Current & Coming
African art, crafts and clothing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Aina Moja at the Wellness Health Center, 39 Main St. FMI: 930-8012.
“Belfast During the Civil War — The Home Front,” Maine Civil War Trail exhibit, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Belfast Museum, 10 Market St. Through Oct. 12.
“Groundbreakers: Mainers Shaping Agriculture’s Future,” portraits by photographer Lily Piel, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. Through Oct. 1.
“Landscapes in Palladium,” photography by Gilbert Welch, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Betts Gallery at The Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-6465. Through Sept 28.
“Maine Nature Paintings” by Laura Tasheiko, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through Sept. 30.
Mast kaleidoscopes by photographer Paula B. Cannon, Camden National Bank, 156 Main St.
Memories of Belfast: work by Archie Barnes, Susan Tobey White, Julie Cyr and Sheep Jones, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St. FMI: 338-8990. Through Sept. 30.
“Murmuration,” wall drawing and works on paper by Mark Kelly, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, Perimeter Gallery in Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-0555. Through Oct. 13.
"A New Direction," work by Rick Bernasconi, and more, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Raven's Nest Gallery, 65 Main St. FMI: 505-2659 or 691-3710.
New works by Neal Parent, Joanne Parent, Keith Maynard, Georges Nashan, Peggy Bair, David Johnson, Keith Maynard, Dan Bennett, Kimber Lee Clark and Linda Parent, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, Parent Gallery, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-1553.
Paintings by Katenia Keller, 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Square the Circle Gallery & Studio, 137 High St.
“Please, Be Seated!”, third annual public art installation, all around downtown. Through the summer.
“Portals,” diverse environmental installation work, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays (through September), Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through Nov. 27.
“Potpourri,” photographs, paintings and poetry paintings by Betsy Headley, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, Belfast Co-op Café, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through Sept. 30.
“Sustenance,” work by Willy Reddick plus other gallery artists’ work, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays; Mondays by chance, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through Sept. 29.
Textile collages by Deborah Rustin Cyr, chance, appointment and when signboard is out, artist’s second-floor studio, 153 High St. FMI: (423) 779-7349.
“Untamed Nature,” work by acclaimed wildlife photographer Juan Pons, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; noon to 6 p.m. Sundays; Mondays and Tuesdays by chance, Northern Lights Gallery, 33 Main St. Through Sept. 30.
Watercolor paintings by Dianne Horton, The Republican Journal, 161 High St. FMI: 338-3613.
Annual exhibition by Marianne W. Smith, Lord Camden Inn, 24 Main St./Route 1. Through the fall.
“Coastal Colors," paintings by Rockland artist Daniel Corey, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing. Through Sept. 30. FMI: 470-7027.
“Creature Features,” fabric-art fish, reptiles, butterflies, insects, birds and beasts by Linda Shepard, Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Sept. 30.
“Animal Spirit” group show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays and by appointment, 10 Harbor Road in the village. FMI: 226-7446. Through Sept. 27.
Woodturned art work by John Sage, Liberty Library, 59 Main St. FMI: 589-3161. Through Sept. 30.
“American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea” and “American Treasures: Family and Friends” in Morehouse Wing (through Feb. 2); “Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth,” Crosman Gallery (through Sept. 15); “American Treasures: Maine Voices” in Rothschild Gallery (through Dec. 29); “Andrew Wyeth, The Olsons and Maine” in the Hadlock Gallery (through Nov. 17); “Andrew Wyeth: Her Room” in Wyeth Study Center (through Nov. 17); “Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum” in the Wyeth Center on Union Street (through Dec. 29); “A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals” in Craig Gallery (through Jan. 5); “American Treasures: Small Treasures” in Library Gallery (through Dec. 29); and “American Treasures: Other Voices” in Nevelson/Berliawsky Gallery (through Feb. 2); 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Admission $12; $10 senior citizens or students older than 16; free younger than 17, museum members and all Rockland residents; free for all 5 to 8 p.m. First Fridays through October. FMI: 596-6457. Homestead tours: 11 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Historic Insight, A Closer Look at the Farnsworth Homestead lectures: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 25. Cost: series $45, $30 for members; individual lectures $15/10.
