August 8, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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Alexander Gardner’s “Ruins of the Arsenal, Richmond, Virginia, April 1865,” from “This Mighty Scourge of War,” an exhibition of art from the Civil War opening Thursday at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick.

Courtesy of Bowdoin College Museum of Art/Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund

THURSDAY

Pollock String Quartet, Camden Amphitheatre. Free/donation. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Bach, Weesner and Chausson; Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $30; $25 for seniors; free for ages 21 and under (tickets required). pcmf.org. 8 p.m. Through Aug. 17.

FRIDAY

2013 Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Program Eight: Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Ravel and Schumann; Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill. $15 to $30. kneisel.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 25.

Salt Bay Chamberfest, featuring Derek Bermel's "Half and Half" and Stravinsky's "L'histoire du soldat," Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $30; $5 for students. saltbaychamberfest.org. 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 17.

SATURDAY

Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Ravel, DiBerardino and Vivaldi; Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $30; $25 for seniors; free for ages 21 and under (tickets required). pcmf.org. 8 p.m. Through Aug. 17.

SUNDAY

Portland Chamber Music Festival, music for children ages 3 to 7 and their families, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Free; no tickets required. Noon. pcmf.org. Through Aug. 17.

DaPonte String Quartet: "Sunrise Sunset," with guest soprano Karol Bennett and works by Haydn, Bach, Respighi and Verdi; Laudholm Farm Reserve, Wells. $20. wellsreserve.org/daponte. 7 p.m.

MONDAY

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, "Program V," works by Vaughan Williams, Fred Lerdahl, Schubert. Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $15; $10 for seniors; $5 for students. sebagomusicfestival.org. 7:30 p.m.

"A Little Classical Can't Hurt," with soprano Lisa Saffer, pianist Sarah Bob, clarinetist Rane Moore and percussionist Aaron Trant, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

Salt Bay Chamberfest, Penobscot and Navajo music plus works by Janacek and Dvorak, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $30; $5 for students. saltbaychamberfest.org. 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 17.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, "Program V," works by Vaughan Williams, Fred Lerdahl, Schubert. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $25; free for ages 21 and under. sebagomusicfestival.org. 7:30 p.m.

AUG. 15

Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Barber, San Martin and Brahms, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $30; $25 for seniors; free for ages 21 and under (tickets required). pcmf.org. 8 p.m. Through Aug. 17.

VentiCordi Chamber Music, Concert III: 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.

• DANCE

Bates Dance Festival, "Different Voices," new works by international and emerging choreographers, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. $12 to $25. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Maine State Ballet: "Don Quixote," ballet full of spirited dancing and colorful costumes, Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth. $17 to $23; $2 discount for ages 12 and younger and seniors ages 62 and older. mainestateballet.org. 7 p.m. Friday and Aug. 15; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 17.

Bates Dance Festival, "Young Choreographers/New Works," Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. Free. batesdancefestival.org. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Bates Dance Festival Finale, festival participants perform new works by several choreographers, Bates College (Alumni Gymnasium), Lewiston. $6. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Maine Dance Project: "Hold Me Closer -- Tiny Dances," small works telling stories of love, loss, laughter and longing, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Weekday Performance Series, dance performance by the Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Congress Square, Portland. Free. portlandmaine.com. Noon Tuesday.

Bridgman/Packer Dance: "Voyeur," multi-layered experience based on the work of painter Edward Hopper, Stonington Opera House. $20 to $25. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Aug. 15.

• THEATER

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.

"Mary Poppins," Maine State Music Theatre musical based on classic Disney film, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $36 to $52. msmt.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday and Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sunday, Tuesday and Aug. 15. Through Aug. 24.

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice starring Clay Aiken, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday, Wednesday and Aug. 15; 8 p.m. Friday and Tuesday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 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. 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday and Aug. 15; 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Wednesday. Through Aug. 17.

"The Velveteen Rabbit," family show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $15; $10 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Thursday, Tuesday and Aug. 15.

"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. "All Shook Up," high-energy jukebox musical with many Elvis Presley favorites, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $32, $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Thursday to Sunday, Tuesday and Aug. 15; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 17.

"The Little Mermaid Jr.," presented by Midcoast Youth Theater, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham, $10; $8 for seniors and students. youth-theater.org. 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

"Salamanticus," fantasy set in a strange realm of corrupt empires, giant insects, amazing contraptions and living statues presented by Ziggurat Theatre Ensemble, Bowdoinham Town Hall. $20; $15 for seniors and students; $10 for ages 12 and under. ziggurattheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday. "The Rocky Horror Show," campy musical, MaineStreet, Ogunquit. $25; 21-plus. patrickdorowproductions.com. 11:30 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 23.

