museum, Augusta: "Maine Voices from the Civil War," letters, documents, diaries, sketches, paintings, flags and other objects from the Civil War period, through May 2015. mainestatemuseum.org
Cramer Museum, Rockport: Edna St. Millay exhibit, photographs, letters and Millay family mementos, through Aug. 31. 236-2257.
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. penobscotmarinemuseum.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 and Sean Downey, "Travel in My Borrowed Lives"; and young curators, "Lightscapes"; through Sept. 21. umma.umaine.edu
• ART GALLERIES
Marcia Annenberg: "News/Not News," Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. maineartgallery.org. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Aug. 23.
"Four in Progress," works by Brian Braley, Jamie Ribisi-Braley, Bob Matus and Nancy Keenan Barron, Cushing Historical Society. 588-6150. Friday to Sunday.
"Art Without Borders," painting, photography, digital art, printmaking, collage and assemblage, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Opens Friday. Through Aug. 16.
Sallie Findlay, Karen Munson and Debra Spaulding: "Hidden Histories," abstract, naturally dyed and stitched figures plus textile works, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. mainefiberarts.org. Opening reception, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 29.
Patricia Wheeler, mixed-media paintings, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Opens Tuesday. Through Sept. 1.
"A Mountain Rises: The Art of Katahdin," historic and contemporary works of art that represent Mount Katahdin and the surrounding region, University of New England Art Gallery, Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Through Oct. 27.
David Driskell: "Reflections Within Form," Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 1. Through Aug. 31.
Maurice Freedman, recently required work, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opens Aug. 1. Through Aug. 31.
William Irvine: "New Work," and David Peterson: "Boats," Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Opens Aug. 1. Through Aug. 31.
"In the Mountains of Western Maine," realist and abstract watercolor views of mountains by John Carnes, Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Opens Aug. 1. Through Aug. 31.
Pam Cabanas, pastel and ink wash, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com. Opens Aug. 1. Through Aug. 31.
University of Southern Maine (Osher Map Library), Portland: "Torn in Two: 150th Anniversary of the Civil War," traveling exhibition, through Aug. 22. usm.maine.edu/maps
Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland: "Two If By Sea...", water views and transportation unique to coastal Maine, through Wednesday. harmonsbartons.com
Fogg Lighting, Portland: Emily Trenholm: "Light Moves," paintings, through Aug. 31. 797-7568.
PhoPa Gallery, Portland: Barbara Putman, "Printmakers in Conversation," woodcuts, through Aug. 10. phopagallery.com
Space Gallery, Portland: Natalie Lanese, "Popscapes," collage and pop patterns, through Aug. 16. space538.org
Rose Contemporary, Portland: Adriane Herman, "Finish Lines," clay-burning art, through Aug. 10. rosecontemporary.com
University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland: Annual sculpture garden invitational with 10 artists, through Oct. 31. une.edu/artgallery
Gleason Fine Art, Portland: Tim Christensen, "Drawing on Porcelain," and Kevin Beers, "Monhegan Island," through Saturday; Timothy Brooke, "Out of Africa," through Aug. 17. 699-5599.
Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery): "Animal Dreams," group exhibition exploring the relationships between humans and animals, through Saturday. portlandlibrary.com
Constellation Gallery, Portland: Ann Tracy, "Figuratively Speaking," male and female photographic figure studies and dance photographs, through Aug. 3. constellationart.com
Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland: "LOVE of ME," photographs that capture the beauty of Maine, through Aug. 31. daunis.com
Mayo Street Arts, Portland: Kimberly Convery, "Pity the Clouds," fine art drawings, through Aug. 31. mayostreetarts.org
Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: "Fuzzy Allotropes 3: A Face is a Place," pen and ink by Michael Connor, through Wednesday. 253-6808.
3Fish Gallery, Portland: Robert Saunders, "Having Said That," 3D pieces, through Saturday. 3fishgallery.com
Greenhut Galleries, Portland: Robert Hamilton, "You Might as Well Fly," modernist paintings, through Saturday. greenhutgalleries.com
Macpage LLC, South Portland: "Still-Life and Objects," more than 50 paintings, photographs and sculptures by Maine artists, through Aug. 30. 523-3381.
Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: Jeanne O'Toole Hayman, "Spectrum," oil paintings, through Tuesday. richardboydpottery.com
Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery: "Summer Light," landscapes and seascapes by John Bowdren, William Hallett, Bobbi Heath, Sandi Ste. George and Neil Wyrick, through Wednesday. 846-7777.
Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth: "100 Years of Acadia National Park's Carriage Roads," through Aug. 18. skylinefarm.org
Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport: Tom Glover, paintings, through Aug. 25. frostgullygallery.com
Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick: Emilie Stark-Menneg, "Shake that Bird," through Friday. colemanburke.com
Spindleworks, Brunswick: "Archive Fever," retrospective exhibit celebrating the acts of making and collecting, through Aug. 2. spindleworks.org
ICON Contemporary Art, Brunswick: Tom Chapin, sculpture; Kate Beck, graphite drawings; and Ellen Golden, ink drawings, through Aug. 3. 725-8157.
Centre St. Art Gallery, Bath: "Puffin Dialogues," oil paintings by Lea Peterson, through Aug. 24. 442-0300.
Markings Gallery, Bath: "Creativity Galore," work by more than 35 Maine artists in metal, clay, fiber, mixed media, glass and more, through Aug. 31. markingsgallery.com
Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown: "The Good Life in Maine," group show, through Sept. 2. 594-9396.
Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor: Jane Dahmen, "Through the Trees," and Carole Hanson, "Small Kingdom," through Aug. 17. gleasonfineart.com
Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor: Diana Young, retrospective of gouache and egg tempura paintings from the past 20 years, through Wednesday. 633-6252.
Goobies, Boothbay Harbor: Laura Bianchi, paintings, through Sept. 1. 633-7001.
University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford: "Now You See It, Now You Don't," provocative oil paintings by Anita Clearfield, through Aug. 5. 284-6394.
Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford: Photographer Winky Lewis and ceramic artist Miles Spadone, through Aug. 24. feedtheengine.org
York Public Library: Judy Sowa, "Fun with the Dutch," paintings, through Aug. 31. www.york.lib.me.us
The Hive, Kennebunk: "Window Waterhouse Paint," work by Rae Ingwerson, Julia Einstein, G Bud Swenson and Tim Dowling, through Aug. 18. thehivekennebunk.com
Irvine Gallery at River Tree Arts, Kennebunk: "Surf & Turf," seascapes, landscapes, sculpture, jewelry and more created on the coast of Maine, through Aug. 17. rivertreearts.org
Kennebunk Free Library: Donald LaRochelle, "Coastal Maine & Inland New Hampshire by a Retired Engineer," through Wednesday. kennebunklibrary.com
Vance and Anne Morgan Gallery, Kittery: "One Community -- One Future," group exhibit, through Aug. 31. kitterycommunitycenter.org
Just Us Chickens Gallery, Kittery: Stephen Delaney, photography, through Wednesday. justuschickens.net
Wells Public Library: Summer group show, through Wednesday. 646-8181.
Barn Gallery, Ogunquit: "Regional Artists: An Open, Juried Show," featuring Michael Culver and Michael Palmer, through Saturday. barngallery.org
Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: Jaap Eduard Helder and Jody Johnstone, paintings and pottery, through Sunday. aarhusgallery.com
Waterfall Arts, Belfast: "Richard Norton Belfast: 1978-1988 and Invitational," more than 100 of Norton's hand-printed, black-and-white photo-journalistic images of Belfast and Waldo County, through Aug. 23. waterfallarts.org
Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: Meghan Brady, "Suitcase in My Hand," abstract paintings, through Aug. 25. 338-0555.
Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art): "The Harry Nadler Collection," 37 paintings by American modernist, through Sept. 2. fryeburgacademy.org
Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: Kennebec Valley Art Association, "The Vaughan Legacy," special exhibition celebrating the Vaughan family legacy in Hallowell, through Saturday. harlowgallery.org
Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston: "Through the Lens," photography exhibit and competition, through Aug. 2. lyceumgallery.com
Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta: Tom Ferrero, "Layers of Maine," through Aug. 23. harlowgallery.org
Wiscasset Bay Gallery: "Maine and America in the 20th Century," recent acquisitions of 20th-century American paintings and new works by contemporary New England artists, through Aug. 9. wiscassetbaygallery.com
Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset: "Coastal Spirits," through Aug. 25. maineartgallery.org
Maine Media Gallery, Rockport: Kate Carter, "A Woman Observed," photographs, remembrances and writings about and by Carter, through Saturday. mainemedia.edu/gallery
Haynes Galleries, Thomaston: Vincent Giarrano, "Truth and Beauty," and Linden Frederick, "Untold Stories," through Saturday. haynesgalleries.com
PicassoWhat, Rockland: "Artistic Differences," group show, through Wednesday. 593-8109.
Asymmetrick Arts, Rockland: Eric Leppanen, "Afterlife," use of found and reclaimed paint to create pattern based-works, through Friday. 594-2020.
Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland: "Selected Works," works by eight area artists, through Aug. 9; John Goodman, "Black White + Blue," photographs, through Aug. 10. caldbeck.com
Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland: Jim Condron, "I Quit," through Sunday. yvettetorresfineart.com
Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland: "Improvisations," paintings by William Crosby, through Wednesday. harborsquaregallery.com
CRAFT Gallery, Rockland: "Birds, Bugs and Butterflies," featuring works from five Maine artists, through Aug. 10. craftonelm.com Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland: "Il Mio Mondo," paintings by Robert Boiardi, Giggi Gatti and Laura Balombini, through Wednesday. carverhillgallery.com
Archipelago, Rockland: Jean Kigel, "Views of the Maine Coast," watercolors and acrylics, through Wednesday. 596-0701.
Jonathan Frost Gallery, Rockland: "Roses, Romance and Roller Derby," large roller derby paintings, through Wednesday. jonathanfrostgallery.com
Sunnyfield Studio Gallery, West Newfield: "The Thread That Connects," fiber-themed group show, through Sunday. sunnyfieldstudio.com
Frost Farm Gallery, Norway: "Explorations: A Duet Exhibition," paintings by Anne Richter and sculptural ceramics by Dan Greenfeld, through Saturday. frostfarmgallery.com
Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Oquossoc: "Birds of Maine," paintings by Father Paul Plante, through Tuesday. 864-3091.
Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Harpswell: "Celebrating 25 Years, Past and Present," paintings, sculpture, jewelry and handmade paper, through Aug. 29. widgeoncove.com
College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor: Paintings by David Vickery and sculpture by Blakeney Sanford, through Aug. 23. coa.edu
Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor: Kathleen Galligan and Russell Wray, "Nature and Nurture," through Aug. 6. littlefieldgallery.com.
Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle: Peter Kemble, Rebecca Goodale, James Wolfe and Stephen Yusko, graphic works, book arts, steel sculpture and fabricated metalwork, through Aug. 3. turtlegallery.com