Thursday, December 12, 2013
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Olympic gymnastics gold medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” champion Shawn Johnson, above, and “Dancing with the Stars” celebrity pro Dmitry Chaplin, below, star in “Ballroom with a Twist,” a song-and-dance extravaganza running Tuesday through Aug. 31 at the Ogunquit Playhouse.
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
"Summer's Glory," an exhibit featuring floral digital woodcuts along with Maine woodcuts, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Opens Thursday. Through Sept. 10.
Sean Beavers, "New Work," Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Opening Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
"Spark," a glimpse inside the imaginative minds of Maine's iconic illustrators, Irvine Gallery at River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. rivertreearts.org. Opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Oct. 5.
Janice Anthony, "New and Recent Paintings," Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport. frostgullygallery.com. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 21.
Mark Kelly, "Murmurations," experimental drawings, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through Oct. 13.
University of Southern Maine (Osher Map Library), Portland: "Torn in Two: 150th Anniversary of the Civil War," traveling exhibition, through Saturday. usm.maine.edu/maps
Fogg Lighting, Portland: Emily Trenholm, "Light Moves," paintings, through Aug. 31. 797-7568.
Space Gallery, Portland: Natalie Lanese, "Popscapes," collage and pop patterns, and Emily White, "Horns," installation, through Friday; Maggie Casey, "Flushed," through Friday. space538.org
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
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Detail of a quilt by Karen Munson, from “Hidden Histories,” an exhibition of fiber art that also includes work by Sallie Findlay and Debra Spaulding and continues through Aug. 29 at Maine Fiberarts in Topsham.