Arts Calendar: Feb. 28-March 10

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Greater Portland


“The Summit Project’s Honor Case,” 6 p.m., Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland, honors Maine veterans who died since 9/11. Features engraved stones of fallen service members, through March 24.

“Maine Birds: Watercolors by Michele Clamp,” Gilsland Farm Gallery, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, through March. 

“Moments of Reflection – Paintings by Kerrin Parkinson and Patricia Ritzo,”  Lifeworks Chiropractic Center, 202 U.S. Route One, Falmouth, through winter. 

“Around Freeport,”Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, through March.

Historic Freeport Artwork, Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., through April 27,

“Visions of Place: 30 Contemporary Maine Artists,” Thos. Moser, 149 Main St., Freeport, to April 29.

“Discarded & Discovered,” Cia cafe, 72 Ocean St., So. Portland, illustrator and photographers who focus on Maine, through March 15.

“Keep Me Posted,” Yarmouth History Center, 118 East Elm St., showcases stories captured in mid-19th-century letters to and from Yarmouth’s sailors and ship captains,, through March.

Thursday 3/8 

“Earth Changes,” poetry houses & performance by second-grade students at Ocean Avenue Elementary, 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m., Portland Public Libary, 5 Monument Square, through April 8. 


Thursday 3/8 

“The Cage Fighter,” 7 p.m., followed by video chat with filmmaker Jeff Unay, Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, $8/$6,


Southworth Planetarium, USM Science Building, 96 Falmouth St., Portland, shows 3 p.m. Saturdays; Fridays 7 & 8:30 p.m.; telescope night last Wednesday of the month, 780-4249,


“Cross Pollinating the Grassroots: Works of the Beehive Design Collective,” AREA gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland, through March 29.

“Images of Children: Period and Contemporary Photographs,” University of New England Art Gallery, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, to April 1. 

Friday 3/2

Richard Boyd Art Gallery, Epps Street, Peaks Island, annual exhibition of original paintings and drawings, opens 10 a.m., to March 30.

Original antique maps of Maine, 5-8 p.m., historic U.S. and world maps, rare maps, original maps of local areas, Mainely Frames & Gallery, 541 Congress St., Portland.

Thursday 3/8

“Between Earth and Orion,” photographer Jeannie Hutchins, PhoPa Gallery,  132 Washington Ave., Portland, opening reception 5-7 p.m.; on view March 7-April 21, artist talk 3-4 p.m. April 15.


Celebrating Maine’s Community of Young Artists, creative works from Maine art students, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, through March.

Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland, “Strata,” mixed-media photos by Shoshannah White; “Work Together,” mixed-media prints by Susan Webster & Stuart Kestenbaum; Auschwitch, “Images of Resilience and Light” photos by Arthur Fink,, to March 2.

“Planet Shark: Predator or Prey,” Portland Science Center, 68 Commercial St., Portland,, to mid-April. 

Thursday 3/8

“Black & White,” exhibit opening 5-7 p.m., Spiegel Gallery, Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland, four artists working in different media, to May 4.


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

International Cryptozoology Museum, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mondays & Wednesdays through Sundays, 4 Thompson’s Point Road, Portland,

Maine Historical Society Museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday to Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday; 11 a.m.-noon, 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-Friday, Sunday 1-5 p.m., or by appointment, 267 Congress St., Portland, 773-2339,

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

Portland Museum of Art, Congress Square, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday & Sunday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday & Friday.

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


Thursday 3/1

Jazz Festival, bands, combos & vocal groups, 3-9 p.m., Falmouth High School, 74 Woodville Road, $5/adults, 17 and younger free. Storm date March 2.

Dimensions in Jazz premier concert, 7:30 p.m., sponsored by Portland Conservatory of Music at SPACE Gallery, 528 Congress St., Portland, music by Gerald Cleaver and Travis Laplante, $10/$12,

Richard Shindell, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, $30/$37,

Friday 3/2

Hambone with Bandwich, 8 p.m., Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St., Portland, soul-jam band with roots in funk, blues, jazz, reggae and rock. Free, all ages. 

“Birthday Bash and Memorial: The Legacy of Steve Grover,” 7:30 p.m., Dimensions in Jazz Series sponsored by Portland Conservatory of Music at Woodfords Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. Tickets $5-$20 at the door. 

Saturday 3/3

Mierliţa, 7:30 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, Romanian Gypsy concert, $12/$18,

Monday 3/5

Decompression Chamber Music, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, $18/$20,

Jessica Lea Mayfield,7 p.m., Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland, $12/$15, all ages,

Friday 3/9

Coffee House featuring Mark Horton and Friends, 6:30-9 p.m., Falmouth Congregational Church UCC, 267 Falmouth Road. Free, all ages.


Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St., Portland,

Irish Music Night at Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland, every Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. concert; 9 p.m. Irish session.

Noonday Concert Series, 12:25-12:50 p.m. Thursdays, by Portland Conservatory of Music at First Parish, 425 Congress St., for schedule.

Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., Portland,

The Kids Are Alright, children’s concerts, 10:30-11:30 a.m., first Saturday, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square.

Red Herring, Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., previews Feb. 27–March 1; opens March 2 and runs through March 25, hard-boiled spoof t


“The Tragedy and Triumph of Smike: A Friendship Wrought From Misery,”  7 p.m., March 6-8, Cape Elizabeth High School, 345 Ocean House Road, tickets $5 at the door.

“Love Loss and What I Wore,” by Nora Ephron and Deliah Ephron, Saturdays-Tuesdays through March 6, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, $22, 835-0895,

“Shear Madness,” St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, Wednesday-Sunday through March 11, various times, $25-$32, 835-0895,

Pop-Up Shakespeare:“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” fundraiser for PortFringe 2018, March 2, 6-7:30 p.m., First Friday Art Walk, free; March 3, 2 & 7 p.m. Urban Farm Fermentory, 200 Anderson St., Portland, $12-15, all ages.

Saturday 3/3

“LOLS: An Evening of Local Comedy,” 7 p.m., Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, features Nick Lavallee, Kate Ghiloni, $8/$10, 

Thursday 3/8

Naked Shakespeare: Vaudevillians, 7:30 p.m., by Acorn Productions at Oxbow Blending and Bottling, 49 Washington Ave., Portland, pay-what-you-can,

Friday 3/16

Trevor Noah,  7 & 10 p.m, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, host of The Daily Show, 



Call to Artists: Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, applications for Aug. 18 show through Brunswick Downtown Association, 201-729-4439,

“Early Brunswick Photographers,” Pejepscot Historical Society, 159 Park Row, profiles five 19th-century Brunswick photographers, through April.

Jon Louma’s watercolors and ink drawings of landscapes of Maine, Newfoundland and the Galapagos Islands, gallery at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick, 1 Middle St., to March 13.

Saturday 3/3

 “Active Imagination and Emerging Image Painting,” with artist Susy Sanders, 9 a.m.-noon, Maine Jung Center, 183 Park Row, Brunswick, register at



Student Art Show, Centre Street Arts, 11 Centre St., Bath, Wednesday- Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., through March 17.


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 UUCB, 1 Middle St., Brunswick, 729-8515.

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,

The Green Lion Gallery, 23 Center St., Bath.

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.

K. Mizner Art Studio & Gallery, 128 Water St., Hallowell,

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,

Widgeon Cove, 31 Widgeon Cove Lane, Harpswell. Paintings, sculpture, jewelry, handmade paper,


“Pull Together: Maritime Maine in the 1914-1918 Great War,” Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, to May 6.

Art from the Northern Plains, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Markell Gallery, historic and contemporary works by Native and non-Native artists, to July 8. 

“Second Sight: The Paradox of Vision in Contemporary Art,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 245 Main St., Brunswick, March 1-June 3, explores experiential, psychological, and metaphorical implications of the nonvisual in American art from the 1960s to today.

“Where the Artist’s Hand Meets the Author’s Pen: Drawings from the Artine Artinian Collection,” Becker Gallery, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, to March 18. 


Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday; 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 245 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-3275,

Harriet Beecher Stowe House, noon- 3 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 63 Federal St., Brunswick, free.

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,

“Threads of Change: Arctic Clothing and Identity in the North,” Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, 9 South Campus Drive, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, to December 2019.


Saturday 3/3

3 Ravens, 7:30 p.m., Chocolate Church, 804 Washington St., Bath, folk trio, part of the Winter Concert Series, $20/$23,, 442-8455. 

Wednesday 3/7

Songwriters on Stage, featuring: Ronda Dale, Lynn Deeves and Jeff Trippe, 7 p.m., The Frontier, Brunswick, $10,


“Oleanna,” by David Mamet, March 8-10, 7:30 p.m.; March 11, 2 p.m., Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St., Bath. One of America’s most controversial plays by Pulitzer Prize-winner, $15/$12 in advance at 

“Love and Information,” by Caryl Churchill, March 2-4, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m., March 2-4, Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick. Free. 

The location of the exhibit “Pull Together: Maritime Maine in the 1914-1918 Great War,” was incorrect in the Arts Calender for the week of Feb. 21-23. The works are on view at the Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath.