“Eight Strings and a Whistle: Turbulent Elegance,” flute, viola and cello, Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor. $15; $7 for students; free for children under 12. schoodicartsforall.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

Juventas, musical stylings of young composers from Israel, Poland, Russia and the U.S., Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $25. 583-6747. 3 p.m. Saturday.

Island Chamber Players, music of Mozart, Ravel, Debussy, Kodaly and Franck; Jewett Auditorium, Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for ages 12 and under. concertsatjewett.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Vox Nova Chamber Choir, modern choral music, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $15. voxnovachoir.com. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Chamber ME Music Series, music of Mozart and Prokofiev, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. Free/donation. rivertreearts.org. 11 a.m. Monday.

The Best of the MET: Live in HD Encore Series, encore screening of Met Opera’s “Anna Bolena,” Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $20. atthelincoln.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.


“Just Dance,” Drouin Dance Center annual recital and student showcase, Westbrook Performing Arts Center. $16 in advance; $18 day of show. 854-2221. 10:30 a.m., 1 and 6 p.m. Saturday.


“Always … Patsy Cline,” Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert star in a dramedy based on the true story of a friendship between a woman and the country music legend, Ogunquit Playhouse. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and June 14. Through June 16.

“2 Pianos 4 Hands,” follows the dynamic and comical true journey of two piano players, Portland Stage Company. $40; $20 for students. portlandstage.org. 8 p.m. today and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday to June 14. Through July 1.

“Life During Wartime,” dark comedy presented by Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $20, $35 ($10 on Wednesdays). dramaticrep.org. 7:30 p.m. today to Sunday.

“Rabbit Hole,” Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a couple who have recently lost a child, Community Little Theatre, Auburn. $18. laclt.com. 7:30 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Forever Plaid,” musical about a young vocal group that gets a second chance to perform after dying in an accident, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $30 to $41. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. today to Sunday and Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. June 14. Through June 23.

“A Chorus Line,” Tony Award-winning musical about actors auditioning for a chorus line, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $36 to $59; Friday’s performance is pay-what-you-can for any unsold seats. msmt.org. 7:30 p.m. today; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. June 14. Through June 23.

“Little Shop of Horrors,” classic comedy about a man-eating plant presented by Arts in Motion Theater Company, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $15. artsinmotiontheater.com. 7 p.m. Friday; 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

“Rumors,” Neil Simon play presented by Studio Theatre of Bath, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $13, $15. 442-8455. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through June 17.

“Red Hiding Hoods,” students from Acorn Acting Academy present an original version of the fairytale, Acorn Studios, Westbrook. $6; $4 for children ages 12 and under. acorn-productions.org. 11 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through June 17.

“The Crooners,” tribute to the Rat Pack, Neil Diamond, Elvis Presley and more, with one free bottle of wine per couple, Anthony’s Dinner Theater, Portland. $39.99; includes dinner. anthonysdinnertheater.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

“The Awesome 80’s Prom,” Ken Davenport’s hit Off-Broadway show, Styxx, Portland. $8 in advance; $12 day of show. lucidstage.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Losing My Religion: Confessions of a New Age Refugee,” one-man show, Lucid Stage, Portland. $18; $15 for seniors and students. lucidstage.com. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s “The Tempest,” HD broadcast, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $15; $5 for youths. atthelincoln.org. 7 p.m. June 14.


Coastal Youth Orchestra, auditions for string students and advanced students who play the oboe, clarinet, trumpet and French horn, Mt. Ararat High School, Topsham. 729-5156. 5 p.m. June 14.



“Stories of the Land and Its People,” the work of more than 140 students who participated in a year-long collaboration between the Farnsworth and four public schools, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Opens Friday. Through Aug. 12.

“Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography,” featuring 106 images by artists from 11 countries across five continents, Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions. Free public opening reception, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Through Dec. 15.

“The Draw of the Normandy Coast (1860-1960),” more than 40 works of famous European and American art, including works by Monet, Matisse, Pissarro and Whistler, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Opens June 14. Through Aug. 13.


Portland Museum of Art: Tanja Alexia Hollander: “Are You Really My Friend?” photographs of Facebook friends, through June 17; “From Portland to Paris: Mildred Burrage’s Years in France,” more than 70 paintings, drawings and letters, through July 15. portlandmuseum.org

Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: “Downtown Portland, Circa 1912,” historic photos, through June 30; “Wired!”, explores the electrification of Maine during the 20th century, through May 26, 2013. mainehistory.org

Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: “Pathways to Contemporary Art: Paintings from Temple Beth-El Art Exhibitions 1962-1973,” through July 6. treeoflifemuseum.org

