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

Bangor: Works by Kristborg Whitney will be featured through Nov. 30 at Borders at the Bangor Mall. 990-3608

Bar Harbor: “My Grandmother’s Baskets: Selections by Watie Akins,” will be featured through December; “The Frank T. Siebert Native American Collection,” will be featured through Dec. 31; and “Images of Machias Bay Petroglyphs,” will be featured through Dec. 31, all at Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St. Gallery hours: Thursday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $4.50/$2 288-3519

Bar Harbor: “Edge: Where Land and Water Meet,” featuring artists from Maine and Prince Edward Island, Canada, will be featured through Nov. 30; and “Women and War,” an exhibition of women photographers showing images of women in the midst of violence, will be featured through Jan. 5, both at College of the Atlantic Ethel H. Blum Gallery. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 288-5015

Bath: Ongoing exhibits, “A Maritime History of Maine,” “Lobstering and the Maine Coast” and “Percy and Small Shipyard,” at Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily except major holidays. 443-1316

Bath: Works by Bev Bevilacqua of Brunswick and Popham Beach, will be featured through Dec. 31 at Mae’s Cafe, 160 Center St. 442-8577

Belfast: “Oil and Casein,” by Celine Farris, “Watercolors,” by Dianne Horton and Louis Masciovecchio and “Photography” by Sandy Dolan, Lynette Gaslin and Barbara Wacks, will be featured through Nov. 30 at Working Art Gallery, 65 Main St. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 338-4820

Boothbay Harbor: “Bill Curtsinger – 30 Years of Underwater Photography,” will be featured through Dec. 23 at Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 633-6252

Brunswick: The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum at Bowdoin College is showing “Continuing Exhibits from the Collection” and “S.S. Roosevelt: A Model of Strength,” continuing. Gallery hours, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. 725-3416

Brunswick: “Pejepscot Past Times: Objects from the Original Collection,” is ongoing; and “Decades of Dessert,” will be featured through January, 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: “Threatened and Endangered: Artist’s Books Created by Rebecca Goodale,” will be featured through Dec. 15 at Bowdoin College Hawthorne-Longfellow Library. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. 725-3832

Brunswick: “Resident Art Show,” will be featured through Nov. 30 at Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way. 729-8033

Brunswick: “Carlo Pittore: New Paintings, Old Paintings, Surprises,” will be featured through Nov. 30 at ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St. 725-8157

Damariscotta: “Diminutive Masterworks,” a holiday benefit exhibit, will be featured through Dec. 31, at Firehouse Gallery, One Bristol Road. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and by appointment. 563-7299

Falmouth: The silver jewelry of Winthrop artist Shearon Clarke Murphy will be featured through Dec. 31 at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. 781-2330

Farmingdale: “John Carnes: Watercolors,” will be featured through Dec. 11 at Renaissance Gallery, 685 Maine Ave. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 623-3575

Farmington: “Parents,” featuring photos of parents, will be featured through Nov. 30 at Franklin Memorial Hospital, 111 Franklin Health Commons. 779-2555

Farmington: “Jeanne Bruce: New Work” and “Elizabeth Roberts McFalls: Polished,” will be featured through Dec. 9 at UMF Art Gallery, 246 Main St. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. or by appointment. 778-7002

Freeport: “David Campbell: recent Paintings and Drawings,” will be featured through Dec. 3 at Frost Gully Gallery, 1159 U.S. Rt. 1. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. 865-4505

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: “Broadening Horizons, Changing Viewpoints and Landscapes From the Burk Collection,” will be featured through Dec. 12 at USM Art Gallery. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. 780-5009

Hallowell: “The Artists’ Gathering,” will be featured through Nov. 28; and “Holiday Art Show,” will be featured Dec. 3 through Dec. 26, both at the Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St. Gallery hours: Friday-Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. and by appointment. 622-3813

Lewiston: “Marsden Hartley: Image and Identity,” will be featured through Dec. 18; “Videodrome II,” 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: “Americans Who Tell the Truth,” by Maine artist Rob Shetterly, will be featured through Dec. 14 at Bates College Chapel. 786-6158