“America’s Maine,” full gallery show of paintings and works on paper by America Martin, Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745. Through Oct. 8.
“Cig Harvey: Gardening at Night" and “Alexandra Tyng: The Unseen Aspect,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; Sundays and Mondays by appointment, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 365 Main St. FMI: 596-0084. Through Sept. 30.
Fall exhibition of nature-inspired work in various media, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, art gallery of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St. Through October.
“Favorite Things” group show by the Nine Lively Ladies, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire Service, 70 Park St.
Flower kaleidoscopes by photographer Paula B. Cannon, Jensen’s Pharmacy, 91 Camden St./Route 1 (first floor of Breakwater Marketplace). Also Midcoast scenic work at Continuum Physical Therapy (fourth floor).
“Haunting of the Harbor,” hologram-like images by Brian Mark, Harbor Square Gallery and the Muir Garden for Contemporary Sculpture, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Through Oct. 31.
Invitational Art Exhibit at Bartlett Woods, 20 Bartlett Drive off upper Talbot Avenue, Rockland. FMI: 594-1159.
“Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye,” Penobscot Marine Museum’s traveling photography exhibit, Maine Lighthouse Museum, 1 Park Drive. FMI: 594-3301. Through Oct. 31.
“Lighting Up The Night” group show, Somewhere on Winter St. Through Oct. 2.
“Mechanical Mindscapes,” new watercolors by Katharine Cartwright, NWS, from her award-winning Laws of Nature series, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, Rougette Gallery, upstairs at 340 Main St.; call 596-7979 for other hours. Through September.
Natural world theme show of work in various media by Diane Green Hebert, Shelley Johnson and Antje Roitzsch, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St.
Paintings by Bob Besaw, Endeavour Home, 415 Main St.
“Peter Ralston: Master Prints,” new and classic images, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago Fine Arts Gallery, 386 Main St. FMI: 596-0701. Through Oct. 25.
Phoebe Bly: new work plus work by gallery artists, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, 21 Winter St. FMI: 596-0800. Through Oct. 2.
"Same Voice/Different Song," solo show by Lissa Hunter; and work by gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, CRAFT Gallery, 12 Elm St.
"Suggestion: Landscape," new paintings by Irma Cerese, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. FMI: 594-4544. Through Sept. 22.
“Summer Collection,” paintings by Anne McMath, Kathy Lane, Jane Barrie and Diana Maddocks, 12:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Winding Way Watercolors, 39 Union St. FMI: 593-7955.
Work by featured artists Elizabeth Root Blackmer, Sandra Leinonen Dunn, Lara Max and Jill Caldwell; plus 14 other member artists, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays (to 8 p.m. Fridays); 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. Through Sept. 30.
“Focus on Faculty,” Maine Media Workshops + College group show to benefit student scholarship fund, Maine Media Gallery, ground floor of the Shepherd Building, 18 Central St. Through Sept. 30.
“MENTOR: 40 Photographers/40 Years,” work by master artists and their students fostered by Maine Media Workshops + College; and “Caleb Charland: From the Basement to the Backyard,” solo photo show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. Cost: donations. Through Sept. 22. Illustrated talk and signing by Marilyn Moss Rockefeller, author of “Bill Moss: Fabric Artist & Designer”: 5 p.m. Sept. 22, followed by wine & jazz reception. Cost: $10; $8 CMCA members, all proceeds benefit CMCA.
“Selfies: Artists’ Self Portraits and Their Work,” WallWork Gallery, 67 Pascal Ave. Through Oct. 19.
"Stammen + Williams," paintings by Jessica Stammen and Susan Williams, noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Pascal Hall Gallery, 86 Pascal Ave. FMI: 319-2785. Show extended through Sept. 29.
“Turning Twenty,” woodturning art from across the U.S. and Canada, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, corner of Route 90 and Mill Street. FMI: 594-5611. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Sept. 20; through Jan. 15.
“If you lived here, you’d be home by now” group show; and “10,” anniversary show, in the wing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays or by appointment, Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-9996. Through Oct. 14.
