“Flyby” installation by Freddy Lafage, Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Reopens April 6-11.

“Food for Thought 2,” group show, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. Through April 30.

“Grid Works” group show, noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays and by chance or appointment, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through May 1. Reception: 5-8 p.m. April 2.

New work by Keith Maynard, David Johnson, Peg Worth, Ben Hall and Joanne Parent, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St.

“The Other Side of the World — Images of China and Japan,” photographs by Betsy Headley, in Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884. Through April 30. Reception: 5 p.m. April 2; gallery talk 6 p.m.

“Recycling Abstract,” new work by Eric Leppanen, Revival Salon, 33 Main St. FMI: 338-4995. Through April 30.

“RSU 2 — Art Educators,” work by 10 Waldo County art teachers, H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery at the University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center, Route 3. FMI: 338-8049. Through April 30.

“Taking Wing,” annual Branching Out Mentoring Project collaborations, in Clifford Gallery (through April 23); “Empty Walls and Windows,” work for purchase organized by Abbie Shahn, in Corridor Gallery (ongoing), 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Waterfall Arts Belfast, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Karen Jelefy Artist’s Talk and Knit-in: 10 a.m. to noon April 3.

Work by 20 Maine artists plus Aina Moja Shop of African art, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Working Art Gallery, 65 Main St. FMI: 338-4820.


Waterfront images from the 1920s, ’30s, and ’40s by Elmer Montgomery, Jean Picker Room, Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. April 1-30. Ed Coffin talk: 6:30 p.m. April 6. Part of library’s Maritime Month.


Art at the Grill: “Painting in Community” four-woman show, Damariscotta Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. April 6 through May 17; reception 4-6 p.m. April 8.

“Black and white” juried group show, River Arts, 170 Main St./Business Route 1. FMI: 563-1507. Through April 2.

“Spring Sampler,” work from the art committee, gallery near main entrance of Miles Memorial Hospital, River Road. Through May 7. FMI: 563-5780.


“Horizons: Views of Penobscot Bay,” work by Brita Holmquist and Herbert Parsons, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Archipelago Fine Arts, the Island Institute’s art gallery, 386 Main St. FMI: 596-0701. Through June 25.

Oil paintings by Albie Davis, Rock City Books & Coffee, 328 Main St. FMI: 594-4123.

Photographs and hanging sculptures by Antje Roitzsch, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St. Through April.

“Real and Abstract: Contemporary Art from the Farnsworth” in Morehouse Wing (through May 16; “The State of Printmaking since 1940” in Crosman Gallery (through April 18); “Elegantly Attired: Victorian Apparel and Accessories in Coastal Maine” in Nevelson-Berliawsky Gallery (through April 18); “Andrew Wyeth Selections” in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries (through May 31); “Arnold Newman” photography in Craig Gallery (through Aug. 8); and “Alex Katz — Early Paintings” in Library Gallery (through May 2), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays 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.

Recent aquatints by Bill Ronalds, Rock City Coffee Roasters, 254 Main St. FMI: 594-5688.

“Wall Art” by Sandra Clement, Linda Leach and Debra Thuss, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. FMI: 789-5430. Through mid-May.

Work by Nancy Benner and Albie Davis in first-floor hallway of Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St.


“Celebrating the Studio Fellowship,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Route et. FMI: 594-5611. Through April 2.


“A Gathering of Artists” small group show, The Personal Bookshop, 144 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 354-8058. Through April 30.


“The Blink of an Eye: Drawings and Other 2-Dimensional Experimentations” by Mark Kelly, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Leonard R. Craig Gallery at Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Road. FMI: 748-3131, ext. 239. Through April 9.


“Conversations with the Moon,” recent work by Jane Herbert, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. Through April 24. Reception: 5-7 p.m. April 3.


Sixth annual Student Art Show, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road in the village. FMI: 845-2663. Through April 30.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to