“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.

Artwork by Hanji Chang, business hours plus 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, Waldo County Democratic Headquarters, 103 Main St. Through Aug. 31.

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

“Between Sky and Sea: Intimate works by Angelo Ippolito,” 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays and by appointment, Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage’s gallery space, 9 Beaver St. FMI: 338-9200. Through Sept. 10.

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.

ECo-Motion interactive sculptures, downtown sidewalks and corners.

“An Emic Review,” oil paintings by Eric Darling, Roots & Tendrils, 2 Cross St. Through Aug. 31.

“Field of Dreams,” photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448. 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.

“Journeys,” new work by Lucinda Talbot, 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. Through Aug. 31.

“Maine Light,” paintings by Ian Bruce, Beyond the Sea Gallery-Café, 74 Main St. FMI: 338-2100. Opens with pink champagne reception 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 20; through Aug. 31.

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

New  work by Jeanne Dawson, Susan Tobey White, Sheep Jones and Julie Cyr, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St. FMI: 338-8990. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 20; through Sept. 15.

New works by gallery artists plus woodcuts by Gordon Bok, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. FMI: 338-1553. Bok reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 20.

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

“Signs of Summer,” photography by Paula Cannon, Camden National Bank, Cedar and Main streets. FMI: 508-728-9587. Through mid-September. Also work at St. Francis Soup Kitchen in the Belfast Center, 175 High St.

“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.

Work by 34 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 for Art’s Sake,” Lincoln Arts Festival’s annual show/sale, Boothbay Region Boatyard, Ebenecook Road, Southport Island. FMI: 633-3913. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. gala Aug. 19; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 20 and 21 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 22.

Paintings by Susan Van Campen in Visitor Center (through Sept. 12) 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.

“Three Colorists: Andrea Peters, Henry Isaacs and Tom Curry,” Gleason Fine Arts, 31 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6849. Through Sept. 7.

“The Working Waterfront and Other Fancies,” new work by John Wissemann’, Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6252. Through Sept. 8.


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.

Marine art from around the country, J. Russell Jinishian Gallery, 2159 Route 129, South Bristol (on Rutherford Island). Open daily by appointment; call 644-1102. Through Labor Day.

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


“Looking Forward From Behind,” small group show, 10 High Street, Route 1.

“Maine Cottage and Architecture” featuring Janis Sanders, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing (also day entrance through Maine Gathering, 8 Bay View St.). FMI: 470-7027. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 21

“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.


Arts in the Barn: paintings by Ann A. Guild and prints by David Cadbury in Cushing Historical Society barn on Hathorne Point Road. FMI: 354-2309. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 20; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 21 and noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 22.


Art at the Grill: paintings by Léa Peterson and Susan Zimmerman, Damariscotta Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. Through Sept. 20.

“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.


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


“So You Think You Can Shoot (Photos That Is!),” work by local photographers, Liberty Library, 59 Main St. FMI: 589-3161. Through Labor Day (Sept. 6).


“MARC @ 20,” exhibition to mark 20th anniversary of the Monhegan Artists’ Residency Corporation, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., studio space in the Inn at Fish and Maine. Aug. 21 through 27. Reception: 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 21.


Photography by Thena Webster, Waterman’s Community Center, Main Street. Through Aug 22. Opening Aug. 23: “Rocks Water Sky” by Herb Parsons.


“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); “Emily Schiffer — Cheyenne River” 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.

“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. 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). Through 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. Through Sept. 1.

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. Through Sept. 1.

Mobile photography and mixed-media work by John Laurence, Asymmetrick Arts, 405 Main St. FMI: 594-2020. 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.

“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. 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.

Saltwater color photographs by Steve Cartwright, Good Tern Natural Foods Co-Op, 750 Main St. Through Aug. 31.

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 Dennis Pinette, Ken Greenleaf and Antonia Munroe, 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 Sept. 18.

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. 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. Through Sept. 6.


“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 by Dozier Bell 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. Through Sept. 25. Jacquette Point Counterpoint talk with Katherine Bradford: 7 p.m. Aug. 20; $20, free members.

Maine premiere of paintings by Barb Jackson, 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25, “pop-up” gallery Watermark, storefront at 22 Central St. FMI: 236-0587.

“Outside Inside: Celebrating over 50 years of Bruce Davidson, Master of Photography,” Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central St. (Shepherd Building) in the village. FMI: 236-8581. Through Oct. 1. Artist talk/book signing: 2 p.m. Aug. 21 at Rockport Opera House, followed by gallery reception.

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. Through Aug. 31.

“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.

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.


Annual solo art show by Ed Botkin, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 20 through 22, Ocean View Grange, Route 131, Martinsville. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 20.

“Barbara Ernst Prey: Soliloquy, Meditations on the Environment,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Blue Water Fine Arts, Main Street/Route 131, Port Clyde. FMI: 372-8087. Through Aug. 29.

“The Drawing Group,” works by DuBack & Company; and “Northern Light” group show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-9996. Through Oct. 11. Reception: 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 20.

“Moon Paintings,” featuring work by Jeannette Martin with other artists, The Drawing Room, 864 River Road/Route 131. Through Oct. 11. In-home gallery open daily; call ahead at 372-6242. Moonrise sketching party Aug. 23; meet at gallery by 5:30 p.m. or call for directions to site.

New oil paintings by Phoebe Bly, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily (except Monday), 53 Main St. Opens with 5 to 9 p.m. reception Aug. 20; through Aug. 29.

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). Through Aug. 24.


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

Sixth annual exhibition by Norman Stern and friends, Searsport Masonic Lodge, Route 1 at Elm Street. FMI: 862-5577. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 20; continues 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 21 and 22.


Annual John Stobart show, Art of the Sea, Route 73 at the reversing falls/keag. FMI: 594-9396. Through Aug. 26.

“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. Screening of “Gary Akers:  A Quiet Way of Life” plus award-winning short by Ashley Akers: 2 p.m. Aug. 22.


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: Through Aug. 27.


“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. Through Aug. 26.


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. Through Sept. 1.


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.

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.

Paint the Town Waldoboro public reception and preview, 6 p.m. Aug. 21, Waldoboro VFW Hall, 50 Mill St. Wet-art benefit event, live auction at 7 p.m.


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.


“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. Through Sept. 6.

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.

“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