Augusta: “Maine’s Civil War Flags, “This Land Called Maine,” “12,000 Years in Maine,” “Maine Bounty: Woods, Sea and Granite,” “Made in Maine,” “Struggle for Identity,” and “Reflections of Maine,” are featured year round at the Maine State Museum, State House Complex. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday and all state holidays. 287-2301

Brunswick: “Pejepscot Past Times: Objects from the Original Collection,” is ongoing; and “Decades of Dessert,” will be featured through Jan. 2005, both at Pejepscot Historical Society, 159 Park Row. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday until 8 p.m. 729-6606

Brunswick: “American Landscape Painting,” will be featured through Sept. 21 at Bowdoin College John H. Halford Gallery. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. 725-3275

Brunswick: “Four Seasons in Maine: Lois Dodd’s Small Plein-Air Paintings,” will be featured through Sept. 5 at Bowdoin College Twentieth Century Gallery. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. 725-3275

Brunswick: “The Maine Landscape: Works on Paper,” will be featured through August 15 at Bowdoin College John A. and Helen P. Becker Gallery. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. 725-3275

Brunswick: “Selections of Winslow Homer’s Art and Artifacts,” will be featured through August 29; and “Selected Illustrations by Barbara Cooney,” will be featured through August 29, both at Bowdoin College Winslow Homer Gallery. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. 725-3275

Brunswick: “Gallery Artists,” a group show of gallery regulars and special guests, will be featured through Sept. 4 at ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St. Gallery hours: weekdays, 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. 725-8157

Brunswick: “The Eyes Have It,” contemporary realism from New England, will be featured through Sept. 4 at Bayview Gallery, 58 Maine St. 1-800-244-3007

Freeport: Works by Neil Welliver, Eric Hopkins, David Little and Wendy Turner will be featured through Sept. 6 at Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers, 149 Main St. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 865-4519

Fryeburg: The Fryeburg Historical Society Museum, 96 Main St., is open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon and 5:30 to 9 p.m. and every Thursday 1 to 4 p.m. and at other times by appointment. 935-4192

Gorham: “Six Weeks ‘Til Frost,” an exhibition of paintings, drawings, lithographs and ceramics by Frank Valliere and David Orser, will be featured August 20 through Sept. 19 at Elizabeth and Main Gallery of Art. 839-4060

Harpswell: “Images From the Past, the Wiscasset Schooners” and “Sculptural Reliefs” by Condon Kuhl and “Paintings: Tuscany to the Isle of Elba,” new work by Georgeann Kuhl, will be featured through Sept. 18; and “Imprints From Nature,” jewelry by Condon Kuhl, with impressions from nature, will be featured August 15 through Oct. 1, all at Gallery at Widgeon Cove, 31 Widgeon Cove Lane. Gallery hours: Thursday-Saturday and Monday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. or by appointment. 833-6081

Harrison: Works by Carman Martin, Gina Bilander, Brian Block, William Irvine and Sharon McCartney will be featured through August 14; and works by Lee Ring and Hubert Shuptrine will be featured August 17 through Sept. 4, all at BackStage Gallery, Deertrees Road. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 583-4939

Lewiston: “Wenda Gu: From Middle Kingdom to Biological Millennium,” will be featured through Oct. 10; “Marsden Hartley: Image and Identity,” will be featured through Dec. 18; and “New Acquisitions: Local and Global Contemporary Photography,” will be featured through May 30, all at Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 786-6158

Lewiston: Oils, ink and pencil drawings, pastels, scratchboard and watercolors will be featured through August 20 at L-A College Atrium Gallery, 51 Westminister St. Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 753-6500

Lewiston: Works by Dianne and Rick Kidder of Lisbon will be featured through August 31 at Central Maine Medical Center, 400 Main St. 795-2295

Lewiston: Works by Lisa Dison will be featured through August 31 at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center Visiting Artist Gallery. 784-5323

Liberty: Early American hand tools, Native American artifacts and the work of over 75 contemporary Maine artists and craftspeople are ongoing at the Davistown Museum, 58 Main St. Gallery hours: August-Labor Day, Thursday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Labor Day through Christmas, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 288-5126

Litchfield: Ongoing, changing art exhibit by Aleta Manchester of New England landscapes, historical to the present, is featured at the Country Café, Rt. 126. The café is open seven days a week. 268-4003

New Portland: Ongoing exhibits, featured year round, include Indian art from the U.S., Canada, South America, with special focus on Maine’s Abenaki, also with a basket collection, at Nowetah’s American Indian Museum, Rt. 27. Gallery hours: daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free 628-4981

Nobleboro: Paintings by Philip Barter, Eric Hopkins, Paul Plante, Elena Jahn, John Neville and Jane Dahmen are featured continuously at Gallery House, 5 Center St. Gallery hours: daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 563-8598

