“All This,” collages and constructions by Karen MacDonald, Perimeter Gallery of Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. 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. Nov. 5, downtown art venues and on the streets.

“Belfast Fine Craft Show,” Phoenix Gallery, 154 High St. FMI: Through Dec. 31.

“Bog Shod – A Damp Pastoral,” a new exhibit of photography by Jonathan Levitt, 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 Nov. 29. Reception: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 5.

“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. Through early November.

“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.

“Food for Thought: Ten Years of Farm Branding,” work by Gabe McPhail, Belfast Co-op, 123 High St. Through Nov. 28. Reception: 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 5.

“Fragments,” paintings by Jude Nickerson, 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 Nov. 5; through Nov. 27.

“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.

“Holiday Extravaganza,” fourth annual group show of small works, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Nov. 5; through 3 p.m. Dec. 24.

New work by Eric Leppanen, Amore Restaurant, 95 Searsport Ave./Route 1, Belfast. FMI: 338-5939. Through Nov. 30.

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

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.


“ArtinMe.,” state-wide art exhibition juried by Philip Isaacson and by Dennis Gleason, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery, 1 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. Through Nov. 16.

Oil paintings by Andy Benoit, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6252. Through Nov. 30; reception 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 6.

Paintings by Jacobus Bass in Visitor Center, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barter Island Road. FMI: 633-4333. Through Nov. 14.


“Be Yourself,” curated group show of work in various media, The Rig, 56A Elm St./Route 1. Through end of November.

“Maine Cottage and Architecture” featuring Janis Sanders, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing (also day entrance through Maine Gathering, 8 Bay View St.). FMI: 470-7027.

Quilts by award-winning quilt artist Carrie Hedstrom, Jean Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Nov. 30. Reception: 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 7.


Art at the Grill: paintings by Pamela Creamer and Maria C. Boord, Damariscotta Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. Opens with 4 to 6 p.m. reception Nov. 4; through Dec. 13.

Frank Federico — work in pastel, watercolor and oil, The Bakery, 85 Parking Lot Lane. FMI: 563-2867. Through Jan. 31.

Kathleen Mack sculptures and paintings, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, River Arts Gallery II, Route 1 at Business Route 1. FMI: 563-1508. Through Nov. 30.


“Alex Katz: New Work” (through Jan. 2) in Morehouse Wing; “Four in Maine: Site Specific” in- and outside (through Dec. 31); “Louise Nevelson” (through Dec. 31) in James Gallery (Morehouse Wing); “Rug Hooking in Maine and Beyond” in Crosman Gallery (through Dec. 31); Andrew Wyeth Exhibition in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries (ongoing); “Arnold Newman” (through Jan. 16) at Level 2; “Emily Schiffer — Cheyenne River” in Craig Gallery (through Jan. 16); 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.

Arts In Rockland (AIR) First Friday art walk, 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 5, downtown galleries and related venues.

“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.

Featured artists’ work in Front Room plus work by 15 other member artists, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and by chance/appointment, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. FMI: 594-8784. Open to 8 p.m. for Night AIR Nov. 5.

“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.

“Nine by Nine,” annual Lively Ladies and Shevis group show, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. FMI: 594-5250. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Nov. 10; through Jan. 11.

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.

Small works on paper and cloth by Lois Anne, Gallery Café of Good Tern Natural Foods Co-Op, 750 Main St. Through mid-November.


“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.

“Going Forward, Looking Back: Practicing Historic Photographic Processes in the 21st Century,” 2 to 5 p.m. weekdays, Maine Media Gallery, first floor of the Shepherd Building, 18 Central St. FMI: 236-8581. Through Nov. 19.

“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.


Scenic and nature photography by Shelagh Delphyne, Searsmont Town Library, Searsmont Community Center, intersection of routes 131 and 173. FMI: 342-5549. Through Nov. 30.


Photography by Olivia Hanson and paintings by Linda Lawson-Miller, Centre Gallery at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 568-3147 or 948-7469. Through Nov. 30. Reception: 6 p.m. Nov. 4.

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