“Implements,” found object sculpture by Maureen Block, Ellen Gibson, Mildred Johnson and Jonathan Price, Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. www.harlowgallery.org. Through Saturday.

“Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum,” over 100 drawings and sketchbooks from the museum’s world-renowned collection, from late-18th through the mid-20th century. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org. Through April 27.

“Andrew Wyeth: Temperas and Watercolors.” Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through April 30.

Deborah Klotz, “Traces,” prints and sculptures. Through Feb. 21. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org.

“How to Make the Universe Right: The Art of the Shaman in Vietnam and Southern China,” painted scrolls, masks and other objects used in shamanist ceremonies of five ethnic minorities in northern Vietnam. Through March 21. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.bates.edu/museum.


“Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center,” a wide-ranging survey of collages, representing diverse media. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.bates.edu/museum. Through March 21.

“The Wonderful World of Oz,” exhibition drawn from the world’s most comprehensive collection of Oz materials, based in Maine. Through March 30. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.

“The Object Show,” small and rarely seen objects from diverse collections. Through June 8. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

“The Lunder Collection,” works by Whistler, Homer, O’Keeffe and many more American masters, plus “Spaces and Places” and “American Weathervanes.” Through June 8. Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville. colby.edu/museum.

“After Hours: Work by Maine Art Teachers,” celebrates studio practice and exploration that takes place outside the classroom. Saco Museum, 371 Main St., Saco. www.sacomuseum.org. Through March 1.

“From Paranesi to Picasso: Master Prints from the Permanent Collection,” more than 60 of the museum’s finest prints; Hannah Cole, “Time’s Wife,” paintings; Kenny Cole, “Parabellum (Prepare for War),” immersive, interactive installation. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.


USM Faculty Show, new work by USM art faculty in a wide array of media and approaches, Art Gallery at USM, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery.

“Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here,” part of a traveling exhibition of more than 100 books made by artists from 24 countries. Unum Great Reading Room at Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave., 7th floor, Portland. www.usm.maine.edu/bookarts.

Annette Kearney, “Let There Be Light,” fused glass freestanding sculptures and 3D collaged paintings. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. www.markingsgallery.com.

James Seavey, “Water–Metal–Image,” free spun aluminum vessels, water colors and photographs. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland. www.daunis.com. Through Feb. 28.

“New England Moments,” paintings by Jeannie Piccini, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, 45 Memorial Circle, Augusta. www.harlowgallery.org.

“Joy of Art,” juried exhibit features original artwork by year-round Maine residents, both amateur and professional. Through Feb. 16. Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery. www.thompsonpubliclibrary.org.


“Americans Who Tell The Truth,” portraits by Robert Shetterly. Through Feb. 28. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. york.lib.me.us.

“Blue / Gray” and “Portrait Exhibition: Photography,” Dorson’s Plourde’s minimalist acrylics and photos by Melonie Bennet, Cole Caswell, Denise Froelich, Sean Harris, Julee Holcombe, Jack Montgomery and DM Witman. Susan Maasch Fine Art, 4 City Center, Portland. susanmaaschfineart.com.

“Two Printmakers,” monotypes by Barbara Cowen and Bill Childs, Just Us Chickens Gallery, 16A Shapleigh Road (Route 236), Kittery. www.justuschickens.net. Through February.

“Pattern, Pixels, and Pastels,” members of the Maine Artists Collective showcase their diverse talents and genres. Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland. constellationart.com. Through Feb. 28.

“Maine 10” exhibit, art ranges from large scenics and playful graphics to smaller paintings. Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath. www.maescafe andbakery.com. Through March 31.

“Art 241: The Visual Book,” featuring works by 12 students, Pope-Cheney Art Studio at The Wishcamper Center, USM Portland, 34 Bedford St. usm.maine.edu/bookarts. Through Feb. 28.


Ernest Nason, “Quilts,” Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Road. www.wells.lib.me.us/wells. Through February.

“Transitions: USM Juried Art Alumni,” includes 23 paintings, drawings and prints by seven alumni. Area Gallery at The Woodbury Campus Center, 35 Bedford St., Portland. www.usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through March 28.

Bryan Graf, “Across the Interior,” inventive and playful work turns the Jersey landscape into a canvas for darkroom experimentation. Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. www.meca.edu/ica. Through April 6.

John Goodman’s “Black White + Blue,” photographs of boxers from his Times Square Gym book, images from his backstage Boston Ballet series and works from the streets of Havana, Cuba. PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland. phopagallery.com.

