BELFAST

“Aprons, Arms, Legs and Drawers,” furniture-themed group show, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through May 29.

“Growing Stories,” photographs by Claire Guyer and writing from the Of Farms and Fables project, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through May 30.

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

“Maine, in Shades of Gray,” graphite drawings by Susan A. Cooney, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Betts Gallery at The Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. Through May 27.

“Petrofied,” two-part installation by Instamatic Polyforce Hayday collective, Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through June 26. Reception: 6 to 8 p.m. May 26.

Photography by Paula B. Cannon, Camden National Bank, Main Street.

“Signs of Language,” one-of-a-kind artist books by MJ Viano Crowe, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through May 31.

“Soul Migration,” multimedia installation of image, sound and poetry by Barbaria Maria, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Clifford Gallery of Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through May 27.

“We Are Still Dancing,” coil-stitched fiber plaques and baskets by Artist of the Month Kathy Pollard, Belfast Co-op Café, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through May 31.

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.

Work by Susan Tobey White, Sheep Jones and Julie Cyr, noon to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St.

BOOTHBAY

“Father and Son,” work by Philip and Matt Barter; and “Helen St. Clair: The Figure,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Gleason Fine Art, 31 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6849. Through June 28. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. May 28.

“Postcards From Vacationland,” paintings by Diana Young, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; Sundays by chance or appointment, Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6252. Through June 29; reception 3 to 6 p.m. June 3.

BRISTOL

Variety of fine art media by 29 artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays (daily beginning June 20), Saltwater Artists Gallery, Route 130 across from the Bradley Inn, Pemaquid Point. FMI: 677-2490. May 27 through Oct. 2.

BROOKS

“Painting Maine by the Roadside,” work by Dianne Horton and Sandy Dolan, Marsh River Theater, Monroe Highway/Route 139. Through May 31. FMI: 338-3613.

CAMDEN

Maine Media College Alumni Show, Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue and Main Street. Through May 31.

Paintings by Maureen Egan and photographs by Dustin Underhill, Zoot Coffee, 31 Elm St./Route 1. FMI: 236-0923. Through May 31.

DAMARISCOTTA

“Garden of Earthly Delights,” group show juried by Colin Page, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, River Arts, 170 Main St./Business Route 1. Through June 10.

Inaugural “Fine Crafts” group exhibition, juried by Carl Little, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, River Arts Gallery II, intersection of Route 1 and Business Route 1, Damariscotta. Through May 30.

LIBERTY

“The Dearly Kept,” paper sculptures with sound recordings by Martha Piscuskas, Liberty Tool Company, Peavey’s, Liberty Graphics, John’s Ice Cream, Walker School, Liberty Town Office, the post office and Ivan O. Davis Library, 59 Main St. Through June 30.

NORTH HAVEN

“Fall, Winter, & Spring on North Haven Island,” photography from North Haven Arts & Enrichment’s SHOUT Afterschool Program, Waterman’s Community Center, Main Street. Through June 30.

ROCKLAND

“Alebtong,” photographic exhibition by Nicole Marie Fuller of 407 Studios resulting from cyanotype workshop she taught in Uganda in February, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Asymmetrick Arts, 405 Main St. FMI: 594-2020. Through May 27.

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.

“Gallery Artists” show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, 21 Winter St. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception May 27; through June 25. FMI: 596-0800.

“Islands in Time,” Peter Ralston images from expanded third edition, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago Fine Arts, 386 Main St. May 27 through June 18; reception 5 to 7 p.m. June 3.

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.

“A Moment in Time,” collaborative show by six Waldo County artists, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 5 p.m. weekend days, Jean B. Chalmers Art Gallery of Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. FMI: 594-6490. May 27 through June 18; reception 5 to 7 p.m. June 3.

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

“Paul Caponigro: The Hidden Presence of Places” (through Oct. 9) in Morehouse Wing; “Four in Maine: Drawings” (through Sept. 11) in Crosman Gallery; “James Fitzgerald and the Elizabeth Howard” in the Craig Gallery (through June 26); work by Andrew Wyeth in Hadlock Gallery; “Andrew Wyeth: The Road to Olsons” in the Wyeth Study Center (through Oct. 30); 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 for all 5 to 8 p.m. First Fridays June through October. Museum Store open daily. FMI: 596-6457.

