BELFAST

African art, crafts and clothing, Aina Moja at the Wellness Health Center, 39 Main St. FMI: 930-8012.

Contemporary art by 15 artists in a variety of media, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Local Color Gallery, 135 High St. FMI: 218-1249.

Grand re-opening show: work by 61 Maine artisans, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, Harbor Artisans, 69 Main St. Through Dec. 29. FMI: 338-2088.

“It’s All Relative: Works by 3 Ascrizzis,” work by Joe, Max and Tony Ascrizzi, in Clifford and Corridor galleries, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; during events; by appointment, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through Nov. 16. Joe Ascrizzi talk: 7 p.m. Oct. 17.

“I Went To the Animal Fair: Finding Common Ground,” Kerstin Engman’s oil paintings on first floor; and works by Andre Benoit, Frances Hynes, Leslie Moore and Julie Cyr on second floor, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through Nov. 2.

“I Wish I,” recent oils and watercolors by Megan Chase, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; Sundays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-0555. Through Oct. 28.

Photography by Neal Parent and oils by Joanne Parent plus work by Marvin Jacobs, Niky Peak and Dan Bennett, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. Main St. FMI: 338-1553.

“Trees,” small group show in varied media, Betts Gallery at The Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. (also can enter via Beaver Street). Through Nov. 2. Call for hours: 338-6465.

CAMDEN

“The Artist’s Journey,” debut solo show of paintings by Taddeus Retz, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing. FMI: 470-7027. Extended through Oct. 31.

“The Mountains of Maine: Skiing in the Pine Tree State,” photographs and artifacts from the Ski Museum of Maine (dedicated in memory of John Christie), Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Main Street and Atlantic Avenue. Through Oct. 31. Opening reception including talk on the history of the ski industry in Maine: 2 p.m. Oct. 7 (donation requested for the nonprofit museum).

Original fine art from emerging to mid-career established contemporary artists, Carver Hill Gallery, 28 Bay View St. Open daily. FMI: 542-9895.

CUSHING

Sculptures by Bernard “Blackie” Langlais around the grounds (quarter-mile ADA accessible path) dawn to dusk daily, Langlais Sculpture Preserve, 576 River Road. FMI: 594-5166, georgesriver.org. http://www.georgesriver.org/langlais-sculpture-preserve/

FREEDOM

Exhibition of work by member artists, Freedom Makers Studio, 25 Main St., in the village. FMI: freedommakersstudio@gmail.com.

ISLESBORO

“KK's Farmhouse Art,” paintings and prints from the late Catherine Auchincloss’ island home, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 4 through 7, Dark Harbor Studio and Gallery, in the Williams Building, 509 Pendleton Point Road, Dark Harbor village. FMI: kmheckelimages@gmail.com.

LINCOLNVILLE

Work in various media by Maine artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily or by appointment, Lincolnville Fine Art Gallery, 2522 Atlantic Highway/Route 1 at Lincolnville Beach. FMI: 789-5000.

MONHEGAN

“Joan Harlow: Island Life,” Lupine Gallery’s annual summer exhibit at the Island Inn, adjacent to the wharf. Open daily through Oct. 8. FMI: call Lupine Gallery, 594-8131.

ROCKLAND

Art and graphic design by Orlando Johnson and more, Wednesdays through Sundays; by chance/appointment, Black Hole Gallery, 403 Main St. FMI: 808-2141. Also open during First Friday Art Walks.

Assemblages by Ron Crusan plus paintings by featured Holly L. Smith and abstract paintings by Jill Caldwell; and 3D assemblage art by Bonnie Farmer, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; and by appointment, Bonnie Farmer Assemblage Art & Gallery, 166 Main St. FMI: 542-2679. Opens with 4 to 8 p.m. reception Oct. 5.

“BYOB,” Kim Bernard’s community art installation of 300 reusable nylon bags in celebration of the city’s ban on single-use plastic bags, Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. To be given away when installation comes down Jan. 5.

“Close to Nature,” work by Women Painters of Midcoast Maine & Friends; and nature-inspired tableware by Libbey Seigars of Whitefield Pottery, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, art gallery of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St. FMI: 594-0600, ext. 5. Through November.

“Dream Tunnel,” recent paintings by Brigitte Gautschi, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; by appointment, The Gautschi Center, 8 Elm St. on the courtyard. FMI: 701-2270.

