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, 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

Bar Harbor: “Layers of Time: Archaeology at the Abbe Museum,” is ongoing; and “Mocotaugan: The Story and Art of the Crooked Knife,” will be featured through Dec. 31; “2005 Waponahki Student Art Show: The Forests,” will be featured through August 31; and “Dr. Abbe’s Museum in Mr. Dorr’s Park,” will be featured through Oct. 16, all at Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St. Gallery hours: Thursday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 288-3519

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: Watercolors by Gretchen Conklin will be featured through June 19, at Mae’s Cafe and Bakery, corner of High and Centre Streets. The cafe is open Tuesday-Sunday. 442-8577

Bath: Works by Jerry Day Mason of Westport Island and Norman Rosenbaum of Scarborough will be featured through July 16 at the Chocolate Church Arts Center Art Gallery, 798 Washington St. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. 442-8455

Biddeford: Works by Biddeford resident Ernest Menard will be featured through June 29 at Saco Bay Artists, 265 Main St. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. 284-9949

Boothbay Harbor: “Helen St. Clair: A Personal View,” will be featured through June 28 at Gleason Fine Art, 31 Townsend Ave. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 633-6849

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, 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: “Tom Chapin: Sculpture,” and Andrea Sulzer: Drawings,” will be featured through June 4 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: “Charles Movalli and Dale Ratcliff: New England Perspectives,” will be featured through June 4 at Bayview Gallery, 58 Maine St. 1-800-244-3007

Damariscotta: “In the Garden,” works by Heidi Daub, Mike Stiler, Ann Bourassa, Kendall Jan Jubb and Katie Lee,” and “Introducing,” works by Dick Alden, Avy Claire, Peter Happny, Reg Logan and Allen Wynn, will be featured through June 5; and “Sense of Place,” new works by Sally Caldwell Fisher, Philip Frey, William Irvine, Jean Jack, Sharon Larkin and John Neville, will be featured June 9 through July 17, both at the Firehouse Gallery, One Bristol Road. Gallery hours: May and June, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 563-7299

Damariscotta: Works by Abbott Meader of Oakland and Forrest Meader of Poolesville, Md. will be featured through June 26 at Inka Urpi Galeria, 79 Bristol Road. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 563-2057

Dover-Foxcroft: “Carol Gorecki of Orneville, Twp.: Flower Photography,” will be featured through June 30, at Abel Blood’s Pub/Restaurant, 100 E. Main Street. 564-0041

Falmouth: “New Color Works by Ben Georgia,” will be featured through June 19; and “Art for Camp Scholarships,” will be featured through June 30, both at Elizabeth Moss Gallery, 251 U.S. Rt. 1. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 781-2620

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

Georgetown: New paintings and photographs by Barbara Hadden will be featured through June 5 at West Island Gallery, 37 Bay Point Road. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 371-9090

Gorham: “Maine Reflections,” paintings by William V. King, will be held at the Elizabeth and Main Gallery of Art, 238 Main St. 839-4060

Hallowell: “Peter Buotte: To Baghdad and Back,” will be featured through June 26, 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

Harpswell: “Poetics of Photography,” by guest artist Nena Norton, will be featured through June 15 at Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Rt. 123. 833-6081

Hinckley: “Bernd Heinrich: The Naturalist as Artist,” will be featured through Oct. 15 at L.C. Bates Museum, Good Will-Hinckley Homes for Boys and Girls, Rt. 201. 238-4250

Lewiston: “The Environment of Landscape: Works From the Olivia and Elwood Straub Collection,” will be featured through Sept. 1, at Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 786-6158

Lewiston: Works by Paul Boucher will be featured through June 30, at Central Maine Medical Center. 795-2295

Lewiston: “Threatened and Endangered: Artist’s Books Created by Rebecca Goodale,” will be featured through July 1 at L-A College Atrium Gallery, 51 Westminster St. Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 753-6554

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; “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 August 18; “A Sense of Time, A Sense of Place,” works by seven book artists studying under Rebecca Goodale, will be featured through June 30; and “Traces,” featuring the Asian photographs of Mason Philip Smith, will be featured through July 30, all 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: “Catherine Porter Paintings,” will be featured through July 23; and “Figurative Wood Drawings,” by Bernard Langlais, will be featured through August 31, both at Aucocisco, 157 High St. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. and by appointment. 775-2227

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

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: “Bernard Langlais: Abstract Wood Reliefs,” will be featured through August 31, at Aucocisco Galleries, 615A Congress St. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. and by appointment. 775-2227

Portland: “Margaret Lawrence: Backyard and Beyond,” will be featured through June 25, 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

Portland: “Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection,” will be featured through July 3 at UNE Art Gallery, Westbrook College Campus. 797-7261

Portland: “Pause,” a group show of black and white photography, documentary radio and nonfiction writing will be featured through July 8 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 from 5 to 8 p.m. 7610660

Portland: “Jerry Garcia: A Visual Journey,” will be featured from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on June 4 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 5 at Doubletree Hotel, 1230 Congress St. 774-5611

Portland: “Quint-Rose: Paper, Color and Form,” will be featured through June 25 at the Clown, 123 Middle St. 756-7399

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,” “Cicely Aikman and Fred Scherer: Slants of Light,” and “Brian Vanden Brink: Images of Home,” will be featured through June 4; and “Cuban Connections,” an exhibition by Mainers who have photographed Cuba, “Diana Cherbuliez and Alison Hildreth: Unreal Estate” and “Transcribing Time,” by Grace DeGennaro, Gail Spaien and Alice Spencer, will be featured June 9 through July 24, all 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: “Welcome Ike: President Eisenhower Visits Skowhegan, a photo display, will be featured through June 30; and “Let’s Play: Pastimes from the Past,” will be featured through July 1, 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; and an exhibition of the world’s most popular and seductive musical instrument, the guitar, will be featured through July 10, 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

Wiscasset: “The Untamed Coast,” featuring oils, pastels and watercolors by the gallery’s regionally and nationally recognized contemporary artists who paint throughout Maine, will be featured through July 1 at Wiscasset Bay Gallery, 67 Main St. Gallery hours: daily, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 882-7682

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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