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    “Africa/Maine:” Photographs by Deborah Keyes @ Daunis Fine Jewelry

    through May 31. An inscription on the entrance gate to Serengeti National Park reads: “Welcome to the Serengeti where the world began.” Photographer, Deborah Keyes photographs will take you to where the world began. “Before my travels to Africa, I had thought about Africa and Maine as being two separate and radically different universes. But […] View event

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    The Inside View: glimpses of farm interiors @ Maine Farmland Trust Gallery

    Please join us for our next gallery show and artist talk. A group show including watercolors, oils, photography and mixed media with work by: Julie Cyr, Kerstin Engman, Leslie Harris, Margaret LaFarge, Tessa O’Brien, DiTa Ondek, Susan Smith, Sarah Szwajkos. The Exhibit will be on display from April 3 – June 23. Artist Talks, Friday […] View event

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    “Four Artists, Four Distinct Styles” @ Dogfish Bar and Grill

    “Four Artists, Four Distinct Styles” exhibit of work by Gay Freeborn of Brownfield, Doug Houle of Augusta, Diane Noble of Biddeford and Kim Traina of Edgecomb will be on at the Dogfish Cafe on Free Street in Portland from April 30 to July 2. Gay’s oil paintings conveying the intimate understanding of animals and the […] View event

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    “In the Moment” Pastel art exhibit by Kim Traina @ Campus Center – UNE, Biddeford campus

    “In the Moment” a Pastel Art exhibit by Kim Traina will be at the University of New England Biddeford Campus Center from May 1 to June 2, 2017. Kim received her BA in Photography and Visual Design from Southeastern MA University and is the owner of Jumpstart Creative graphic design business in mid-coast Maine. in […] View event

  • Art exhibition: Nancy Morgan Barnes and William Irvine @ Greenhut Galleries

    Please join us for the exhibition of paintings by Nancy Morgan Barnes and William Irvine May 4 – 27. Artists reception Thursday, May 11 from 5-7pm. Nancy Morgan Barnes and William Irvine are storytellers. Irvine paints his stories in the place between the abstract and the real. Morgan Barnes leads us through narratives that are […] View event

  • Lost Landscapes: Paintings by UNE Professor Charles Thompson @ Ketchum Library – UNE, Biddeford campus

    An exhibition of Plein Air paintings by Charles Matthew Thompson, UNE Professor of Art and founder of the UNE Department of Fine Arts, will be on view in the UNE Art Gallery, Ketchum Library, Biddeford Campus through August 1, 2017. While visiting the Dyer Library in Saco, Maine, Thompson came upon a book from the […] View event

  • Bates Senior Thesis Exhibition @ Bates College Museum of Art

    Featuring work by Bates ’17 graduating studio art majors, the show opens with a reception in the museum on April 7 at 5pm. The exhibit will be on display till May 27. FMI 207-786-6158 or museum@bates.edu. View event

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    Woodland Animals! By Robbi Fritz Portela @ Maine Potters Market

    For the month of May, Maine Potters Market is featuring new work by Robbi Fritz Portela. Robbi is well known for her decorated stoneware pottery enlivened with a variety of brightly painted whimsical farm animals and wild creatures, from hedgehogs to ravens. On their farm in Windsor Maine, Robbi’s family rehabilitate wildlife on a small […] View event

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    GARY HAVEN SMITH Ogunquit Museum of American Art @ Ogunquit Museum of American Art

    GARY HAVEN SMITH Ogunquit Museum of American Art Ogunquit, Maine May 1 – October 31, 2017 Solo show by acclaimed stone sculptor in the Museum’s seaside gardens. www.ogunquitmuseum.org for hours and directions. June LaCombe SCULPTURE 207.688.4468 | june.lacombe@gmail.com www.junelacombesculpture.com View event

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    Professional certificate program exhibition @ Maine Media Gallery

    Maine Media Workshops + College is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition of work by this year’s graduates of the Professional Certificate Program, Abigail T. Fox, Niko Hample, Eric D. Newton, Nils Tcheyan, and Nina Poole. The exhibition will be on view at Maine Media Gallery May 23 through May 27, 2017 with the opening […] View event

  • “Heroism in Unjust Times: Rescuers During the Holocaust” exhibit @ Michael Klahr Center — University of Maine at Augusta

    The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine will open its new exhibit, “Heroism in Unjust Times: Rescuers During the Holocaust.” The exhibit will be on display at the Michael Klahr Center on the campus of the University of Maine at Augusta through Friday, Aug. 11. Despite the potentially fatal consequences, thousands of individuals risked […] View event