“Erasing the Line Between Fine Art and Craft,” small group show in honor of National Craft Month, CRAFT Gallery, brick courtyard at 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-0167. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Oct. 5; through Nov. 7.

First Friday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5, downtown galleries and venues. FMI: artsinrockland.org (AIR).

“John Bisbee: American Steel” (through Oct. 14); “Jocelyn Lee: The Appearance of Things” (through Oct. 14); “Tom Burckhardt: Studio Flood” (through Oct. 9); “B.R.A.C.E.” video, MoCA document of obstacle course/performance/installation created by artist Patricia Brace (through Oct. 7); and Jonathan Borofsky’s “Digital Man” steel sculpture in courtyard, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 21 Winter St. Admission $8; $6 older than 65/students with ID; free younger than 18, members; free for all during First Friday Art Walks (through November). FMI: 701-5005. ArtLab Open Studio free with admission; free monthly facilitated ArtLab 2 to 4 p.m. first Saturdays. Also “Every Refugee Boat is a Mayflower,” temporary For Freedoms billboard installation by Christopher Myers, in courtyard (through Oct. 14). "Hole History: Origins of the American-Style Donut" celebration in courtyard 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5.

“Maine and the Index of American Design,” (opens with free 5 to 8 p.m. reception Oct. 5; through March 24) in Crosman Gallery; “Maine: The Farnsworth Collection” (through March 14) in Morehouse Wing and Nevelson galleries; Ai Weiwei’s “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold” (through Dec. 30) in Rothschild Gallery; “Andrew Wyeth: Temperas and Studies from the Wyeth Collection” in Hadlock Gallery (through Oct. 21); “Andrew Wyeth in Rockland” (through Feb. 17) in Wyeth Study Center; “On a Mountain in Maine” in Library Gallery (through Oct. 7); and “N.C. Wyeth: Poems of American Patriotism” (through Oct. 28) in the Wyeth Center, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Admission $15; $13 senior citizens; $10 students older than 16; free younger than 17, museum members and Rockland residents; free to all 5 to 8 p.m. First Fridays through October. FMI: 596-6457. Also tours 11 a.m., 12 and 1 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays at the Farnsworth Homestead on Elm Street (limited to six); and tours on the hour noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays at the Olson House in Cushing (through Oct. 7). National Gallery of Art’s Mary Lee Corlett’s lecture on the Index of American Design: 2 p.m. Oct. 6 ($12, $10 museum members).

“Neighbors,” work by Ellis-Beauregard Foundation studio residents Dylan Hausthor, Veronica Perez, Michaela Stone and Andrea Sulzer, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and by appointment, gallery at Steel House South, 639 Main St. FMI: gallery@rocklandsteelhouse.com. Through Oct. 5.

October show featuring work by Janalee Welch, Obrianna Vine and Melissa Post van der Burg; plus 15 other member artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 405 Main St. FMI: artspacemaine.com. Opening reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5. After Oct. 12, hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and by appointment.

Paintings and sculpture from the 20th and 21st centuries, noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Clarke Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 466-9325.

Paintings by resident artist Erika Manning, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 (includes artist talk); 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 6; and by appointment, The Art Loft, 385 Main St., Suite 9 (in lobby of Thorndike Building). FMI: 200-7915.

Photography by siblings Andrew and Neil Reichline; and Rhonda Reichline Dubin, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays or by appointment, The Fischer Gallery, second floor of 340 Main St. FMI: 542-6791.

Pop-up show by Ron Crusan (found/natural object assemblages and paintings) plus paintings by Holly L. Smith and Jill Caldwell; and 3D assemblage art by Bonnie Farmer, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; and by appointment, Bonnie Farmer Assemblage Art & Gallery, 166 Main St. FMI: 542-2679. Pop-up opens with 4 to 8 p.m. reception Oct. 5; continues 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 6.

Stained glass and wood sculpture, furniture and miniatures by Geoffrey Vollers; and paintings by Marti Reed, Geoffrey Vollers Studio, 112 South Main St./Route 73. Open by chance or appointment; call 691-4025.

Todd Watts: “Remember Peonies?” and work by gallery artists, noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; chance/appointment weekends, Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-5935. Through Oct. 6.

“Turning Away from the Sun,” group show of varied media featuring watercolors by Abe Goodale, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago gallery and Island Institute store, 386 Main St. FMI: 596-0701. Through Oct. 28.

"Two Muses,” painting/poetry pairings by The Lively Ladies, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (closed holidays), Garage Gallery at Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St.

"When Will We Ever Learn,” work by artists who depict the injustice and consequences of war, genocide and the resulting plight of refugees, noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays; by appointment, Yvette Torres Fine Art, 464 Main St. (second floor). FMI: 332-4014. Through Oct. 21; opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5. Artist, author and activist Winslow Myers presentation All Good Art is Protest Art: 3 p.m. Oct. 7.

“Wild Grace,” photographs by Gail Karlsson; and “Gifts from the Atlantic,” paper collage paintings by Adele H. Rahte, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays, Gallery 440, 440 Main St. FMI: 670-8499. "Heart of Blues" book signing: 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5.

Work by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, corner of Main Street and Park Drive (entrance). FMI: 596-0800. Open during art walks.

Work by gallery roster including new work from Joanne Williams, Avis Turner, John Bisbee and Michael Waterman, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Open late for First Friday Art Walks.

ROCKPORT

Michael Good retrospective of jewelry and sculpture; varied media work by other members of the family; pen and ink works by Ana Pearson and more, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Michael Good Gallery, 325 Commercial St./Route 1. FMI: 236-9623.

“Scholars and Fellows,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, intersection of Mill Street and Route 90. FMI: 594-5955.Through Jan. 2.

ST. GEORGE

"Framed, Frames & Unframed" in New Wing; and "Anything Goes II" evolving group show of art and more in Main Gallery, 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/including Columbus Day (Oct. 8).

SEARSMONT

“Sports Portraits” by Leslie Woods, Searsmont Town Library, 47 Main St./Route 131. For hours, call 342-5549. Through Oct. 20.

SEARSPORT

“Kosti Comes Home,” “Sailing Small: Small Boats, Big Ideas” and much more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum, Main St./Route 1. Multi-building downtown campus; admissions at Main Street Gallery and Visitors Center, 2 Church St. Cost: $15; $12 older than 64/students older than 17 (with student ID); $10 age 8-15; free younger than 8, members and Searsport residents; group rates available. FMI: 548-0334 or 548-2529. Through Oct. 21.

STOCKTON SPRINGS

"Mobility: Art with a Mission," benefit show of paintings by William Landmesser, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays (best to call ahead), Narrows Art Gallery, 34 Meadow Road (off Route 1). FMI: 567-4302. Portion of sales go to Free Wheelchair Mission.

THOMASTON

“BOOM! Artillery in the American Revolution” Society of the Cincinnati exhibition; Knox Collections Room, Thomaston Room and War Room; and more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Knox Museum’s Montpelier, 30 High St. at the Route 131 turn to St. George. FMI: 354-8062. Cost: $10; $8 senior citizens, AAA members. Through Oct. 6.

UNITY

“Up River,” photography by Susan Metzger, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and by appointment, Leonard R. Craig Gallery at Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot Street (off Route 202). FMI: 509-7239. Through Oct. 20.

WALDOBORO

“André E. Benoit Constructs,” new work from salvaged materials, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St., Waldoboro. Call 832-7897. Open for ArtWalk Waldoboro.

The Bahamas Collection: sculptures, drawings and paintings by Philippe Guillerm, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, Philippe Guillerm Gallery, 882 Main St. in the village. Closing for season after Artwalk Waldoboro: Oct. 13 from 4 to 7 p.m.

“Healing Through Art,” work from New Hope for Women support group for survivors of domestic violence, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-4484. Through Oct. 31; also “Empty Place At The Table” memorial exhibit 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 19.

Local artworks and artifacts, noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Waldoborough Historical Society Museum, 1164 Main St./Route 220. Through Oct. 7

Work by Wolfgang Busse and Polly McGrory, noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, McGrory & Wolf Gallery, 9 Friendship Road/Route 220. FMI: 790-1427. Through September.

“The World We Live In,” annual group show of work in varied media, Hurricane Gallery, 175 Quarry Road (off Depot Street). Always open, but call first at 701-7477.

WASHINGTON

Paintings by Suzanne Phillips and Ieva Tatarsky, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road in the village. FMI: 845-2663. Through Nov. 6.