BELFAST

“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.

“The Artist’s Eye,” nature photography by Alex Hartman, Belfast Co-op, 123 High St. Through Aug 31. Reception and wine tasting: 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 6.

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

Ceramics by guest artist Jonathan Mess plus gallery artists’ work, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through Aug. 29. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6.

ECo-Motion interactive sculptures, downtown sidewalks and corners.

“Field of Dreams,” photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448. Opens with 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. reception Aug. 6; through Aug. 26.

“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.

“Herring Run,” photography and paintings of the sardine industry, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. Through Aug. 31. Sustainable Fishing talk and slide show: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10.

“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.

Jewelry show by Carole Sousa, Beyond the Sea Gallery-Café, 74 Main St. FMI: 338-2100. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. pink champagne reception Aug. 6; through Aug. 7.

“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. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6.

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

Open studio by painter Tom Gaines, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 through 8, Stone House studio at 28 Race St., around corner from Blood’s Garage. FMI: 856-912-7478.

Photography by Thomas Foster at artist’s reception 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6 at Image Box Photos, in All About Games, 78 Main St. FMI: 505-0273.

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

“Vivid: Five Printmakers,” 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 Aug. 31. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6.

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.

BOOTHBAY

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.

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

“Three Colorists: Andrea Peters, Henry Isaacs and Tom Curry,” Gleason Fine Arts, 31 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6849. Aug. 5 through Sept. 7. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 14.

BRISTOL

Art by Maine artists, Saltwater Artists Gallery, Route 130 across from the Bradley Inn. FMI: 677-2490. “Oh Buoy!” silent auction through 3 p.m. Aug. 15.

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. Reception: 3:30 to 5 p.m. Aug. 7.

CAMDEN

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

“New Traditions,” a collection of fabric collage and assemblage quilt art by Diane Getty, Jean Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Aug. 31.

“Seeing New York, 1965-2009,” color photography by Jim Hughes, Zoot Coffee, 31 Elm St. Through Aug. 31.

CUSHING

Arts in the Barn: four-person show in Cushing Historical Society barn on Hathorne Point Road. FMI: 354-0439. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 7; noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 8.

DAMARISCOTTA

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.

HOPE

“Life’s Work,” photography by Lou Garbus, Hope General Store, 449 Camden Road/Route 105.

ISLESBORO

“Paintings of Islesboro —  R. Kirk Moore and Monique Lazard,” 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays through Wednesdays, Islesboro Historical Society, 388 Main St. FMI: 734-6733. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Aug. 6; through Aug. 11.

NORTH HAVEN

“Painted Buoys” community art auction, Waterman’s Community Center, Main Street. Through Aug. 11.

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. Aug. 6, 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.

“Ancient Echoes,” work by Tacha Vosburgh and Joanne Williams, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays 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 Aug. 6; through Sept. 31. Also last paintings by Imero Gobbato at Harbor Square Gallery Winter Street, 21 Winter St.; through Aug. 31.

“BIG,” Lively Ladies and Shevis group show, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. FMI: 594-5250 or 236-2402 (day). Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Aug. 11; to mid-November.

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. Through Aug. 20.

Featured artists’ work in Front Room plus work by 16 other member artists, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturday (to 8 p.m. Fridays) and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. FMI: 594-8784. Opening reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6.

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.

“Harold Hangs Ten,” groups show curated by Harold Garde, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 3 p.m. Sundays and by appointment, Mulford Collectors Gallery, 313 Main St. FMI: 594-4775. Opens with 5 p.m. reception Aug. 6; through Sept. 1.

Mobile photography and mixed-media work by Asymmetrick Arts, 405 Main St. FMI: 594-2020. Opens with 5:30 p.m. reception Aug. 6; through Aug. 27.

“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.

Oil paintings by Susan Beebe, Rheal Day Spa, 453 Main St. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6.

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

“Painterly Perspectives,” new paintings by Irma Cerese, 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 Aug. 6; through Aug. 31.

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

“Rhapsody in Hue” group show and gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Carver Hill Gallery 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 6.

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.

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 Stephen Hodecker and Richard Vickerson, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; Sundays and Mondays by appointment, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 537 Main St. FMI: 596-0084. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 6; through Aug. 28.

“Water and Stone,” new paintings by Frances Kidder, 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 Aug. 6; through Sept. 6.

Watercolor painting demo, 11 a.m. to noon Aug. 9, Catinka Knoth’s studio at Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. Free. FMI: 596-0069 or 542-7317.

ROCKPORT

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

“Aerials” paintings, prints and pastels by Yvonne Jacquette in main gallery; “Momenta,” paintings and drawings in loft gallery; and “Will Barnet, Master Printmaker: Selections from Five Decades” 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. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Aug. 4; through Sept. 25.

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.

“Equilibrium: Finding the Balance,” photographs by Jon Kolkin, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Carver Hill Gallery, 264 Meadow St., Rockport. FMI: 236-0745. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 6; artist talk 5:30 p.m. Through Aug. 31.

“The Influence of Arnold Newman,” Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central St. (Shepherd Building) in the village. FMI: 236-8581. Through Aug. 14. Reception: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 10.

“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.

Open house featuring work by Richard Robertson, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 5 through 7, Rockport Pottery, 140 Vinal St., West Rockport. FMI: 236-8923.

Photography by Jan Gilley, Country Inn, Route 1. Through Aug. 31.

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: 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.

Maine watercolors by Kathleen Fox, Ocean View Grange, Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-6468 or 701-7054. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 6; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8.

Open studio exhibitions: Greg Mort’s “Sea & Sky” and Jon Mort’s “Songs at Sea,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8, Fieldstone Castle, Marshall Point Road, Port Clyde. Artist presentations: 1 p.m. Aug. 7.

Paintings by Robert Schweizer and gallery artists’ work, 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 to 7 p.m. reception Aug. 6; through Aug. 24.

“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.

SEARSPORT

“Earning Their Keep: Maine’s Windjammers” featuring photography by Michael Kahn (through Aug. 24); “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.

SOUTH THOMASTON

“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. Through Aug. 22. FMI: 594-4964.

THOMASTON

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,” work by 19th- through 21st-century artists,10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St. FMI: haynesgalleries.com. Through Aug. 27.

UNITY

“Ken 10,” works in various media by Ken Cleaves, Centre Gallery at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 568-3147 or 948-7469. Aug. 5 through 26. Reception: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 12.

VINALHAVEN

Summer 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. Opens with 4 to 7 p.m. reception Aug. 7; artist talk 4:30 p.m.

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. Annual studio open house: Aug. 7 and 8.

Paint the Town Preview, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through Sept. 4.

WARREN

Open studio of outdoor sculptural work by Jay Sawyer, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8, Stemwinder Sculpture Works & Gardens, 131 Camden Road/Route 90 (look for painted pickup). FMI: 273-3948. Also open summer Mondays.

WASHINGTON

“Horizon Lines” three-woman show plus work by gallery artists, 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 Aug. 6; through Sept. 6.

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

WISCASSET

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.

“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 dernest@villagesoup.com.