APPLETON

Oil and watercolor paintings by Anthony Lufkin, Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library, 2916 Sennebec Road (across from town office). Through May 31.

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.

“Antique Seed Packets,” art show from the Troy Howard Middle School Garden Project, Belfast Co-op Café gallery, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through May 31.

Drawings by Andrea Sulzer, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through June 3.

“A Murder of Crows” group show, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through May 27.

Photographs of China by Betsy Headley, Camden National Bank, Main Street. Through May 31.

Photography by Maleah Chadwick, Belfast Barber Shop, corner of Beaver Street. Through June 30.

“Photos of Tanzania,” color and black-and-white photography by Charles R. Hamm, plus art objects and artifacts, Fernald Gallery of University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave./Route 3. May 28 through Aug. 24. Reception and slide show: 6 p.m. June 1.

“Primavera: The Maine Fine Art Figure Exhibition,” juried photography and painting show, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. Through May 31; call 338-6448 for hours.

“Rural Harvest,” photographs by Lottie Hedley paired with poems by Bob MacLaughlin, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. Through May 30.

Season-opener show featuring Susan Tobey White’s Delectable Food series and new work by Sheep Jones and Julie Cyr, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St. FMI: 338-8990.

“Summer Inspirations,” work by the Mid-Coast Art Guild, Barbara Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through May 31.

CAMDEN

“Culture on Cloth,” tapestries by Inuit women of Baker Lake in the Nunavut Territory in the Canadian Arctic, Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through May 31.

ROCKLAND

“Beebe and Beebe: A Mother — Daughter Show,” work by Barbara and Susan Beebe, 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 25; through July 4. FMI: 596-0800.

“Calm and Wonder,” photographs and other works by Amy Durocher, Jean B. Chalmers Gallery of Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. FMI: 594-6490. Opens with 6 to 9 p.m. reception May 25; through May 31.

Children’s art show, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Good Tern Coop and Café, 750 Main St. FMI: 594-8822. Through May 31.

“The Coastal Photography of Elmer Montgomery,” works by the renowned Midcoast Maine photographer, Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center, 9 Water St. Through June 30.

“Feeling the Love,” watercolors by Ted Keller, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays (10 a.m. to 8 p.m. First Fridays), Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745. Through May 29.

“Flower Show,” work by the Lively Ladies, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire Service, 70 Park St. To mid-July.

“Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan” (through Dec. 30) in Wyeth Center, corner of Grace and Union streets; “The Homestead Project — a Residence Reimagined,” an exhibition of architectural designs of principals of 10 architectural firms, in Crosman Gallery (through Sept. 23); “Andrew Wyeth: Summers in Port Clyde – Watercolors from the 1930s and early 1940s” in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries (through Nov. 4); “Louise Nevelson” in Morehouse Wing (ongoing); and “Maine in America: Selections from the Permanent Collection” in Rothschild and Nevelson/Berliawsky galleries (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.

“The Laws of Nature,” watercolors by Katharine Cartwright, NWS, noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays (call 596-7979 for other hours), Rougette Gallery, second floor of 340 Main St. Through May 25.

“Lessons from an Island,” painting by Henry Isaacs, 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 June 22.

Miniature replicas of antique chairs by Rodney Hunt plus gallery art, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 357 Main St. FMI: 596-0084. Through May 31. Artist talk: 4 p.m. May 24.

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.

Paintings by Bob Besaw, Café Miranda, 15 Oak St. Through the summer.

“Passages,” paintings by Winslow Myers, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays or by appointment, Yvette Torres Fine Art, 21 Winter St. FMI: 332-4014 or (888) 777-1077. May 25 through June 24. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. June 1.

Photography by Charles Adams and sculptural works by Vic Goldsmith, Asymmetrick Arts, 405 Main St.; call 594-2020 for hours. Through May 25.

“Reflections of Verna Gargan,” oil paintings, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 9 a.m. to noon Fridays, Sanctuary Gallery of Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St. Through May 31.

Season-opening show of work by 19 member artists, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. Through May 31.

“Spring Group Show,” noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays or by appointment, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-5935. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. May 25; through June 16.

“Tree Work, An Arboreal Celebration,” paintings of Camden resident Donald Rainville and works by several artists honoring trees, Thursdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment, Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception May 25; through June 30.

“2012 Invitational,” new works by gallery artists, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. FMI: 594-4544.

Warp Weights drawings by Dudley Zopp and fine artisan works by Maine craft artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, CRAFT gallery, Courtyard at 12 Elm St. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception May 25; through July 4. FMI: 594-0167.

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.

“Current Student Work,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Route 90 at Mill Street. FMI: 594-5611. Through May 30.

“60th Anniversary Honors Exhibition,” work by John Bisbee, Katherine Bradford, Frederick Lynch, Mark Wethli and Todd Watts; plus “Then is Now,” an installation from the archives, 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. admission by donation; free for members. Through July 8.

SEARSMONT

Mother/daughter art exhibit by Leah and Willa Rainy, Searsmont Town Library, Searsmont Community Center, intersection of routes 131 and 173. FMI: 342-5549. Through June 30.

SEARSPORT

“Summer Folk: The Tourists of Penobscot Bay,” “The Art of the Sea Battle” and collections of historic boats, photography, marine art and artifacts, ship models and 19th century furnishings and architecture, 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, active-duty military families and Searsport residents; group rates available. FMI: 548-2529. May 25 through Oct. 21; free reception 5 p.m. May 25.

THOMASTON

“Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye,” exhibit of historic photos from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. Collection, Thomaston Public Library in the Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. Through June 29.

Laurence Sisson solo show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Frost Gully Gallery, 150 Main St./Route 1. May 26 through June 22. Reception: 4 to 6 p.m. May 27.

Paul Caponigro: 20 original silver prints, Thomaston Café, 154 Main St./Route 1. Through June 30.

UNION

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

UNITY

Family artworks by Pam Gallik and her children, Centre Gallery of Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Open during performances and by appointment; call 568-3147. Through May 31.

VINALHAVEN

“Winter Works” by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, New Era Gallery, Main Street. FMI: 863-9351. Opens with 4 to 7 p.m. reception May 26; through June 20. Also Joan Wye retrospective in The Windy Way Barn.

WALDOBORO

Medomak Valley High School Photography Show, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 1. Through May 31.

WASHINGTON

Paula Green retrospective, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through July 10.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.