Augusta: Exhibits of Maine’s natural environment, prehistory, social history and manufacturing heritage are featured year-round; “Cabinet of Curiosities, the Museum Science Collections and You” continues at the Maine State Museum, State House Complex. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed all state holidays. 287-2301

Augusta: Works by Marcia Baker and Vi Eastman will be featured through March 15 at Finance Authority of Maine, 5 Community Drive. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 1-800-228-3734

Augusta:
Student art from the Maine Youth Excellence in Art program will be featured through March 30 at the Augusta Capitol complex. 287-6571

Bangor:
“A Legacy of Collecting: 1983-Present” will be featured through April 5 at University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 561-3350

Bangor: Works by Corinth artist and art educator Sarah Tabor will be featured through Jan. 31 at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

Bar Harbor:
“Layers of Time: Archaeology at the Abbe Museum” is ongoing at Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. 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. Gallery hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily except major holidays. 443-1316

Bath: Annual juried photography exhibit will be featured through Feb. 23 at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 442-8455

Bath:
“Paintings and Mixed Media by Margaret Leonard” will be featured through May 4 at Mae’s Cafe and Bakery, 160 Centre St. 442-8577

Biddeford:
Works by Stephen Burt will be featured through Jan. 31 at the University of New England Stella Maris Hall. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 602-2269

Brunswick: “Carved in Stone: Two Views of Inuit Art,” an exhibit of Canadian Inuit sculpture; “Polar Photography by Bryan Alexander,” featuring photographs of Northwest Greenland; “A Permanent Home: Recent Acquisitions From Alaska” and “Chilling Discoveries About Global Warming,” featuring a piece of an ice core from the Greenland ice cap, will be shown through Jan. 31 at Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum at Bowdoin College. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 725-3416

Brunswick: “Pejepscot Past Times: Objects from the Original Collection” is ongoing at Pejepscot Historical Society, 159 Park Row. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and until 8 p.m. Thursday. 729-6606

Brunswick: “Patty Chang: For Abramovic, Love Cocteau” will be featured through April 13; “Lawn Boy Meets Valley Girl: Gender in the Suburbs” will be featured through March 2; “Being: A Selection of Photographic Portraits” will be featured through March 6; and “The American Scene: Part II” will be featured through Aug. 31, all at Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 725-3275

Freeport:
Maine landscapes and seascapes,paintings and limited edition prints by Maine artists Eric Hopkins, Neil Welliver, Connie Hayes, Tom Curry, David Little, Wendy Turner and Jeff Colquhoun are featured continuously at Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers, 149 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 865-4519

Gorham: USM Art Faculty exhibit will be featured through Feb. 10 at USM Art Gallery. 780-5008

Hinckley:
“Gerd H. Heinrich: a 20th Century Biologist and Museum Collector” will be featured through April 15 at L.C. Bates Museum, Route 201. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. $2.50/$1 238-4250

Lewiston: “Portraits and Voices: Workers of Seven Mills” will be featured through Feb. 28 at Museum L-A, 35 Canal St. 333-3881

Lewiston:
“Taking Different Trails: The Artists’ Journey to Katahdin Lake” will be featured through May 24; and “Wildness Within, Wildness Without: Exploring Maine’s Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail” will be featured through March 4, both at Bates College Museum of Art. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 786-6329

Lewiston:
The 15th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival photo contest winners and 10 additional photos will be featured through Jan. 31 at Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St. 795-2295

Lewiston:
“Educate and Create: Maine Art Education Association Members’ Exhibition” will be featured through April 5 at L-A College, 51 Westminster St. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 753-6500

Lewiston:
“GPS” will be featured Jan. 31 through March 8 at L/A Arts Gallery 5, Lisbon Street. 782-7228

Liberty:
An exhibit of Early American hand tools, Native American artifacts and the work of more than 75 contemporary Maine artists and craftspeople is ongoing at the Davistown Museum, 58 Main St. Gallery hours, Labor Day through Christmas, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 288-5126

Litchfield: An ongoing, changing art exhibit by Aleta Manchester of New England landscapes, historical to the present, is featured at the Country Café, Route. 126. The café is open seven days a week. 268-4003