Inaugural Fine Art Exhibition, Jackson Memorial Library, 71 Main St., Tenants Harbor. Through Sept. 30.
Sea and Shore paintings by Lucinda Talbot, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, First Light Gallery, River Road/Route 131.
Alan Crichton: 100 Hairdos series, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays (to 7 p.m. Thursdays for Knitting Circle) and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, WORKS Gallery & Bookstore, 21 East Main St./Route 1. Through Oct. 28.
“For Those In Peril: Shipwrecks, Memorials, and Rescues,” campus-wide focus with interactive exhibits; “Gone Fishing”; and more including SDHS collaboration “Then and Now” in Old Vestry, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays/ noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum, Main Street/Route 1 and Church Street. Cost: $12; $10 older than 64; $8 age 7-15; $30 families; free younger than 7, members, active military families with Military ID and Searsport residents; group rates available. FMI: 548-2529. Through Oct. 20.
“Classic Yachts: Images by John Snyder,” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Keag River Gallery, 25 Dublin Road. FMI: 594-1818.
"Egg Temperas," recent paintings by Gary Akers, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, The Green Schoolhouse, two miles down the St. George peninsula on Route 131. FMI: (859) 250-0278. Through Sept. 28. Artist on site.
Ron Frontin: new paintings, plus from local, national and international artists in all media, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; other times by appointment, Art of the Sea, Route 73 at the ‘keag. FMI: 594-9396. Through Oct. 14.
Arduina Palanca Caponigro: “Selected Works,” Thomaston Café, 154 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 354-8589. Through Oct. 31.
Colonial-era artifacts, art and more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays plus scheduled community festival days, General Henry Knox Museum/Montpelier, Route 131 at beginning of St. George peninsula. Cost: $10; $8 senior citizens, AAA members; $4 age 5-13; $20 family; free younger than 5 and active military families with Military ID. Through Columbus Day.
“Maine Impressions,” new work by Roger Dale Brown, plus American Realism work by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; by appointment, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St./Route 1. FMI: (615) 430-8147 or (615) 312-7000. Through Sept. 28.
“3.2.7,” sculptural installation by Michael Shaughnessy, Leonard R. Craig Gallery in the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 948-9239. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Sept. 20; through Nov. 1.
“Prints, Drawings and Photographs,” seventh annual show by gallery artists including Kitty Wales, Tom Lieber and Charlotte Nekola, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, New Era Gallery, Main Street. FMI: 863-9351. Through Sept. 25.
“Burmese Daze,” paintings by San Naing and Naing Lay plus work by 10 Midcoast artists, Hurricane Gallery, 175 Quarry Road, off Depot Street. Open anytime; call ahead to 832-4062 or 701-7477.
“Caribbean Collection 2013,” sculpture and paintings by Philippe Guillerm, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays or by appointment, Philippe Guillerm Gallery, 882 Main St. FMI: 701-9085. Through October.
Lone Ranger paintings by H.J. Ward, Wendell Minor, Ernest Nordli, Don Spaulding and Charles Steinbacher; original newspaper comic strip art by Charles Flanders; and much more, Fawcett’s Maine Antique Toy & Art Museum, Route 1. For hours, call 832-7398 before 8 p.m.
“Ronald G. Hovey, Romantic Painter” plus gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through Oct. 5.
Rustic sculptures by Jay Sawyer, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays and Mondays, Stemwinder Sculpture Works & Gardens, Route 90 a quarter mile in from Route 1 (look for patriotic pickup). FMI: 273-3948. Through October.
Paintings, drawings and ceramics by Suzanne Phillips, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through Nov. 6.
A&E editor for Courier Publications, LLC
(207) 594-4401/4407, ext. 115
Dagney has been providing Courier coverage of the local arts scene since 1985 and has helmed the multi-paper A&E section since it debuted in 2003. She has been a local performing artist, community and professional, for almost 30 years and spent a decade writing, producing and announcing on-air for several Midcoast radio stations. When not in the NewsNest, Dagney likes to be in motion.