BELFAST

BelfastArts Friday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 4, downtown art venues and on the streets.

“Camu-Lot: Curved Light,” collaborative art by Clarity, Belfast Co-op, 123 High St. Opens with 7-9 p.m. reception/wine tasting July 2; through July 30.

“The Color of Summer: 3 Visions” 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. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 2. Through July 31.

“Conversations with Water,” acrylic on panel paintings by Elizabeth Scott O’Haverty, Beyond the Sea Gallery-Café, 74 Main St. FMI: 338-2100. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. pink champagne reception July 2; through July 7. Also book signing by Patricia Hughes 1 to 3 p.m. July 3.

ECo-Motion interactive sculptures, downtown sidewalks and corners.

“An Emic Review,” oil paintings by Eric Darling, Roots & Tendrils, 2 Cross St. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 2; through Aug. 1.

Friday art walk reception with live blues by Dave Mello, 6 to 9 p.m. July 2, Off The Beaten Path Gallery, 17 Main St.

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

Independence Weekend art show/sale by Paula Cannon, Betsy Headley and Karen Meisenheimer, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 3 and 4, the Sometimes Studio/Mostly Garage, Charles Street between Salmond and Bradbury. FMI: 570-8803.

Pottery by guest artist George Pearlman plus gallery artists’ work, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through Aug. 1; reception 5 to 8 p.m. July 2.

“Rhythms, Patterns and Cycles,” work by featured artist Kay Sullivan plus gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays and Mondays; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays (Fridays to 8 p.m.), First Light Gallery, High Street at Main. FMI: 338-3626. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 2; through July 31.

“Sticks and Stones,” photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448. Through July 14.

“13 Stories: A Family Album,” prints by Joan Proudman, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. July 1 through 31.

“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. Closing party: 6 to 8 p.m. July 8.

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.

BELMONT

Mary Trotochaud pottery studio and garden open house, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 2 and 3, 103 Northport Road (off Route 52 via Ryan Road). FMI: 342-2251.

BOOTHBAY

“Kevin Beers: Summer and Winter on Monhegan Island,” Gleason Fine Arts, 31 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6849. July 1 through Aug. 3. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. July 2.

“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. Plein Air Days: July 3 and 4; free, but must register by calling.

BRISTOL

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

CAMDEN

“A Celebration Of Independence,” group show of gallery, returning and new artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (or later) daily, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing (also entrance through Maine Gathering, 8 Bay View St.). FMI: 470-7027. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. July 1 Grand Opening party; through July 31.

CUSHING

Arts in the Barn: watercolors by John Wood, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through July 3 and 1 to 4 p.m. July 4, Cushing Historical Society barn on Hathorne Point Road. FMI: 593-7217 or 484-919-0252. First Friday reception: 5 to 8 p.m. July 2.

DAMARISCOTTA

Art at the Grill: “Painting Maine” group show, Damariscotta Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. Through Aug. 8; reception 4 to 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.

Jill Tarkleson art sale, 4 to 6 p.m. July 1, Skidompha Library, Main and Elm streets. FMI: 790-0881.

NORTH HAVEN

“Marked by the Seasons,” photography by Claire Donnelly, Waterman’s Community Center, Main Street. Through July 15.

“Poses,” watercolor/collages by Jon Tanner, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, North Haven Gallery, Main Street. Through July 10. Reception: noon to 5 p.m. July 5.

ROCKLAND

“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 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and first Fridays through Oct. 1. FMI: 596-6457.

Arts In Rockland’s Night AIR First Friday art walk, 5 to 8 p.m. July 2, downtown art venues.

“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.

Collaborative paintings by Clarity (Robert and Su.Sane Hake), noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and by appointment, Rougette Gallery, second floor of 340 Main St. FMI: 596-7979. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 2; through July 23.

“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.

