"The Barrens," an exhibition of photography of the Maine wild blueberry harvest, is on view through the end of the year in the Fernald Art Gallery of the University of Maine's Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave./Route 3.

The show features photographs by David Stess and Kris Larson. The public is invited to a reception Friday, Sept. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. This is a free event, open to the public. Light refreshments will be available.

Both Stess of Cherryfield and New York City; and Larson of Machias have explored a day in the life of blueberry picking in Maine. The exhibit can be viewed during normal business hours.

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