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: “The Homestead Project: A Residence Reimagined,” architectural designs, through Sept. 23; Andrew Wyeth: “Summers in Port Clyde,” watercolors from 1930s and ’40s, through Nov. 4; “Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan,” paintings, through Dec. 30. farnsworthmuseum.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: “Building a College Collection: Select Recent Acquisitions” and “Telephones,” seven-minute compilation of Hollywood film clips, through June 24; Lesley Vance, paintings, and Marvin Bileck and Emily Nelligan: “On Great Cranberry Island,” charcoal drawings and etchings, through July 1. bowdoin.edu

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: “Subdue, Seize and Take: Maritime Maine in the Unwelcome Interruption of the War of 1812,” examines the maritime world of pre-statehood Maine; through Oct. 12. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Dyer Library/Saco Museum: “The 2012 Mill-Ennial: Celebrating the Art and the Artists of the Cities on the Saco,” shared exhibit with Engine in Biddeford, through Sunday; Bethany Haeseler, sculpture, through June 30. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org

Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, Sanford: “Elements of Expression,” art and design of Elwyn George Gowen (1895-1954), through July 21. sanfordhistory.org

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: “Rediscoveries 2: New Perspectives on the Permanent Collection,” through June 24. colby.edu

Ogunquit Museum of American Art: “Light, Motion, Sound 2012,” collaborative exhibition with the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, through June 17; “Building an American Modernist Collection,” highlights from the permanent collection, and Henry Strater: “Art of the Portrait,” collection of portraits, through Oct. 31. ogunquitmuseum.org

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: “Barry: The Art Exhibition,” paintings, drawings and sculptures by Edith Barry, through Sept. 15. 985-4802.

Maine State Museum, Augusta: “Malaga Island, Fragmented Lives,” historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, through May 2013. mainestatemuseum.org

University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor: John Goodman: “Moments Abstracted,” photography; Ruth Marshall: “Vanished into Sticks,” animal pelts made from felt; and Jemma Gascione: “Slab Waltz,” sculpture and ceramics; through Saturday. umma.umaine.edu

Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: “Twisted Path II: Contemporary American Art Informed by Tradition,” contemporary art show featuring native artists from the Northeast, through May 31; 2012 Waponahki Student Art Show, through Oct. 22; “Indians and Rusticators” and “Transcending Traditions: The Next Generation and Maine Indian Basketry,” through Dec. 29. abbemuseum.org

Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport: “Summer Folk: The Tourists of Penobscot Bay,” photos, memorabilia and artifacts; and “The Art of the Sea Battle,” celebrating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, through Oct. 21. penobscotmarinemuseum.org



Sandra Quinn: “Time,” Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. today. Through June 30.

“Mountain Star Mind Testament,” mixed media by Peter Voshefski, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. today. Through July 29.

“Getting it Write,” Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Artwalk reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 30.

Julie Babb, bird-related art, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. mainegardens.org. Artist’s reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through July 8.

“Streams, Stones and Frozen Fire,” pottery by Nancy Meader and drawings by Abbott Meader, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Opens Friday. Through June 29.

“Fabulous Fibers,” quilting, rug hooking, weaving, wearable art, fabric painting and more, York Art Association, York Harbor. yorkartassociation.com. Opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Through June 30.

Season Opening, Pemaquid Art Gallery. 677-2752. Opening reception, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 6.

“Buttons, Rum and Rakes: Freeport’s Mercantile Past,” Freeport Historical Society Harrington House. freeporthistoricalsociety.org. Opens Monday. Through March 2013.

“The Portrait in American Realism,” drawings, paintings, sculpture and photographs by American Realists from the 19th to 21st centuries, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Opens Wednesday. Through July 27.

“Dancing in the Light,” Art at the Grill exhibit, Damariscotta River Grill. damariscottarivergrill.com. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday. Through July 30.

“View From the Window,” multiple artist show, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. maineartgallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. June 14.


Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland: “Show and Tell,” paintings, drawings and sculptures by 27 local children and teens with autism spectrum disorder, through Sunday. kitetails.org

June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland: “New Works,” furniture and sculpture by Matt Hutton, Jamie Johnston and Adam John Manley, through June 23. 699-5083.

Rose Contemporary, Portland: “Then & Now,” alumni and student work from Maine College of Art, through June 29. 780-0700.

Coleman Burke Gallery at Port City Music Hall, Portland: James Marshall, “Continuance,” sculpture, through June 25. colemanburke.com.

University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland: “Lullaby for Maine,” artists’ books by Rebecca Goodale, through June 16. une.edu/artgallery

Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: “SALAD,” artwork by Loren Leahy, through June 30. 253-6808.

Maine Potters Market, Portland: “Garden Party: Essential Tableware for Summer Dining,” tableware by potter Betsy Levine of Prescott Hill Pottery, through July 1. mainepottersmarket.com

Harmons & Bartons Gallery, Portland: Monochromatic photographs by Steve Langerman, through June 30. harmonsbartons.com

Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland: “Paint and Mud” by Portland artist Margaret Ryan, through June 29. 773-6011.

