Auburn: Works by Auburn resident Melanie Ness will be featured through April 30 at Auburn Savings Bank. 782-0400

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 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: “Paintings of Images From Northeastern Brazil,” by Jorge Garcez Rocha, will be featured through May 7 at Bates College Chase Hall Gallery. Gallery hours: daily, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 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

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; “The Maine Perspective: Architectural Drawings, Part II: The Shingle Style and the Colonial Revival, 1875-1925,” will be featured through June 12; “Modern British Silkscreen Prints,” will be featured through June 26; and “Museum of Art Biennial,” will be featured through June 5, 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; and “A Sense of Time, A Sense of Place,” works by seven book artists studying under Rebecca Goodale, 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: “Alice Steinhardt: New Works,” will be featured through April 30; and “George Daniell: Watercolors,” will be featured May 6 through May 28, 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 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 through August 19, at USM Area Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center. Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. 780-5008

Portland: “Visions and Vistas: Classical and Surreal Landscapes,” will be featured through June 15 at Radiant Light Gallery, 615 Congress St. Gallery hours: Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. or by appointment. 252-7258.

Portland: “Group Show,” will be featured through April 30; and “Charles Thompson: Paintings and Sculpture,” will be featured May 5 through May 28, both at The Clown, 123 Middle St. 756-7399

Portland: “Katherine Bradford Paintings,” will be featured May 4 through May 28 at Aucocisco Galleries, 615A Congress St. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. and by appointment. 775-2227

Portland: “Life Exposed,” photographs by Sr. Pauline Quinn, O.P., will be featured May 3 through May 31 at the Portland Public Library, 3 Monument Square. 766-5540

Portland: Works by Margaret Gerding will be featured May 5 through May 28 at Greenhut Galleries, Middle Street. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 772-2693

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 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: “A Celebration of the Art of Wood,” will be featured through June 4 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

South Paris: “Enchanted Exhibit,” will be featured through April 30 at the Painted Mermaid Gallery, 6 Briggs Ave. 743-7312

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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