“Design for the Stage: The Scenic Art of John E. Bielenberg,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Clifford Gallery of Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through April 29.

“Growing Farms: Images from Maine Farmland Trust Viability Program, Unity, Maine,” photography by Hugh Chatfield, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through May 2.

“Interpretations” theme show plus jewelry by Dan Bennett and work by gallery artists, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St.

“LocalrootZ,” paintings by Artist of the Month Lukaduke, Belfast Co-op Café, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through April 30. May 1-31: “We Are Still Dancing,” coil-stitched fiber plaques and baskets by Kathy Pollard.

Photography by Paula B. Cannon, Camden National Bank, Main Street.

“Signs of Language,” one-of-a-kind artist books by MJ Viano Crowe, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through May 31. Artist’s talk: 6:30 p.m. May 3.

“Stuck: Collage, Montage, Decoupage, Assemblage,” 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sundays, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through May 1.

“Waldo County through Eastern’s Eye,” early photography from the Penobscot Marine Museum’s Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company glass plate negative archive, Allen & Sally Fernald Gallery at University of Maine’s Hutchinson Center, Route 3. FMI: 338-8000. Through April 30. Historian slide talk: 6:30 p.m. April 28.

Work by Maine artists plus Aina Moja Shop of African art, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Working Art Gallery, 65 Main St. FMI: 338-4820.


Maine Photography Show, sixth annual juried exhibition, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, Boothbay Region Art Foundation gallery, 1 Townsend Ave., center of Boothbay Harbor. School groups and buses welcome; call 633-2703. Through May 7.

“Toscana in Inverno,” paintings by John Vander, Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St. Open by appointment only; call 380-7647.


“Painting Maine by the Roadside,” work by Dianne Horton and Sandy Dolan, Marsh River Theater, Monroe Highway/Route 139. Opens with live music and ice cream reception 6 p.m. April 29. Through May 31. FMI: 338-3613.


“Recycling Abstract,” recent paintings by Eric Leppanen, Camden Eyeware, 38 Curtis Ave. Through April 30. FMI: 691-6769.

“75 Years of the Working Waterfront on Penobscot Bay.” Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Atlantic Avenue and Main Street. Through April 30. Photo exhibit for April’s Maritime Month.


“Garden of Earthly Delights,” group show juried by Colin Page, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, River Arts, 170 Main St./Business Route 1. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception April 29; through June 10.

Watercolors by Peggy Farrell, Miles Memorial Hospital, River Road. Though May 6.


“The Dearly Kept,” paper sculptures with sound recordings by Martha Piscuskas, Liberty Tool Company, Peavey’s, Liberty Graphics, John’s Ice Cream, Walker School, Liberty Town Office, the post office and Ivan O. Davis Library, 59 Main St. Through June 30.


Featured artists Clara Cohan, Sally Ladd Cole and Mario Messina, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700.

“Four in Maine: Drawings” (through Sept. 11) in Crosman Gallery; “James Fitzgerald and the Elizabeth Howard” in the Craig Gallery (through June 26); “Louise Nevelson” (ongoing) in Morehouse Wing; work by Andrew Wyeth in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries; and “Alex Katz: Early Work” in the Library Gallery (ongoing), 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. Museum Store open daily. FMI: 596-6457.

Jon Kolkin’s Dreamscape series selections plus work by other gallery artists, open Saturdays and by appointment, Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745.

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


“Between the Lines” by Maine Media College MFA Graduate K.K. DePaul, Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central St. FMI: 236-8581. Re-opens with 6:30 to 8 p.m. reception April 29; through May 1.

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.

“Current Student Work,” 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 90 at Mill Street. FMI: 594-5611. Through May 26.

“The Stolen Ninety-Nine,” photographic essay by Jim Nickelson, plus art by students of Peopleplace Cooperative Preschool, Rockport Public Library, 1 Limerock St. FMI: 236-3642. Through April 30. May 2 through 31: animal portraits by Judith Grossman; reception 4 to 6 p.m. May 4..


Watercolor paintings by Kevin Smith, lower level of Thomaston Public Library in the Thomaston Academy building, Main Street/Route 1. FMI: 354-2453. Through May 24.


“Bronze and Stone,” sculpture by Ralph Moxcey, plus pen and ink works by Pam Cananas, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through April 30.


Annual Student Art Exhibit, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through May 3.

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