Lewiston: “Totem: Sculpture by Steve Lindsay,” will be featured through Dec. 17 at L-A College, 51 Westminster St. Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 753-6500

Lewiston: “Visual Meaning: Process, Material, Form,” works by students, will be featured Dec. 1 through Dec. 15 at Bates College Chase Hall Gallery. 786-6158

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: 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

Portland: “Contemporary Art From the Permanent Collection,” “Newly Restored McLellan House and L.D.M. Sweat Memorial Galleries,” all ongoing; “Street Smart: The Photographs of Garry Winogrand,” will be featured through Dec. 5; “Freedom Collages From King Middle School,” will be featured through Jan. 2; and “Becoming a Nation: Americana From the Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State,” will be featured through Jan. 2, 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: “Our Family,” featuring four generations of the Toole family, will be featured through Dec. 4, 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: “The Personal is Political,” will be featured through Dec. 10, at USM 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.

Portland: “The Hand Exhibit,” featuring photographs by Sally Taylor, will be featured through Dec. 10; “Framing Region: Farm Security Administration Photographs From New England to the South,” will be featured through Dec. 13; “Twice Upon a Time: Artists’ Books Inspired by the Edith C. Ride Children’s Literature Collection,” will be featured through Jan. 14; “The Wellspring of Memory,” works by six contemporary New England women artists, will be featured through March 15; and “Treasures III: A Tenth Anniversary Celebration,” will be featured through June 30, both at the USM Glickman Family Library. Gallery hours: Tuesday, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 12:30 to 4:30 and 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 780-4276

Portland: “Talking Walls: Discover Your World,” will be featured through September of 2005 at Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Labor Day to Memorial Day. 828-1234

Portland: “Growing Up Absurd: Boys Becoming Men in an Irrational world,” will be featured through Jan. 15 at Radiant Light Gallery, 615 Congress St. Gallery hours: Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. and first Fridays, 5 to 9 p.m. and by appointment. 252-7258

Portland: “John Kimball: Wit and Whim” and “Woven for the Wall: Maine Fiber Arts,” will be featured Dec. 1 through Jan. 30 at UNE Westbrook College Campus, 716 Stevens Ave. 797-7688

Rockland: “Maine in America,” and “The Wyeth Collection,” are featured continuously; “MEESeeing Red: Rockwell Kent and the Farnsworth Art Museum,” will be featured through Nov. 28; and “Maine in America: Photographs From the Collection,” will be featured through Feb. 13, 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

Rockport: “A Maine Portfolio: Photographs by Michael Alpert, “Sublime Geometries,” minimalist paintings, drawings and sculpture emphasizing shape and form and “On Line,” a group show featuring art that emphasizes the line, will be featured through Dec. 19, 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

Rumford: “Thrifty Treasures,” drawings, paintings, unframed art, prints, photographs, miniatures and more, will be featured through Nov. 30 at Pennacook Art Center, 82 Congress St. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 364-9972

Skowhegan: “Evaluating the Cold War Climate: Fear, Communism and Foreign Aid,” will be featured through May 31 at Margaret Chase Smith Library, 56 Norridgewock Ave. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free 474-7133

Turner: Works by John Bowdren, Scott Hunter, Marni Lawson, Michael Smith, Lois Strickland, Jennifer Wadsworth and Helen Warren will be featured through Dec. 31, at the Gulf Island Gallery, 16 River Road. Gallery hours: Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free 224-8296

Unity: “Selections From Mathias Fine Art, Brenda Bettinson, Mike Culver, Paul Feyling, Patt Franklin, Brigitte Keller and John Lorence, will be featured through Dec. 17 at Unity College Leonard R. Craig Art Gallery. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 948-3131

Waterville: “The Works of Alex Katz,” “Ancient Art,” and “Whistler’s Etchings and Lithotints, 1858-1896,” all ongoing, 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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