Photography by Roberta of Islesboro, Sanctuary Room and lobby of Rheal Day Spa, 453 Main St. FMI: 594-5077. June 1-30.

Season opening exhibition by gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; occasional Sunday afternoons and Friday evenings; or by appointment, Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. May 27.

Season opening exhibition by Kay Sullivan, William Mack, Charles Laurier Dufour and Marjorie Strauss plus other members’ work, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through May 27 plus May 28 and 29, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St.

Spring Exhibition featuring work by Nancy Glassman, Dan West, Anne Alexander, Elizabeth Awalt and Maggie Foskett, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-5935. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception May 27; through June 18.

“2011 Invitational” group show of small works, 11 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 June 26.

“Telling Stories,” work by Maine craft artists Jan Owen, Laurel MacDuffie and Lissa Hunter, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, CRAFT Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-0167. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception May 27; through July 1.

Watercolors by Anne McMath and Kathy Lane, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Winding Way Gallery, 6 North Main St. FMI: 542-5540.

ROCKPORT

Animal portraits by Judith Grossman, Rockport Public Library, 1 Limerock St. FMI: 236-3642. Through May 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.

“Counterpoint,” sculpture by Duane Paluska  and paintings by Elizabeth Cashin McMillen; “Embedded,” Maine Drawing Project show by Steve Mumford; “Fathom,” Shannon Rankin’s Biennial Juror’s Award show; and “Robert Hamilton: The Last Paintings,” 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: cmcanow.org. Opens with 4 to 6 p.m. reception May 28; through July 10.

“Current Student Work,” 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 May 26.

Maine Media College Photography Exhibition, 1 to 5 p.m. daily, Maine Media Gallery on first floor of the Shepherd Building, 18 Central St. in the village. FMI: 236-8581. Through May 27. Reception 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 26. “Yarka Vendrinska: Heart of Concern” opens June 1.

SEARSPORT

“The Art of the Boat” juried show; “75 for 75” multi-site exhibition of art and artifacts; “Working the Bay” and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum, Main Street/Route 1 and Church Street. Cost: $8; $3 age 7-15; free younger, members and Searsport residents; group rates available. FMI: 548-2529. May 27 through Oct. 23. Reception: 5:30 p.m. May 27 at Main Street Gallery.

THOMASTON

Colonial antiques, furnishings and fine China-trade porcelain in replica of Federal-era mansion, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays plus holiday weekend Sundays and Mondays (except Labor Day), Montpelier The General Henry Knox Mansion, Route 131 at Route 1. Cost: $7; $6 senior citizens; $4 children, free younger than 5; family discounts available. FMI: 354-8062. May 28 through Oct. 10.

“Pieces of Color,” recent work by sculptor Geoffrey Vollers; plus paintings by Marti Reed, Personal Book Shop & Gallery, 144 Main St./Route 1.

UNION

Beltane group show, Badger Café & Pub, on the Common. Through May 31.

UNITY

“Growing Farms,” photographer Hugh Chatfield’s images of Maine Farmland Trust’s Farm Viability Program, Centre Gallery at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Through May 31. FMI: 568-3147. Open during performances and by appointment.

VINALHAVEN

“Winter Works 2011,” recent work by gallery artists; and Vinal Cove Marsh paintings and drawings by Elaine Austin Crossman in Windy Way Barn, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, New Era Gallery, 60 Main St. FMI: 863-9351. Opens with 4 to 7 p.m. reception May 28; through June 22.

WALDOBORO

Contemporary fine art and comic strip original art in art gallery plus two floors of antique toys and memorabilia, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays, Fawcett’s Maine Antique Toy & Art Museum, Route 1. Cost: $5, free for art gallery, antique shop and those who cannot walk to second floor. FMI: 832-7398 before 8 p.m. May 28 through Columbus Day.

“Packing Light,” paintings by Anne Heywood, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through June 4.

Photography show by Medomak Valley High School students, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St. Through May 31; Artist of the Month series. June 1-30: Lotus series by Jean Kigel.

WASHINGTON

Medomak Trail theme show, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, Downtown Gallery, 2 Old Union Road/Route 220, in the village. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception May 27; through June 26.

WISCASSET

“The Color of Music,” theme show juried by DaPonte String Quartet, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren St. FMI: 882-7511. Through June 5.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to dernest@villagesoup.com.