BELFAST

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

Artist of the Month: work by Paula Dougherty, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, Belfast Co-op Café, 123 High St. Through Aug. 8.

“Imagine the Maine Woods National Park,” photography by Lee Ann and Tom Szelog accompanied by essays, Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Through Aug. 7.

“A Matter of Doing,” new work by Margaret Nomentana, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, Perimeter Gallery at Chase’s Daily, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-0555. Through Aug. 28.

“Metamorphia: Systems of Emergence,” three-artist show of sculpture, drawing and video installation, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. Through Sept. 9. Artists talk: Aug. 4.

New and in-progress work by Susan Tobey White, High Street Studio & Gallery, 149 High St. FMI: 322-1669.

Original oils by Jerri Finch plus archival prints, posters and cards, noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; noon to 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; and by appointment, Finch Gallery, 16 Main St. (red building behind Consumers Fuel). FMI: 322-7228.

Paintings by Joanne Parent, black and white images by Neal Parent, handmade glassware by David Jacobson and jewelry by Dan Bennett, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Parent Gallery, 92 Main St. FMI: 338-1553.

“Palette & Knife,” four-woman show, Betts Gallery at The Belfast Framer, 96 Main St. FMI: 338-6465. Through Aug. 6.

“Summer Stable Show,” annual large group show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, 97 Main St. FMI: 338-6575. Through Sept. 16. Artists talk 4:30 p.m., reception 5:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 26.

“Through Her Lens – Women Photographers of Midcoast Maine, 1885-1925” and “Evolution of the Photographic Snapshot: 1888-2015,” 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, H. Alan and Sally Fernald Art Gallery of the University of Maine's Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave./Route 3. Through Sept. 2.

“Victorian Fashion Accessories,” “Notable Women of Belfast,” artwork by Percy Sanborn and Hartwell Woodcock, exhibits depicting the story of Mathews Brothers, Belfast’s maritime and industrial heritage, the 1864 “Belfast Civil War Soldiers Quilt” and more, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Belfast Museum, 10 Market St. FMI: 338-9229. Through Labor Day.

CAMDEN

“Afloat,” marine oils by Todd Bonita, Jonathan McPhillips and Kirk McBride, Camden Falls Gallery, 5 Public Landing. FMI: 470-7027. Open daily.

The Working Waterfront,” pochoir prints by John Wissemann, Picker Room of Camden Public Library, Main Street and Atlantic Avenue. Through Aug. 31; reception 3 p.m. Aug. 6.

CUSHING

Arts in the Barn: work by aerial photography by Lawreston Crute and pottery by Gayle Bedigian, Cushing Historical Society Barn, 17 Hathorn Point Road. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Aug. 5; continues 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 7.

David Vickery Open Studio, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 and 7, 5 Maloney Lane, off Hathorne Point Road just before the Olson House. Signs will be posted for this annual event.

“Open Studio | New Work,” John Paul Caponigro’s annual open studio, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 and 7, Caponigro Arts, 73 Cross Road. FMI: info@johnpaulcaponigro.com. Artist talk 2 p.m. both days.

LIBERTY

Quilts by Sheepscot Valley Quilters and Belfast Quilt Guild, Ivan O. Davis – Liberty Library, 59 Main St./Route 173. Raffle tickets $5, drawing during Aug. 20 ice cream social.

LINCOLNVILLE

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Midcoast Potters Tour of six ceramic artist studios in Knox and Waldo counties 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6 and 7. Second annual self-guided tour loop; visit midcoastpotters.org for map. Stops in St. George, Thomaston, Liberty, Thorndike, Swanville and Lincolnville.

Summer Open Studio and Sale of ANK Ceramics and Meghan Flynn Ceramics, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 6, Boat Club Studios, 209 Main St./routes 52/173 in Lincolnville Center. New work, seconds and sale items, snacks and Whaleback Farm Cider.

Work in various media by Maine artists, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily or by appointment Lincolnville Fine Art Gallery, 2522 Atlantic Highway/Route 1 at Lincolnville Beach. FMI: 789-5000.

MONHEGAN

“Don Stone: A Monhegan Legacy,” Lupine Gallery’s annual summer exhibit at the Island Inn, adjacent to the wharf. Through Oct. 9. FMI: 594-8131.

