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.

"Behind the Brush Strokes … Welcome to My World," recent studio work by Jude Nickerson, Raven's Nest Gallery, 65 Main St. FMI: 505-2659 or 691-3710.

“Belfast During the Civil War — The Home Front,” Maine Civil War Trail exhibit, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Belfast Museum, 10 Market St. Guided tours Oct. 13 after 2 p.m. Local and Legendary program at Belfast Free Library.

“Creatura: In Limbo,” selections from Dina Petrillo’s monoprint series, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Betts Gallery at The Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-6465. Through Nov. 2.

Cultivate’s Open Studio & Farm Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 and 13. Self-guided Belfast Area Farm and Arts Trail sites offer free workshops, demos and family fun. Maps available at Belfast Chamber Visitor Center (14 Main St., Belfast) and via download at Sites all around Waldo County.

“Farming | Environment | Art,” six-artist conceptual art show as part of Maine Environmental Art & Design, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. Through Nov. 12.

"Freeing a River: Maine Photographers Tell the Story of the Penobscot River Restoration Project," 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, Belfast Co-op Café, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through Oct. 31.

Mast kaleidoscopes by photographer Paula B. Cannon, Camden National Bank, 156 Main St.

“Murmuration,” wall drawing and works on paper by Mark Kelly, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, Perimeter Gallery in Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-0555. Through Oct. 13.

New works by Neal Parent, Joanne Parent, Keith Maynard, Georges Nashan, Peggy Bair, David Johnson, Keith Maynard, Dan Bennett, Kimber Lee Clark and Linda Parent, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, Parent Gallery, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-1553.

Paintings by Katenia Keller, 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Square the Circle Gallery & Studio, 137 High St.

“Portals,” diverse environmental installation work, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through Nov. 27.

“Sticks, Stones and Bones” theme show, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays; Mondays by chance, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through Oct. 27.

Textile collages by Deborah Rustin Cyr, chance, appointment and when signboard is out, artist’s second-floor studio, 153 High St. FMI: (423) 779-7349.

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


Annual exhibition by Marianne W. Smith, Lord Camden Inn, 24 Main St./Route 1. Through the fall.

Coastal Quilters Show, Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Oct. 31. Reception: 1 p.m. Oct. 12; preceded by annual meeting 10 a.m. to noon (public invited to both).

Designing Women, annual juried show of fine art and craft, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12, First Congregational Church, 55 Elm St./Route 1. Cost: $2; admission and concession proceeds benefit New Hope for Women.


"I AM Coyote," selections from Maine artists exhibit focusing on the native carnivore, Liberty Library, 59 Main St. FMI: 589-3161. Through Oct. 31.


Interactive art by Bret Thompson, Waterman’s Community Center, Main Street. Through Oct. 26.


Aboriginal art from Australia and "outsider" art, noon to 5 p.m. Fridays, Rougette Gallery, 340 Main St. (second floor). Gallery closing end of October.

“Acrylics: Drinks & Art,” recent cupcake paintings by DiTa with refreshments, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16, Hallway Gallery of Ripples Inn at the Harbor, 16 Pleasant St.

"The Chemistry of Autumn," new works by six painters, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays (or appointment), Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Oct. 11; through Nov. 12.

“Cleaning Out,” works in various media by Nancy Benner, In Good Company, 415 Main St. Through Nov. 30.

Fall exhibition of nature-inspired work in various media, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, art gallery of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St. Through October.

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

Flower kaleidoscopes by photographer Paula B. Cannon, Jensen’s Pharmacy, 91 Camden St./Route 1 (first floor of Breakwater Marketplace). Also Midcoast scenic work at Continuum Physical Therapy (fourth floor).

“Haunting of the Harbor,” hologram-like images by Brian Mark, Harbor Square Gallery and the Muir Garden for Contemporary Sculpture, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Through Oct. 31.

“Home,” new work by Susan Beebe and Rachel Burgess, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, 21 Winter St. FMI: 596-0800. Through Nov. 29.

Invitational Art Exhibit at Bartlett Woods, 20 Bartlett Drive off upper Talbot Avenue, Rockland. FMI: 594-1159.

“Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye,” Penobscot Marine Museum’s traveling photography exhibit, Maine Lighthouse Museum, 1 Park Drive. FMI: 594-3301. Through Oct. 31.

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.

New Artists Exhibit: new work by Kristin Fitzpatrick and Ellen Roberts, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. FMI: 594-4544. Through Oct. 27.

Paintings by Ann Getsinger and drawings by David Graeme Baker, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; Sundays and Mondays by appointment, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 365 Main St. FMI: 596-0084. Through October.

Paintings by Bob Besaw, Endeavour Home, 415 Main St.

“Peter Ralston: Master Prints,” new and classic images, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago Fine Arts Gallery, 386 Main St. FMI: 596-0701. Through Oct. 25.

"Same Voice/Different Song," solo show by Lissa Hunter; and work by gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, CRAFT Gallery, 12 Elm St.

Watercolors by Anne McMath, Kathy Lane, Jane Barrie and Diana Maddocks, Winding Way Watercolors, 39 Union St. FMI: 593-7955.