Thornton Wilder's "Our Town," Pulitzer Prize-winning drama presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $10 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday. In repertory through Aug. 17.

Monty Python's "Spamalot," musical comedy based on classic 1974 film, Community Little Theatre, Auburn. $18; $15 for seniors; $10 for ages 12 and under. laclt.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Aug. 15; 2 p.m. Sunday. 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. 1 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. In repertory through Aug. 16.

"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. 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Wednesday. In repertory through Aug. 18. "Year of Magical Thinking," one-woman show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7 p.m. Sunday. In repertory through Aug. 17.

"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.

Maine State Music Theatre's "Footlight Follies," an evening of songs, skits and silliness with MSMT favorites and special guests, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $30 to $100. msmt.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," musical suitable for all ages presented by Lincoln County Community Theater, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $15; $8 for ages 18 and younger. lcct.org. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15. Through Aug. 18.

• AUDITIONS

"Promises, Promises," musical, parts for ages 20 to 60, show dates are in November, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, Hallowell. 626-3698. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday.

TriCity Community Chorus, all voice parts, Masonic Hall, Saco. 450-3295. Call to schedule time Monday.

Portland Community Chorus, all male and female voice parts, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. 370-5320. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"This Mighty Scourge of War," art of the Civil War, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens Thursday. Through Jan. 5.

"Imago and Persona: Portraits from Antiquity," art from the ancient world, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens Aug. 15. Ongoing.

CONTINUING

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 for 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; "Perspectives on Modern and Contemporary Art," paintings by Rackstraw Downes and others, through Sept. 15; "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: "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; "Process & Place," exploring the design evolution of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, through Oct. 13; "Nowhere But Here," works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; "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: "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

Belfast Historical Society and Museum: "Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front," through Aug. 31. belfastmuseum.org

• ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

Mat O'Donnell: "Little Mysteries," paintings, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. 725-5242. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 30.

"Classic Yachts: Images by John Snyder," photographs, Keag River Gallery, South Thomaston. keagrivergallery.com. Opening reception, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 30.

"tiny, take two," Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 6.

"Go Figure," works by Tanya Fletcher and Alex Rheault, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Wednesday.

Pam Cabanas, images in pastel and ink wash, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com. Opening reception, noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 31.

"Summer Gathering," group show of gallery artists, ICON Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 7.

"Visions of the River," art show celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Damariscotta River Association, Round Top Barn, Damariscotta. 563-1393. Opens Saturday. Through Aug. 17.

"Art on the Porch," annual sale of works by local artists and craftspersons, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island. 766-3330. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

"The Way Life Should Be," work by member artists, York Art Association, York Harbor. yorkartassociation.com. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 1.

Group Show, paintings, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. caldbeck.com. Opens Wednesday. Through Sept. 14.

Olive Pierce: "Through the Years: 1964-1999," photographs of children, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. 517-0200. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 15. Through Sept. 28.

CONTINUING

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

Fogg Lighting, Portland: Emily Trenholm, "Light Moves," paintings, through Aug. 31. 797-7568.

PhoPa Gallery, Portland: Barbara Putman, "Printmakers in Conversation," woodcuts, through Saturday. 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 Saturday. rosecontemporary.com

University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland: "A Mountain Rises: The Art of Katahdin," historic and contemporary works of art that represent Mount Katahdin and the surrounding region, through Oct. 27; annual sculpture garden invitational with 10 artists, through Oct. 31. une.edu/artgallery

Gleason Fine Art, Portland: Timothy Brooke, "Out of Africa II," through Aug. 17. 699-5599.

Constellation Gallery, Portland: "Art Without Borders," painting, photography, digital art, printmaking, collage and assemblage, through Aug. 26. 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

Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland: "In the Mountains of Western Maine," realist and abstract watercolor views of mountains by John Carnes, through Aug. 31. harmonsbartons.com

Portland Public Library: "Some Burdensome: Big Ships, Big Cargoes," Maine Maritime Museum exhibit pays homage to large ships past and present, through Aug. 31. portlandlibrary.com

Art House Picture Frames, Portland: Bruce Brown, "A Journey Inside Vietnam," photographs, through Sept. 30. 221-3443.

3Fish Gallery, Portland: Group exhibit, 13 artists from Addison Woolley Gallery, through Aug. 31. 3fishgallery.com

Greenhut Galleries, Portland: David Driskell, "Reflections Within Form," and Maurice Freedman, recently acquired work, through Aug. 31. greenhutgalleries.com

Maine Potters Market, Portland: Cathy Hammond, "Memories of Coastal Maine," through Aug. 31. mainepottersmarket.com

Macpage LLC, South Portland: "Still-Life and Objects," more than 50 paintings, photographs and sculptures by Maine artists, through Aug. 30. 523-3381.

