“After the Rain,” works in watercolor/gouache by Anne Kilham, 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 Aug. 31.

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. Through July 30.

ECo-Motion interactive sculptures, downtown sidewalks and corners.

“An Emic Review,” oil paintings by Eric Darling, Roots & Tendrils, 2 Cross St. Through Aug. 1. Reception for jewelry artist Jennifer Atkins Lisa of Quench Metalworks: 5 to 8 p.m. July 30.

“Equine Images for the Soul,” photography by Caroline Samson, Beyond the Sea Gallery-Café, 74 Main St. FMI: 338-2100. Through July 29. Opening with 5 to 8 p.m. pink champagne reception July 30: “Of Shoals and Shadows,” new work by Jude Nickerson.

“Gearheads,” interactive and moveable work, in Clifford Gallery (through Sept. 17); and “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.

“In The Moment: Summer In Maine,” soft pastels by Leigh Osgood, plus work by other 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 30.

“Limb to Limb,” photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448. Through Aug. 16.

“Maps, Monuments and Potentials,” abstract drawings and paintings by Ben Pritchard, Perimeter Gallery of Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through Aug. 22.

New paintings in Susan Tobey White’s Dancing the Night Away series plus new and in-progress work by White, Sheep Jones and Julie Cyr, High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St. FMI: 338-8990.

New works by gallery artists plus woodcuts by Gordon Bok, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. FMI: 338-1553.

Pastels and paintings by Carolyn Caldwell, 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 July 31. Opening Aug. 2: “Vivid: Five Printmakers.”

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.

Sculpture, Drawing and Painting Student Exhibition, University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center, Route 3. FMI: 338-8002. Through Aug. 31.

“13 Stories: A Family Album,” prints by Joan Proudman, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. Through July 31. Opening Aug. 1: “Herring Run,” photography and paintings of the sardine industry.

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.


Botanical illustrations by Linda Heppes Funk in Visitor Center (through Aug. 15) and outdoor sculpture exhibit by Carole Hanson, Squidge Liljeblad Davis and Lise Becu, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barter Island Road. FMI: 633-4333. Through Oct. 11. Funk reception: 5 to 7 p.m. July 29.

“Kevin Beers: Summer and Winter on Monhegan Island” and “Anne-Emmanuelle Marpeau: The Seaman’s Secret,” Gleason Fine Arts, 31 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6849. Through Aug. 3.

New paintings by Laura Bianchi, Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6252. Through Aug. 10.


Art by Maine artists, Saltwater Artists Gallery, Route 130 across from the Bradley Inn. FMI: 677-2490.

Local artists’ paintings, sculpture and furniture, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Round Pond Art Gallery, Route 32 at Backshore Road, Round Pond. FMI: 529-5704.

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


“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. Through July 31.

Children’s Book Illustrator Art Show: third annual features work by Wade Zahares and Chris Van Dusen, Jean Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through July 31.

“Iconic Maine,” works by Carol Rowan, 10 High Street, Route 1. Through Aug. 7.


Annual exhibition by John Paul Caponigro, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1, Caponigro Arts, 73 Cross Road. Artist talk 2 p.m., book signing 3 p.m. FMI:

Annual Open Studio, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1, Alan Magee’s Studio Annex, 447 Pleasant Point Road. FMI:

Arts in the Barn: equine photography by George Hoyt and ceramics by Dan Siegel in Cushing Historical Society barn on Hathorne Point Road. FMI: 354-0430 or 354-0148. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. July 30; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1.


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

“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.

“Eastern Views,” annual show by Jean Kigel, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Damariscotta River Association’s Round Top Art Center,  Business Route 1. July 29 through Aug. 4. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. July 30.


Art Under the Tent: A Summer Celebration in Friendship benefit show and sale, noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 1 in front of the Hahn Center, Main Street. FMI: 832-6633. Benefits Friendship Scholarship Fund.


“Life’s Work,” photography by Lou Garbus, Hope General Store, 449 Camden Road/Route 105. Meet the artist reception: 3 p.m. Aug. 1.


Three-dimensional work by local artists, Liberty Library, 59 Main St. FMI: 589-3161. Through July 31.


“Recollections,” watercolors by Doreen Brown Cabot,” Waterman’s Community Center, Main Street. Through July 30.


“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.

“Art for the Animals,” 21st annual benefit silent auction, 2 to 8 p.m. July 30; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 31; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug.1, Maine Lighthouse Museum, 1 Park Drive. Reception: 6 p.m. July 30. Live auction: 1 p.m. Aug. 1.

