Bay Chamber Summer Music Festival: Season Finale, Rockport Opera House. $30 to $40; $8 for ages 18 and under. baychamberconcerts.org. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Trio Cleonice, works by Beethoven, Berger and Mendelssohn, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor. Free. 801-5625. 5 p.m. Friday.

Chamber ME Music Series, Haydn and Schubert, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. Free/donation. 251-1953. 11 a.m. Saturday.

Annual Keyboard Benefit Concert, fundraiser featuring organists and pianists from Maine to complete pipe organ, Ogunquit Baptist Church. ogunquitbaptistchurch.org. 7 p.m. Sunday.


“9 to 5: The Musical,” musical co-starring Sally Struthers based on hit 1980 movie, Ogunquit Playhouse. $29 to $74. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Sept. 6. Through Sept. 15.

“Beyond the Rainbow: The Judy Garland Story,” musical based on screen legend, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $30 to $41. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; 2 and 8 p.m. Friday.

“Boeing — Boeing,” classic farce, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $29.50; $25 for seniors; $12 for students. hackmatack.org. 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“The Fox on the Fairway,” furiously paced comedy, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall. $12; $10 for seniors and students. 626-3698. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday. Through Sept. 9.

National Theater in London Live: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time,” live in HD broadcast, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23; $18 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

National Theatre Live: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night ,” live in HD broadcast, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $18; $15 for seniors; $10 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 2 p.m. Thursday (encore screening at 7 p.m.).

“The Great American Trailer Park Musical,” musical comedy (adult language and situations), City Theater, Biddeford. $20. citytheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“The Inferno Bar & Grill,” original play by Maine playwrights; all proceeds go to Waldo youth and adult productions; Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $10. thewaldo.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Sept. 8.

“Locally and Organically Grown,” seven short new plays by seven local playwrights, Stonington Opera House. $12. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“The Biggest Little House in the Forest,” interactive theater experience for infants and toddlers, Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland. $5, $6. kitetails.org. 11 a.m. Friday; 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 15.

“Doctor Banner’s Garden,” by The Cushing Readers, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. $5. 354-0735. 7 p.m. Saturday.


“Beauty and the Beast, Jr.,” parts for children in grades 6 to 12; performance dates are Nov. 2-11; Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. 832-6060. 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday.



“Portrait of an Art Colony,” portraits, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Opens Thursday. Through Oct. 31.

“Art in Process,” high school art exhibition, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Opens Saturday. Through Dec. 30.

“Making a Presence: F. Holland Day in Artistic Photography,” photographs by F. Holland Day (1864-1933), Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. Opens Sept. 6. Through Dec. 23.

“Carl Pittore and the Mail Art Movement,” art using mail products, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Opens Sept. 6. Through Oct. 31.


Portland Museum of Art: “The Draw of the Normandy Coast, 1860-1960,” more than 40 works of famous European and American art, including works by Monet, Matisse, Whistler and Picasso, through Monday; “Maine Sublime: Frederic Edwin Church’s Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin,” focuses on 23 of Church’s small oil sketches, through Sept. 30; “The Portland Society of Art and Winslow Homer in Maine,” 50 watercolors and drawings examine the relationship between Homer, architect John Calvin Stevens and the Portland Society of Art, through Feb. 3. portlandmuseum.org

Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: “Wired!” explores the electrification of Maine during the 20th century, through May 26, 2013. mainehistory.org

Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: Rush Brown, “Portland: Capturing a Changing Neighborhood,” paintings, through Sept. 10. mainejewishmuseum.org

Museum of Chebeague History, Chebeague Island: “Chebeague Through Artists’ Eyes,” through Monday. 846-5237.

