African art, crafts and clothing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Aina Moja at the Wellness Health Center, 39 Main St. FMI: 930-8012.

“The Art of Mapping,” work by Sarah Hart, Jesse Watson and Anna Abaldo, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Oct. 21; through Nov. 30.

Belfast Poetry Fest Pairs, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through October.

“BCTV 2: The Station that Belongs to You” photography show, Belfast Co-op Café, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through Oct. 31.

“Coastal Curves,” photography by Charles Laurier Dufour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays (later some Fridays); 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; variable Sundays and Mondays, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. FMI: 338-6448.

“The Earthly and the Ethereal,” photography and sculpture by guest artists Prairie Stuart-Wolff and Pat Plourde, plus work by gallery partners, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays; Mondays by chance, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through Oct. 30.

Harvest of new paintings by Susan Tobey White plus paintings and 3D work by gallery artists and guests, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; by chance /appointment Sundays, High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St.

“Interior Reflections — Outward Abstractions,” oil pastel landscapes by Charlton Hudson, 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 Oct. 29.

Kaleidoscope series by photographer Paula B. Cannon, Camden National Bank, Main Street.

“Koichiro Kurita: Meditations on Thoreau” in Clifford Gallery; and Belfast Poetry Festival Pairs in Corridor Gallery, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through Nov. 23. Kurita gallery talk: 7 p.m. Oct. 20 ($7).

New work in a variety of media by gallery artists, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. FMI: 338-1553.

Paintings by Tom Andersen and Jobie Cole, Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through Nov. 27.

“Please, Be Seated!” 2011 Eco-Motion street sculptures, installed throughout the city walkways and in three downtown parks. FMI:

Work by dozens of Maine artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Working Art Gallery, 65 Main St. FMI: 338-4820.


“ArtinMe.” juried show of fresh Maine work, 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. 19 (Fridays through Sundays in November).

“John Sideli: The Sum of the Parts” and “Brad Betts, Philip Frey, Loretta Krupinski & John Neville:  Down to the Sea in Ships!”, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Gleason Fine Art, 31 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6849. Through Oct. 29.

“We Live in Maine,” paintings by Toki Oshima, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barters Island Road, Boothbay. FMI: 633-4333. Through Nov. 14.

“Working Waterfront and Other Fancies,” new work by John Wissemann, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; Sundays by chance, Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St., Boothbay Harbor FMI: 633-6252. Through Oct. 26.


“Seasons,” watercolors by Linda M. Jewell and oils by Rainy Brooks, Marsh River Theater, 24 Monroe Highway/Route 139. Through Oct. 26. Partial benefit for the theater; call for show schedule.


“Transitions” group show of work by emerging and established Maine and New England artists, open daily, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing; also accessible through Maine Gathering, 8 Bay View St. FMI: 470-7027. Through Oct. 31.

Watercolors by John Wood, Jean Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Oct. 31.


“Art at the Grill,” oil paintings by Ed Botkin, George Wardwell and Kathleen Thornton, Damariscotta River Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. FMI: 563-2992. Through Oct. 31.

Paintings by Léa Peterson, The Bakery, 85 Parking Lot Lane (behind Paco’s Tacos). FMI: Through Nov. 30.

“Tools of the Trade,” group show juried by John Arden Knight, River Arts, 170 Main St./Business Route 1. FMI: 563-1507. Through Oct. 28.


“Am I My Brother’s Keeper?”, drawings by Alan Hynd, plus gallery artists, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, 21 Winter St. FMI: 596-0800. Through Oct. 29.

Anaglyphs (3D photographs) by John Root, Sanctuary Gallery of Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St.

“Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World and the Olson House” (through Oct. 30) in the Wyeth Center; “Paul Caponigro: The Hidden Presence of Places” (through Jan. 15) in Morehouse Wing; “Beyond Rugs!” in Crosman Gallery (through Feb. 5); “Jason Larkin — Past Perfect,” Arnold Newman Prize winner exhibition, in Craig Gallery (through Nov. 27); “Andrew Wyeth: Watercolors and Temperas” in Hadlock Gallery; and “Alex Katz: Early Work” in the Library Gallery (ongoing), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (to 8 p.m. Wednesdays), 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. Wednesdays. Museum Store open daily. FMI: 596-6457. Fall Family Festival: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 22; $5 suggested donation.

