Arts Calendar: April 20-May 1

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Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” (female version), for Freeport Players, open auditions for six women and two men 35-65, April 26, 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St.,


Carol Beyna, The Chapel Art Gallery, Congregational Church in Cumberland, 282 Main St., Cumberland Center, through April.

“Local Color: Pieces of Maine,” paintings by Dawn Maron, Mike Maron and Suzanne Woodward, Lifeworks Chiropractic Center, 202 US Rte. 1, Suite 100, Falmouth, to April 29.

“Making Faces, colossal portraits chock-full of face, Cia cafe, 72 Ocean St., South Portland, through May 15.

Music-inspired mixed media paintings/drawings, by Yarmouth artist Ron Rovner, Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland, through May 3.

Sunday 4/24

“Artists Wielding Words and Images: Art as a Social Change Agent,” forum at the University of Southern Maine Wishcamper Center (34 Bedford St.) Portland, 1-4 p.m. Reserve free at


“City of Gold,” SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St, Portland, April 24, 7:30 p.m.; April 25, 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Admission $8, $6 members and students,

Wednesday 4/20

Maine College of Art Public Engagement + Sierra Club monthly film series, 6:30-9 p.m., Maine College of Art, Osher Lecture Hall, 522 Congress St., Portland, 775-3052.

“Searching for Sugarman,” 7 p.m., hosted by The Merrill Film Society at Merrill Library, Yarmouth. Winner of the 2013 Oscar for Best Documentary Feature, free and open to the public, 846-4763.

Thursday 4/21

“Vanishing of the Bees,” 7 p.m., hosted by Yarmouth Historical Society and Royal River Conservation Trust at Yarmouth History Center, 118 East Elm St. Award-winning documentary with discussion led by Karen Thurlow of New Moon Apiary,, 846-6259.

Saturday 4/23

Bar Harbor Film Festival “To Go Menu,” 7:30 p.m., SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, Admission $10/$8 members and students,, 828-5600.

“Merchants of Doubt,” 7 p.m., film and discussion about climate change, hosted by the Climate Change Committee at First Parish Church UU, 425 Congress St., Portland, free,

“The Wizard of Oz,” Mayo Street Arts Movie Night series, 2 and 7 p.m., 10 Mayo St., Portland, free for MSA members (RSVP to, $8 nonmembers, $5 for kids under 12.

Monday 4/25

“The Big Short,” 1 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, free and open to the public,  846-4763.

Wednesday 4/27

“At-Risk Summer,” Portland Youth Film Festival school and community screening by award-winning filmmaker, E. Charlton-Trujillo. Abromson Center on the USM Portland Campus. See for time, tickets and full festival schedule.

Friday 4/29

“Bounce,” 7  p.m., Portland Youth Film Festival film explores little­-known origins of favorite sports. Franklin Theater, Waynflete, 360 Spring St., Portland.


PMA Films: April 20-23, “The Iron Giant Signature Edition”; April 22-24, “Hamlet”; April 29-30, “Francofonia”; May 1, “Francofonia.” Portland Museum of Art, for times and ticket prices.


“Places Revisited,” by Sara Gray, Townsend Real Estate & Art Gallery, 553 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth, 233-7273,, through May 1.

“A House With No Walls,” by Kerry Michaels, Anna Mikuskova and Mary Woodman, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 US Route One, Falmouth, to May 3.

“Currents of Color,” by Lynne Drexler and Annette Kearney, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 US Route One, Falmouth, to May 3.

Biennial Invitational Portland Show, Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland, paintings and sculpture by 50 artists,, 772-2693, to April 30.

Bill Paxton, Mainely Frames & Gallery, 541 Congress St., Portland, of Maine scenes in watercolor, acrylic and oils, through April.

“Collective Actions,” aerial photographs by Alex MacLean; “Public Engagement Capstone Projects,” “Converging Roots / Verdant Bloom,” Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland, to April 22.

Ken Morgan: Current Works; Jeanne Wells: Photograveure; Buzz Masters: Mixed Media Paintings, opening reception 5-7:30 p.m., Susan Maasch Fine Art, 4 City Center, Portland,, to April 30.

“Kith & Kin,” group exhibit of embroidery, mixed media, painting and pastel, opening reception 6-8 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland,, to May 17.

“Light and Water,” solo exhibit by Sally Ladd Cole, Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery, 48 Free St., Portland, 576-7787,, through April 29.