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: Lori Ingraham, "A Day at the Beach," and Robert Wieferich, "Images of Portland, Maine," through Sept. 7. elizabethmossgalleries.com

Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery: "Late Summer Rhythms," work by KDB, Suzanne deLesseps, Diana Johnson, Elizabeth Newman and Lois Strickland, through Sept. 30. 846-7777.

Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth: Mitchell Rasor, "Bathymetries: Fluxscapes," through Sept. 1. yarmouthlibrary.org

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

LaMarche Gallery, Smith Union, Brunswick: "Simple Pleasures 2013: Three Women's Views," through Aug. 30. 725-3902.

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

Maine Fiberarts, Topsham: Sallie Findlay, Karen Munson and Debra Spaulding, "Hidden Histories," abstract, naturally dyed and stitched figures plus textile works, through Aug. 29. mainefiberarts.org

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; William Irvine, "New Work," and David Peterson, "Boats," through Aug. 31. gleasonfineart.com

Goobies, Boothbay Harbor: Laura Bianchi, paintings, through Sept. 1. 633-7001.

Studio 53 Fine Art Gallery, Boothbay Harbor: Lynne Seitzer, "Moments in Time Urban Landscapes," paintings that reflect the vitality of life in the crowded city streets, plus Don Josephson's selected works and work by the Artist Collective, through Aug. 25. 633-2755.

Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor: John Wissemann, "Couples," large and elaborate colored pencil drawings, through Aug. 29. 633-6252.

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: Peter Patenaude and Victoria Hatzelis, "Boot & Canoe," photographs, through Aug. 23. kennebunklibrary.com

Vance and Anne Morgan Gallery, Kittery: "One Community -- One Future," group exhibit, through Aug. 31. kitterycommunitycenter.org

Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: Patricia Wheeler, mixed-media paintings, through Sept. 1. 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.

Liros Gallery, Blue Hill: "Ukiyo-e: Images of the Floating World," museum-quality Edo period Japanese woodblock prints, through Aug. 16. lirosgallery.com

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: Micah Webbert and Allen Ponziani, drawings, paintings and sculpture, through Aug. 24. harlowgallery.org

Monkitree, Gardiner: Marsha Proud Coelho and Peggy Cope Mascher, "What's In a Name?", through Sept. 14. monkitree.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 Friday. wiscassetbaygallery.com

Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset: Marcia Annenberg, "News/Not News," through Aug. 23; "Coastal Spirits," through Aug. 25. maineartgallery.org

River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta: Jean Kigel, 15th Annual "Eastern Views," recent Asian brush and watercolor, through Wednesday. riverartsme.org

Haynes Galleries, Thomaston: "New Works: New Directions," selection of work from gallery's newest artists, through Aug. 31. haynesgalleries.com

Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde: Barbara Ernst Prey, "East Meets West," collection of 40 never-before-seen watercolors, dry-brush and oil paintings, through Aug. 31.

Asymmetrick Arts, Rockland: David Allen, "The New Machine," through Aug. 23. 594-2020.

Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland: "Selected Works," works by eight area artists, through Friday; John Goodman, "Black White + Blue," photographs, through Saturday. caldbeck.com

Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland: Charles DuBack, "Then & Now II," through Sept. 1. yvettetorresfineart.com

CRAFT Gallery, Rockland: "Birds, Bugs and Butterflies," works from five Maine artists, through Saturday. craftonelm.com

Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland: Todd McKie, "Life is Funny Art is Serious," epigrammatic paintings, through Aug. 27. carverhillgallery.com

PicassoWhat, Rockland: "Summer on Silk," large-scale textile paintings by Gigi Aea, through Sept. 8. 593-8109.

Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport: "Mentor: 40 Photographers/40 Years," work of some of Maine Media's best-known master teachers alongside the work of their students, and "Caleb Charland: From the Basement to the Backyard," photographs, through Sept. 22. cmcanow.org

Pascal Hall, Rockport: "A Matter of Nature: Stammen, Warner, Williams," recent work by three artists, through Sept. 2. pascalhall.com

Camden Public Library: Sue Reed, multimedia paintings, through Aug. 31. 236-3440.

Frost Farm Gallery, Norway: "Flight: Metaphors in Motion," paintings by Maya Best, through Aug. 31. frostfarmgallery.com

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

Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth: Joseph Keiffer, Rosie Moore and Philip Frey, solo exhibitions, through Aug. 18. courthousegallery.com

Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor: "Philip Barter: A Thirty-Year Survey," work from the artist's private collection, and sculpture by Ray Carbone, through Sept. 2. littlefieldgallery.com.

Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle: Group show, with Mary Barnes, Elena Kuble, Margaret Rizzio, Thorsten Dennerline and Sarah Pike, through Aug. 24. turtlegallery.com

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