3Fish Gallery, Portland: “My City By the Sea,” recent paintings by Claudia Hughes, through July 14. 3fishgallery.com

Gleason Fine Art, Portland: Tim Christensen, “Animals,” drawings on porcelain, through July 28. 699-5599.

Space Gallery, Portland: Crank Sturgeon, “Eyes Used for Tooth Support,” multi-media art experience, through June 22. space538.org

Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland: “Are We Not Men: Study for a Frieze, Silhouettes” by Todd Watts, and “Figuration” by Jeanne O’Toole Hayman, through June 30. addisonwoolley.com

Cafe Cambridge, South Portland: Christian Farnsworth, photography, through June 30. 899-1884.

South Portland Library: “The Old West,” Portland Camera Club exhibit, through June 18. southportlandlibrary.com

Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: “It’s Not So Black and White,” multi-media exhibit, through June 30. richardboydpottery.com

Falmouth Memorial Library: “Anne’s Garden,” paintings by Anne Thompson Schutz, through June 20. falmouthmemoriallibrary.org

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: Richard Keen, “Sea Algorithms,” through June 17. elizabethmossgalleries.com

Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery: “Summertime Respite,” multiple artist show, through July 31. 846-7777.

Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth: “Summer Transportation: From Horse to Horseless,” through Aug. 19. skylinefarm.org

Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport: “Bates, Bowdoin & Colby College Alumni Art Show,” through July 9. thosmoser.com

Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal: “Steel and Stone,” sculpture by June LaCombe, through July 29. junelacombesculpture.com

Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick: “A Natural Order” by Spindleworks and Arts are Elementary, through June 30. spindleworks.org

Maine Fiberarts, Topsham: “Weave-In,” weaving demonstrations, design sessions and exhibitions, through June 30. mainefiberarts.org

Markings Gallery, Bath: “Back to the Garden,” garden-themed work in multi-media with several Maine artists, through June 30. markingsgallery.com

Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath: “Edge of the Sea,” through Saturday. chocolatechurcharts.org

Gleason Fine Arts, Boothbay Harbor: Karen Tuskinski, new paintings, through June 23. 633-6849.

George Marshall Store Gallery, York: Michael Stasiuk and Lisa Noonis, found objects and paintings, through July 8. 351-1083.

York Public Library: Fantastical depictions of creatures both strange and familiar by Carey Armstrong-Ellis, Tess Feltes, Robert Squier and Teri Weidner, through June 30. york.lib.me.us

Engine, Biddeford: “The 2012 Mill-Ennial: Celebrating the Art and the Artists of the Cities on the Saco,” shared exhibit with the Saco Museum, through Sunday. feedtheengine.org

Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art): “Strangers & Others: Interpretations of the Human Face & Figure,” through Aug. 18. 935-9232.

Frost Gully Gallery, Thomaston: Laurence Sisson, paintings and watercolors, through June 16. frostgullygallery.com

Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: Fifth anniversary show, through July 1. aarhusgallery.com

Waterfall Arts, Belfast: David McLaughlin, “The Art of Salvage, Pigeon, 100 Hammers and BCOPE Photographs,” through July 28. waterfallarts.org

River Tree Arts, Kennebunk: Pastel Painters of Maine’s 13th international juried exhibition, through June 23. rivertreearts.org

Savory Maine, Damariscotta: Paintings by Patricia McHold, through July 9. savorymainedining.com

Stable Gallery, Damariscotta: “Re-Energized,” paintings, ceramics, textiles and jewelry by multiple artists, through mid-June. stablegallerymaine.com

Damariscotta River Grill: “Hang 10 with the Maine 10,” group exhibition, through Monday. damariscottarivergrill.com

Wiscasset Bay Gallery: “The Painterly Landscape: Contemporary New England Art,” through July 3. wiscassetbaygallery.com

Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport: “60th Anniversary Honors Exhibition,” through July 8. cmcanow.org

Georgetown Historical Society: Stuart Ross, “Georgetown: A Painter’s Paradise,” through June 15. 371-9200.

Thomaston Cafe: Paul Caponigro, black-and-white silver gelatin photographs, through June 30. 354-8589.

Lobby Gallery, Augusta: Works by CONY High School art students, through July 7. 622-3813.

Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth: “2012 Spring Show,” through June 16. courthousegallery.com

Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown: “Coast and Country,” works by five local artists, through July 26. 371-2015.

Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor: Matt Barter and Mike Stiler, “Jonesport to Monhegan,” through June 30. littlefieldgallery.com

Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland: “Improvisations on Yupo,” solo exhibition by David Estey, through July 3. carverhillgallery.com

Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland: “Passages,” the art of Winslow Myers, through June 24. 332-4014.

CRAFT Gallery, Rockland: Dudley Zopp, “Warp Weights,” watercolors and pencil drawings, through July 5. craftonelm.com

Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland: “Spring Group Show,” multiple artists, through June 16. caldbeck.com

Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle: “Continuing Connections,” through June 30. turtlegallery.com

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