African art, crafts and clothing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Aina Moja at the Wellness Health Center, 39 Main St. FMI: 930-8012.

“Big Top,” sculptural work by Paul Oberst, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Perimeter Gallery in Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-0555. Through May 12.

“The Brush and the Len,” oil paintings and fine art photography by Vaughn Hawley, Belfast Co-op Café gallery, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through April 30.

“Exquisiting in the Ordinary,” work by local artists/UMaine art faculty members Kerstin Engman and Dina Petrillo, Fernald Gallery of University of Maine's Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave./Route 3. Through April 30.

“Forest For the Trees” group show, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through April 28.

New work in varied media by gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturday; and by chance/appointment, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. FMI: 338-1553.

Photography from United Way of Eastern Maine’s Waldo County Health Awareness Project, Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through April 30.

“Pythias Sacred Geometry Tarot” paintings by Katenia Keller, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; or by appointment, Square the Circle Gallery at the Masonic Temple, 137 High St. (second floor). FMI: 382-6040.

Spring Celebration Open House, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27, Raven's Nest Gallery, 65 Main St. FMI: 505-2659. Refreshments, fine and folk art.

Watercolor paintings by Dianne Horton, The Republican Journal, 161 High St. FMI: 338-3613.


Maritime Month photography exhibit from the National Fisherman collection of Penobscot Marine Museum, Picker Room of Camden Public Library. Through April 30.

Paintings by Linda Norton, Bangor Savings Bank, Hannaford plaza off Route 1. Through April 30.


Annual “Nine By Nine” show by the Lively Ladies, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, Garage Gallery of Eastern Tire Service, 70 Park St.

“Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum” in the Wyeth Center on Union Street (April 27 through Dec. 29); “Andrew Wyeth: Her Room” in Hadlock and Wyeth Study Center galleries (through the fall); “A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals” in Craig Gallery (through Jan. 5); “Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth,” Crosman Gallery (through Sept. 22); “Small Treasures” in Library Gallery; and “American Treasures: Other Voices” in Nevelson/Berliawsky Gallery (through Feb. 2); 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays 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. Taking the Figure for a Walk: Three Contemporary Artists talk by Britta Konau: 2 p.m. April 27. Cost: $15, $10 museum members.

“In Pursuit of Coastal Light,” work by Gary Hoyle and Andrea Peters, 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 Gallery, 386 Main St. FMI: 596-0701. Through May 31. Receptions: 5 to 8 p.m. May 3 and 24.

Invitational Art Exhibit at Bartlett Woods, 20 Bartlett Drive off upper Talbot Avenue, Rockland. FMI: 594-1159. Artist talks 6:30 to 8 p.m. First Thursdays.

Landscape themed juried show for National Poetry Month, Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. Through April 30.

Natural world theme show of work in various media by Diane Green Hebert, Shelley Johnson and Antje Roitzsch, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St.

Paintings by Bob Besaw, Café Miranda, 15 Oak St.

“Poetry & Art II,” mail-in exhibition, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, Good Tern Natural Foods Co-Op and Café, 750 Main St. FMI: 594-8822. Through April 30.

“Tree Work 2013” group show, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; occasional Sundays; and by appointment, Harbor Square Gallery and the Muir Garden for Contemporary Sculpture, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Also at The Villa in Rockport.

Watercolors by Anne McMath, Kathy Lane, Diana Maddocks and Jane Barrie, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Winding Way Watercolors, 39 Union St. FMI: 593-7955.


“ARTicipation,” annual pre-season community celebration of student art (pre-school to grade 12), Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. Opens with 2 to 4 p.m. reception April 27 with art activities, mask performance by Beverly Mann and more; continues 1 to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays through May 12. Also on view, Joel Glassman’s “Recycled Menagerie.”

Photography by Peter Ralston plus limited edition Wyeth prints, Ralston Gallery, 23 Main St. FMI: 230-7225. Also Ralston photo display at Rockport Harbormaster’s Office 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (236-0676).

“Tree Work 2013” group show, Cellardoor Winery & Vineyard’s The Villa, intersection of routes 1 and 90. Also at Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland.


Watercolors by Marcia Anderson, Thomaston Cafe, 154 Main St./Route 1. Through April 30.

Working duck and shorebird decoys carved and painted by resident Paul Perkins, Thomaston Public Library in the Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. Through April 30.


Knox County historic photographs from the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company collection of Penobscot Marine Museum, Vose Library, 392 Common Road. Touring show ends with photo archivist talk 7 p.m. May 9 at Old Town House, Town House Road/Route 235.


Spring show by gallery artists in various media, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through April 27.


Annual student art show from Prescott Memorial Elementary School, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road, Washington. FMI: 845-2663. Through April 30.

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