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

Annette Kearney, “Let There Be Light,” featured pieces include fused glass freestanding sculptures and 3D collaged paintings. Through March 31. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com.

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

Catherine Worthington fiber art exhibition, colorful textile paintings, Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road. www.topshamlibrary.org.

Dorson Plourde, “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. Through Feb. 28. Susan Maasch Fine Art, 4 City Center, Portland. susanmaaschfineart.com.


Hannah Cole, “Time’s Wife,” paintings. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.

“From Paranesi to Picasso: Master Prints from the Permanent Collection,” more than 60 prints. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.

Kenny Cole, “Parabellum (Prepare for War),” interactive installation. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu.

“Pattern, Pixels, and Pastels.” Through Feb. 28. Work by members of the Maine Artists Collective. Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland. constellationart.com.

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

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


“Maine 10,” art by Shirley Lewis, Sylvia Dyer, Claire Vigneau, Mary Truesdell, Susan R. Wood, Leslie Emerson, Bonnie Alpander and Vivian Wixom ranges from large scenics and graphics to smaller pieces. Through March 31. Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath. maescafeandbakery.com.

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

“Present Happiness,” works by Anne Alexander, Michael Boardman, Sukie Curtis, Judine French, Varvara Harmon, Liz Prescott and Jane Sawyer. Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 336 Main St. yarmouthframeandgallery.com.

“Art for the Heart,” works of more than 40 artists. Through March 1. Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland. greenhutgalleries.com.

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

Lori Austill, “Dancers, Birds, Abstracts and More.” Through Feb. 28. Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth. thomasmemoriallibrary.org.


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

Robert Indiana, “Celebrating LOVE,” explores the artist’s “LOVE” imagery. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.

“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.

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

“After Hours: Work by Maine Art Teachers.” Through March 1. Saco Museum, 371 Main St. sacomuseum.org.

“The Spirit of the Grassland,” explores the identities and differences within 30 kingdoms of the grassland of Cameroon. Museum of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland. museumafricanculture.org.


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

“Coastal Plein Air,” Alison Hill, Jerry Weiss and Michael Vermette. Through March 29. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com.

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

“Winter Colors,” paintings by Andrea Peters, Tom Curry, Kevin Beers, Mitch Billis and Phil Barter, Through March 29. Gleason Fine Art, 7 Oak St., Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com.

Janet B. Elwin, “Cozy Quilt Artistry.” Through Feb. 28. Skidompha Public Library, 184 Main St., Damariscotta. skidompha.org.

Kelly McConnell, “The Space In Between,” paintings. Through March 31. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org.


“Two Printmakers.” Through February. The monotypes of Exeter, N,H., artists Barbara Cowen and Bill Childs. Just Us Chickens Gallery, 16A Shapleigh Road (Route 236), Kittery. justuschickens.net.

“Imaginary Journeys,” group show of 13 artists in various media. Through March 8. Common Street Arts, 16 Common St., Waterville. commonstreetarts.org.

Linda Murray, solo art show. Through March 29. Centre St. Art Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath. centrestartsgallery.blogspot.com.

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

Robert Beatty, “In the Sound Art Closet,” soundtracks for Takeshi Murata, collects Beatty’s compositions for digital video glitch pioneer Murata, produced between 2004 and 2007. Through April 6. Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu/ica.

“Eat,” multi-media exhibit. Through March 2. Aarhus Gallery, 50 Main St., Belfast. aarhusgallery.com.


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

“The Lunder Collection,” works by Whistler, Homer, O’Keefe 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.

“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.

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


Tim Higbee: “Tamarind to Hope” print collaborations and solo work, PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland. www.phopagallery.com. Opening reception 5 p.m. Feb. 27.



“Godspell,” be prepared to sing a Broadway-style song, actors will be asked to cold read, materials provided, seeking teens 17-19 and adults. Schoolhouse Arts Center, 16 Richville Road, Standish. schoolhousearts.org. 6 p.m. Monday.

Kennebec Performing Arts Company Wind Ensemble, seeking new instrumentalists, Cony High School Band Room, 60 Pierce Drive, Augusta. Call Chuck Milazzo, 685-9653. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Vivid Motion holds auditions for “The Seven Voyages of Sinbad,” Acorn Studios, Dana Warp Mill, 90 Bridge St., Westbrook. www.vividmotion.org. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.


Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert Series, Elisabeth Marshall, soprano, free/donation. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. (207) 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.


“To Clara, with Love,” piano and violin from Laura Kargul and Ronald Lantz, works written for and by Clara Schumann, pianist and composer beloved by both Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms, $15, 21 and under free. Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, 505 Main St., Sanford. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Spring 2014 Noonday Concert Series, cellist Shannon Allen, free, donation. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. (207) 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Feb. 27.


“Big Mouth Thunder Thighs,” solo vaudeville about body, food and the inner critic starring Bess Welden, $15. Madhorse Theater at The Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Through March 1.

“On the Air! The Golden Age of Radio,” comedy, suspense and music, $15, $18. The Footlights, 190 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. thefootlightsinfalmouth.com. 7 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Good Theater presents “Becky’s New Car,” original comedy about a romp down 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; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.


“Grease,” musical, $15, free with student ID. Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine, Orono. umaine.edu/spa/tickets. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

“Into the Woods,” musical fairytale by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine where worlds collide, $21.99, $17.99 seniors. Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. lyricmusictheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through March 1.

Magician George Saterial, $12-$20. Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St. awesometheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday.

Freeport Players present “Talking With…” by Jane Martin, idiosyncratic monologues, $10. Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St. fcponline.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Scenes from “Hamlet,” presented by the Acorn Shakespeare Conservatory, suggested donation $5. Slainte, 24 Preble St., Portland. www.acorn-productions.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

“Veils” a contemporary drama about bridging the gap between the West and the Middle East. $32, $42. Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. www.portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Feb. 27. Continues through March 16.

The National Theatre Production of “War Horse” in HD, the powerful story of a young boy and his beloved horse, who has been requisitioned to fight for the British in World War I. $15, $5 for youth 18 and under. Lincoln Theater, 2 Theater St., Damariscotta. www.atthelincoln.org. 2 p.m. Feb. 27.

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