Music-inspired mixed media paintings/drawings, by Yarmouth artist Ron Rovner, Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland, through May 3.

“Paper Works,” featuring works on paper and works of paper by Daniel Anselmi and James Marshall, Pho Pa, 132 Washington Ave., Portland, April 13-May 28; opening reception 5-7 p.m. April 14; artist talk 5:30 p.m. May 12.

“Thomas Crotty and his Circle,” Crotty and artists he represented, Thos. Moser, 149 Main St., Freeport, 865-4519,, through April. 

“The Art of Mildred G. Burrage,” University of New England Portland Campus Art Gallery, to June 26.

“The Work of Eric Hopkins: Connections + Explorations,” Portland Art Gallery, 154 Middle St., through May 1.

“Untangled: Work from Baie Sainte Marie,” by Rob Licht, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland, Charles C. Thomas Gallery, Porteous 2nd floor,  775-3052,, through April 15.

Visiting artist lecture by Roberto Lugo, 12:15 p.m., Osher Lecture Hall at Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland,, 775-3052.


A Fine Thing Gallery, Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, 29 Ave., Portland, 699-2919,

Area Gallery, University of Southern Maine, Woodbury Campus Center, 780-5008,

Artascope Studios, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154,

Art Gallery at University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, 221-4499,

Art House Picture Frames, 61 Pleasant St., Portland, 221-3443,

Arthur Fink’s Studio/Gallery, 145 Newbury St., Portland, 615-5722.

Artisan Maine, 178 Lower Main St., Freeport, 869-4050.

Artist and Craftsman Supply, 540 Deering Ave., Portland, 772-7272.

Art Loft Gallery, 8 School St., Freeport, 865-1705.

Art Studios at Cottage Road, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154.

Blue Spoon, 89 Congress St., Portland,

Bomb Diggety Bakery, 649 Congress St., Portland.

Borealis Bistro, 182 Ocean Ave., Portland, 541-9600.

Bridge Gallery, 568 Congress St., Portland, 712-9499,

Cape Cottage Gallery, 179 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-5700,

Carolyn Walton Gallery, 39 Pleasant Hill Road, Freeport, 865-1585,

Casco Bay Frames and Gallery, 295 Forest Ave., Hannaford Plaza, Portland, 774-1260,

Christoph Gallery, Portland Pottery and Metalsmithing, 118 Washington Ave., Portland, 772-4334,

Cia Cafe and Gallery, 72 Ocean St., South Portland, 747-4414.

Clayton’s Cafe, 447 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, 846-1117.

Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland, 252-9520.

Cooper Jackson Gallery, 70 India St., Portland.

Couleur Collection, 240 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2401,

Cygnet Gallery, 568 Congress St., Portland, 251-9925.

Daniel Kany Gallery, 24 Romasco Lane, Portland, 774-2100.

Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland, 773-6011.

Da Vinci Experience Art Gallery, Portland North Business Park, 60 Gray Road, Building 1, Suite 16, Falmouth, 541-9171.

Dobra Tea, 89 Exchange St., Portland, 210-6566.

Domaine Gallery, 223 Commercial St., Portland, 772-2270,

Earth and Soul, 34 Washington Ave., Portland, 775-1089.

Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2620,

Ember Grove Gallery, 247B Congress St., Portland, 761-0408,

emilie inc., 227 Congress St., Portland, 272-2285.

Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, 781-2351.

Fiddlehead Center for the Arts, 383 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, 883-5720,

Filament Gallery, 181 Congress St., Portland, 774-0932,

Fore River Gallery, 613 Congress St., Portland, 252-6728.

Fore Street Gallery, 372 Fore St., Portland, 874-8084,

Forgotten Transport, 645 Congress St., Portland, 415-8462,

Four Walls Gallery for Fine Art, 564 Congress St., Portland, 221-3426,

Free Street Gallery at Maine College of Art, 87 Free St., Portland, 653-7271.

Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport, 865-3307.

Freeport Square Gallery, 140 Main St., Freeport, 865-1616.

Front Room Gallery, 378 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-9070.

Frost Gully Gallery, 1159 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-4505,

Gallery 132, 132 Spring St., Portland, 842-9200 ext. 226.

GEM Gallery, 62 Island Ave., Peaks Island, 766-5600.

Gleason Fine Art Portland, 545 Congress St., Portland, 699-5599,

Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland, 772-2693.

Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland, 253-6808.

Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, 584 Congress St., Portland, 774-5948.

