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

USM’s Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts “Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here.” Part of a traveling exhibition of more than 100 artists’ books made by artists from 24 countries. Unum Great Reading Room at Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave., 7th floor, Portland.

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

Robert Indiana “Celebrating LOVE,” explores Robert Indiana’s persistent and multi-faceted exploration of his LOVE imagery. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland.

Dorson Plourde: “Blue/Gray” and “Portrait Exhibition: Photography,” through Friday. 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.


Catherine Worthington Fiber Art Exhibition, colorful textile paintings with themes of nature, flowers, pears and poppies. Topsham Public Library, Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham.

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

“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, Portland.

Kelly McConnell: “The Space In Between,” through March 31. Paintings. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland.

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

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


From Paranesi to Picasso: Master Prints from the Permanent Collection, over 60 of the finest prints from the Museum of Art’s permanent collection. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor.

“Pattern, Pixels, and Pastels,” through Friday. Members of the Maine Artists Collective showcase their diverse talents and genres. Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland.

“Art 241: The Visual Book,” through Friday. Featuring works by 12 students who are in USM’s Art 241 course. Pope-Cheney Art Studio at The Wishcamper Center, USM Portland, 34 Bedford St., Portland.

“Maine 10” exhibit, through March 31. Art ranges from large scenics and playful graphics to smaller pieces in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel, including framed prints. Those participating are: Shirley Lewis, Sylvia Dyer, Claire Vigneau, Mary Truesdell, Susan R. Wood (formerly Rayfield), Leslie Emerson, Bonnie Alpander and Vivian Wixom. Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath.

“After Hours: Work by Maine Art Teachers,” Work of art educators celebrates studio practice and exploration that takes place outside the classroom. Through Saturday. Saco Museum, 371 Main St., Saco.

Ernest Nason: Quilts, through Friday. Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Road, Wells.


Linda Murray Solo Art Show, Centre Street Art Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath.

“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.

“Eat,” casserole of artists mull over their thoughts, and spit them out in a variety of media. Through Sunday. Aarhus Gallery, 50 Main St., Belfast.

“Imaginary Journeys” group exhibition , through March 8. Juried show features 13 artists working in a variety of media exploring the theme of Imaginary Journeys. Common Street Arts, 16 Common St., Waterville.

“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.

Bryan Graf: “Across the Interior,” through April 6. Inventive work turns the prosaic Jersey landscape into a canvas for darkroom experimentation. Free admission. Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland.


“In the Sound Art Closet: Robert Beatty: Soundtracks for Takeshi Murata,” through April 6. Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland.

“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., Yarmouth.

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

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

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

Janet B. Elwin, “Cozy Quilt Artistry,” through Friday. Skidompha Public Library, 184 Main St., Damariscotta.


Lori Austill: “Dancers, Birds, Abstracts, and More,” through Friday. Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth.

“Winter Meander,” a salon exhibition of Greenhut artists. Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland.

“The Spirit of the Grassland,” an exhibit exploring the senses of identity and differences within 30 kingdoms of the grassland of Cameroon. General museum admission. Museum of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland.

“Frozen: The Art of Ice & Snow,” through June 30. Large-format photographs taken by John, Cynthia and Jonathan Orcutt of landscapes dominated by ice and snow. Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St. (Route 27), Kingfield.

“Intersections:” A Solo Exhibition of Paintings by Katharine Cartwright, through March 31. Contemporary paintings in watercolor. Richard Boyd Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island.

Seacoast fabric artists Gail Henderson and Donna Kelly, through March 31. Just Us Chickens Gallery, 16A Shapleigh Road (Route 236), Kittery.


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

“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.

“Americans Who Tell The Truth:” Portraits by Robert Shetterly, Through Friday. York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road, York. Thursday.

“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.

“Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center,” collages in various media. Through March 21. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston.