ROCKLAND

Art and poetry by Heidi Locke including colored pencil drawings and collage, Center for Health and Healing, 17 Masonic St.

“Art at Bartlett Woods: Ronald Frontin,” more than 20 monumental canvases, watercolors and studies, Bartlett Woods, 20 Bartlett Drive (off Talbot Avenue). Through December; may be seen during business hours. FMI: 594-2745.

“Art in Black and White,” group theme show, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays; by appointment, CRAFT Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-0167. FMI: 594-0167. Aug. 5 through Sept. 1.

“Closely Viewed,” photography by Elizabeth Root Blackmer, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Café Gallery of Good Tern Natural Foods Co-op, 750 Main St., Rockland. FMI: 594-8822. Opens with wine tasting & reception 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5; through Aug. 31.

Featured artists in front room plus work by remaining artists, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays, Art Space Gallery, 342 Main St. New show opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 5.

First Friday Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5, downtown galleries and venues. First Fridays through November. FMI: artsinrockland.org (AIR).

“Food for Thought," group show by The 9 Lively Ladies, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays (closed holidays), Garage Gallery at Eastern Tire & Auto Service, 70 Park St.

“Fred Good,” solo show of abstract paintings and works on paper; plus jewelry, pottery, wood and more, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Michael Good Gallery, 499 Main St. Opens with 17th annual Summer Celebration reception 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5; through Sept. 9.

Grand opening exhibition of work by local artists Peter Davis, Annie Bailey and Jason Goodman, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, NoRo Gallery, 16 Brewster St. (former church building; parking, entrance in rear, corner of Cedar and Bunker). FMI: 701-1307.

Inaugural exhibitions: “Jonathan Borofsky: Human Structures” (through Aug. 21), “Alex Katz: Small Paintings” (through Aug. 17) and “Rollin Leonard: Vernal Pond” (through Aug. 14), 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays (to 8 p.m. First Fridays); and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 21 Winter St. Admission $6; $5 in group (20-plus); free younger than 12 and members; free for all 6 to 8 p.m. First Fridays through October. FMI: 701-5005.

John Winship solo show; and work by other gallery artists, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays; and by appointment, Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St. FMI: 594-7745. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 5; through Aug. 29.

“Land, Sea & Air,” solo exhibition of new paintings by Irma Cerese, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Landing Gallery, 409 Main St. FMI: 239-1223. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 5; through Sept. 1.

“Like There's No Tomorrow,” paintings by Kenny Cole, Win Wilder Hall, 328 Main St. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 5; through October.

Nature-inspired paintings and photographs by Michael Boardman, Janet Glatz and Leon Vanella, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, art gallery of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 5.

New work by award-winning gallery artists, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; chance or appointment Sundays, Harbor Square Gallery, 374 Main St. FMI: 594-8700. Open for First Friday Art Walk 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5.

Oil paintings by Christine Henehan, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; and 8:30 a.m. to noon Fridays, Sanctuary Gallery of Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St. Through Aug. 24.

Paintings by Justin Wheeler, Rock City Coffee Roasters, 252 Main St./Route 73. Opens with 4 to 6 p.m. reception Aug. 5.

“Pop,” recent work in varied media by Orlando Johnson, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Black Hole, 403 Main St. FMI: 400-2957.

“The Primacy of Drawing II,” group show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Jonathan Frost Gallery, Park Drive at Main Street. FMI: 596-0800. Opens with 5:30 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 5.

“Pushing Boundaries — Dine, Graves, Lichtenstein, Rauschenberg and Rosenquist: Collaborations with Donald Saff” (through Jan. 22) in Morehouse Wing; “From the Smallest Leaf: Photographs by Koichiro Kurita” (through Sept. 11) in Crosman Gallery; “American Treasures” in the James Gallery and “Celebrating Maine” in Rothschild Gallery (through Oct. 29, 2017); “About Buildings” in Library (through Jan. 8); “Andrew Wyeth: Maine Temperas and Watercolors” in Hadlock Gallery and “Andrew Wyeth: The Dory” in Wyeth Study Center (through Nov. 20), “Stories of the Land and Its People,” fifth annual exhibition of education collaboration, in Craig Gallery and Julia’s Gallery, corner of Elm and Union (through the summer); and “N.C. Wyeth: Painter” and “Unseen Treasures: The Cawley Collection of Wyeth Archival Material” in the Wyeth Center (through Oct. 30), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. Admission $15; $13 senior citizens; $10 students older than 16; free younger than 17, museum members and Rockland residents; free to all 5 to 8 p.m. First Fridays through October and 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays July through September. FMI: 596-6457. Also tours 11 a.m., 12 and 1 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays at the Farnsworth Homestead on Elm Street; and tours on the hour noon to 4 p.m. daily at the Olson House in Cushing (talk by David Rockwell, nephew of Andrew Wyeth, 2 p.m. Thursdays through August).

