The third annual Plein Air Painters of Maine show will run Thursdays through Sundays, Nov. 13 through 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Boothbay Region Art Foundation, 1 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. The opening reception will be Friday, Nov. 14, from 5 to 7 p.m.

For more information, call the gallery at 633-2703 or email For more information about PAPME, visit

The Pastel Painters of Maine’s Holiday Members Show will open with a 4 to 6 p.m. reception Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Chocolate Church Art Gallery, 804 Washington St., Bath. The exhibit will be displayed through the end of the year.

The PPOM Holiday Members Show will feature work from 50 artists. Gallery hours are Tuesdays through Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m.; for special holiday hours, call 442-8455. For more information, visit

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