Art calendar: 14.-24. July – Portland Press Herald



Exhibitions / galleries

“An artist community” Arts & Cultural Alliance of Freeport, 40 Main St., visual arts, photography and sculpture, through August 15.

Ted Davis’ The Lobster Fisherman, Ellsworth Wallace is one of the works by more than a dozen Maine modernists on display at the Elizabeth Moss Galleries in Falmouth through August 20. Contributed / Elizabeth Moss Galleries

Art in the Galleria: Mark Royall, Debbie Stubs, Wayne Fournier and Nancy Lakin, Broadway Deli, 142 Maine St., Braunschweig.

Colin Page solo exhibition, Maret Hensick at the Side Gallery, Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St, Portland.

“Contrasts”, Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Portland., Daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in July. Original works offering a study in contrasting styles from impressionism to realism,

“Maine Masters of Modernism”, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 1 US Route 1 in the Falmouth Shopping Center. Featured artists include Will Barnet, Dahlov Ipcar, Lynne Drexler, Rockwell Kent.

“New | Frame of the collection: New Considerations in European and American Art, 1475-1875 “, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Braunschweig, until December 31,

“Trembling in the garden” by Dylan Hausthor, 538 Window Gallery, Space, 538 Congress St., Portland, through July 17.

“Slack Tide: a moment of calm between the tides”, Chocolate Church Arts Center Gallery in Bath with Caroline and John Rufo. To see until August 7th.

“The arrival of Green Acre, a Bahá’í learning center: Excerpts from the Eliot Bahá’í Archives, ”Maine Historical Society, Congress Street, Portland, Green Acre history continued in Eliot. Until October 2nd; Visit for more information.


“Start all over and expect intolerance in Maine” Maine Historical Society, Congress Street, Portland, through December 31st. To schedule a personal visit to the exhibition and learn more, visit

Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, US Route 1 at the Falmouth Shopping Center.

Gallery at Widgeon Cove, 31 Widgeon Cove Lane, Harpswell, paintings, jewelry, handmade paper. Call 833-6081 for an appointment or keep an eye out for the open flag.

Space gallery, 538 Congress Street, Portland.


“Lydia Lunch: The war is never over” Online retrospective of the Confrontational, Sharp, and Electric Art of Lunch. Space Gallery, Portland, through July 16. $ 10,


Apohadion Theater, virtual screenings via



Bowdoin College Art Museum, Braunschweig, opening times at

Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum (226 Maine St.), Skolfield-Whittier House (161 Park Row) and Pejepscot History Center (159 Park Row) open for the season in Braunschweig. You can find hours, lectures and presentations at

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts Antidote online at

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum at Bowdoin College, Braunschweig, collections and exhibitions online at

Portland Art Museum, Kongressstrasse,

Portland Observatory, 138 Congress St., open Thursday through Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., last entry at 5:00 p.m. Access only with pre-purchased, time-limited tickets,

Tate House Museum, 1267 Westbrook St., Portland, historic home tours hourly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through October 1. Tickets must be purchased in advance on; $ 15 / adult, $ 12 / seniors, $ 7 / ages 12 and younger.


317 Summer concert by the main community center Series, Railroad Square Pavilion, Yarmouth, 7pm Thursday July 15th, Ethan Setiawan with Corner House. Future dates are September 5th, 26th and 23rd.

Bath outdoor concert series, 7.30 p.m. Fridays through July 30th, behind the Grant Building, 31 Center St. Contemporary folk, indie, country, rock, pop and jazz. Every age. $ 12 / show, free under 12,

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Streaming through August 6th,

“Dream: The Music of the Everly Brothers” 2.00 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. 23-25. July, Pickard Theater on Bowdoin College campus in Brunswick, $ 50- $ 60 at or 725-8769.

Evening concerts in the Royal River Park, Yarmouth, Wednesdays through August 18 6pm. The performances are free and snacks can be purchased at

Pavilion concerts in the library park, 7 p.m. Tuesdays through August 31, 890 Washington St., Bath,

Music on the mall, Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. through September 1st Brunswick Town Mall. Free.

Summer sunsets LIVE, 4:00 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays through July, Thompsons Point, Portland. Various live music, food trucks, games, brews,

Waterfront Park Concert Series, 6 p.m. Saturdays through August 28, 61 Commercial St., Bath,

Wolfes neck center, Live music noon-4pm on the second Thursday of the month and the third Saturday through September in the tent in front of the Little River Farmhouse.

Thursday, July 15th

Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro – “Och and Oy! A respected cabaret “, 7:30 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. Tickets purchased for the original date (July 15, 2020) are still valid; no further action required.

Joel Thetford Band, 9:00 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St., Portland. $ 12,

Karaoke, 10 p.m. – midnight, Sea Dog Brewing Company, 125 Western Ave., South Portland.

Friday, July 16

Brian Cullen – Bach, Brazil, Beatles and Bohemian, 7-10 p.m., 5 Depot St., Freeport. $ 18.00,

Classic stones live 9 p.m., Aura, 121 Center St., Portland,

Kodály & Mozart, 7.30 p.m. Duo for violin and violoncello, live online from the Studzinski Small Hall, Campusstraße 12 S, Braunschweig. Free of charge,

Saturday, July 17th

Maine Folk: A gathering of kindred spirits 2 p.m., open air concert at Thomas Point Beach & Campground, 29 Meadow Road, Braunschweig. $ 25- $ 150,

Schooner tariff on Peaks Island, 7:30 pm, TEIA Clubhouse, Trefethen Avenue, mix of traditional folk and Maine humor, $ 25-30 $, email [email protected]

Sunday, July 18th

Bluegrass brunch, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Erica Brown & The Bluegrass Connection, Brick South Beer Garden, 15 Resurgam Place, Portland. $ 25- $ 45,

Monday, July 19

Gina & the red-eye flight crew, 8 p.m., Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., Portland. Paperless tickets $ 7 / presale, $ 10 / day, call the door.

Friday, July 23rd

New Shades of Blue livestream, 7 p.m., Cadenza, 5 Depot St., Freeport.

Ryan Montbleau, 9:00 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St., Portland, $ 20.


Cadence, Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., live stream via Facebook. $ 18-20. Visit for dates and Eventbrite ticket links.

DaPonte string quartet, digital content posted to YouTube on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Irish Night at Blue, Wednesdays at 8 p.m. via Facebook Live.

Jazz Sesh Facebook group hosted by Blue Tuesdays at 9pm,

Out of the blue Port City Blue live streaming series. Different dates.

State Theater from Portland live streaming shows on Facebook,


Stroudwater Comedy Series, Every Thursday 7-10pm, Stroudwater Distillery, 4 Thompsons Point, Portland. $ 10, reservations required through

“The Comedy of Errors” 6:30 pm-8:30pm, Thursday through Saturday through July 31, at the Fenix ​​Theater Company at Deering Oaks Park, Portland. Free,

“The Eternal Brothers”, Maine State Music Theater collaboration with Portland Stage 23-25 July, Pickard Theater on the campus of Bowdoin College, Brunswick. $ 50- $ 60 at or 725-8769.



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