“Elemental & Bronze,” paintings by Mimo Gordon Riley and sculpture by Peter de Camp Haines, noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Mulford Collectors Gallery, 313 Main St. FMI: 594-4775. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 2; through July 29.

Featured artists’ work in Front Room plus work by 16 other member artists, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. FMI: 594-8784. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 2; through July 31.

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.

“Inspiring Downeast,” photographs by Michael Kahn, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays (to 8 p.m. Fridays) and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. FMI: 594-4544. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception and book signing July 2; through Aug. 3.

New oil paintings by Nancy Wissemann-Widrig and Lesia Sochor, 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 July 17.

“Old Friends,” new work by Gordon Bok, Imero Gobbato and Thomas O’Donovan, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Harbor Square Gallery Winter Street, 21 Winter St.; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Harbor Square Gallery & The Muir Garden For Contemporary Sculpture, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 2; through Aug. 4.

Painting poppies watercolor painting demo, 11 a.m. to noon July 5, Catinka Knoth’s studio at Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. Free. FMI: 542-7317.

Paintings by the late Lina Burley, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Yvette Torres Fine Art, second floor at 313 Main St. FMI: 888-777-1077. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 2; through Aug. 1.

“Project Tandem: two photographers, two bicycles, one 11,000 ride to document how Americans feel about the environment,” Asymmetrick Arts, 405 Main St. FMI: 594-2020. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 2; through July 23.

Seabird art show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Project Puffin Visitor Center, 311 Main St. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception July 7; through Columbus Day.

“Singing With Truth,” work by Ashley Bryan, 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. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 2; through Sept. 19. Acrylic paintings by Carol Latta featured in shop through July 31.

Solo shows by Scott Kelley and Bo Bartlett, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; Sundays and Mondays by appointment, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 537 Main St. FMI: 596-0084. Open with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 2; through July 31. Kelley talk: 4 p.m. July 3. Bartlett talk: 4 p.m. July 31.

ROCKPORT

“Amazing Maine” images by Carol Latta, Rockport Corner Shop, Main and Central streets.

“Four Visions in Different Light: Susan Bloom, Jill Enfield, Elizabeth Opalenik and Theresa Airey,” Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central St. (Shepherd Building) in the village. FMI: 236-8581. July 5 through 25; reception 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 20.

“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.

Photography by Jan Gilley, Country Inn, Route 1. July 1 through Aug. 31. Reception: 4 to 7 p.m. July 16.

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.

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.

ST. GEORGE

“Barbara Ernst Prey: The Print Show,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Blue Water Fine Arts, Main Street/Route 131, Port Clyde. FMI: 372-8087. July 2 through 18.

“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). Through July 12.

“The Creative Soul” (through July 18) and “Seeds of Possibility” (through July 11) 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.

SEARSPORT

“Earning Their Keep: Maine’s Windjammers” featuring photography by Benjamin Mendlowitz (July 1 through Aug. 3); “Inside the Box – the Art of Anne-Emmanuelle Marpeau” (through Sept. 10) and much more, 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, Searsport residents; $5 each groups larger than 10. FMI: 548-2529. Through Oct. 11.

New oil paintings by Rainy Brooks, Coastal Coffee House, 25 E. Main St./Route 1. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 1; through July 31.

SOUTH THOMASTON

Gary Akers print exhibition, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 2 through 5, The Green Schoolhouse, Route 131. FMI: 594-4964.

THOMASTON

“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.

UNITY

Fiber art by Deborah Diemer and Julianna Wood, Centre Gallery at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 568-3147 or 948-7469. Opens with 6 to 7:30 p.m. reception July 1; through July 31.

VINALHAVEN

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. Through July 14.

WALDOBORO

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.

“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.

WARREN

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.

WASHINGTON

“How’s the Water?” three-woman show plus work by the late Paula Brown, 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. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception July 2; through Aug. 1.

WISCASSET

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. Artist in Residence: Jennifer Litchfield 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 5.

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