“Robert LaHotan in Maine, The Late Paintings,” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; by chance or appointment, Yvette Torres Fine Art, 464 Main St. FMI: 332-4014. Opens with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 5; through Sept. 4.

Solo shows by Dozier Bell and Tollef Runquist, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; by appointment Sundays and Mondays, Dowling Walsh Gallery, 365 Main St. Open with 5 to 8 p.m. reception Aug. 5.

Solo shows by Lois Dodd, Alan Bray, Todd Watts and Kayla Mohammadi, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m., Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. FMI: 594-5935. Through Aug. 13.

Stained glass and wood sculpture, furniture and miniatures by Geoffrey Vollers; and paintings by Marti Reed, Geoffrey Vollers Studio, 112 South Main St./Route 73. Open by chance or appointment; call 691-4025.

Summer exhibition of fine art and craft, Archipelago Fine Arts Gallery, 386 Main St. Through Aug. 28. Open daily. First Friday reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5.

ROCKPORT

Benefit photography and painting show, work by Patrisha McLean and Susan Williams, Pascal Hall, 86 Pascal Ave. Through Aug. 24, open by chance or appointment (230-4264, info@homehelphope.org). Portion of sales benefit the Knox County Homeless Coalition/Hospitality House; signed copies of McLean’s “My Island” available for a $75 minimum donation to KCHC.

“Cuban Footsteps,” work by work of 20 professional and amateur photographers, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; and by appointment, Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central St. Through Sept. 3. Reception: 8:30 p.m. Aug. 16.

“Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye,” traveling historical photography exhibit from Penobscot Marine Museum, hallway beside the café at Pen Bay Medical Center, Route 1, Glen Cove. Through the fall.

“Lobster Business” group show (through Aug. 7); paintings by Artist of the Month Linda Packard; seascapes by Judy Taylor (through Aug. 18); work by Art and work by Liz Donald and Barb Jackson (through Oct. 15), noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, Barb Jackson Studio/Gallery, 22 Central St.

“New Work by Faculty,” 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, intersection of Mill Street and Route 90. FMI: 594-5955. Through Sept. 14.

Sculpture by Michael Good; and paintings, works on paper, fine ceramic, wood, glass and more from PicassoWhat of Rockland, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Michael Good Gallery Annex, 325 Commercial St./Route 1. FMI: 594-2580. Through September. Lori Schafer of  WalkingWoolStudio demonstrates hand-spinning wool into yarn 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through August.

ST. GEORGE

“Barbara Ernst Prey: In Search of America,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Barbara Prey Projects, 855 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Port Clyde. FMI: 372-8087. Through Sept. 5. Artist talk: 4 p.m. Aug. 7.

Floorcloths by Addie Peet plus work by 14 local artists, noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Port Clyde Art Gallery, upstairs in the red barn across from the General Store. Through Aug. 15.

“Island Worlds,” annual open studio of Greg Mort and Jon Mort, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 and 7, Fieldstone Castle, 129 Marshall Point Road, Port Clyde. Artists tour and talk: 1 p.m. Aug. 6. FMI: 372-8658.

"Leo & Company," work by Elaine Reed and the late Leo Brooks in new wing; “Art with Attitude” showcase of fine art, craft and collectibles, in main gallery; and metal works in the sculpture garden, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays or by appointment, Mars Hall Gallery, 621 Port Clyde Road/Route 131, Martinsville. FMI: 372-9996 or -8194. Through Aug. 31.

