“Affection of Time and Place,” work by painter and printmaker Bohni Kempton, connector of St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 98 Court St. Through June 30.

“Black & Red,” new work by Eric Leppanen, Electric Skin Designs, 109 Church St. Through June 30.

“Coastal Islands” group show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; Sundays by chance or appointment, High Street Studio and Gallery, 149 High St. FMI: 338-8990.

ECo-Motion interactive sculptures, downtown sidewalks and corners.

“The Figure Revealed,” Belfast Life Drawing Groups show, Clifford Gallery (through June 25); “Empty Walls and Windows,” work for purchase organized by Abbie Shahn, in Corridor Gallery (ongoing), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Waterfall Arts Belfast, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Artist Lecture by Lesia Sochor: 7 p.m. June 28.

“Girls Shoot Nature,” photography by Girl To Girl,  Kramer Gallery and Young Adult area of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. Through June 30.

“Guardians” group show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays (5-8 p.m. on Friday Art Walk nights), Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through July 13.

“It’s All About Wood,” a solo exhibit of works in wood by Gus Szabronski, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Betts Gallery in The Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-6465. Through June 26.

New season work by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St.

“PANORAMA,” photography by Lisa B. Martin, Roots & Tendrils, 2 Cross St. Through June 27.

“Sticks and Stones,” photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448. Opens with 5:30-8 p.m. reception June 25; through July 14.

Third anniversary group show, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through June 27. June 29 through Aug. 1: pottery by guest artist George Pearlman; reception 5-8 p.m. July 2.

“Wall Drawing” (in progress), oil paintings and large-scale drawings by Gideon Bok, Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Gallery, 96 Main St. Through July 11.

Work by 24-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.


“Robert McCloskey: From the Drawing Board to the Page,” works on loan from the May Massee Collection at Emporia State University in Kansas, Visitor Center at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barter Island Road. FMI: 633-4333. Through July 17. Reception: 5-7 p.m. June 24.


Work by 27 Maine artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Pemaquid Art Gallery, Lighthouse Park. FMI: 677-2752. Through Oct. 11.


Artist Edward Gordon will visit and personalize work 4 to 8 p.m. June 26 at Small Wonder Gallery and Framing, 1 Public Landing.


Arts in the Barn: sculpture by Victor Goldsmith, Cushing Historical Society barn on Hathorne Point Road. FMI: 354-3659. Opens with 5-7 p.m. reception June 25; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 30-July 3, noon to 4 p.m. June 27.

Arts in the Barn: watercolors by John Wood, Cushing Historical Society barn on Hathorne Point Road. FMI: 593-7217 or 484-919-0252. Opens with 6-8 p.m. reception June 29; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 30-July 3; 1 to 4 p.m. July 4. First Friday reception: 5-8 p.m. July 2.


Art at the Grill: Multi-generation show by the Schweighauser family, Damariscotta Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. Through June 28. June 29 through Aug. 8: “Painting Maine” group show; reception 4-6 p.m. July 1.

“Distinctive Views,” photographs from land and air by Lawreston Crute, Schooner Landing Restaurant & Marina, Main Street/Business Route 1 (on the waterfront). Through Columbus Day.

Recent paintings by Jill Tarkleson, Skidompha Library, Main Street/Business Route 1. FMI: 790-0881. Through June 30. Also quilts by late fiber artist Fifi Richards in atrium.


“Alex Katz: New Work” (through Jan. 2) in Morehouse Wing; “Four in Maine: Site Specific” in- and outside (through Dec. 31); “Rug Hooking in Maine and Beyond” in Crosman Gallery (through Dec. 31); “Andrew Wyeth Summer Exhibition” in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries (through Oct. 31); “Arnold Newman” photography in Craig Gallery (through Dec. 31); “Louise Nevelson” (through Dec. 31) in James Gallery (Morehouse Wing); “Homer to Hopper: American Watercolors from the Farnsworth” (through Sept. 12) in Library Gallery; and “N.C. Wyeth: Poems of American Patriotism” (through Sept. 26) and “The Wyeths’ Wyeths” (through Dec. 31) in the Wyeth Center (Union Street), 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; free to all 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays and first Fridays through Oct. 1. FMI: 596-6457.

“Archetype IV (the will to meaning)” group show, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays or by appointment, Jean B. Chalmers Art Gallery of Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. FMI: 542-3244. Through June 30. Also work by Nancy Benner and Albie Davis in first-floor hallway.

“A Bird’s Eye View: Journeying through 21st Century Climate Change,” multimedia collaboration of students from Matinicus Island School, Julia’s Gallery for Young Artists and Unity College, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Julia’s Gallery for Young Artists at the Farnsworth Art Museum, corner of Elm and Union streets. FMI: 596-6457, ext. 146. Through Aug. 29.

“Down By the River,” Lively Ladies benefit show for Georges River Land Trust, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. FMI: 789-5430. Through early July.

