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.

“Afterlife,” new work by Eric Leppanen, Belfast Co-op Café gallery, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through Nov. 30.

“The Art of Mapping,” work by Sarah Hart, Jesse Watson and Anna Abaldo, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. Through Nov. 30.

“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.

“Holiday Extravaganza,” annual small works show with 60-plus Maine artists, craftsmen, poets and musicians, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays; Mondays by chance, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through 3 p.m. Dec. 24.

“An Illustrator’s Art,” concept sketches, compositional and detail development drawings and final paintings by Kim Jacobs, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through Nov. 30.

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.

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.

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. Friday and Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery, 1 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. Through Nov. 19.

Mixed media paintings from the King Mirror I series by Giacomo Bresciani from Viganella, Italy, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturday, Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St., Boothbay Harbor/ FMI: 633-6252. Through Nov. 30.


PopTech artwork by House Artist Peter Durand, Jean Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Nov. 30.


Chinese brush paintings by Joan L. Taylor, Savory Maine Dining & Provisions, 11 Water St. FMI: 563-2111. Through Nov. 30.

“Objects of Affection,” still life paintings by Liliana Thelander, Denise Rankin, Nancy O’Brien MacKinnon and Pamela Hansen, Damariscotta River Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. FMI: 563-2992. Through Dec. 12.

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

“Small Works,” group show juried by Marylin Quint-Rose, River Arts, 170 Main St./Business Route 1. FMI: 563-1507. Through Dec. 2.


“On Monhegan,” small group show, Newcastle Square Realty Associates, 87 Main St./Business Route 1. Through Nov. 26.


“A Life in Art,” Hugh Gumpel memorial exhibition, plus work by gallery artists, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, 21 Winter St. FMI: 596-0800. Through Nov. 26.

“All Things Bright and Beautiful, All Creatures Great and Small,” work by Sarah Brandon, Kathleen Buchanan, Christina Heiniger and Jean Kigel, 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. FMI: 596-0701. Through March 16.

“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.

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.

“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. Tuesdays 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. Museum Store open daily. FMI: 596-6457.

Photography by Marthena E. Webster, Café Gallery of Good Tern Natural Foods Co-Op, 750 Main St. FMI: 594-8822. Through Nov. 30.

Sanctuary Gallery: acrylics by Judy Grossman, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Nov. 17; through Dec. 21.

“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. See/Write/Into gallery writing workshop with Linda Buckmaster 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 19; $40.

“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.


“Dahlov Ipcar: New Paintings,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Frost Gully Gallery, 150 Main St./Route 1. Through Dec. 10.

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

Watercolors and oils by Margaret S. McCrea, Thomaston Public Library in the Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. Through Dec. 17.


“The Art of Recycle,” found object assemblages by sculptor Wally Warren, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Leonard Craig Memorial Gallery, Founders Hall South, 90 Quaker Road, Unity College. Through Nov. 30.

Art work by Ami Newell and Laurie Proctor, Centre Gallery of Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Through Nov. 30. Gallery open during performances and by appointment; call 568-3147.


“Simple Gifts,” drawings by Louise Price, 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 Nov. 26.


“Washington, Now,” images from town photographers of this summer’s Bicentennial Celebration, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-3045.

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