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: “A River Lost & Found: The Androscoggin River in Time and Place,” interactive exhibit, through Sept. 16; William Wegman, “Hello Nature,” 30-year retrospective of artist’s work, through Oct. 21. bowdoin.edu

Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, Brunswick: “Promenade: A Walk in Style Through Pejepscot’s Past,” through Oct. 31. pejepscothistorical.org

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: Annie Lemieux, photographs of the “Way Way Store,” through Sept. 9; “The Moving Panorama of Pilgrim’s Progress,” Civil War-era panorama seen in its entirety for the first time in more than a century, through Nov. 10 (also at Pepperell Mills in Bidderford). dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org

Ogunquit Museum of American Art: Peggy Bacon: “Life in Art,” paintings and prints of Ogunquit, through Sunday; “Building an American Modernist Collection,” highlights from the permanent collection; Henry Strater: “Art of the Portrait,” collection of portraits; and “Contemporary Works from the Permanent Collection,” lesser-known and seldom seen contemporary work, through Oct. 31. Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: “Use It Up, Wear It Out, Make It Do or Do Without: The Material Culture of World War II,” through Friday; “A Glimpse of Louis Norton,” early 20th-century paintings of Kennebunkport; and “Painted Details: Artists Interpret Kennebunk’s Historic Architecture,” through Sept. 8; “Barry: The Art Exhibition,” paintings, drawings and sculptures by Edith Barry, through Sept. 15. 985-4802.

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston: “Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography,” featuring 106 images by artists from 11 countries across five continents, through Dec. 15. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions

Museum L-A, Lewiston: “The Power of Music: Photographic Portraits of Americans and their Musical Instruments, 1860-1915,” through Sept. 23. museumla.org

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: “Interior Visions: Selections from the Collection,” pieces from museum collection curated by Alex Katz, through Oct. 7; Alex Katz, “Maine/New York,” 28 paintings and one multi-part sculpture, through Dec. 30. 859-5609.

Maine State Museum, Augusta: “Girl Scouts: Celebrating One Hundred Years,” vintage period uniforms, pins, patches, ephemeras, cookie merchandise, camping gear and more, through Friday; “Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives,” historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, through May 2013. mainestatemuseum.org

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: “The Homestead Project: A Residence Reimagined,” architectural designs, through Sept. 23; “Impressionist Summers: Frank W. Benson’s North Haven,” paintings, lithographs and etchings, through Oct. 21; 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

Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: 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: “Sea Lives: The Artwork of Sonja Weber Gilkey,” through Friday. penobscotmarinemuseum.org

Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport: “Her Kingdom Under the Sea,” installation by Andrea Dezso, through Sept. 12. tidesinstitute.org

University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor: Arnold Mesches, “A Minispective”; Richard Haden, “Carved Signs”; and Chris Natrop: “Lily Ponder,” through Sept. 15. umma.umaine.edu



Rufus Coes, “Coastal Route, and Ethel H. Blum: “Travels Near and Far, A Retrospective,” Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Sept. 29.

“Lines, Ciphers, and Spheres: Work by Convery, Chute, and Sawyer,” Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. feedtheengine.org. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 22.

Peter Poskas: “Summer Lights,” Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 29.

“Places of the Heart: From the Caribbean to Maine and Italy,” oil paintings by Cheryl Blaydon, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Friday. Through Oct. 2.

Grand Opening, featuring 11 artists, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Jon Imber: “Life at the Shore,” Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Sept. 29.

Art Walk L/A, galleries open to the public, downtown Lewiston and Auburn. Free. artwalklewistonauburn.com. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Art Walk, galleries open to the public, downtown Biddeford. Free. biddefordartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Wearable Art,” jewelry, clothing and accessories by a wide array of Maine artists, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Opens Saturday. Through Oct. 31.

J. Thomas R. Higgins: “Paint and Perception: A Retrospective Exhibition,” Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opens Saturday. Through Oct. 10.

Gail Rein, Irina Kahn and Suzanne Hardy: “Points of View,” Lajos Matolcsy Arts Gallery, Norway. westernmaineartgroup.org. Opens Saturday. Through Sept. 30.

