Farmington: “UMF Art Gallery Senior Show: Threshold,” will be featured April 7 through May 14 at UMF Art Gallery, 246 Main St. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. 778-7001

Lewiston: “New Acquisitions: Local and Global Contemporary Photography,” will be featured through May 30; “Early French Photography: Art and Industry,” will be featured through May 7; and “Senior Exhibition,” will be featured April 8 through May 29, all 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: Photography exhibition by Alex Jacobson will be featured 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 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; 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: “Treasures III: A Tenth Anniversary Celebration,” will be featured through June 30, 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: “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 through April 30; and and “Lauren Fensterstock: Dearest,” will be featured 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 through April 30 at Eastland Park Hotel, 157 High St. 775-2222

Portland: “Expressive Figures: Sculpture by Lin Lisberger,” will be featured 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

Portland: Select works of fine art and crafts will be featured April 3 through May 1 at UNE Art Gallery, Westbrook College Campus, 716 Stevens Ave. 797-7688

Portland: “War Flowers: From Swords to Plowshares,” will be featured April 8 through August 19 at USM Area Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center. 780-5008

Rockland: “Maine in America,” and “The Wyeth Collection,” are featured continuously; “Farnsworth and Kno-Wal-Lin Hospice Exhibition,” will be featured through June 15; and “Andrew Wyeth: Early Watercolors,” will be featured April 6 through Sept. 18, all at Farnsworth Art Museum, 352 Main St. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $8/$5 596-6457

Rockport: “Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: The Creation (After Haydn,)” will be featured through April 10; and “Camden-Rockport Student Exhibition,” will be featured April 7 through April 10, both 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

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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