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.

“Celebrating the Farm,” illustrations and lithographs by Dahlov Ipcar, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St.

“Henry David Thoreau, the naturalist’s Naturalist, explores the Maine North Woods,” two- and three-dimensional work by Beth Henderson, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through May 31. Artist talk/Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition: 6:30 p.m. May 16.

“Infinite Love,” paintings by Katenia Keller, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; 11 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.

"Inspired by Nature," mixed media by Karen Meisenheimer, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, Belfast Co-op Café gallery, 123 High St. FMI: 338-2532. Through May 31.

Mast kaleidoscopes by photographer Paula B. Cannon, Camden National Bank, 156 Main St.

“More Than a Rap Sheet: The Real Stories of Incarcerated Women,” a Family Crisis Services’ exhibit featuring photographs and poems, Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884, ext. 10. Opens with 6:30 p.m. reception May 21; through May 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.

“Primavera: The Maine Fine Art Figure Exhibition,” juried show in various media, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. Through May 31; call 338–6448 for hours.

“The Sublime Monotony” group show, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. FMI: 338-0001. Through June 2.

“Suggestions,” abstract painting by Sean Greene, 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. Opens with 6 to 8 p.m. reception May 16; through July 7.

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


Art quilts by Carrie Hedstrom, Picker Room of Camden Public Library. Through May 31.

“Stories of Light,” recent work and essays by Maureen Egan, Zoot Coffee, 31 Elm St./Route 1. Through June 8.


“Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye,” Penobscot Marine Museum’s traveling exhibit, Friendship Town Office, 6 Harbor Road. Through June 30.


"Bits to Its: 3D Printed Sculpture" juried show (through June 16); and the 2013 Invitational (through June 9), Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. FMI: 594-4544.

“Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum” in the Wyeth Center on Union Street (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.

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

Flower kaleidoscopes by photographer Paula B. Cannon, Jensen’s Pharmacy, 91 Camden St./Route 1 (first floor of Breakwater Marketplace). Also Midcoast scenic work at Continuum Physical Therapy (fourth floor).

“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. Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. May 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.

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.

Season-opening show by new and returning member artists, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St.

“The Stories of the Land and Its People,” Midcoast schools’ collaborative project with Farnsworth Art Museum, Julia's Gallery for Young Artists, corner of Elm and Union streets. Opens May 19 with public ceremony 1 p.m. at Strand Theatre; reception at gallery 2 to 5 p.m. Show will run through the summer.

“Susan Van Campen: Oil on paper” and "The Child’s Book About Whales," watercolors by Scott Kelley, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 357 Main St. Through May 31.

"Synecdoche," work by Jackie Boudreau Kinsey, Diane Bowie Zaitlin and Megan Hinton, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745. Through June 4.

“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.

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.


“Current Student Work,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, corner of Route 90 and Mill Street. FMI: 594-5611. Through May 29.

May Artist: David Witbeck, Cellardoor Winery & Vineyard’s The Villa, intersection of routes 1 and 90.

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).


Group show by Karen Jelenfy, Cathy Melio, Suzanne Phillips and Ieva Tatarsky, WORKS, 21 East Main St./Route 1.


Watercolors by Kevin Smith, Thomaston Public Library in the Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. Through May 31.


“The Floral Muse,” watercolors and Asian brush paintings by Jean Kigel, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through June 1.

Medomak Valley High School Photography Show, Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St./Route 1. Through May 31.


"Word and Image," original prints by Cynthia White paired with poems, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through July 9.

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