  • “Wake Up!” exhibit at Stable Gallery @ Stable Gallery, Damariscotta

    Stable Gallery’s 2017 season kicks off May 13 for the “Wake Up!” exhibit. Exhibit includes a one-0f-a-kind installation of drawings and sculpture by Laura Freeman. Featured artists include painters Penelope Moodey,Caroline Davis, Jennifer Litchfield, Pamela Hansen; jeweler Mary Hall; ceramics Kimberley Bentley, Woodworker Charles Durfee; textile artist Susan Perrine; and concrete sculptor Tom Stuart. Stable […] View event

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    “No Limits: Zao Wou-Ki” @ Colby College Museum of Art

    No Limits: Zao Wou-Ki is the first American retrospective of this pioneering Chinese-French artist. Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013) immigrated to Paris in 1948 and soon took the international art world by storm. Renowned for the fluidity with which he moved between European modernism and Chinese aesthetics, Zao’s work is distinguished by his unique approach to abstraction. […] View event

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    Graphic Matters: George Bellows and World War I @ Colby College Museum of Art

    In the decade before his death, the American artist George Bellows (1882–1925) embraced lithography, a printmaking technique in which the artist draws directly onto a stone or plate with an oil-based medium. Of the more than 170 lithographs that Bellows produced, twenty belong to his “War Series,” which was immediately controversial when published in 1918. […] View event

  • Textile Translations of Maine by Catherine Worthington Exhibit @ Monkitree

    Catherine Worthington’s Textile Translations of Maine will be on exhibit at Monkitree for the months of April and May. “Taking in Maine’s natural beauty with my eyes and heart gives me inspiration to create,” said Worthington’s. She strives to capture the essence of Maine as she paints, cuts, pieces and stitches familiar landscapes. Whether sailing […] View event

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    ‘A Walk in the Woods’ @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Richard Boyd Art Gallery opens an exhibit of American landscape paintings on Tuesday, May 2 at 10:00 a.m. Visual arts depicting landscapes have been around for centuries and remain one of the most collected. ‘A Walk in the Woods’ features a selection of original works of visual art by artists’ Austin Stilphen – […] View event

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    2017 Maine College of Art MFA Thesis Exhibition @ ICA at Maine College of Art

    Maine College of Art is pleased to announce the 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition. The exhibition spotlights works by nine graduating artists, and represents a synthesis of each student’s experience in Maine College of Art’s MFA Program in Studio Art. The MFA Thesis Exhibition features work in a variety of media and surveys a range of […] View event

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    Photography & Migration: Waterville Stories @ Common Street Arts

    In association with Picturing Waterville, Common Street Arts is pleased to host:photography + migration: waterville stories. The Photography and Migration Project presents a selection of video narratives and photographs representing the history of Waterville. The videos displayed in the gallery were recorded at a community event at the Waterville Public Library on April 22, 2017 […] View event

  • Harlow Gallery’s 22nd annual juried art exhibition Art2017 @ Harlow Gallery

    judged by curator Corey Daniels, 34 works of art by 23 Maine artists were selected to be included in the the exhibition out of a total of 461 works submitted by 162 artists. Daniels is curator and owner of the Corey Daniels Gallery in Wells. The Corey Daniels Gallery exhibits a synthesis of found art […] View event

  • Colored woodcut print by J.Borges, Nossa Senhora de Aparecida – Our Lady of Aparecida

    BANDITS & HEROES, POETS & SAINTS, Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil @ Art Gallery – UNE, Portland campus

    The UNE Art Gallery, Portland Campus, is pleased to announce a new exhibition, BANDITS &HEROES, POETS & SAINTS, Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil, mounted from April 6 through May 25, 2017. On April 6, there will be a Panel Discussion with UNE professors, Paul Burlin, Sam McReynolds and Steve Byrd from 4 – […] View event

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    Picturing Waterville @ Common Street Arts

    picturing waterville: photographs by gary green + images from the waterville historical society. may 24 – july 1, 2017 opening reception: may 25, 5:00 – 7:00pm Common Street Arts, a program of Waterville Creates!, is pleased to present, Picturing Waterville, an arrangement of contemporary and historical photographs that considers the central theme of the built […] View event

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    snap @ Common Street Arts

    “snap” is an ongoing, interactive, community photography project, designed in conjunction with the Picturing Waterville exhibition at Common Street Arts, on view from May 24 through July 1, 2017. Common Street Arts invites community members to submit snapshots of Waterville that capture a personal and meaningful connection for the viewer—whether a landscape, building, streetscape, landmark, […] View event

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    A Keen Eye & Soft Focus: Pictorialism Revisited

    A Keen Eye and Soft Focus, guest curated by Susan Danly, presents the work of Francis Orville Libby (1883-1961), one of Maine’s first art photographers, a leading pictorialist, and an early president of the Portland Camera Club alongside the work of contemporary photographers who share some of his early aesthetic concerns. For over a century […] View event