Annual small works group show, Perimeter Gallery in Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through mid-January.

“Cast and Found: the Art of Wooden Foundry Patterns, circa 1900″ exhibit of industrial design, in Clifford Gallery (through Feb. 26); “Empty Walls and Windows,” work for purchase organized by Abbie Shahn, in Corridor Gallery (ongoing), 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Waterfall Arts Belfast, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. “Cast & Found” proceeds benefit Waterfall Arts and Belfast Maskers.

“Food for Thought 2” group show, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. Fifty percent of sales benefits Maine Farmland Trust. Jan. 8 through April. Reception: 5-7 p.m. Jan. 30.

“My Maine This Week,” photographs from National Resource Council of Maine’s online feature, in Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884. Through Jan. 31.

New work by Keith Maynard, David Johnson, Peg Worth, Ben Hall and Joanne Parent, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St.

“Small Works, Great Gifts” group show, noon to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, First Light Gallery, corner of High and Main streets. FMI: 338-3626.

“30//30//30: thirty works by thirty artists under age thirty,” inaugural juried show, Roots & Tendrils, 2 Cross St. FMI: 338-5225.

Work by gallery artists, noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Off the Beaten Path gallery, 17 Main St.

Work by 20-plus Maine artists plus Aina Moja Shop of African art, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Working Art Gallery, 65 Main St. FMI: 338-4820.


“Art, Nature & Design,” nature-inspired sculptures by Antje Roitzsch, exhibition gardens of Merryspring Nature Center, Conway Road. FMI: 236-2239. Through the winter.


“Anything Goes” juried group show, River Arts, 170 Main St. FMI: 563-1507. Through Jan. 8. Art lecture by Anne Alexander: 3 p.m. Jan. 10; $10.

“Art at the Grill” staff and friends group show, Damariscotta River Grill, Main Street. Through Jan. 11.


Barbara Vanderbilt: award-winning pastel paintings, Lincoln Home, 22 River Road. FMI: 563-3350. Through Feb. 15.


“Heartwork” holiday exhibition, Harbor Square Gallery and rooftop Muir Garden, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Through Jan. 9.

“Ink & Light,” photography and woodcuts from Peaks Island, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago Fine Arts, 386 Main St. Through Jan. 24.

“Nine by Nine,” small-scale recent works by the Lively Ladies, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. FMI: 789-5430. Through spring.

Oil paintings by Albie Davis, Rock City Books & Coffee, 328 Main St. FMI: 594-4123.

Photographs and hanging sculptures by Antje Roitzsch, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St. Through April.

Recent aquatints by Bill Ronalds, Rock City Coffee Roasters, 254 Main St. FMI: 594-5688.

“Robert Indiana and the Star of Hope” (through Jan. 10) in Morehouse Wing and Crosman Gallery; “Andrew Wyeth Selections” (through May) in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries; “Achieving American Art: American Art Between the Wars” (through Jan. 24) in Rothschild Gallery; “Elegantly Attired: Victorian Apparel and Accessories in Coastal Maine” in Nevelson-Berliawsky Gallery (through April 25); “Louise Nevelson” (through Jan. 10) in Craig Gallery; and “Alex Katz – Early Paintings” in Library Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays 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. FMI: 596-6457. Janice Kasper’s (“Elegantly Attired”) Curator’s Choice talk on 19th-century accessories: 1 p.m. Jan. 13.


“Maine Wood 2010” juried biennial, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Route et. FMI: 594-5611. Through Feb. 12.


Work by fiber artist Sarah Carpenter, hand quilter Faith Gilbert and painter Lynne Harwood, Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Through Jan. 31.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to