BELFAST

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.

“Blue” group show, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through Feb. 26; reception 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 3.

Botanicals series photographs by Terry Hire, Barbara Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through Feb. 29. Garden design talk by Hire: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7.

“Communiqué,” paintings by Freddy LaFage, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through Feb. 26.

“Maine Agriculture: Views from the Past,” historic farm photography from the Eastern Illustrating Collection, Belfast Co-op Café gallery, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through Feb. 29.

“Selections” from the Elmer Montgomery and The Atlantic Fisherman collections of Searsport’s Penobscot Marine Museum, University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave./Route 3. Through April 30. Illustrated talks by PMM curator Ben Fuller: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 and April 25.

Waldo County 4-H exhibit of photographs and drawings, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. Through Feb. 20.

Work by local artists at second-floor Working Art Gallery; Maine art and antiques at first-floor The Raven’s Nest, 65 Main St. Winter hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. FMI: 505-2659.

CAMDEN

CRAFT pop-up gallery featuring work by three Maine potters, 24 Atlantic Ave. Jan. FMI: 236-8930. Through May 1.

DAMARISCOTTA

“The Human Side: People as a Subject in Art,” group show juried by Judy Taylor, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, River Arts, 170 Main St./Business Route 1. FMI: 563-1507. Through Feb. 23.

“Kitchen Americana,” watercolors by Jean Kigel, The Bakery, 85 Parking Lot Lane (municipal parking lot below Main Street). FMI: thebakeryme@gmail.com. Through March 31.

Paintings by Round Pond artist Jill Tarkleson, Savory Maine Dining & Provisions, 11 Water St. FMI: 563-2111. Through first week of March. Reception: 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 3.

Watercolors and oils by Jan Kilburn, Rising Tide Market, Business Route 1. Through Feb. 29. Reception: 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 3.

ROCKLAND

“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.

“Beyond Rugs!” in Crosman Gallery (through Feb. 5); “Andrew Wyeth: Selections” in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries (through March 31); “Louise Nevelson” in Morehouse Wing (ongoing); “Maine in America: Selections from the Permanent Collection” in Rothschild and Nevelson/Berliawsky galleries (ongoing); “The Art of the Book” in Craig Gallery (through April 1); and “Selections From the Farnsworth Homestead” in Library Gallery (through April 8), 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. Museum Store open daily. FMI: 596-6457.

Natural world theme show of work in various media by Diane Green Hebert, Shelley Johnson and Antje Roitzsch, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St.

“Visions of Midcoast Maine,” paintings by Gwen Sylvester, Jensen’s Pharmacy, 91 Camden St./Route 1. Through Feb. 18.

ROCKPORT

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.

Graffiti art by Too Rich (Mike Rich of Portland) and other graffiti artists, by appointment only, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. FMI: 236-2875. Through Feb. 17.

“Maine Wood 2012,” 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 6.

SEARSPORT

“The Circus Comes to Town,” art, photography and “The Bex Bros. Circus” miniatures by Les Bex, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main Street Gallery, 41 East Main St./Route 1. FMI: 548-2529. Extended through Feb. 26.

THOMASTON

Nancy Benner: watercolor and pen paintings, Thomaston Public Library, 60 Main St./Route 1. Through Feb. 29.

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

WASHINGTON

“Washington, Now,” images from town photographers of this summer’s Bicentennial Celebration, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through March.

VillageSoup Knox/Waldo Arts Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401, ext. 251 or dernest@villagesoup.com.