“All This,” collages and constructions by Karen MacDonald, Perimeter Gallery of Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through Nov. 30.

“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.

“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.

“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. Through Nov. 27.

“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. Through 3 p.m. Dec. 24.

“Main Street: Selections from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. Collection,” Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. Through Dec. 31. Slide talk by Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30.

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

“Touches of Fall,” photography by Paula Cannon, Camden National Bank, Main Street. Through Nov. 30.

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.


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.

Paintings by Colin Page in Visitor Center, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barter Island Road, Boothbay. FMI: 633-4333. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Nov. 18; through Dec. 19.


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

“Giving Thanks” benefit show and silent auction, 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. Through Dec. 5 (silent auction through Dec. 20). Benefits United Mid-Coast Charities.

Quilts by award-winning quilt artist Carrie Hedstrom, Jean Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Nov. 30.


Art at the Grill: paintings by Pamela Creamer and Maria C. Boord, Damariscotta Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. 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.

Artist reception for/author reading by Sandra Dutton, 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 20, Bootstraps Gallery at Sharp’s Point South, 75 Mechanic St. FMI: 542-0255.

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.

“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.

“New Work and Old,” work in various media by Jonathan Frost, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Harbor Square’s Winter Street Gallery, 21 Winter St. Opens with 5:30 to 8 p.m. reception Nov. 19; through Nov. 28.

“Nine by Nine,” annual Lively Ladies and Shevis group show, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. FMI: 594-5250. Through Jan. 11.

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


“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 Neil M. Shively, lower-level art wall of Thomaston Public Library in the Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 354-2453. Through mid-December.


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.


Art work in various media by Holly Berry, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-4484. Through Nov. 30.

Fifth anniversary show featuring work by Jean Kigel and Daniel Corey, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through Nov. 27.


“Washington: Then and Now,” photography show, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through Feb. 28.

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