Winter Nature Series: work by Lisa Mossel-Vietze, foyer of Appleton Library, 2916 Sennebec Road, across from the fire station. FMI: 785-5656.


“All Hands On,” multi-media group show, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Closes with 5 to 7 p.m. artists’ talk and reception March 31.

“Design for the Stage: The Scenic Art of John E. Bielenberg,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Clifford Gallery of Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception April 1; through April 29. Artist talk: 7 p.m. April 26. Also “Hanging On” installation by Nick Patterson through April 1 in Fallout Shelter Gallery.

“Feel the Sky,” photography by Paula B. Cannon, Camden National Bank, Main Street. Through March 31.

“Growing Farms: Images from Maine Farmland Trust Viability Program, Unity, Maine,” photography by Hugh Chatfield, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through May 2.

“Interpretations” theme show plus jewelry by Dan Bennett and work by gallery artists, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St.

“LocalrootZ,” paintings by Artist of the Month Lukaduke, Belfast Co-op Café, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. April 1 through 30.

“Stuck: Collage, Montage, Decoupage, Assemblage,” 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sundays, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. March 31 through May 1. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. April 8, rescheduled from April Fools’ Day.

“Waldo County through Eastern’s Eye,” early photography from the Penobscot Marine Museum’s Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company glass plate negative archive, Allen & Sally Fernald Gallery at University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center, Route 3. FMI: 338-8000. Through April 30.

Work by Maine artists plus Aina Moja Shop of African art, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Working Art Gallery, 65 Main St. FMI: 338-4820.


“Toscana in Inverno,” paintings by John Vander, Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St. Through mid-April. Open by appointment only; call 380-7647.


Recent oil paintings by Colin Page, Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue and Main Street. Through March 31. Photo exhibit for April’s Maritime Month: “75 Years of the Working Waterfront on Penobscot Bay.”


Art at the Grill: group show by four Maine artists, Damariscotta Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. Through April 4.

“Black and White,” juried group show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, River Arts, 170 Main St./Business Route 1. FMI: 563-1507. Through April 1.

Watercolors by Peggy Farrell, Miles Memorial Hospital, River Road. Though May 6.


Arts in Rockland Night AIR art walk, 5 to 8 p.m. April 1, downtown galleries including Art Space.

Botanical monotypes by Anne Wooster Metcalfe, Gallery Café of Good Tern Natural Foods Co-Op, 750 Main St. FMI: 594-8822. Through April 6.

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

Featured artists Clara Cohan, Sally Ladd Cole and Mario Messina, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700.

Jon Kolkin’s Dreamscape series selections plus work by other gallery artists, open Saturdays and by appointment, Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745.

“Mind to Hand: Drawings from the Farnsworth” (through April 3) in Crosman Gallery; “Contemporary Works from the Collection” (through April 3) in Morehouse Wing; “Louise Nevelson” (ongoing) in Morehouse Wing; Andrew Wyeth Winter Exhibition in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries (through April 3); “James Fitzgerald and the Elizabeth Howard” in the Craig Gallery (through June 26) and “Alex Katz: Early Work” in the Library Gallery (ongoing), 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 April 2 and 3 to Bank of America cardholders. Museum Store open daily. FMI: 596-6457.

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

Winter art show by Nancy Benner, Rheal Day Spa, 453 Main St. Through March 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 April 8.


Amaryllis paintings and seasonal pastels by Cynthia Hyde and more, The Drawing Room, 864 River/Route 131. By appointment all winter; call 372-6242.


Oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings by the late Harlan Lee Sylvester, Thomaston Public Library in the Thomaston Academy building, Main Street/Route 1. FMI: 354-2453. Through April 11.


“The Fein Art Of Clay,” three-decade retrospective of ceramic sculpture by Randy Fein, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Leonard R. Craig Gallery of Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Road. FMI: 748-3131, ext. 239. Through April 16. Artist gallery talk: 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Original drawings and paintings by the late Ken Bryant, Centre Gallery of Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 568-3147 or Through April 3. Closing reception: 5:30 to 7 p.m. April 2, followed by memorial potluck (snow date April 3).


Paintings by Artist of the Month Audrey Bechler, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 220. Through March 31.

“Things-I-Saw-Last-Year,” drawings by Susan Mary Corcoran, plus work by other member artists, Wednesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through April 2.

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