“All This,” collages and constructions by Karen MacDonald, Perimeter Gallery of Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. Through Nov. 30.

“Belfast Fine Craft Show,” Phoenix Gallery, 154 High St. FMI: Through Dec. 31.

“Bog Shod – A Damp Pastoral,” a new exhibit of photography by Jonathan Levitt, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays (5 to 8 p.m. on Friday Art Walk nights), Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through Nov. 29.

“Faces of Literacy: Voices of Courage,” Literacy Volunteers of Maine’s traveling photography and text exhibition, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays; and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center, Route 3. FMI: 338-8000. Through Dec. 17.

“Food for Thought: Ten Years of Farm Branding,” work by Gabe McPhail, Belfast Co-op, 123 High St. Through Nov. 28.

“Holiday Extravaganza,” fourth annual group show of small works, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through 3 p.m. Dec. 24.

“Main Street: Selections from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Co. Collection,” Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. Through Dec. 31. Slide talk by Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30.

New work by Eric Leppanen, Amore Restaurant, 95 Searsport Ave./Route 1, Belfast. FMI: 338-5939. Through Nov. 30.

“Touches of Fall,” photography by Paula Cannon, Camden National Bank, Main Street. Through Nov. 30.

Work by dozens of 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.


Oil paintings by Andy Benoit, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St., Boothbay Harbor. FMI: 633-6252. Through Nov. 30. Poetry reading by Emily Rand Breitner: 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 27.

Paintings by Colin Page in Visitor Center, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Barter Island Road, Boothbay. FMI: 633-4333. Through Dec. 19.


“Be Yourself,” curated group show of work in various media, The Rig, 56A Elm St./Route 1. Through end of November.

“Giving Thanks” benefit show and silent auction, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing (also day entrance through Maine Gathering, 8 Bay View St.). FMI: 470-7027. Through Dec. 5 (silent auction through Dec. 20). Benefits United Mid-Coast Charities.

Quilts by award-winning quilt artist Carrie Hedstrom, Jean Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue. Through Nov. 30.


Art at the Grill: paintings by Pamela Creamer and Maria C. Boord, Damariscotta Grill, Main Street/Business Route 1. Through Dec. 13.

Frank Federico — work in pastel, watercolor and oil, The Bakery, 85 Parking Lot Lane. FMI: 563-2867. Through Jan. 31.

Kathleen Mack: sculptures and paintings, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, River Arts Gallery II, Route 1 at Business Route 1. FMI: 563-1508. Through Nov. 30.


“Alex Katz: New Work” (through Jan. 2) in Morehouse Wing; “Four in Maine: Site Specific” in- and outside (through Dec. 31); “Louise Nevelson” (through Dec. 31) in James Gallery (Morehouse Wing); “Rug Hooking in Maine and Beyond” in Crosman Gallery (through Dec. 31); Andrew Wyeth Exhibition in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries (ongoing); “Arnold Newman” (through Jan. 16) at Level 2; “Emily Schiffer — Cheyenne River” in Craig Gallery (through Jan. 16); and “Share the Wonder” exhibition with model train set installation, holiday art and artifacts and designer trees in the Wyeth Center, Union Street (Nov. 27 through Jan. 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; free to all 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. FMI: 596-6457. Free Share the Wonder Celebration: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 27.

“Monhegan Perspectives III” group show, 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 Jan. 23.

“New Work and Old,” work in various media by Jonathan Frost, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Harbor Square’s Winter Street Gallery, 21 Winter St. Through Nov. 28.

New work by Maine contemporary craft artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 26 through 28; and Dec. 2 through 5, CRAFT gallery, 12 Elm St. in the courtyard. FMI: 594-0167.

“Nine by Nine,” annual Lively Ladies and Shevis group show, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St. FMI: 594-5250. Through Jan. 11.

Paintings by ChenSun Campbell and work in various media by Antje Roitzsch, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St.

“Unique and Affordable” original paintings, prints, jewelry, photography, ceramics and mixed media priced under $100, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays (to 6 p.m. Fridays), Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. FMI: 594-8784. Nov. 26 through Dec. 24.


“Amazing Maine” images by Carol Latta, Rockport Corner Shop, Main and Central streets.

Cat portraits by Lincolnville artist Lauralee Clayton, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Camden-Rockport Animal Rescue League shelter, 146 Camden St./Route 1.

“Photographing Maine: Ten Years Later, 2000–2009,”, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. FMI: 236-2875. Suggested donation $5. Through Dec. 5.

Photography by Maleah Chadwick, Country Inn, Route 1. Through Nov. 30.


Holiday Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 26 and 27, Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-8194. Part of Yuletide in St. George.

Yuletide exhibit featuring amaryllis paintings and seasonal pastels by Cynthia Hyde and more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 26 and 27, The Drawing Room, 864 River/Route 131. Part of Yuletide in St. George; continues weekends through Dec. 19.


Scenic and nature photography by Shelagh Delphyne, Searsmont Town Library, Searsmont Community Center, intersection of routes 131 and 173. FMI: 342-5549. Through Nov. 30.


Holiday Kiln Opening show and sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 27 and 28 at Jody Johnstone’s studio, 135 Webster Road. FMI: 338-5314.


Photography by Neil M. Shively, lower-level art wall of Thomaston Public Library in the Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 354-2453. Through mid-December.


Photography by Olivia Hanson and paintings by Linda Lawson-Miller, Centre Gallery at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. FMI: 568-3147 or 948-7469. Through Nov. 30.


Holiday Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, New Era Gallery, 60 Main St. Opens with 4 to 7 p.m. reception Nov. 26 (Offshore Trio plays 4 to 5 p.m.); through Dec. 18.


Art work in various media by Holly Berry, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-4484. Through Nov. 30.

Fifth anniversary show featuring work by Jean Kigel and Daniel Corey, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and by appointment, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through Nov. 27.


“Washington: Then and Now,” photography show, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through Feb. 28.

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