“Various Degrees of Dress and Undress,” Angela Anderson’s large romantic nudes and DiTa Ondek’s encaustic baby dress assemblages with accompanying poems, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. or chance/appointment, Granite Gallery, 48 Main St./Route 131. Through Aug. 10. Opening reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5.

Work by the Wyeths and more, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Linda Bean’s Maine Wyeth Art Gallery, 4 Cold Storage Road (above Port Clyde General Store). FMI: 372-6543.

SEARSMONT

Intaglio prints by M.F. Morison inspired by, and shown with, fly fishing lures by Cade Nickels, Searsmont Town Library, 47 Main St./Route 131. FMI: 342-5549. Through Sept. 15.

SEARSPORT

Oil paintings, carvings, bronzes and metal sculpture by J. Michael Nahme plus photographs by Wayne Hamilton, oils by Mary Brann and Bruce Collins, acrylics by David Estey and watercolors by Lee Collins, 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays or by appointment, Nahme Gallery, Route 1. FMI: 548-2858. Through Oct. 31.

“Wish You Were Here: Communicating Maine” season of exhibits including “Maine: A Continuum of Place,” pairings of vintage photographs and contemporary artworks, in Main Street Gallery, and much more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, Penobscot Marine Museum, Main St./Route 1. Multi-building downtown campus; admissions at Main Street Gallery and Visitors Center on the Crescent, 2 Church St. Cost: $12; $10 older than 64/students (with student ID); $8 age 7-15; $30 families; free younger than 7, members and Searsport residents; group rates available. FMI: 548-0334 or 548-2529. Through Oct. 16. Free for residents of Burnham through Aug. 6; residents of Montville Aug. 7 through 13.

SOUTH THOMASTON

“Gary Akers: Allure Of The Sea," annual exhibition of new work featuring 20 new paintings in egg tempera and watercolor, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Green Schoolhouse on Route 131, two miles down the St. George peninsula from Route 1. Through Sept. 10. Artist on site daily. FMI: (859) 250-0278.

New work by Jeffrey Sabol, Jim Keefer’s annual water bird exhibit, contemporary marine work by gallery artists, ship models and more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Art of the Sea, 5 Spruce Head Road/Route 73, by the reversing falls at the ‘keag. FMI: 594-9396 or -2944.

“Timeless,” work in diverse media by gallery artists, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays through Saturdays; chance or appointment Wednesdays and Sundays, The Kelpie Gallery, 81 Elm St./Route 73. FMI: 691-3416 or 691-0392. Through September.

THOMASTON

Art Books by Cynthia Motian McGuirl, Thomaston Public Library, 60 Main St./Route 1. Through Aug. 31.

“John Baeder: Work from 1962 to 2015” and “Teresa Oaxaca: Exuberance” solo shows; “Luminous Light & Reflections” group show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays or by appointment, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St./Route 1. FMI: 354-0605. Through Aug. 13. Plein air painting demo by TJ Cunningham: 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 6.

VINALHAVEN

Late-summer show of work by Joel Greenberg, Charles Miller, Herb Parsons and Kitty Wales; plus Rich Entel’s “Cardboard Menagerie” in the Windy Way Barn, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, New Era Gallery, 60 Main St. FMI: 863-9351. Opens with 5 to 7 p.m. reception Aug. 6; through Aug. 31. Cello recital Aug. 11 (call for details).

WALDOBORO

“Hopeful Monsters,” oils, pastels, monotypes by Chris Augusta, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, Tidemark Gallery, 902 Main St./Route 220. FMI: 832-5109. Through Aug. 6.

New sculptures by Philippe Guillerm, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, Philippe Guillerm Gallery, 882 Main St.

Oil paintings of Paris by Shigeru Wakayama, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Medomak Arts’ Space @ No. 9, 9 Friendship St./Route 220. Through Aug. 21.

Paint the Town 11th annual wet-art reception and auction, 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6, 995 Main St. in Waldoboro village. Suggested donation $10; proceeds benefit local charities. Begins with preview and artists' reception featuring fresh lobster hors d'oeuvres and local wines from Cellardoor Vineyard.

WASHINGTON

Graphite and charcoal raptor drawings by Megan Lewis, Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Road. FMI: 845-2663. Through Sept. 6.