Heron Point Gallery, 63 Market St., Portland, 846-0817,

Holly Ready Studio, 146 High St., Portland, 632-1027,

ICA at MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland, 775-3052,

Jameson Modern Art, 305 Commercial St., Portland, 772-5522,

June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St., Portland, 772-1961,

June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland, 699-5083.

June LaCombe Sculpture, Hawk Ridge Farm, 90 Minot Road, Pownal, 688-4468,

Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland, 228-8014.

Lalo Boutique, 142 High St., Portland.

Language Exchange, 80 Exchange St., Portland, 772-0405.

Larson Fine Art Gallery, 331 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-8221,

Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Pond Cove Shopping Plaza, Cape Elizabeth,

Long Island Dodwell Gallery, Long Island, 766-2940,

Maine Arts Workshop, 39 School St., Freeport, 831-2759,

Maine Charitable Mechanic Association Library, 519 Congress St., Portland, 878-8896.

Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland,

Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland,,

Maine Potters Market, 376 Fore St., Portland, 774-1633.

Maine Roasters Coffee, 82 Portland Road (U.S. Route 1), Yarmouth.

Market House, 28 Monument Square, Portland, 228-2056.

Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, 615-3609,

Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-4763.

Moxie Studio and Gallery, Cousins Island, Yarmouth, 846-0978.

North Yarmouth Academy, Curtis Gallery, 148 Main St., Yarmouth, 847-5423,

Open Concepts Gallery and Studios, Cove Street Art Center, 50 Cove St., Portland, 772-3822.

Paula Banks Consulting and Two Lights Home Care, Pond Cove Shopping Center, Cape Elizabeth,

PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland, 517-0200.

Ponomo, 142 High St., Suite 307, Portland,

Portland Arts and Cultural Alliance, 548 Congress St., Portland,

Portland Photo Works, 142 High St., 2nd Floor, Portland, 228-5829,

Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700,

Radiant Light Gallery, 615 Congress St., Suite 409, Portland, 252-7258.

Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island, 712-1097,

Rise Photography, 864 Broadway, South Portland, 799-4204,

Rose Contemporary, 492 Congress St., Portland, 780-0700,

Roux and Cyr International Fine Art Gallery, 48 Free St., Portland, 576-7787,

Salt Institute, 561 Congress St., Portland,

Sandpiper Jewelry Gallery, 851 Sawyer St., South Portland, 767-8090.

South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland, 767-7660.

SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, 828-5600,

St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568,

Stones & Stuff, 556 Congress St., Portland,

Susan Maasch Fine Art, 567 Congress St., Portland, 699-2955,

Sylvia Kania Gallery, 148 High St., Portland, 615-6019.

Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, 799-1720.

Toby Rosenberg Pottery Gallery, 293 Read St., Portland, 878-4590,

Thos. Moser Gallery, 149 Main St., Freeport, 865-4519.

3fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland, 773-4773.

317 Main, 317 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-6264.

TIME Gallery at CTN Studios, 516 Congress St., Portland,, 874-9868.

USM Osher Map Library, 314 Forest Ave., Portland, 780-4850,

USM Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland, 780-4270.

Utopia Gallery, 468 Fore St., Portland,

VoxPhotographs, 232-1214,

Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St., Portland, 780-0700,

Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 720 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, 846-7777,

Just for Kids

April School Vacation Family Days, Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square, April 19-23, learn and experience art through game playing,


“Gatherings: recent paintings of Portland and beyond,” by Henry Isaacs, Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland, 773-2339,, to May 8.

“Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art,” first major exhibition of “Your Museum, Reimagined,” including works by  Homer and Andrew Wyeth, through June 5.

“Patterns of Aggression,” The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, USM Glickman Family Library, 5th Floor, 314 Forest Ave. Portland, to May 29.


Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, educational, fun and active workshops for kids and parents, 142 Free St., Portland, 828-1234,

Cushing’s Point Museum, local and American history exhibits, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily, free/donations accepted, 55 Bug Light Park, South Portland, 767-7299,

Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, by appointment, 45 Seashore Ave., Peaks Island, 766-3330,

Freeport Historical Society, Harrington House, Tuesday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 45 Main St., Freeport, 865-3170,

International Cryptozoology Museum, 661 Congress St., Portland,

Maine Historical Society Museum, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday; 11 a.m.-noon, children’s hour, Monday and Wednesday; adults $8, children $3, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822,

Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland, 780-0118,

Maine Jewish Museum,10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Monday to Friday, or by appointment, 267 Congress St., Portland, 773-2339,

Neal Dow Memorial, tours by appointment, 714 Congress St., Portland, 773-7773,

Portland Fire Museum, open first Fridays 6-9 p.m., adults $5, children $2, 157 Spring St., Portland,

Portland Museum of Art, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday; free on first Fridays 5-9 p.m., 7 Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148,

Portland Observatory, 138 Congress St., Portland, 774-5561.