Thomas and Anne Dubois, paintings and woodworking, Just us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. justuschickens.net. Opens Saturday. Through Sept. 30.

Susan Myer Riley and Travis Roy, North Yarmouth Academy (Curtis Gallery), Yarmouth. 847-5423. Opens Tuesday. Through Oct. 31.

“Philip Frey: New Paintings,” Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Opens Sept. 6. Through Oct. 13.


University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland: “Upon Reflection,” photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman, through Sept. 30. une.edu/artgallery

Portland Public Library: “Culture on Cloth,” Inuit wall hangings and sculpture, through Friday. portlandlibrary.com

Gleason Fine Art, Portland: Joellyn Duesberry, “40 Years Celebrating Maine,” through Sept. 29. 699-5599.

Heron Point Gallery, Portland: Randall Harris, “Life Drawings,” through Sept. 29. 773-0822.

Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland: “Maine-ly Marco,” oils on canvas by nine women artists from Maine and Florida, through Friday. harmonsbartons.com

Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland: Jane Banque, “Arboretum,” and Ed Zelinsky, “Ink & Pixel,” woodcuts, paintings, drawings, prints and video, through Saturday. Greenhut Galleries, Portland: Tom Paiement, “Search for Form,” through Saturday. greenhutgalleries.com

Constellation Gallery, Portland: “Far Out,” Maine Artists Collective show, through Sept. 20. constellationart.com

Macpage LLC, South Portland: “Landscapes,” 20 local artists in various media, through Oct. 19. macpage.com

Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: Jeanne O’Toole Hayman, “Spectrum 2012 — From the Ocean to Cornfields to Flowers,” through Friday. richardboydpottery.com

Falmouth Memorial Library: Paintings by Jan ter Weele, through Sept. 30. falmouth.lib.me.us

Maine Audubon, Falmouth: “On the Wing,” sculpture exhibition and sale, through Sept. 30. junelacombesculpture.com

Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery: “Mid-Summer Perspectives,” multiple artists, through Sept. 30. 846-7777.

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

Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport: “Viewpoints,” group exhibit, through Oct. 28. 865-4519.

Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick: “(tiny),” small paintings, encaustics, sculpture and fiberworks, through Friday. spindleworks.org

Gallery Framing, Brunswick: “Katahdin to Cadillac: Scenes of Maine,” oils and watercolors by Frances Pratt Caswell, through Thursday. 729-9108.

Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick: Duane Paluska, new paintings and sculpture, through Sept. 8. 725-8157.

Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Harpswell: Condon and Georgeann Kuhl, “Tuscany to Pompeii and Beyond,” paper pulp paintings and mixed media, through Sept. 7. widgeoncove.com

Maine Fiberarts, Topsham: Roslyn Logsdon, “Architectural Elements: Hooked Rugs,” through Sept. 29. mainefiberarts.org

Richmond Store Gallery: Barbara Bean and Edward Mackenzie, “The Art of Dee’s Ice Cream Packaging,” artwork made from material donated by Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust, through Oct. 31. richmondstoregallery.com

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay: “Watershed’s Legends: 25 Years of Residencies,” work in clay, and “Garden Pots,” through Friday; “On the Wing,” sculpture exhibition and sale, through Sept. 30. mainegardens.org

Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor: Mario Francesconi, Italian modernist painter, through Tuesday. 633-6252.

Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor: “Three Colorists,” work by Tom Curry, Henry Isaacs and Andrea Peters, through Tuesday. 633-6849.

Pemaquid Art Gallery: Group show, through Oct. 8. 677-2752.

University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford: Wood Island Lighthouse exhibit, through Friday. woodislandlighthouse.org

Barn Gallery, Ogunquit: “Series,” work by OAA and OAC board members and invited New England sculptors, through Sept. 8. barngallery.org

Denmark Arts Center: Peter Pentz, “Photographic Portrait of Denmark, ME,” through Wednesday. 452-2412.