New Harbor: “Guns, Politics and Furs: Pemaquid and the Defense of the Eastern Frontier 1667-1761” will be featured continuously at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site, Pemaquid Point. 677-2752

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: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 563-8598

Norway: Works by Maya Best, Mary Brooking, Steve Florenz, Om Devi Reynolds and Judy Schneider will be featured through Jan. 26 at Commons Art Collective, 447 Main St. Gallery hours: 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. 743-9044

Portland:
“Masterpieces From the Currier Museum of Art” and “Selected N.C. Wyeth Masterworks” are ongoing; “New Acquisitions 2007” will be featured through Feb. 10; photography works by Lola Alvarez Bravo will be featured through March 16; and “Bright Common Spikes: The Sculpture of John Bisbee” will be featured through March 23, all at Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. 775-6148

Portland: “We Are Maine,” a multicultural exhibit and a fire truck exhibit, is ongoing at the Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and after Memorial Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. $6 828-1234

Portland: Works by Abelardo Morell will be featured through Jan. 27 at at UNE Westbrook College Campus, 716 Stevens Ave. Gallery hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday. 221-4499

Portland: The Jameson Art Group holiday show “The Art of Giving” will be featured through Jan. 25; and “Katahdin: The Lake and Her Artists” will be featured Feb. 2 through Feb. 29, both at Jameson Gallery, 305 Commercial St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and by appointment. 772-5522

Portland:
“The Urban Landscape” will be featured through Jan. 31; and “The Urban Landscape,” featuring works by Richard Estes, Richard Haas, David Kapp, Todd Watts, Rackstraw Downes, Yvonne Jacquette, Christina Goodwin, Robert Solotaire, Bruce Muirhead, Jeff Loxterkamp and Rush Brown, will be shown through Feb. 29, at Susan Maasch Fine Arts, 29 Forest Ave. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 699-2966

Portland:
“Michael G. Moore: Drawing Drawings” will be featured through Feb. 29 at USM Woodbury Campus Center. Gallery hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. 780-5008

Portland:
A staff exhibition will be featured through Jan. 26 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, 522 Congress St.

Portland:
“MECA 1998 Painters, Ten Years Later” will be featured through Jan. 26 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St.

Portland:
“Revisioning Portland” will be featured Jan. 25 through March 16 at Institute of Contemporary Art Evans Hunt Gallery. 775-5098

Portland:
“Arthur Ganson: Machines Contemplating Time” will be featured Jan. 25 through March 16 at Institute of Contemporary Art Lunder Gallery. 775-5098

Portland:
“Lisa Young: Transcendence and Temporality” will be featured Jan. 25 through March 15 at Institute of Contemporary Art William Sloane Jelin Gallery. 775-5098

Portland:
“Human Iraq,” an exhibit by Peace Action Maine, will be featured through Jan. 30 at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 871-1710

Portland:
“Only Connect: Richard Van Buren and David Moses Bridges” will be featured through March 1 at Aucocisco Galleries, 613 Congress St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 775-2222

Pownal:
“Sculpture in the Snow” by June LaCombe will be featured through March 21 at June LaCombe Sculpture, Hawk Ridge Farm. By appointment only. 688-4468

Scarborough: “Spirit of Ireland,” a photography exhibit, will be featured through March 31 at Biddeford Savings Bank, 350 U.S. Route 1. Gallery hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. 766-1313

Topsham: “Three Mediums,” featuring the works of Shirley Lewis, Liz Messler and Claire Vigneau, will be shown through Jan. 31 at Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road. 725-1727

Waterville: “The Works of Alex Katz” “Ancient Art” and “Whistler’s Etchings and Lithotints, 1858-1896” are ongoing; “Highlights From the Lunder Collection” will be featured through June 15; and “Currents: Amy Stacey Curtis” will be shown through April 13, all at Colby College Museum of Art. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. 872-3549

Waterville: “Work of Heart,” 30 paintings by Barbara Bagshaw of Windham, will be featured through Feb. 1 at Blue Marble Gallery, 153B Main St. 873-2300

Yarmouth:
“Yarmouth at the Turn of the Century” is ongoing at Yarmouth Historical Society, Main Street. Gallery hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. 846-6259


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