BELFAST

BelfastArts Friday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. First Fridays through December, 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.

“Carnevale,” 25 paintings by Marc Leavitt, 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. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Sept. 3.

“Clearing,” abstract landscapes by Jill Caldwell, 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. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Sept. 3; through Oct. 18.

“Faces of Literacy: Voices of Courage,” Literacy Volunteers of Maine’s traveling photography and text exhibition, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays; and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center, Route 3. FMI: 338-8000. Sept. 7 through Dec. 17. Reception hosted by Literacy Volunteers Waldo County: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 14.

“ECo-Motion” interactive sculptures, downtown sidewalks and corners.

“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.“Karen Gelardi: Banners,” Perimeter Gallery of Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through Oct. 3.

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. Through Sept. 15.

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

Paintings by guest artist Robert Shetterly plus gallery artists’ work, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through Sept. 26. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 3.

Recent illustrations by children’s book author/illustrator Holly Meade, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. Through Sept. 30.

“A Room With A View,” photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448. Through Sept. 9.

“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.

Watercolors by Renate Klein plus work by other gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays, First Light Gallery, High Street at Main. FMI: 338-3626. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Sept. 3; through Sept. 30.

“Why an Ecovillage? A Local Perspective,” art show mounted by Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage, Belfast Co-op, 123 High St. Through Sept. 30. Reception and wine tasting: 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3.

Work by 33 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

Art @ Waterfront Park: “Exclusively Photography,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 4, waterfront at Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor. Rain date Sept. 5. FMI: Boothbay Region Art Foundation, 633-2703.

Paintings by Susan Headley 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.

BRISTOL

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.

CAMDEN

Designing Women fine art and craft show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 4, First Congregational Church, 55 Elm St./Route 1. Cost: $2.

“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.

“A Selection of Works” by Douglas Smith, Jean Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Sept. 30.

DAMARISCOTTA

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.

LIBERTY

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

LINCOLNVILLE

Photography by Lynn Karlin, The Edge at Inn at Ocean’s Edge, 24 Stonecoast Road (off Route 1). Through Oct. 11. Reception: 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 11.

NEWCASTLE

Art for Outreach Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 through 11 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 12, parish hall of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Glidden Street. FMI: 563-3533. Opens with 5 to 7:30 p.m. reception Sept. 7. Partial benefit for local and international charities.

NORTH HAVEN

“Rocks Water Sky,” work by Herb Parsons, Waterman’s Community Center, Main Street. Through Oct. 1.

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); “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. Free admission for Bank of America cardholders Sept. 4 and 5.

Arts In Rockland (AIR) First Friday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 3, downtown galleries.

“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.

Drawing group show plus held-over work by Mike Farley, noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and by appointment, Rougette Gallery, 340 Main St. (upstairs). FMI: 596-7979. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Sept. 3; through Sept. 24.

Featured artists Anna Sweeten and Alexandra Hart, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Harbor Square Gallery & The Muir Garden For Contemporary Sculpture, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Featured artists Christopher Cart and Shaune McCarthy at Harbor Square Gallery Winter Street, 21 Winter St. Shows open with 5 to 8 p.m. receptions Sept. 3; through Sept. 30.

Featured artists’ work in Front Room plus work by 15 other member artists, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays (to 8 p.m. Fridays) and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. FMI: 594-8784. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Sept. 3; through Sept. 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. Courtyard reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 3.

“Maine Seen” group show of diverse media, 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 to 8 p.m. reception Sept. 3; through Oct. 11.

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 Sept. 26. Courtyard reception with Caldbeck and CRAFT: 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 3.

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, “Equilibrium” by Jon Kolkin and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Carver Hill Gallery 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745.

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. Courtyard reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 3.

Solo shows by Connie Hayes and Robert Pollien, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; Mondays by appointment, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 537 Main St. FMI: 596-0084. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Sept. 3; through Sept. 25.

“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.

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 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. Art Talk: Dozier Bell and Suzette McCoy discuss Bell’s show 2 p.m. Sept. 12.

“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.

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.

Dreamscape series and “Equilibrium” photographs by Jon Kolkin, new watercolors by Dianne Schelble and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Carver Hill Gallery, 264 Meadow St., Rockport. FMI: 236-0745.

“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.

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

“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.

Marshall Point Lighthouse-inspired work ands more by gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Port Clyde Art Gallery, barn next to Seaside Inn (across from General Store). Through Sept. 12. Portion of the proceeds from any Marshall Point benefits local charity.

“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.

SEARSMONT

“From Box to Brush,” constructions and paintings by Edith LaRoche, Searsmont Town Library, Searsmont Community Center, intersection of routes 131 and 173. FMI: 342-5549. Through Sept. 30.

SEARSPORT

“Earning Their Keep: Maine’s Windjammers” featuring photography by Frederick J. LeBlanc (through Sept. 14 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. Shadowbox workshop: 6 p.m. Sept. 8, $30.

THOMASTON

“KARSH,” photographs by Yousuf Karsh, plus works of American realism, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; Sundays by chance or appointment, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St. FMI: haynesgalleries.com. Opens with 6 to 9 p.m. reception Sept. 3; through Oct. 1.

UNITY

“Buddha Belly — Stolen Art,” work by collage artist Lola Tang and painter and art rescuer/renovator Dale Dapkins, Centre Gallery at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 568-3147 or 948-7469. Through Sept. 30. Reception: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25.

VINALHAVEN

Annual “Prints, Drawings, and Photographs” show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays plus 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 5 and 6, New Era Gallery, 60 Main St. FMI: 863-8651. Opens with 4 to 7 p.m. reception (4:30 p.m. artists’ talk) Sept. 4; through Sept. 22.

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.

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.

Small quilts by the Georges Valley Quilters, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St. FMI: 832-4484. Through Sept. 30.

WARREN

Outdoor sculptural work by Jay Sawyer, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 4 through 6, Stemwinder Sculpture Works & Gardens, 131 Camden Road/Route 90 (look for painted pickup). FMI: 273-3948.

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. Through Sept. 6.

WISCASSET

“Postcards from Maine” group show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren St. (old academy building). FMI: 882-7511. Through Sept. 26. Preview of benefit art fundraiser on first floor Sept. 8 through 10; event 4 p.m. Sept. 11.

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