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    Thursday April 24
  • 11:15 am - 11:15 am

    'Recent Acquisitions and Selections' @ Art Gallery, University of New England

    Through June 15. This exhibition celebrates exciting new additions to the University's Permanent Collection being exhibited for the first time. They include a number of Bernard Langlais works of sculpture, bas relief as well as works on paper donated from Colby College through the Kohler Foundation. There are also several works by Emilio Sanchez donated from the Emilio Sanchez Foundation. A new Peregrine Press Portfolio featuring works by 27 artists will be displayed; a work by Gideon Bok commissioned by the Mattina Proctor Foundation will be exhibited. Andres A. Verzosa of Aucocisco Galleries and a number of artists he represents have made donations. These include works by Terry Hilt, Richard Brown Lethem, Stew Henderson, Elizabeth Cashen McMillen, Vivian Russe, Gail Spaien, Mary Hart and Grace DeGennaro. Paintings by Dozier Bell and Connie Hayes are also featured. Several works donated by photographers are included: Jon Edwards, Claire Seidl, Brenton Hamilton and Susan Mills view event

  • "Hamsters & Popcorn:" Paintings by Elise Smorczewski @ The Green Hand Bookshop

    Through May 31. oil paintings view event

  • "A Body of Work" @ Harlow Gallery

    Through April 30. The work of 38 Maine artists working from the human figure view event

  • 11:30 am

    Cinderella: The World's Favorite Fairy Tale @ Children's Museum and Theater of Maine

    As the final show of our main stage season, our company of young actors will be presenting Cinderella: The World's Favorite Fairy Tale by Lowell Swortzell. This is a special re-telling of the classic story, where we will meet the Cinderella from three other cultures: the Chinese Pear Blossom, Vasilisa of Russian folklore and Broken Wing, the Cinderella story from the Micmac tribe. Cinderella: the World's Favorite Fairytale is produced with special permission from Dramatic Publishing of Woodstock, IL, and through a generous grant from the Morton Kelly Charitable Trust. view event

  • 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    New Gloucester Farmer's Market @ Connemara Farm

    year round availability of farmer's market products view event

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    2014 BFA and BA Exhibition @ Art Gallery at USM Gorham

    exhibits by graduating USM Art Department students obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Art or a Bachelor of Art degree: Alexandra Bishop, Laura Bubar, Jeffrey Gould, Rachel Fisk, Yelena Fiske, Tessa D. Jeffers, Chris Mosley, Carrie Parent, and Jennifer Wolfe. view event

  • 12:15 pm

    Portland Conservatory of Music Spring 2014 Noonday Concert Series @ First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church

    Jordan Benissan, African Drums view event

  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Downtown Waterville Farmer's Market @ The Concourse

    local produce and more view event

  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Old Squire's Farm Market @ 493 Main Street

    seasonal vegetables and fruits, beef, pork, chicken, lamb, bouquets, perennials, dairy products, seafood, baked goods, ice-cream, hot sauces, marinades, herbs, pasta, seasoned popcorn, wood products and more view event

  • Central Maine Clay Artists exhibit announced @ former ATM space

    Kennebec Valley Art Association presents works by Central Maine Clay Artists, a mini art exhibition can be viewed from outside the building, and is lit at night. view event

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Genealogy Event to Focus on Mayflower Ancestry @ Maine State Library

    It is estimated that nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population can trace their ancestry back to one of the 102 passengers of the Mayflower. Have you ever wondered if you are one of them? Join the Maine State Library Genealogy Club for an upcoming presentation by Mayflower genealogist Scott Sampson titled "Did I Come Over on the Mayflower?" The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served. The Maine State Library Genealogy Club meets monthly at the Maine State Library and promotes interest in genealogy, celebrates ancestral history and works to share best practice strategies for family research. The group is always welcoming new members. view event

  • "Mansion as Muse:" Contemporary Art at Victoria Mansion @ Victoria Mansion

    Mansion as Muse: Contemporary Art at Victoria Mansion will open April 3, 2014, at Victoria Mansion, a historic house museum and National Historic Landmark built 1858-1860 and located in Portland, Maine. The exhibition will remain on view through May 21. The Mansion's Art Advisory Committee, composed of distinguished artists and museum professionals, invited three artists and one collaborative team to create works of art inspired by Victoria Mansion's incomparable interiors that are renowned for their original wall and ceiling paintings and furnishings from 1860. The participating artists are Mark Dion and Dana Sherwood, Andrew Mowbray, Justin Richel, and Amy Yoes. As explained by Committee member Denise Markonish, curator of MASSMoCA, "Victoria Mansion is a historical gem, which is why giving contemporary artists the opportunity to respond to its riches is a wholly unique opportunity. Given that the artists chosen all have deep connections to history and the decorative arts, it will be fascinating to see how they will intervene and reinterpret the objects and stories found within the Mansion. I have no doubt this exhibition will not only give visitors to Victoria Mansion the opportunity to see the space anew but will also provide these artists with much material for future works and ideas." The site-specific art works will be displayed throughout the Mansion rooms. A catalogue of the exhibition will be available for purchase. During the month of April Victoria Mansion will be open Thursday through Sunday only, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From May 1 to May 21 Mansion will be open daily for its regular season of guided tours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-3:45 p.m.; Sundays 1-4:45 p.m. Admission is for adults, .50 for seniors and AAA members, .00 for children 6-17, and free for children under 6. Admission is always free for Victoria Mansion members. For more information visit the museum's website, www.victoriamansion.org. Victoria Mansion is arguably the finest surviving house of the pre-Civil War period anywhere in the country. It is internationally recognized for its original interiors by noted cabinetmaker and designer Gustave Herter, which are more than ninety percent intact. An irreplaceable document in the history of American design and domestic technology, the Mansion has operated as a museum since 1941 and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1970.
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  • 3:00 pm

    Cinderella: The World's Favorite Fairy Tale @ Children's Museum and Theater of Maine

    As the final show of our main stage season, our company of young actors will be presenting Cinderella: The World's Favorite Fairy Tale by Lowell Swortzell. This is a special re-telling of the classic story, where we will meet the Cinderella from three other cultures: the Chinese Pear Blossom, Vasilisa of Russian folklore and Broken Wing, the Cinderella story from the Micmac tribe. Cinderella: the World's Favorite Fairytale is produced with special permission from Dramatic Publishing of Woodstock, IL, and through a generous grant from the Morton Kelly Charitable Trust. view event

  • 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    "New Lives/New England" Opening Reception @ Michael Klahr Center, University of Maine at Augusta

    exhibition that explores the role traditional arts play in helping newcomers create a new home in New England view event

  • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Maine Craft Distilling Tasting @ Maine Beer and Beverage in the Publc Market House

    Join us as we host Craig Blake of Maine Craft Distilling and sample some of their locally made spirits. With cheese pairings from K. Horton Specialty Foods and baguettes from Big Sky Bread Co. Free! Must be 21 to sample alcohol. view event