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.

Augusta: Works by Marcia Baker and Vi Eastman will be featured through March 15; and works by Irene Rothe will be featured through May 17, both 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

Bath: Ongoing exhibits “A Maritime History of Maine,” “Lobstering and the Maine Coast” and “Percy and Small Shipyard” are showing at Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St. Gallery hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily except major holidays. 443-1316

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

Bath: “Three Realities,” featuring works by Paul Brown, Steven Perkins and Andreas von Huene, will be held through April 12 at the Chocolate Church Arts Center Art Gallery, 798 Washington St. 442-8637

Biddeford: Wooden relief and 3D sculptures by Maine architect Blake Hendrickson will be featured through March 30 at the University of New England. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 284-6394

Bowdoinham: “Here’s Looking at You: A Portrait Exhibit” will be featured through April 12 at Merrymeeting Arts Center Cathance Landing, 9 Maine St. The hours are noon to 3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 666-8907

Bridgton: The fifth annual student show will be featured through March 28 at Gallery 302, 38 Main St. 647-2787

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; “The American Scene: Part II” will be shown through Aug. 31; and “Great Graphics II: Prints 1970-Present” will be featured through May 28, 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

Brunswick: “Constructions of the Body” will be featured through April 27 at Bowdoin College Becker Gallery. 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

Farmington: “Leading,” featuring works by Joel Seah, USM assistant professor of printmaking, will be up through March 14 at UMF Art Gallery, 246 Main St. Gallery hours: 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 778-7072

Farmington: Works by Don Waterhouse will be featured through March 31 at Heirlooms of Tomorrow, 710 Wilton Road. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 778-5315

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: “Analog,” featuring works by Gideon Bok, will be shown through April 6 at USM Art Gallery. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 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 March 31 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 at Bates College Museum of Art. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 786-6329

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: Works by Jody Dube, sculpture and Nathaniel Meyers, painting, will be featured through April 30 at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

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 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

Norway: Works by oil painter Emmy Andersson will be featured through March 31 at Cafe Nomad Community Gallery. 739-6161

Norway: “Images of Africa” will be featured through April 1 at Norway Memorial Library, Main Street. 743-5309

Paris: The Western Maine Art Group will hold its mid-winter art sale through March 31 at McLaughlin Garden Center, 97 Main St. 739-6161

Portland: “Four Photographers – Four Techniques,” featuring the works of Tillman Crane, Victor Romanyshyn, Ruth Sylmor and Rene Braun, will be shown through March 29 at the Addison Woolley Gallery and Center for Photographic Inquiry, 87 Market St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 450-8499

Portland: “Masterpieces From the Currier Museum of Art” and “Selected N.C. Wyeth Masterworks” are ongoing; photography works by Lola Alvarez Bravo will be featured through March 16; “Bright Common Spikes: The Sculpture of John Bisbee” will be up through March 23; works by LHS student Linda Rand will be featured through March 30; and “New Natural History” will be shown through May 11, 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: “Paintings: Gallery Artists” will be featured through April 30 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: “Revisioning Portland” will be featured through March 16 at Institute of Contemporary Art Evans Hunt Gallery. 775-5098

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

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

Portland: “Bernard Langlais, 1921-1977: Abstractions and Reliefs” will be featured through March 22; and recent works by gallery artists will be shown through March 31, both at Aucocisco Galleries, 613 Congress St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 775-2222

Portland: “Welcome Frostbite” will be up through March 30; and “Three Monumental Woodcuts” by Leonard Baskin, “Color Lithographs” by Francisco Zuniga and “Woodcuts” by Antonio Frasconi will be featured through April 30, both at Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, 25 Forest Ave. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday or by appointment. 699-2919

Portland: “Wall Envy,” featuring collections by Maine collectors Gary D. Astrachan and John M. Day, will be up through March 30 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: “A Doll’s Life,” featuring works by Geoffrey Drew, will be shown through March 29 at Cooper Jackson Gallery, 70 India St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by chance and appointment. 772-2108

Portland: “Paul Heroux: Ceramics” will be featured through March 29 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St. 879-5742

Portland: A “Group Show” will be featured through March 31 at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 871-1710

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

Richmond: “What’s Nude?” a celebration of human figure, will be featured through March 24 at Royall Gallery, 52 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. 737-2257

Rockland: “The Wyeth Collection” and “Alex Katz: Early Paintings” are featured continuously; “James Wyeth: Selected Works” will be shown through May 18; and “The Farnsworth and the Art of our Time” will be featured through June 15, all at Farnsworth Art Museum, 352 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. $8/$5 596-6457

Rockland: “When Lighthouse and Life-Saving Station Keepers Saved Birds” will be featured through March 22 at the Maine Lighthouse Museum, 1 Park Drive. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 594-3301

Rockport: “Portals: Art and Spirit” will be featured through March 22; “Benjamin O. Rush: Wrestling With the Angel” will be shown through March 15; Michael Waterman: Ancient People” will be featured through March 15; and “An Other World” will be up through April 19, all at Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. $5 Sunday. 236-2875

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: A student art show will be featured through April 15 at Topsham Adult Education Center, behind Mt. Ararat High School. 729-7323

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; “Currents: Amy Stacey Curtis” will be up through April 13; “Gary Green: The History of Nature (Part I)” will be shown through March 23; “Adoph Gottlieb: Paintings and Early Prints” will be featured through April 13; and “Joan Whitney Payson Collection” will be up through June 1, 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

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

Ursula Albert

entertainment/features editor

689-2880

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