Skyline Farm Carriage and Sleigh Museum, by appointment, free/donations accepted, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth,, 829-9203 .

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, Southern Maine Community College, Fort Road, South Portland, 799-6337,

Yarmouth History Center, 1-5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, 118 East Elm St., Yarmouth, 846-6259,


Thursday 4/21

Jessica Fichot, accordion, toy piano and fiery band, Los Angeles-based chanteuse and songwriter, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, $12/advance, $15/door,

Saturday 4/23

Jeremy Kittel, American fiddler, violinist and composer fluent in multiple musical genres, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20.

Portland String Quartet, 2 p.m., final concert of the season, Woodford’s Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland, call 761-1522 for tickets,

Sunday 4/24

Portland Rossini Club, 3 p.m., St. Luke’s Cathedral, 143 State St., Portland. Members and guests perform works by Erich Korngold, Giovanni Martini, Hector Berlioz, more. Suggested donation $10, $5 seniors, students free, 415-577-4193,

Tuesday 4/26

“Music of the Living,” USM Chamber Singers, Williston-Immanuel United Church, High Street, Portland. See, 780-5555 for times and tickets.

Saturday 4/30

“Chorale Americana” University Chorale, Woodford’s Congregational Church, Portland, See, 780-5555 for times and tickets.

National Poetry Month and International Jazz Day celebration, Portland Conservatory of Music’s Dimensions in Jazz series, 8 p.m., Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. Jazz-centered poetry concert. Tickets at the door, $5-$15 in advance at Jet Video and Starbird Music in Portland and Gulf Of Maine Books in Brunswick.


Community Chorus, rehearsals 10 a.m.- noon, first and third Saturdays, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568 ext. 102,

Royal River Women’s A Capella Chorus, rehearsals 7-10 p.m. most Thursdays, American Legion Hall, 17 Dunn St., Westbrook. New members from southern Maine welcome,,


100th Anniversary of the Easter Uprising, Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland. April 22, 7 p.m., lecture/video; April 23, 4 p.m., “Pearse in Pictures,” performance reimagines uprising; April 24, 11:30 a.m., reading of the Proclamation on the steps of Portland City Hall, 2 p.m., Stories From the Easter Rising.

“Act One,” by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, to May 1. Tickets 885-5883 or

Friday 4/22

Bayside Brew Haha: Spring Edition, 7:30 p.m., stand-up comedy, Rising Tide Brewing, 103 Fox St. Portland. $10 admission includes first pour.

Saturday 4/30

Improv Battle: Self IMPROVment vs. Running with Scissors, 8 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland,

Maine Playwrights Festival, opens at 7:30 p.m. with dramatic readings in the Ballroom at Mechanics Hall; performances at the St. Lawrence Arts Center May 4- 7; 24-Hour Portland Theater Project May 8. Tickets at and cost $16 for the general public and $14 for students and seniors.



“The Art of Tea,” multimedia showing of teapots and elements connected with the art of having tea, Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499, to April 30.

“Eye/Hand,” prints by Judith Long and photographs by Burke Long, Tao Yuan Restaurant, 22 Pleasant St., Brunswick, through April 30.

“Falling in Love: The Passion and Process of Artistic Expression,” paintings and illustrations by Barbara Bean and Monika Kirtland, Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick, through May.

“Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic and Medicine,” traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine’s History of Medicine Division, April 13 – May 20, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725.5242

Pop Up Art Show, by Brunswick artist Maria Castellano-Usery, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Frosty’s Donuts, 54 Maine St., Brunswick, part of raffle proceeds benefits  Cathance River Education Alliance.

Joy of the Lens Reception, Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road. Annual juried photography exhibit of original photos by year-round Maine residents. Prizes, refreshments. On view to May 7.

Monday 4/25

Meet The Artist dinner, Henry & Marty Restaurant and Catering, 61 Maine St., Brunswick. Dinner and exhibit of staff artist work, 6 p.m. social with cash bar; program at 6:30. Tickets $50; reservations required through restaurant.