Ogunquit: Selections from the Farnsworth Art Museum Permanent Collection will be featured through August 18; and “Jeff Fichera: Interiors and Landscapes,” will be featured through August 18, both at Ogunquit Museum of American Art, 543 Shore Road. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. $5/$3 646-4909

Poland: Works by Annette Lavalee of Auburn, Neily Harris of Monmouth and Andrea van Voorst van Beest of Pownal will be featured through Oct. 31 at the Maine State Building on Poland Spring Hill. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 998-4142

Port Clyde: “Barbara Ernst Prey: Conversations,” will be featured through August 22 at Blue Water Fine Arts, Main Street. Gallery hours: daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment. 372-8470

Portland: “Contemporary Art From the Permanent Collection,” “Newly Restored McLellan House and L.D.M. Sweat Memorial Galleries,” all ongoing; “Pop Art From the Permanent Collection,” will be featured through Sept. 6; “Stephen Pace Watercolors,” will be featured through August 29; “European Muses, American Masters: 1870 to 1950,” will be featured through Oct. 17; and “German Expressionist Graphics: The Bradford Collection,” will be featured through Oct. 24, all at Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square. Gallery hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 775-6148

Portland: “Maine Rivers: Sustaining Soils and Souls,” will be featured through August 20 at Woodbury Campus Center, Area Gallery. Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 780-5008

Portland: “Out of Bounds, works by 20 contemporary African women artists, will be featured through Sept. 19, at UNE Westbrook College Campus, 716 Stevens Ave. 797-7261

Portland: “Shipwrecks,” will be featured through Nov. 1 at Portland Harbor Museum, Fort Road. Gallery hours: Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 761-0338

Portland: Works by Connie Hayes will be featured through August 28, at Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 772-2693

Portland: “Annual Sculpture Invitational,” will be featured through Oct. 31, at UNE Westbrook College Campus Art Gallery, 716 Stevens St. Gallery hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday, 1 to 7 p.m. 797-7261

Portland: “Japan and Nature: Spirits of the Seasons,” will be featured through Sept. 30 at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 828-1234

Portland: “Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature,” will be featured through August 20 at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 871-1700

Portland: “Twelve Years and Thirteen Days: Remembering Paul and Sheila Wellstone,” will be featured through Sept. 25 at Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, 110 Exchange St. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 761-0660

Portland: “Woven Glass Sculptures,” by Martin Kremer will be featured through Sept. 12; “Subconscious Thoughts Spontaneous Fantasies,” by Robert Mickelsen will be featured through Sept. 19; and “Sparkle, Cut and Polishes,” by Toland Sand, will be featured through Oct. 17, all at Stein Gallery Contemporary Glass, 195 Middle St. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 772-9072

Rockland: “Maine in America,” and “The Wyeth Collection,” are featured continuously; “Jamie Wyeth Drawings and Paintings Created for Kingdom Hospital,” will be featured through August 31; “Edward Hopper Exhibition,” will be featured through Sept. 26; “Painting Maine: Connie Hayes and the Borrowed View,” will be featured through Oct. 17; and “To the Lily Pond: Recent Watercolors by Stephen Pace,” will be featured through Oct. 24, all at Farnsworth Art Museum, 352 Main St. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. $8/$5 596-6457

Rockland: New paintings in watercolor by David Dewey of Owls Head, new oils on canvas by Antonia Munroe of Camden and small paintings on Mylar by Lynn Travis of Lincolnville, will be featured through August 14; and the works of Dennis Pinette of Belfast, Jacque Rochester of Glen Cove, Lise Becu of Tenants Harbor and Denise Remy of Belfast, will be featured August 18 through Sept. 11, all at Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. 594-5935

Rockport: Works by John Walker, Astrid Bowlby, Denise Froehlich, Terence Falk and Chris Sollars will be featured through August 29, at Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. 236-2875

Skowhegan: “Cover Girl: Margaret Chase Smith in the Media,” will be featured through August at Margaret Chase Smith Library, 56 Norridgewock Ave. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free 474-7133

Waterville: “The Works of Alex Katz,” “Ancient Art,” and “Whistler’s Etchings and Lithotints, 1858-1896,” all ongoing; “Sites Unseen: Photographic Visions of the Vernacular Landscape,” will be featured through Oct. 10; “Contemporary Painting: Curated By Alex Katz,” will be featured through Sept. 19; “Contemporary Highlights From the Permanent Collection,” will be featured through Oct. 31; and “Artists Talk: Selections From the Skowhegan Lecture Archive,” will be featured through Oct. 31, all at Colby College Museum of Art. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 to 4:30 p.m. 872-3549

Yarmouth: “Yarmouth at the Turn of the Century,” ongoing, at Yarmouth Historical Society, Main Street. Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 846-6259


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