“Animal Kingdom,” group show by the Lively Ladies to benefit the Humane Society of Knox County, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire Service, 70 Park St. Through the winter.

“Celebrating Our Renaissance,” works by the Ronald Frontin Studio Class, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and by appointment, second-floor Jean B. Chalmers Art Gallery of Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. FMI: 594-6490. Through Nov. 10.

Clarity paintings and more, noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and by appointment, Rougette Gallery, 340 Main St./second floor. FMI: 596-7979. Through Oct. 28.

“CRAFTS of the Land and Sea,” recent work by eight exceptional Maine artisans, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago Fine Arts, 386 Main St. Through Oct. 21.

Foyer show by Emilia Carbone, Marjorie Strauss and Hannah Nelsbach plus work by 16 other members, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays (to 8 p.m. First Fridays); and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. Through Oct. 31.

“Kim Bernard: Pendulum Series” encaustics, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays or by chance/appointment, Yvette Torres Fine Art, 21 Winter St. FMI: 888-777-1077. Through Oct. 30. Blabbermouth Night: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28.

New work by America Martin and Dianne Schelble, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Mondays; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745.

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

“Singular,” photography exhibit curated by Heather Frederick, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. FMI: 594-4544. Through Oct. 30.

Solo shows by Bayard Hollis and Jon Taner, noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-5935. Through Nov. 12.

South End Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 22 and 23, studios of Deborah Winship (53 Fulton St.), Joseph Barberio (Marine Street, just off Pacific), Jill Caldwell (7 Gamage Lane), Sue Reed (27 Fulton St.) and Marjorie Strauss (10 Ingraham Lane, across from the South End Grocery). Tour maps at

“Strange Migrations,” sculptures by Clara Cohan and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; Sundays by chance or appointment, Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St.

“Wearable, Functional, Beautiful,” work by potter Hanako Nakazato, the South Street Linen design group and fiber artist Jody Meredith, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, CRAFT Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-0167. Through Nov. 27.


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.

Faculty Exhibition, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Maine Media Gallery on first floor of the Shepherd Building, 18 Central St. in the village. FMI: 236-8581. Through Dec. 31.

Oil and acrylic paintings by Karen Rutan, Country Inn, Route 1. Through Nov. 30.

“Regeneration: Fine Woodworkers Under 30,” 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 Nov. 22.

“Sferics” and “Aural Ecosystem,” interrelated interactive installations by Zach Poff and N.B. Aldrich; “still/moving,” multiple-discipline work by Deborah Wing-Sproul; and “Pieced” and “Wired,” work by Gabriella D’Italia, George Mason and Ellen Wieske, 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. Cost: $5; free members. FMI: Through Dec. 11.

“Summer 2010,” new photographs by Peter Ralston, open by chance or appointment, Ralston Gallery, 23 Main St. in the village. FMI: 230-7225. Through Nov. 19.


“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. “Finer Things” invitational craft show and sale in Admissions Center. Through Oct. 23.


Inaugural exhibition, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Frost Gully Gallery, 150 Main St./Route 1.

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


Paintings by Sheila White, Badger Café & Pub, on the Common. For hours, call 785-3336. Through Oct. 30


Arts for Hunger, annual show and sale of art and crafts, Centre Gallery of Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Through Oct. 31. Gallery open during performances and by appointment; call 568-3147.

“Forever Wild, Twenty Years of Painting Wildlife in Maine,” work by Janice Kasper, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, from Unity College’s Leonard Craig Memorial Gallery, Founders Hall South, 90 Quaker Road. Through Oct. 21.


“Field Work,” new paintings by Sally Loughridge, plus work by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 832-5109. Through Oct. 29.

Paintings by Robert Macdonald, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays; weekends by appointment, Hurricane Isle, 175 Quarry Road. Through Oct. 30.


Open studio of outdoor sculptural work by Jay Sawyer, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Stemwinder Sculpture Works & Gardens, 131 Camden Road/Route 90 (look for painted pickup). FMI: 273-3948. Through Oct. 31.


“All Things Wet” juried show (through Oct. 23), 10 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren St. FMI: 882-7511. Show of large-scale abstract oils from George Lovette’s Horizon series with John Tyler Pope’s copper masks and jewelry through Oct. 30.

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