Rhythm of Winter Sleigh Exhibit. Features sleigh-themed sheet music with illustrated covers from 1800s to the early 1900s, such as “Sleigh Ride” and “Jingle Bells.” Free. Skyline Farm Carriage Museum. Sundays through March 30 or by appointment.



Tim Higbee: “Tamarind to Hope,” opening reception, print collaborations and solo work. Free. PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland. 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Artwork by Saco, Dayton and Old Orchard Beach school children on display at University of New England, Biddeford, in celebration of Youth Art Month. Free and open to public. Campus Center, UNE-Biddeford, 11 Hills Beach Road, Biddeford. 8 a.m. Saturday.

Artist’s reception, paintings by Ellie Jones. Black Cat Coffee, 463 Stevens Ave. 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

“Rescued, Redeemed, Revived,” an exhibition of book art created by the Center for Book Arts Critique Group. Free. 201 Pope-Cheney Art Studio, Wishcamper Center, University of Southern Maine, 34 Bedford St., Portland. 8 a.m. Monday.

Arctic photography by Wanderbird Expeditions captain Karen Miles, through March at Freeport Community Library, No cover. Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday.


Lecture: Visiting ceramic artist Shawn O’Connor, USM ’05, with a specialty in wood firing. Following his lecture, O’Connor will invite attendees to view a paper kiln he has constructed. Free. Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave., Gorham. Noon Wednesday.

Installations, drawing and photographs by Artists at Work visiting artist Reenie Charriere. Free. Maine College of Art, Osher Hall, 522 Congress St., Portland. Noon March 6.

Visiting artist Tricia Flanagan, work focused in the public sphere, including sounds and social sculpture, wearables, and performance installation. Free. Maine College of Art, Osher Hall. 5:45 p.m. March 6.


Bonifantes Czech Boys Choir, internationally acclaimed choir, $15 adults, 18 and under free, and students/ID Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, University of Maine at Farmington, 224 Main St., Farmington. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert Series, cellist Shannon Allen. Free, donations accepted. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland.12:15 p.m. Thursday.


New York Metropolitan Opera Live, “Prince Igor,” Borodin’s defining Russian epic. $27; $15 students. The Strand Theatre, 354 Main St., Rockland. Noon Saturday.

“Valentine’s Day with Lantz and Kargul: To Clara, with Love,” violinist Ronald Lantz and pianist Laura Kargul play works written for and by Clara Schumann. $15, $10 seniors, $5 students. Corthell Concert Hall, University of Southern Maine, 37 College Ave., Gorham. 8 p.m. Saturday.

The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, “Prince Igor,” by Borodin. $20, $15 youth. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St., Waterville. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert Series, guitarist Keith Crook. Free, donations accepted. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. March 6.


The National Theatre Production of “War Horse” in HD, 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. 2 p.m. Thursday.


Portland Ovations presents “The Intergalactic Nemesis,” live action graphic novel. Three actors perform dozens of characters in front of vintage microphones with larger-than-life comic book artwork and hundreds of sound effects and a live score. $25, $30. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Veils,” a contemporary drama about bridging the gap between the West and the Middle East. $32, $42. Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 4 p.m. Saturday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Big Mouth Thunder Thighs,” crazy-funny solo vaudeville about body, food and the inner critic starring Bess Welden. $15. Thursday shows are pay-what-you-can. Madhorse Theatre at The Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” Oscar Wilde’s play showcases Victorian views of marriage and self-image in a humorous way. $1 with a Bowdoin ID/$3 without. Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, 1 Bath Road, Brunswick. 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

“Into the Woods,” epic musical fairytale where worlds collide. $21.99, $17.99 seniors. Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The Early Evening Show, spoof of a late-night talk show with improv, sketch comedy, music and more, $12 to $16. Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., Gardiner. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Dramatic Repertory Company presents “My Name is Rachel Corrie,” taken from the writings of Rachel Corrie, edited by Alan Rickman and Katharine Viner. $17 in advance; $20 day of show. Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave, Portland. 7:30 p.m. March 6.

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