BELFAST

"Abundant Hope: From Creation to Revelation and Beyond,” acrylic paintings John Lusignan, St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 95 Court St. FMI: 234-4005. Through mid-April.

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.

African-themed art quilts by Amy Nichols and Alison Olds of Jackson, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through March 31.

“Exquisiting in the Ordinary,” work by local artists/UMaine art faculty members Kerstin Engman and Dina Petrillo, Fernald Gallery of University of Maine's Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave./Route 3. Through April 30.

"44N 69W: Radius Belfast," annual group show, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through March 31.

New work in varied media by gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturday; and by chance/appointment, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St., Belfast. FMI: 338-1553.

“Pythias Sacred Geometry Tarot” paintings by Katenia Keller, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; or by appointment, Square the Circle Gallery at the Masonic Temple, 137 High St. (second floor). FMI: 382-6040.

Troy Howard Middle School Garden Project, annual show, Belfast Co-op Café gallery, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through March 31.

Watercolor paintings by Dianne Horton, The Republican Journal, 161 High St. FMI: 338-3613.

CAMDEN

“Body as Art,” Phenomenal Touch photography by Antje Roitzsch and Deborah Cautela, Picker Room of Camden Public Library. Through March 31. Maritime Month photography exhibit from the National Fisherman collection of Penobscot Marine Museum opens 7 p.m. April 2 with Dave Jackson’s illustrated talk titled A Photo History of Our Oldest Industry.”

Paintings by Linda Norton, Bangor Savings Bank, Hannaford plaza off Route 1. Through April 30.

ROCKLAND

Annual “Nine By Nine” show by the Lively Ladies, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire Service, 70 Park St.

Invitational Art Exhibit at Bartlett Woods, 20 Bartlett Drive off upper Talbot Avenue, Rockland. FMI: 594-1159. Artist talks 6:30 to 8 p.m. First Thursdays.

Landscape themed juried show for National Poetry Month, Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception April 1; through April 30.

Multimedia works by Kathryn Oliver, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Good Tern Natural Foods Co-Op and Café, 750 Main St. FMI: 594-8822. Through March 31.

Nancy Benner: Bird Series, mixed media avian portraits, In Good Company, Main Street.

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.

Open house to mark gallery closing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Eric Hopkins Gallery, 21 Winter St. Through March 30.

Paintings by Bob Besaw, Café Miranda, 15 Oak St.

Student posters from annual Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District contest, The First N.A., 63 Union St. Through April 22.

Watercolors by Anne McMath, Kathy Lane, Diana Maddocks and Jane Barrie, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Winding Way Watercolors, 39 Union St. FMI: 593-7955.

“A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals” in Craig Gallery (through Jan. 5); “Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth,” Crosman Gallery (through Sept. 22); “Small Treasures” in Library Gallery; “Andrew Wyeth: Pencil Drawings and Watercolor Sketches” in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries (through March 31); and “American Treasures: Other Voices” in Nevelson/Berliawsky Gallery (through Feb. 2); 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. FMI: 596-6457.

ROCKPORT

“Designing Benches: Farnsworth Competition Finalists,” 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 April 17.

Photography by Peter Ralston plus limited edition Wyeth prints, Ralston Gallery, 23 Main St. FMI: 230-7225. Also Ralston photo display at Rockport Harbormaster’s Office 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (236-0676).

Resisting Entropy 2013: 24 hours, 10 artists,” 1 to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays or by appointment, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. FMI: 236-2875. Through April 6.

THOMASTON

Campbell-scale models of industrial structures by Doug Schroeder, Thomaston Public Library in the Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. Through March 31.

“Equinox” group show, The Highlands Coffee House, Main Street/Route 1. Through March 31.

Watercolors by Marcia Anderson, Thomaston Cafe, 154 Main St./Route 1. Through April 30.

UNION

Knox County historic photographs from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company collection of Penobscot Marine Museum, Vose Library, 392 Common Road. Touring show on view through April 30.

UNITY

“Library,” mixed media construction by Abbie Read, Leonard R. Craig Gallery in the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 948-9239. Through April 7. Closing reception: 5 to 7 p.m. April 4. Open during events or by appointment.

WALDOBORO

Artist of the Month Bonnie Brann’s photography, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St. FMI: 832-4487. Through March 31.

“Botanical Monotypes” by Anne Wooster, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through March 30.

WASHINGTON

Annual student art show from Prescott Memorial Elementary School, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road, Washington. FMI: 845-2663. Through April 30.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.