Pastel artist Jerri Whitman, The Centre St. Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath,  through May 7.

Potter Cathie Hammond and weaver Elizabeth Hunter, Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499, through April.

“Elise Ansel: Distant Mirrors,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art Walker Art Building, Brunswick, through April 17.

Saturday 4/23

“The Tim, Susan and Greta Van Campen show,” opening reception, 4-6 p.m., ICON, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, to May 21, 725-8157.


Barn Door Cafe and Bakery, 4 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 102, Brunswick, 721-3099,

Bayview Gallery, 58 Maine St., Brunswick, 729-5500,

Beth Carlson Animal Portraits Gallery, 613 Foster Point Road, Bath, 751-5288.

Cabot Mill Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 837-9108.

Centre St. Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath, 442-0300.

Chocolate Church Art Gallery, 804 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455,

Coleman Burke Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick,

Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242,

11 Pleasant Street, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016,

Frontier Cafe, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-8820,

Gallery at Park Row, 185 Park Row, Brunswick, 907-4016.

Gallery at Schoolhouse Crossing, 48 West Schoolhouse Crossing Road, Topsham, 603-674-6098,

Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Route 123, Harpswell, 833-6081,

Gallery Framing, 12 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 729-9108.

Gelato Fiasco, 74 Maine St., Brunswick, 607-4002,

Gun Point Cove Gallery, 1241 Harpswell Islands Road, Orr’s Island, 833-7303,

Harbor Works Gallery, Holbrook-Trufant House, 977C Cundy’s Harbor Road, Harpswell, 841-9812,

ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, 725-8157.

Just Framing, 149 Front St., Bath.

LaMarche Gallery, David Saul Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, 725-3902.

Little Dog Coffee, 87 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-8820.

Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath,, 442-8577.

Maine Fiberarts Gallery, 13 Main St., Topsham, 721-0678,

Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499.

Merrymeeting Arts Center, 9 Main St., Bowdoinham, 841-5914,

Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick Business Center, 18 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 373-9300.

Sarah Greenier Gallery, 428 Middle St., Bath, 443-3936.

Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, 4 Old Orr’s Island Road, Harpswell, 833-5717,

Summer Island Studio, 149 Maine St., Brunswick, 373-1810.

Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick, 729-8033,

Topsham Public Library, Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham,, 725-1727.

Whatnot Gallery at Spindleworks, 7 Lincoln St., Brunswick, 725-8820,


Beautiful Monstrosities, Elegant Distortions: The Artifice of Sixteenth-Century Mannerism,” examines the works of artists employed by European courts in the 16th century, Becker Gallery, Bowdoin College, through June 5.

“To Count Art an Intimate Friend: Highlights from Bowdoin Collections, 1794 to the Present,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art at Focus, Halford Center  and Bernard and Barbro Osher galleries, to June 5.

R. Luke DuBois, solo exhibit featuring portrait commissioned by Bowdoin College Museum of Art of activist and alumnus DeRay Mckesson, Walker Art Building. Full schedule of upcoming talks at, to Sept. 4.

Thursday 4/28

“Collecting Time,” 4:30-6 p.m., lecture on the work of artist R. Luke DuBois in the context of the broader history of new media art, Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium.

 Friday 4/29
“At the Ocean, at Night: Marguerite Zorach, Winslow Homer, Georgia O’Keeffe, Andrew Wyeth,” 5-7 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath, by Joachim Homann, curator, Bowdoin College Museum of Art.


Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday, extended hours Thursdays and some Sundays, 245 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-3275,

Maine Maritime Museum, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316,

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday, 725-3416,



Music at Noontime, Wednesdays 12:15-12:45 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick, 729-8515. Free.


Mud Season Celebration, Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. Vandini the Magician, 2 p.m., April 23; Mainely Improv, 7:30 p.m, April 25; comedian Tim Sample, 7:30 p.m. April 29. Tickets through 442-8455 or

“Calendaria – Celebrating the Seasons, a Ballet for all Ages, presented by Elizabeth Drucker’s Ballet School, April 30, May 1 at 3 p.m., Orion Performing Arts Center, 66 Republic Ave., Topsham. Tickets at the door, $10 child/senior; $12 adult,

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising in Dublin, where the Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army staged a rebellion that initally failed, but ultimately led to the country’s independance from England. Join Maine Irish Heritage Center for a series of events this weekend in Portland, including a performance, proclamation and storytelling. For a detailed schedule see