A summer exhibit titled “Something Funny’s Going on Here” will open with a 5 to 8 p.m. reception Friday, June 19, at the H. Alan and Sally Fernald Art Gallery of the University of Maine's Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave./Route 3.

Sixteen of Maine’s prestigious artists have pieces inspired by humor or irony in the exhibit, which will run until Aug. 14. Participating artists are Nancy Barnes, Kenny Cole, Julie Cyr, Kris Engman, David Estey, Mike Fletcher, Harold Garde, Robert Hamilton, Stew Henderson, Sheep Jones, Alan Magee, George Nashon, Willy Reddick, Wes Reddick, Sally Savage and Rob Shetterly.

Patrons, students and Midcoast community members are invited. The reception and admission to the exhibit are free. For more information, visit hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu or call Nancy Bergerson at 338-8049.

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