“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.

Drawings and photographs by Mike Farley, 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 30; through Aug. 20.

“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. 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. 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. Through Aug. 3.

“New by Two,” work by Anne McMath and Kathy Lane, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Winding Way Watercolors Art Gallery, 6 North Main St. Through Aug. 30.

“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. Through Aug. 4.

Open juried art show, Aug. 3 through 8, Camden National Bank and other downtown windows. Part of Maine Lobster Festival; also Fine Arts Tent Aug. 4 through 8 in Harbor Park.

Paintings by ChenSun Campbell and work in various media by Antje Roitzsch, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St.

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. Through Aug. 1.

Seabird art show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Project Puffin Visitor Center, 311 Main St. 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. Through Sept. 19. Acrylic paintings by Carol Latta featured in shop through July 31.

Solo shows by David Dewey, Jeff Epstein and Tim Van Campen, 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 Aug. 14.

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. Through July 31. Bartlett talk: 4 p.m. July 31.


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

Cat portraits by Lincolnville artist Lauralee Clayton, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Camden-Rockport Animal Rescue League shelter, 146 Camden St./Route 1.

“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. Through Aug. 31.

“Rhapsody in Hue” group show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Carver Hill Gallery, 264 Meadow St., Rockport. FMI: 236-0745. Through Aug. 2. Also art at 338 Main St., Rockland (open daily); call 594-7745.

Annual Benefit Auction Preview, 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 31. Auction/dinner Aug. 1 at Owls Head Transportation Museum.

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.


“Artists of St. George” group show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and by appointment, Odd Fellows Hall, Watts Avenue, Tenants Harbor. FMI: 372-6501. Through Aug. 1.

“Barbara Ernst Prey: Soliloquy, Meditations on the Environment,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Blue Water Fine Arts, Main Street/Route 131, Port Clyde. FMI: 372-8087. Through Aug. 15. Reception: 6 to 8 p.m. July 30. Benefit gallery talk, call to reserve space: 2:30 p.m. Aug. 1.

“Clay • Paint • Stone,” work by Trish Barnes, Carolyn Whitaker and Steve Barnes, Ocean View Grange, Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-6468 or 701-7054. Opens with 4 to 8 p.m. reception July 30; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1.

“Paintings from the Peninsula,” landscapes by Nancy Thomas Baker, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Port Clyde Art Gallery, barn next to Seaside Inn (across from General Store). Through Aug. 2.

“Sense & Sensibility,” works by Carl Sublett and Russell Smith (through Aug. 8); and “Contagious Color” group show (through Aug. 15), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-9996.


“Earning Their Keep: Maine’s Windjammers” featuring photography by Benjamin Mendlowitz (through Aug. 3); “Inside the Box – the Art of Anne-Emmanuelle Marpeau” (through Sept. 10 in Jeremiah Merithew House) 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. Through July 31.


“Serene Moments” open studio of Gary Akers’ recent egg tempera and watercolor paintings, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Green Schoolhouse, Route 131. July 30 through Aug. 22. FMI: 594-4964.


“An Arti-Logical Dig,” retrospective open studio of woodcuts and sculpture by Bill Martin, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 1, 62 Water St. FMI: 354-2290.

“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 watercolors by Jill Marie Langdon on “art wall,” lower level of Thomaston Public Library in Thomaston Academy building, Main Street/Route 1. Through Aug. 31. Also in Camden National Bank branch in town.

“The Portrait in American Realism,” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St. FMI: Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception July 30; through Aug. 26.


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. Through July 31.


“Art for Land’s Sake” exhibition and sale to benefit the Vinalhaven Land Trust, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 31 and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 1, 5 Windy Way, behind the downtown New Era Gallery. Auction follows on Sunday.

Midsummer small group show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, New Era Gallery, 60 Main St. FMI: 863-8651. Through Aug. 4.


Artist of the Month: Diane Walsh, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St. Through July 31.

“Catching Up,” recent oils and watercolors by Ian Bruce, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through July 31.

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.


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.


“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. Through Aug. 1.

Recent paintings in various media by Bob Richardson, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through Sept. 1.


Annual Juried Exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren St. (old academy building). FMI: 882-7511. Through Aug. 21. Artist in Residence: Ed Botkin July 31.

“Musings in Maine Woods and Fields,” photography by Christine Brooks Cote, in learning center; and tapestries and fiber works by Patricia Rogers in store, Morris Farm, sunrise to sunset daily, 156 Gardiner Road/Route 27. FMI: 882-4080. Through Aug. 31.

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