“The Wonderful World of Oz — Selections from the Willard Carroll/Tom Wilhite Collection” in Crosman Gallery (Oct. 12 through March 30); “American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea” and “American Treasures: Family and Friends” in Morehouse Wing (through Feb. 2); “American Treasures: Maine Voices” in Rothschild Gallery (through Dec. 29); “Andrew Wyeth, The Olsons and Maine” in the Hadlock Gallery (through Nov. 17); “Andrew Wyeth: Her Room” in Wyeth Study Center (through Nov. 17); “Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum” in the Wyeth Center on Union Street (through Dec. 29); “A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals” in Craig Gallery (through Jan. 5); “American Treasures: Small Treasures” in Library Gallery (through Dec. 29); 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. All Things Oz lecture by Willard Carroll” 1 p.m. Oct. 13 in the museum auditorium. Homestead tours: 11 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays (through Oct. 13). Artists on Art discussion: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 16. FMI: 596-6457. Studio Nights with The Collective: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 21, Nov. 4 and 18, and Dec. 9 at Gamble Education Center (call 596-6457).

Work by featured artists Laurie Lofman Bellmore, Lydia Kaeyer and Charlene "Sea" Vanderslice; plus 15 other member artists, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St.

Work by Geoffrey Vollers (fine wood sculpture, furniture and miniatures) and Marti Reed (paintings), gallery above studio at Sharp’s Point South, 75 Mechanic St. Call ahead at 691-4025.


“Hawk & Handsaw: Twenty Who Know the Difference,” co-curated with Unity College as part of Maine Environmental Art and Design (MEAD); and “Shifting Walls,” audio installation by sound artist Ryan Page, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. Cost: donations. Through Dec. 1.

“Selfies: Artists’ Self Portraits and Their Work,” WallWork Gallery, 67 Pascal Ave. Through Oct. 19.

“Turning Twenty,” woodturning art from across the U.S. and Canada, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, corner of Route 90 and Mill Street. FMI: 594-5611. Through Jan. 15.


Artists of St. George Open Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12 through 14, annual self-guided tour with more than a dozen studios along the St. George peninsula (Route 131). Look for Open Studio Tour signs.

“If you lived here, you’d be home by now” group show; and “10,” anniversary show, in the wing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays or by appointment, Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-9996. Through Oct. 14.

Sea and Shore paintings by Lucinda Talbot, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, First Light Gallery, River Road/Route 131.

Work by local artists Marylin Quint-Rose and Lauren Gill, Jackson Memorial Library, 71 Main St., Tenants Harbor. Through Nov. 11; reception 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 11.


Alan Crichton: 100 Hairdos series, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays (to 7 p.m. Thursdays for Knitting Circle) and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, WORKS Gallery & Bookstore, 21 East Main St./Route 1. Through Oct. 28. Needle-felting demo: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 12.

“For Those In Peril: Shipwrecks, Memorials, and Rescues,” campus-wide focus with interactive exhibits; “Gone Fishing”; and more including SDHS collaboration “Then and Now” in Old Vestry, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays/ noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum, Main Street/Route 1 and Church Street. Cost: $12; $10 older than 64; $8 age 7-15; $30 families; free younger than 7, members, active military families with Military ID and Searsport residents; group rates available. FMI: 548-2529. Through Oct. 20.


“Classic Yachts: Images by John Snyder,” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Keag River Gallery, 25 Dublin Road. FMI: 594-1818.

Ron Frontin: new paintings, plus from local, national and international artists in all media, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; other times by appointment, Art of the Sea, Route 73 at the ‘keag. FMI: 594-9396. Through Oct. 14.


Arduina Palanca Caponigro: “Selected Works,” Thomaston Café, 154 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 354-8589. Through Oct. 31.

Colonial-era artifacts, art and more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays plus scheduled community festival days, General Henry Knox Museum/Montpelier, Route 131 at beginning of St. George peninsula. Cost: $10; $8 senior citizens, AAA members; $4 age 5-13; $20 family; free younger than 5 and active military families with Military ID. Through Columbus Day.

Original digital artwork by Vincent “Blind Albert” Gabriel (Jane’s Legacy Art), Highlands Coffee House, Main Street/Route 1. Through October.


Open Studio: Monohanako Pottery and Ioneta (textiles, photographs and more), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12 and 13, Monohanako Studio, 534 Shepard Hill Road.

Union Art League Show, second annual exhibition by more than 30 local artists and craftsmen, at the Brooder House, Route 17 at 235. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Oct. 11; continues 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12.


“3.2.7,” sculptural installation by Michael Shaughnessy, Leonard R. Craig Gallery in the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 948-9239. Through Nov. 1. Artist talk: 7 p.m. Oct. 16.


“Burmese Daze,” paintings by San Naing and Naing Lay plus work by 10 Midcoast artists, Hurricane Gallery, 175 Quarry Road, off Depot Street. Call ahead to 832-4062 or 701-7477.

“Fiddling,” sculpture and paintings by Philippe Guillerm, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays or by appointment, Philippe Guillerm Gallery, 882 Main St. FMI: 701-9085. Through Nov. 9. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 12, in conjunction with Tidemark’s.

Lone Ranger paintings by H.J. Ward, Wendell Minor, Ernest Nordli, Don Spaulding and Charles Steinbacher; original newspaper comic strip art by Charles Flanders; and much more, Fawcett’s Maine Antique Toy & Art Museum, Route 1. For hours, call 832-7398 before 8 p.m.

Pottery group show plus gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through Nov. 9. Reception: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 12, in conjunction with Philippe Guillerm’s.


Rustic sculptures by Jay Sawyer, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays and Mondays, Stemwinder Sculpture Works & Gardens, Route 90 a quarter mile in from Route 1 (look for patriotic pickup). FMI: 273-3948. Through October.


Paintings, drawings and ceramics by Suzanne Phillips, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through Nov. 6.