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; “Surviving Winter in Maine,” exhibit will be featured through May 1; and “Changing the Face of Power: Women in the U.S. Senate,” exhibit by photojournalist Melina Mara, will be featured through April 8, all 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

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: An exhibition of watercolors by Michael Heskanen of Brunswick, will be featured through April 3 at Mae’s Cafe and Bakery, corner of High and Centre Streets. The cafe is open Tuesday-Sunday. 442-8577

Belfast: Works by nine Maine artists will be featured through March 31 at the Working Art Gallery, 65 Main St. Gallery hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 338-4820

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; and “Northern Mission: Sir Wilfred Grenfell in Labrador,” photography exhibit, will be featured through April 30. 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, 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: “Robert Hamilton: Paintings,” will be featured through April 9 at ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St. Gallery hours: weekdays, 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. 725-8157

Brunswick: Paintings by Freeport artist Judy Segal will be featured April 1 through April 30 at Colby College Moulton Union. Gallery hours: daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 725-3375

Damariscotta: “Faculty Exhibition” will be featured through March 26; and paintings in oil, watercolor and acrylic by Audrey Bechler will be featured April 1 through April 30, both at Round Top Center for the Arts, Business Rt. 1. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. 563-1507

Dexter: Works by sculptor David Smus will be featured through March 31 at Abbot Museum, Rt. 7, 12 Church St. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Friday, noon to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 924-5721

Dover-Foxcroft: Paintings by Alan Bray of Sangerville, will be featured through March 31 at Abel Blood’s Pub/Restaurant, 100 E. Main St. 564-0041

Farmington: Works by Wilton artist Luanne Wrenn will be featured through March 31 at Heirlooms of Tomorrow, 710 Wilton Road. 778-5212

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

Hallowell: “Young at Heart,” art by students from schools in central Maine, will be featured through March 26; and “Impressions of Hallowell,” recent photographs of the city of Hallowell by members of the Capital Area Camera Club, will be featured April 1 through April 24, both at Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Friday, noon to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 622-3813

Lewiston: “New Acquisitions: Local and Global Contemporary Photography,” will be featured through May 30, at Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 786-6158

Lewiston: “Elephant Dreams,” a series of 12 paintings by Philip Carlo Paratore will be featured through April 4; and the “All Maine Invitational: L/A Arts 16th Annual Art Exhibit,” will be featured through May 7, both 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. 753-6554

Lewiston: Works by Tom Reichard will be featured through March 31 at Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St. 795-2295

Lewiston: Photography exhibition by Alex Jacobson will be featured March 27 through April 10 at Bates College Chase Hall Gallery. 786-6394

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

Norway: “The April Fools,” works by Mary Brooking, Alan Day and Gemma Morrill-Dreher, will be featured April 1 through April 30 at the Commons Art Collective Gallery, 447 Main St. Gallery hours: Thursday and Friday, 3 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 743-0165

Portland: “Contemporary Art From the Permanent Collection,” “Newly Restored McLellan House and L.D.M. Sweat Memorial Galleries,” all ongoing; “New Acquisitions 2004,” will be featured through April 10; “Youth Art Month 2005,” will be featured through March 27; and “The Maine Perspective: Architectural Drawings, Part II: The Shingle Style and the Colonial Revival, 1875-1925,” will be featured through June 12, 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: “Old Wine in New Wine Skins: Bringing Out the African American Collection of Maine,” will be featured through March 31; 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: The 2004 Fall Student Show will be featured through April 2 at Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, 110 Exchange St. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and first Fridays, 5 to 8 p.m. 761-0660

Portland: Warren MacKenzie and Sequoia Miller – Two American Potters,” will be featured through March 26, at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. 879-5742

Portland: “Dean Velentgas Gallery Tribute Exhibit,” will be featured through April 16, at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. 772-1961

Portland: “Touch Drawing and Beyond – Exploring the Creative Process,” will be featured through April 11 at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. Gallery hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, noon to 9 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 871-1700

Portland: “Alice Steinhardt: New Works,” will be featured April 1 through April 30; and and “Lauren Fensterstock: Dearest,” will be featured March 30 through April 23, both at Aucocisco, 157 High St. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. and by appointment. 775-2227

Portland: “Anne Minich: New Works,” will be featured April 1 through April 30 at Eastland Park Hotel, 157 High St. 775-2222

Portland: “Expressive Figures: Sculpture by Lin Lisberger,” will be featured April 1 through April 30 at 3Fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. 712-0955

Portland: An exhibition of Asian ceramics will be featured through June 30 at the Dora L. Small School. 591-9035

Rockland: “Maine in America,” and “The Wyeth Collection,” are featured continuously 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: “Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: The Creation (After Haydn,)” will be featured through April 10 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. $5 236-2875

Saco: Works by Elizabeth Horton Shore will be featured through March 31 at Saco Bay Artists Gallery, 265 Main St. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. 284-9949

Scarborough: “Portraits From the Sea,” by Jean Kigel of Waldoboro, will be featured through March 31 at Norway Savings Bank, Scarborough Branch, 158 U.S. Rt. 1. 415-7143

Skowhegan: Evaluating the Cold War Climate: Fear, Communism and Foreign Aid,” will be featured through May 13; and “Welcome Ike: President Eisenhower Visits Skowhegan, a photo display, will be featured through June 30, both 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, 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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