“All This,” collages and constructions by Karen MacDonald, Perimeter Gallery of Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Opens with 6 to 8 p.m. reception Oct. 7; through Nov. 30 (closed Nov. 1-7).

“Autumn Colors” group show, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays (to 8 p.m. First Fridays), First Light Gallery, High Street at Main. FMI: 338-3626. Through early November.

BelfastArts Friday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8, downtown art venues and on the streets. Also First Fridays through December.

Belfast Poetry Festival collaboration show, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. Through Oct. 31.

“Clearing,” abstract landscapes by Jill Caldwell plus Belfast Poetry Festival collaboration, 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 Oct. 18.

“Coastal Curves: 2010,” black and white photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448. Reception with live music: 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8; through early November.

Collaboration of painter Robert Shetterly, sculptor Beth Henderson and artist Mihku Paul for Belfast Poetry Festival, Roots & Tendrils, 2 Cross St.

Conceptual fiber work by guest artist Gabriela D’Italia plus gallery artists’ work, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through Oct. 24.

“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. Through Dec. 17.

“From the Farm,” oils by Elsie Gawler, Belfast Co-op, 123 High St. Through Oct. 31.

“Ghosts,” small wall assemblages by Norman Tinker, 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 Oct. 30.

“Harvest — Dance,” paintings by Susan Tobey White, plus work by gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays by appointment, 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.

“Tongues on Fire: 3 Artists, 3 Poets,” Belfast Poetry Festival show, in Clifford Gallery; work from Washington’s Downtown Gallery in Corridor Gallery; and “Jason Slaughter: Recent Paintings” in Fall-Out Shelter Gallery (through Oct. 31), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Waterfall Arts Belfast, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222.

Work by dozens of 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.


“Joan W. Hooker — A Maine Harvest,” still life oils, in Visitor Center (through Oct. 17) and outdoor sculpture exhibit by Carole Hanson, Squidge Liljeblad Davis and Lise Becu (through Oct. 11), Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barter Island Road. FMI: 633-4333.

“John Vander: Tourist Season,” Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6252. Through Oct. 11.


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.


“Madre Project” artistic collaboration by children in Guatemala and Maine, Jean Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Oct. 30. Celebration siesta: 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 16.

“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.

“Origins,” collages by Joan Proudman, Zoot Coffee, 31 Main St./Route 1. Through Oct. 31.

Small paintings by Lauralee Clayton, Camden Bagel Café, 26 Mechanic St. in the Highland Mill Mall. Through Oct. 31.


Art at the Grill: “Painting Coastal Maine,” work by Caren-Marie Michel and Kathleen Daughan, Damariscotta Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. Through Nov. 1.

“Distinctive Views,” photographs from land and air by Lawreston Crute, Schooner Landing Restaurant & Marina, Main Street/Business Route 1 (on the waterfront). Through Oct. 11.

“Images of the Pemaquid Watershed” by Jean Kigel, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, Pemaquid Watershed Association office above Salt Bay Café, 15 Courtyard St. FMI: 563-2196. Through Oct. 29. Partial benefit for PWA.


Photography by Lynn Karlin, The Edge at Inn at Ocean’s Edge, 24 Stonecoast Road (off Route 1). Through Oct. 11.


“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) 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. FMI: 596-6457. American Picturesque Lecture: 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 20.

“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 by Ian Pyper, British outsider artist, noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and by appointment, Rougette Gallery, 340 Main St. (upstairs). FMI: 596-7979. Extended through Oct. 29.

Featured artists’ work in Front Room plus work by 15 other member artists, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. FMI: 594-8784. Open Fridays and Saturdays, chance or appointment beginning Oct. 12.

Group show of painting and sculpture, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Yvette Torres Fine Art, second floor at 313 Main St. FMI: 888-777-1077. Through Oct. 12.

“Jane & John,” new work by Jane Ryan and John LeBlanc, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. FMI: 594-4544. Through Oct. 24.

“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. Through Oct. 11.

“Monhegan Perspectives III” group show, 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 Jan. 23.

Night photographs by Carolyn Marriner, Gallery Café of Good Tern Natural Foods Co-Op, 750 Main St. Through Oct. 13.

Oil paintings by Susan Beebe, Rheal Day Spa, 453 Main St.

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

“Picture This:” A Day in the Life of Rockland “wet art” photography’s event show/sale and reception 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9, Asymmetrick Arts, 405 Main St. Benefits Rockalnd Main Street, Inc. FMI:

Pop-up trunk show by handweaver Cynthia McGuirl, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 9, Café Miranda, 15 Oak St. FMI: 354-0929.

“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 Oct. 11.


“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.

“Furniture Masters of New Hampshire,” 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 Nov. 24.

“Photographing Maine: Ten Years Later, 2000-2009,”, 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. Suggested donation $5. Through Dec. 5.

Photography by Maleah Chadwick, Country Inn, Route 1. Through Nov. 30. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 8.


“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.

“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.


“Inside the Box — the Art of Anne-Emmanuelle Marpeau” (Jeremiah Merithew House), marine paintings 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. Also “Finer Things” invitational craft show and sale in admissions center, 40 E. Main St. (free). Through Oct. 24. Free admission Oct. 9 (Fling Into Fall).


“Contemporary Realism: The Work Of Philip Michelson” (through Oct. 29) and “KARSH,” 15 photographs by Yousuf Karsh (extended through Oct. 23), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; Sundays by chance or appointment, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St. FMI:


“Arts for Hunger,” annual show/sale of art and crafts, Centre Gallery at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 568-3147 or 948-7469. Through Oct. 31.

“Neo-Post-Dada-Pop Revolution,” work by Sebastian Meade, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Leonard R. Craig Gallery at Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Road. FMI: 948-3131, ext. 239. Through Oct. 12.


Digital photography by Ardy Greatorex, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-4484. Through Oct. 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.

“Light on Water,” new paintings by Lavendier Myers, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through Oct. 30. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 9.

“Symphony of Skies” open house, noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 9 and 10, Holly Haining’s SeaWitch Studio, 689 Friendship Road/Route 220.


“Inspired by Matisse” group show plus work by the late Paula Green, 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 Oct. 11.

Wall hangings, quilts and garments by the Washington Handcrafters, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through Oct. 31.


“Faces of 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 Oct. 30.

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