“Environments,” paintings by William Crosby, Harbor Square Gallery Winter Street by Jonathan Frost Custom Framing, 21 Winter St.; and at Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St., featuring paintings by Marjorie Moskowitz. FMI: 594-8700. Through June 29.

Featured artists’ work in Front Room plus work by 15 other member artists, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. FMI: 594-8784. Through June 30.

“Field Stone,” paintings by Joseph A. Fiore, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-5935. Through June 26; reception 4-6 p.m. June 25. June 28-July 17: new oil paintings by Nancy Wissemann-Widrig and Lesia Sochor; reception 6-8 p.m. June 30.

Grand opening collection of fine contemporary craft, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; and by appointment, CRAFT, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-0167.

“Horizons: Views of Penobscot Bay,” work by Brita Holmquist and Herbert Parsons, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago Fine Arts, the Island Institute’s art gallery, 386 Main St. FMI: 596-0701. Through June 26.

Oil and pastel paintings by Martin R. Smith, café of Good Tern Natural Foods Co-Op, 750 Main St. Through June 30.

“Songs From Sumeria,” new paintings by Sandra Bart Heimann, noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and by appointment, Rougette Gallery, second floor of 340 Main St. FMI: 596-7979. Through June 25.

Tony Fitzpatrick and Colin Page solo exhibitions, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; Sundays and Mondays by appointment, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 537 Main St. FMI: 596-0084. Through June 26.

“2010 Season Invitational,” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays (to 8 p.m. Fridays), Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. FMI: 594-4544. Through June 29.


“New Work by Faculty,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Messler Gallery of Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Route 90 at Mill Street. FMI: 594-5611. Through Sept. 10.

“Peter Turnley Photographs,” Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central St. (Shepherd Building) in the village. FMI: 236-8581. Through June 30.

2010 Biennial Juried Exhibition in Main and Loft galleries; “Verso/Recto,” photographs by Meggan Gould, in Tucker and Brown galleries, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. FMI: 236-2875. Free/donations. Through July 17. Gould artist slide talk: 2 p.m. June 27.

Wood carvings, fine art and photography by Robert Jones, noon to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Renaissance RV Gallery, Route 1 oceanside on Powerhouse Hill, Glen Cove.


“Clark Island Intertidal: Life between the Tides,” new oil paintings by Katharine A. Cartwright, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Port Clyde Art Gallery, barn next to Seaside Inn (across from General Store). Opens with 5-7 p.m. reception June 25; through July 12.

“The Creative Soul” and “Seeds of Possibility” group shows, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-9996. Open with 5-8 p.m. reception June 25; through July 18/July 11.


“Preserves,” multimedia work by Kate Chapin, Searsmont Town Library, Searsmont Community Center, intersection of routes 131 and 173. FMI: 342-5549. Through June 30.


“A Sense of Place: Paintings by Nancy Morgan-Barnes” (through June 27, Main Street Gallery) and “Inside the Box — the Art of Anne-Emmanuelle Marpeau” (through Sept. 10), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum, Main Street/Route 1 campus. Cost: $8; $3 age 7-15; free younger, museum members; $5 each groups larger than 10. FMI: 548-2529. Through Oct. 11.


“Four is more,” work by Britta Von Saltza Bruce, Jane Herbert, Louise King and Mary Faith Morison, The Personal Book Shop and Gallery, 144 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 354-8058. Through July 31.


Oils and acrylics by Don Wolph, Centre Gallery at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 568-3147 or 948-7469. Through June 30.


Early summer show by Peter Bodnar III, Stephanie Crossman, Ester Garcia Eder and Diana Godfrey, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, New Era Gallery, 60 Main St. FMI: 863-8651. Opens with 4-7 p.m. reception June 26 (artist’s talk 4:30 p.m.); through July 14.


Diverse images by artist/photographer Cindy McIntyre, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St. Through June 30.

Hand-woven rugs and wall hangings by Sara Hotchkiss, noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays or by appointment, Old Point Comfort Gallery & Showroom, 28 Pitcher Road. FMI: 832-8133.

“The Maine Focus — His and Hers,” photography by Yvette Bouchard and Eric Michelsen, noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; Mondays and Tuesdays, Oyster House Studio & Frame Shop, 25 Friendship St. FMI: 832-4446. Through June 30.

“Perspectives,” juried group show celebrating the 250th anniversary of the establishment of Lincoln County plus antique art, prints, maps and photographs, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through July 3.


Outdoor sculptural work by Jay Sawyer, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Stemwinder Sculpture Works & Gardens, 131 Camden Road/Route 90 (look for painted pickup). FMI: 273-3948.


“Aartvark Revisited,” gallery partners group show, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays plus holidays, Downtown Gallery, 2 Old Union Road/Route 220 in the village. FMI: 542-6492. Through June 27.


Members Exhibition, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren St. (old academy building). FMI: 882-7511.  Opens with 5-7 p.m. reception and “The Loss of the Royal Tar” book signing June 24. Sidewalk Art Sale: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 26.

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