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  • Tuesday August 21 2018
    The Planet Saturn

    Art of the Spheres: Picturing the Cosmos since 1600 @ Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education

    March 29, 2018 to October 6, 2018 Art of the Spheres celebrates the manner in which astronomers have organized and comprehended the celestial vault, the planets, and the structure of the Cosmos. Every item in this exhibition was composed from multiple, detailed observations; all are works of both science and art. Art of the Spheres […] View event

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    Goodness & Noble on exhibit @ Cia Cafe

    From July 16 to September 24, on exhibit at CIA Cafe, 72 Ocean Street in South Portland are mixed media pieces by Amy Goodness and acrylic paintings of old Vw’s,an old Nash, landscapes and rowboats by Diane Noble. Amy is inspired by nature using cold wax and paint to add geometric layers creating a focus […] View event

  • The Dog Show will be in the Morrell Room of the Curtis Memorial Library August 2018.

    The Dog Show @ Curtis Memorial Library (Morrell Meeting Room)

    “The Dog Show” will be the event of the month of August 2018 in the Morrell Room of the Curtis Memorial Library. Select artists have been chosen to participate with their unique and creative expression of our canine companions. The dog art show will be open during regular library hours with a reception on the […] View event

  • "Roots to Rewire"

    Mackworth Island Transformed: Rocks Reimagined @ Portland City Hall

    Portland, ME – Tim Greenway debuts the photography exhibit “Mackworth Island Transformed: Rocks Reimagined” in the Portland City Hall Rotunda from July 3 – August 31, 2018. “Mackworth Island Transformed: Rocks Reimagined” explores the transformation of space within the context of both the physical and the psychological. Using the popular location of the rock formations […] View event

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    Photographic work of Kristin Dillon @ Gibbs Library

    The Gibbs Library, Washington Village, Washington,will feature the photographic work of Kristin Dillon, through Tuesday, Sept. 4. Dillon is a 29-year-old photographer from Minnesota. After taking a permanent leave of absence from college, she traveled to a small town in Maine to work on a farm in Whitefield, where, a decade later, she still lives […] View event

  • Amy Bickford ~ 'Path to Ferry Beach' ~ Gouache on Gesso Board 9" x 12"

    Amy Bickford: A Solo Exhibition of Paintings @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a solo exhibition of paintings by Amy Bickford on Wednesday, August 1 with a meet the artist reception to follow on the 4th. A year-round resident of New Gloucester, ME Amy creates paintings in a traditional style that are her interpretation of […] View event

  • A 1966 oil painting by Dahlov Ipcar, “Valley of Tishnar” is on display as of June 8 in Dahlov Ipcar: Blue Moons & Menageries, a 2018 summer exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art.

    Dahlov Ipcar: Blue Moons & Menageries: @ Bates College Museum of Art

    This exhibition presents a wide array of paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures representing nearly entire career of Ipcar, one of Maine’s best-known artists. Many of the works shown are exhibited publicly for the first time. Ipcar, the daughter of prominent modernist artists, Marguerite and William Zorach, reached a wide audience through the many children’s books […] View event

  • Barbara Ernst Prey: Earth, Sea, Sky (South) @ Barbara Prey Projects

    This exhibit of new oil paintings and watercolors showcases the virtuosic hand of world-renowned artist Barbara Ernst Prey who has painted powerful views of her surroundings for forty years and examines her longtime relationship with Maine. The New York Times writes about Prey’s paintings, “Prey is going where icons like Rauschenberg and Warhol have gone […] View event

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    Driven Fiercely By Nature! @ Markings Gallery

    Driven Fiercely By Nature! Felted sculptures by Susan Mills with collaborations of Felt and polymer by Susan Mills and Melanie West. Pieces are reflective of the artists interest in the Shamanic world. The debut of Elemental Fire Sprite will take place during the artist reception and talk on August 9th at Markings Gallery. 5-7pm Joint […] View event

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    The Allure of Color @ Maine Potters Market

    For the month of August, Maine Potters Market features the work of Elizabeth Louden. Elizabeth’s porcelain tableware is notable for its use of rich jewel tones and bold patterns. She loves to explore how subtle changes to the surface of a pot can drastically effect its feel, and which parts of the form are emphasized. […] View event

  • A 1922 drawing by Carl Sprinchorn, “Ten Imaginary Characters” is on display in the exhibition Maine Moderns: Drawings by Marsden Hartley and Carl Sprinchorn at the Bates Museum of Art.

    Maine Moderns: Drawings by Marsden Hartley and Carl Sprinchorn @ Bates College Museum of Art

    Sourced primarily from the museum’s Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection, this exhibition brings together figural drawings by artists who were longtime friends. Born in Lewiston, Hartley is recognized as an innovative and important figure in American Modernist painting. His drawings in this exhibition are from a series of later figural works, circa 1940, and are all […] View event

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    Through my father’s lens: Images from WWII, 1942-1945 @ Maine Jewish Museum

    The Maine Jewish Museum presents a haunting collection of images from WWII, taken by Dr. Henry Pollard, a long-time Portland area dentist who served with the First Division in North Africa and Italy. These photos were uncovered after his death in 2003 and are on exhibit alongside excerpts from his journals. “Through My Father’s Lens” […] View event

  • “Nuance of Color” @ Landing Gallery

    Landing Gallery has announced the opening of “Nuance of Color,” a solo exhibition of 51 new paintings by Irma Cerese, through Sept. 15, at the gallery at 409 Main St., in Rockland. Cerese has always been fascinated with color and her primary interest in painting is focused on color relationships. Her landscape paintings border on […] View event

  • La Vie en Rose @ SPACE Gallery

    In an interdisciplinary installation spanning sculpture, light, sound, and media works, Chad States ruminates on the difficulties of finding and sustaining joy in dark times. Central to this exploration is the 1977 Grace Jones cover of the 1946 post-war ballad by Edith Piaf; the song and exhibition each invite us into a unique space between […] View event