“Area Below Water: Photoencaustics,” Richard Keen, Alison Hill, Jerry Weiss and Michael Vermette, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. www.elizabethmossgalleries.com Through March 29.

“2004 MECA Painters: 10 Years Later,” annual exhibit featuring painting majors a decade after graduation. June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu.


Winter Color, paintings by Andrea Peters, Tom Curry, Kevin Beers, Mitch Billis and Phil Barter, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor, 7 Oak St., Boothbay Harbor. www.gleasonfineart.com.

“A Touch of Spring,” solo art exhibit by Rachel Smith Maher, Skillin’s Greenhouse, 89 Foreside Road, Falmouth. www.skillins.com.

“Winter Meander,” a salon exhibition of work by more than 40 artists, Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland. www.greenhutgalleries.com.

“Frozen: The Art of Ice & Snow,” large format photographs taken by John, Cynthia and Jonathan Orcutt. Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St. (Route 27), Kingfield. www.schoolhouseart gallery.com. Through June 30.

“Underfoot: Footwear, Hooked Rugs, In the Cellar and Below Decks.” Penobscot Marine Museum, 5 Church St., Searsport. penobscot marinemuseum.org. Through Feb. 22.



“Coastal Plein Air,” Alison Hill, Jerry Weiss and Michael Vermette. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. www.elizabeth mossgalleries.com. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through March 29.

“Area Below Water: Photoencaustics,” Richard Keen, Alison Hill, Jerry Weiss and Michael Vermette. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. www.elizabeth mossgalleries.com. Opening reception 5 p.m. Thursday.

First Friday Art Walk at Maine College of Art, multiple exhibitions, 522 Congress St., Portland. www.meca.edu. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Linda Murray, solo art show, and new member works, Centre Street Art Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath. www.centrestartsgallery.blogspot.com. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through March 29.

Kelly McConnell, “The Space In Between,” paintings, Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. www.mayostreetarts.org. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday. Through March 31.

“Eat,” casserole of artists in a variety of media. Aarhus Gallery, 50 Main St., Belfast. aarhus gallery.com. Opening reception 5 p.m. Friday. Through March 2.


Lovapalooza, 2014 Printmaking Valentine Exhibition & Art Sale, sale of handmade cards and prints created by Maine College of Art students, Artists at Work Space, 522 Congress St., Portland, Maine. www.meca.edu. 5-8 p.m. Friday.

The Sweet Art Pop-Up Shop, illustration students at Maine College of Art offer one-of-a-kind art valentines for sale, at 1 Union St., 2nd floor, Portland. www.meca.edu. 4 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. Saturday; noon Sunday.

Jim Albert, stone sculptures, lamps, tables, wine displays and more. High Peaks Artisan Guild and Gallery, 245 Main St., Kingfield. www.high peaksartisanguild.homestead.com. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday.

First Friday with Island Haberdashers, champagne, chocolates and a showcase of handcrafted, upcycled cashmere hats, Angela Adams, 273 Congress St., Portland. 774-3523. 5-8 p.m. Friday.

“Present Happiness,” opening artist reception for Anne Alexander, Michael Boardman, Sukie Curtis, Judine French, Varvara Harmon, Liz Prescott and Jane Sawyer, Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 336 Main St., Yarmouth. www.yarmouth frameandgallery.com. 4 p.m. Saturday.



Lake Region’s Got Talent! a multi-day talent competition will celebrate some of the area’s finest performers. $15. Stevens Brook Elementary School, 14 Francis Bell Drive, Bridgton. www.lrctme.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

David Mamet’s “Sexual Perversity in Chicago,” the show needs two men and two women who can play 20s to late 30s in age. Auditions will consist of cold readings and improv. Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, 1 Winthrop St. www.gaslighttheater.org. 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.


Cellist Jan Muller-Szeraws, pianist Adam Gorka and composer Chris Arrell, Debussy’s Sonata for Violoncello and Piano, Bartok’s Out of Doors for Piano solo, Chopin’s Sonata for Piano and Violoncello in G minor and a special electronic performance by Arrell. Free. Hebron Academy Lepage Arts Center, Route 119, Hebron. hebronacademy.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Benjamin Grosvenor, British pianist plays works by Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann, Humoreske, Ravel and more, $38; $10 students. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. porttix.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

New York Metropolitan Opera Live, “Rusalka,” Dvorak’s fairy-tale opera with Renee Fleming and Piotr Beczala, $27; $15 students. The Strand Theatre, 354 Main St., Rockland. rocklandstrand .com. 1 p.m. Saturday.


Cadenzato faculty concert, Laura Artesani, Jack Burt, Soo-Yon Choi, Ginger Yang Hwalek, Nancy Ogle, Noreen Silver, Phillip Silver, Marisa Solomon and Anatole Wieck, $9; free with student ID. Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine, Orono. umaine.edu/spa/tickets. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Classical pianist George Lopez, George. $10, $5 students, 12 and under free. Jewett Auditorium, University Drive, Augusta. concertsatjewett.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Public concert of the Portland Rossini Club, featuring guest mezzo-soprano Heather Gallagher performing Britten’s Cabaret Songs and Hugh Judge playing Britten’s Suite for Solo Cello, $10, $5 seniors, students free. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Symphony Orchestra presents Dvorak Symphony No. 8, under the direction of guest conductor Tito Munoz, $25 to $75, Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. www.porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert Series, Carl Dimow, flute; Jim Lyden, bass. Free, donations accepted. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. www.portlandconservatory.net. 12:15 p.m. Feb. 13.



Emerging Dance, performance, free, Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine, Orono. umaine.edu. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Boy Meets Girl,” Portland Ballet dances the Great American Songbook, $25 to $40, Portland Ballet Studio, 517 Forest Ave., Portland. www.portlandballet.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Contradance with Celador, Topsham Grange, 47 Pleasant St. $10, $7 seniors and students. Family dance at 6 p.m., finger food potluck at 7 p.m., beginner lesson at 7:30 p.m. and dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Compagnie Kafig, street hip-hop, martial arts and contemporary dance by French ensemble, presented by Portland Ovations. $36; $15 students. Westbrook Performing Art Center, 471 Stroudwater St., www.westbrookpac.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Good Theater presents “Becky’s New Car,” comedy about the road not taken, $20 to $28. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.


Mad Horse Theatre Company “By Local” series, “Sin Don’t Enter Into It,” a play set in 1936, when Owensboro, Ky., was rocked by the murder of Lischia Edwards by a young illiterate black man, $10. Madhorse Theater at The Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. www.madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Words By: Ira Gershwin and the Great American Songbook,” light-hearted play with music showcasing the life and lyrics of the legendary American librettist Ira Gershwin, $35 to $45. Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 Tuesday and Wednesday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Through Feb. 16.

Portland Ovations presents “American Idiot,” featuring music of Green Day, $51 to $66. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. www.portlandovations.org. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Studio Theatre of Bath presents “The Elephant Man,” Bernard Pomerance drama with powerful dialogue and moving story of the triumph of the human spirit; features live cello music. $12; $10 seniors and students. Chocolate Church Arts Center (Curtis Room Annex), 798 Washington St., Bath. chocolatechurch.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Players presents Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” classic Shakespeare comedy, $20; $18 seniors; $15 for students with ID. Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. www.portlandplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday to Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

USM Department of Theatre presents “Doubt,” John Patrick Shanley’s drama that won a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony. $15; $11 seniors; $8 students; $5 on Wednesday. Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave, Portland. usm.maine.edu/theatre. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13.


“Uncle Vanya,” by Anton Chekhov, a new translation by Annie Baker directed by Christopher Price. $18 suggested. The Theater Project, 14 School St., Brunswick. www.thetheaterproject.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Broadway Cabaret: Our Funny Valentine, veterans of the New York cabaret scene Nick Dolthe and Meg Doherty bring their wit, charm and jaw-dropping vocals to the Freeport Theater of Awesome; $12 to $14. 5 Depot St., Freeport. www.awesometheater.com. 8 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday.

Opera House Arts, live performance of an excerpt from “The Grapes of Wrath,” with a panel discussion on poverty in the U.S., as the first in a new series of programs, The Living Room Project. $15 suggested Stonington Opera House, 1 School St. www.operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

“Remember Love,” cabaret fundraising performance by the Windham High School competitive one-act team, donations accepted. Windham High School Performing Arts Center, 406 Gray Road. www.thespiritoflife.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Mad Horse Theatre Company “By Local” series: “Ghosts of Ocean House,” $10. Madhorse Theater at The Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. www.madhorse.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Love Can Make You Happy, affiliate artists’ annual short readings for Valentine’s Day, celebrating the many faces of love, from the ridiculous to the sublime and everything in between. $5 suggested donation. Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave. www.portlandstage.org. 7 p.m. Monday.

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