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

Holiday Art Show and Sale featuring work by Katenia Keller and Joan Proudman, Bay Wrap, 102 Main St. Through Dec. 31.

Holiday Gala Exhibition, 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 Dec. 31.

Holiday Show by gallery artists, Tuesdays through Saturdays, First Light Gallery, corner of High and Main streets. FMI: 338-3626. Through Dec. 31.

Holiday show featuring pastel paintings and prints by Kathleen Perelka, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through Jan. 10.

“Late Bloomer,” acrylics by Anne Atkinson, Belfast Co-op, 123 High St. Through Dec. 31. Jan. 1 through 31: “Turning a Corner,” new works by ED Moffitt.

“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.

Paintings by Susan Tobey White plus work by gallery artists, High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St. FMI: 338-8990. Through Dec. 31; by appointment in January and February.

“Prints, Paper-cuttings, Paintings and Photographs: works by Kris Johnsen, Dylan Metrano, Lauren Montanaro Norster, and Robin Mackenzie,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Roots & Tendrils, 2 Cross St. FMI: 338-5225. Through Dec. 30.

Small works group show, Perimeter Gallery of Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through mid-January.

“2010 Retrospective,” photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, Mondays through Thursdays, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. Through Jan. 3. Call 338-6448 for hours.

“Winter’s Ice and Belfast’s Colors,” photography by Paula Cannon, Camden National Bank, Main Street. Through Dec. 31.

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.


Woodcuts and etchings of R. Keith Rendall, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6252. Through Dec. 31.


“The Coming of Fairies,” annual exhibition by Clarity, Jean Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Jan. 2.


Art at the Grill: holiday group show, Damariscotta Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. Through Jan. 8.

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


“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 Jan. 9); 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 “Share the Wonder” exhibition with model train set installation, holiday art and artifacts and designer trees in the Wyeth Center, Union Street (through Jan. 2), 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. Closing 2 p.m. Dec. 31 and closed Jan. 1.

Celebration Books by Diane Hebert, Rougette Gallery, 340 Main St., second floor. Call 596-7979 for open times.

“Drawing Show,” large invitational group show, noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-5935. Returning Jan. 6-31.

Holiday show and sale by Anne McMath and Kathy Lane, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, Winding Way Watercolors, 6 North Main St. FMI: 542-5540. Through Dec. 31.

“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, Harbor Square’s Winter Street Gallery, 21 Winter St. Extended through Dec. 31; call 596-0800.

“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.

URock Student Art Show, University College at Rockland, 91 Camden St./Route 1, fourth floor. Through Dec. 31.

“Winter,” group exhibition, Café Gallery of Good Tern Natural Foods Co-Op, 750 Main St. Through early January.


“Amazing Maine” images by Carol Latta, The Country Inn, Route 1. Through Jan. 31.

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.

“Contemporary Maine Wood Sculpture,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Route 90 at Mill Street. FMI: 594-5611. Through Feb. 4.

“Highlights from the Photography Collection of Tim Whelan,” 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Maine Media Gallery & Store with Tim Whelan Photographic Books, 18 Central St. FMI: 763-4192. Through Dec. 31.


Yuletide exhibit featuring amaryllis paintings and seasonal pastels by Cynthia Hyde and more, The Drawing Room, 864 River/Route 131. By appointment all winter.


Members’ Holiday Show and Retrospective, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through Jan. 31.

Still life, landscape and charcoal portraits by Artist of the Month Roberta Goschke, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 220. Through Dec. 31.


“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