West Buxton Public Library: Sixth annual local art exhibit, through Thursday. 727-5898.

York Public Library: Carol Ann Powley, “Art Quilt Odyssey,” mixed-media art quilts, through Wednesday. york.lib.me.us

York Art Association, York Harbor: “Wonderful Water,” multi-media, through Tuesday. yorkartassociation.com

Kennebunk Free Library: “Beauty Everyday: The Floral Series,” photographs by Annie Lemieux, through Friday. kennebunklibrary.org

Sharpe Gallery, Kennebunk: Linda Murray, new works, through Friday. thesharpegallery.com

Corey Daniels Gallery, Wells: “Install 2,” three contemporary Maine artists and photographs by Sally Mann, through Sept. 15. coreydanielsgallery.com

Haley Art Gallery, Kittery: “Secret Garden,” garden-inspired art, through Thursday. 439-7612.

Just Us Chickens Gallery, Kittery: Denise Brown, watercolors and acrylics, through Friday. justuschickens.net

Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset: Tony vanHasselt, “My Studio Without Walls: Maine and Beyond,” watercolors, through Friday; works by Maine resident marine artists, through Sept. 23. maineartgallery.org

Wiscasset Bay Gallery: “At Home and Abroad: Realism, Impressionism and Modernism,” European and American landscape and genre paintings, through Sept. 21. wiscassetbaygallery.com

Bangor Public Library: “Quarrying Form: The Paintings of Helen Marie Allen,” through Thursday. bpl.lib.me.us

Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: Pamela Hetherly, oil paintings, through Sept. 7. harlowgallery.org

Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: “This Field,” paintings by Megan Chase, through Sept. 23. 338-0555.

Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor: Frederick Lynch and James Linehan, “Geometry Meets Nature,” through Oct. 15. littlefieldgallery.com

Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport: “Counterpoint III,” “Here from There” and “Intercept,” paintings, sculpture and works on paper, through Sept. 22. cmcanow.org

College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor: “Turkish Delights, Buddhas, and Veils,” photographs from the Mideast and Far East by Clare Stone, through Sept. 21. 288-5015.

Frost Gully Gallery, Thomaston: New works by Janice Anthony, Dahlov Ipcar, Diane Dahlke, Tom Crotty, Robert Dyer and Margaret Gill, through Sept. 30. frostgullygallery.com

Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle: “Continuing Connections: New and Old — All Media,” orchard photographs by Michael Alpert, through Oct. 13. turtlegallery.com

Downtown Gallery, Washington: “Three Way Lens,” works by Priscilla Cross, Carol Sloane and Leva Tatarsky, through Sept. 9. 845-2225.

Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde: Barbara Ernst Prey, “Forty Years of Painting,” 30 never-before-seen watercolors, dry brush and oil paintings, through Sept. 3. bluewaterfinearts.com

Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham: “Three Town Artists,” Carlo Pittore, Bryce Muir and Carter Smith, through Sept. 23. merrymeetingartscenter.org.

Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland: Barbara Brady, “reMarks,” through Sept. 2. 332-4014.

Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland: America Martin, “Through the Eyes of America,” paintings, through Sept. 12.

CRAFT Gallery, Rockland: Joe Hemes, “Illumination,” handcrafted lighting sculpture, through Sept. 16. craftonelm.com

Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland: “Paintings, Prints, and Drawings,” new work by various artists, through Sept. 15. 594-5935

Gallery K, Stonington: Georges Belmont, mixed media, through Thursday. 367-2978.

Twin Brooks Stretchers, Lincolnville: Chris Polson, new large paintings, through Sept. 14. 763-4271

Schoolhouse Gallery, Kingfield: “Deer Park Lodge,” variety of images from historic Maine camp, through Thursday. 939-6518.

University of Maine (Blake Library), Fort Kent: William Lloyd Duncan: “Specifically Saint John: Views Across the Upper River Watershed,” through Sept. 28. 834-7527.

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