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Things to do July 12, 2011: Arts and crafts

Posted July 11, 2011, at 6:53 p.m.

BANGOR — “Photo National 2011,” photographs from all over the country; “New Dawn Fades: Photographs by Thomas Hager,” through Sept. 24, University of Maine Museum of Art, Harlow Street. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

BAR HARBOR — “2011 Wahponahki Student Art Show,” through Sept. 18; opened Friday, July 8, “Indians & Rusticators: Wabanakis and Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s,” at the Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St.

BELFAST — “Clothed Nudes”, a photography exhibition of fine art natural nudes by Charles Laurier Dufour, opening reception, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, July 15, at Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. Show runs through Aug. 11. For information, call 338-6448 or email charlie@du4photo.com.

BELFAST— Moving sculptures by Arthur Ganson, TED presenter and resident artist at MIT, on display through July 29 at Waterfall Arts, High Street. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday. waterfallarts.org.

BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Fine Craft Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 23, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, July 24, Blue Hill Consolidated School, 60 High St. $5, 16 and under free. BlueHillFineCraftShow.com.

EASTPORT — Eastport Arts and Antiques Historic Waterfront Walk on third Fridays of July, August, September. First Art Walk will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, July 15. Tides Institute and Museum of Art has teamed up with 16 art and antique galleries in the historic district to showcase art and antiques venues along Water Street. Performance by The Field Guides, 7 p.m. in the new Overlook Park downtown amphitheater. For information, call 853-4773.

EASTPORT — “Public Art is Not an Oxymoron,” art talk with Donna McNeil, director, Maine Arts Commission, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, Tides Institute and Museum of Art, 43 Water St. Call 853-4047 or email tides@tidesinstitute.org.

ELLSWORTH — Opening reception for “Stephen Pace: A Retrospective,” painters Judy Belasco and Philip Frey and furniture designer and sculptor Vivian Beer, 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, Courthouse Gallery, 6 Court St. Show runs through Aug. 7. The event is free and open to the public. For information and events list, call 667-6611 or visitcourthousegallery.com.

FORT KENT — University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery to feature work of local artist Debbie Dolan,“ A Brush with Inspiration” through Friday, Aug. 12.

MACHIAS — Photographers Ray Beal, Holly Garner-Jackson and Kris Larson will display landscape and portrait photographs through Aug. 22 in “Three Photographers: Three Visions.” For information, call 255-1279.

ROCKLAND — New paintings by Alan Bray and Michael Reece; also works by Jan Rosenbaum and Kristen Malin, through July 16, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St.

ROCKPORT — “New Work by Faculty” exhibition, through Sept. 9 at Messler Gallery, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship at 25 Mill St. Gallery open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday through Sunday. For information, call 594-5611 or visitwoodschool.org.

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Father and son show featuring Philip and Eric Steel, opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 14, Salty Dog Gallery, 322 Main St. For information, call 244-5918 or visit philipssteel.com.

THOMASTON — “American Realism: Works On Paper, 1862-2011,” 2½ centuries of fine art on paper by American Masters. Exhibition 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, through Aug. 4, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St. For information, visithaynesgalleries.com.

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