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: A 40-piece exhibition featuring contemporary artists and their views of the Katahdin wilderness will be featured through Nov. 1 at the Maine Capital Hall of Flags. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 287-2121

Augusta:
Works by several artists from Lewiston will be featured through Sept. 3 at the office of the State Senate at the State House.

Augusta:
Watercolors, mixed medium and graphite images of trees and old growth forests done by Maine artist and educator Linda Murray will be featured through Sept. 30 at Pine Tree State Arboretum, 153 Hospital St. 621-0031

Bangor:
Works by Stella Johnson, Katherine Bradford and Nicole Duennebier will be featured through Oct. 1 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: “Scenes From Maine and Away,” featuring the photography of Cathy Newson, will be shown through Sept. 7 at Mae’s Cafe and Bakery, 160 Centre St. 442-8577

Bath:
“ColorScapes,” featuring the works of Claudette Gamache, Lois Goldstone and James Grabowski, will be displayed through Sept. 13 at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 442-8455

Belgrade Lakes: “Bronze Sculpture Exhibit” will be featured through Oct. 12 at Spring Gallery and Sculpture Garden, 81 Maine St., Route 27. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday through Labor Day and Saturday and Sunday through Columbus Day or by appointment. 495-3113

Boothbay Harbor: Works by John Vander will be displayed through Sept. 9 at Gold/Smith Gallery, 41 Commercial St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 633-6252

Bowdoinham: A crochet exhibit will be featured through Oct. 4 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: Works by William Hayton will be featured through Sept. 5 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: “The American Scene: Part II” will be shown through Aug. 31; “Andrea Sulzer: After Nature” will be displayed through Aug. 27; “Lewis Desoto’s Paranirvana/Self-Portrait” will be shown through Jan. 26; “Homer’s Etchings” and “Photo Landscapes” will be featured through Aug. 31; and “Mixed Me u: Selected Acquisitions Since 2005” will be up through Sept. 21, 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: “Northward Over the Great Ice: Robert E. Peary and the Quest for the North Pole” is continuous at Bowdoin College Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Free 725-3416

Camden:
“Of Land and Sea: Painting the Bold Coast,” featuring the works of William R. Beebe, Vern Broe and Robert Spring, will be displayed Aug. 29 through Sept. 27 at Bayview Gallery, 33 Bayview St. 1-800-244-4534

Farmington:
Works by Mary Beth Morrison will be displayed through Aug. 31 at Heirlooms of Tomorrow, 248 Broadway. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 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; and “Luminous Maine: Reflections of Coastal Life,” oil paintings by Philip Frey, will be displayed through Sept. 1, all 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

Freeport: Works by a number of artists will be featured through Aug. 31 at Freeport Square Gallery, 140 Main St. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday.

Georgetown:
“Summer Daze,” featuring new paintings by Stoney Conley of Georgetown, will be displayed through Sept. 6 at West Island Gallery, Bay Point Road. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 371-9090

Hallowell: “Frameworks: Artwork by Edward MacKenzie” will be featured through Aug. 24 at Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St. 622-3813

Hallowell: “Painting the Landscape and the Figure: Jan ter Weele” will be featured through Sept. 6 at Cerulean Fine Art Gallery and Artist Studios, 202 Water St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and by appointment. 626-9009

Harpswell:
“Poems, Prayers and Promises,” new paintings by Georgeann Kuhl, will be featured through Aug. 31 at Gallery at Widgeon Cove, 31 Widgeon Cove Lane, Route 123. 833-6081

Hinckley: “Some Homes” will be featured through Oct. 15 at L.C. Bates Museum, Route 201. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. 238-4250

Kingfield: Works by Betsy Bell of Mexico and Abby Shahn of Solon will be featured through Aug;. 31 at Stadler Gallery, 225 Main St. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. daily or by appointment. 265-5025

Lewiston:
“Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers” will be showcased through Dec. 14; and an exhibition of delicate works on paper and handcrafted document boxes from the 18th and 19th centuries will be featured through Dec. 14, both at Bates College Museum of Art. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 786-6329

Lewiston: “Weaving a World: Lewiston’s Millworkers, 1920-2008” will be featured through Aug. 30 at Museum L/A, 35 Canal St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 333-3881

Lewiston:
Works by Tahir Saleh from the Sudan, currently residing in Lewiston, will be featured through Aug. 22 at L/A Arts Community Gallery, 221 Lisbon St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. 782-7228

Lewiston:
Works by local artists Jeanelle Demers, Jake Ference and Cassidy Shannon will be featured through Aug. 31 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. Summer gallery hours, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 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

Newcastle: Works by about 25 artists from the midcoast area will be featured through Sept. 24 at Lincoln Home, 22 River Road. 563-3350

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: Local landscapes in watercolor, oils and graphite by Noel Watson will be featured through Aug. 30 at Frost Farm Gallery, 272 Pikes Hill. 743-8041

Paris:
“Imagine 3D,” featuring local artists Robert Parker, Michael Sauro and Steve Willette and guest artist Katherine Rohnert, will be featured through Oct. 31 at the Painted Mermaid Gallery, 6 Briggs Ave. 743-7312

Portland: “Georgia O’Keeffe and the Camera: The Art of Identity” will be featured through Sept. 7; and “American Menagerie” will be shown through Nov. 9, both at Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday through Columbus Day. 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: “Four Stories: Inside the Portland Harbor Museum Collection” will be featured through Nov. 30 at Portland Harbor Museum on the waterfront. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. $4 799-6337

Portland:
“Seventh Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational” will be shown through Oct. 31; and “William Manning -Then and Now” will be displayed through Sept. 7, both at UNE Westbrook College, 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:
“William Manning’s Work Stretches From Here to Eternitime” will be featured through Aug. 31 at Jameson Art Group, 305 Commercial St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and by appointment. 772-5522

Portland:
“Subtraction of the Distraction: Abstract Works on Paper” will be displayed through Sept. 30 at Susan Maasch Fine Art, 29 Forest Ave. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 699-2966

Portland:
“Impact: The Art of the Poster,” featuring the works of Ben Shahn, Egon Schiele, Oscar Kokoschka, Alphonse Mucha, Ludwig Hohlwein and Misti, will be featured through Aug. 30 at A Fine Thing: 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:
“Emily Nelligan: Drawings” and “Marvin Bileck: Prints” will be featured through Sept. 20 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St. 772-1961

Portland:
“Friends Always,” a traveling exhibition marking the 65th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, will be on display through Aug. 29 at Portland International Jetport.

Portland:
“A Family Affair: Paintings and Sculpture” by Murray Hantman, Jo Levy and Ruth Livingston will be featured through Sept. 27 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment. 879-5742

Portland:
New works by Sean Foley and Yeshe Parks will be featured through Aug. 30 at Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St. Gallery hours: noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday or by appointment. 774-7011

Portland:
“The Urban Eye: Photographs” will be featured through Aug. 30 at Addison Woolley Gallery, 87 Market St. Gallery hours: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 775-0678

Portland:
“Ruminant,” a faculty exhibition, will be featured Aug. 27 through Oct. 19 at Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St. 775-3052

Rockland:
“The Wyeth Collection” and “Alex Katz: Early Paintings” are featured continuously; “Uncommon Treasures: Folk Art From the Farnsworth” will be shown through Nov. 30; and “From Impressionism to Modernism: American Paintings From the Farnsworth Art Museum, 1885-1935” will be on display through Feb. 1, all at Farnsworth Art Museum, 352 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. $8/$5 596-6457

Rockland: Recent oil paintings by Nancy Wissemann-Widrig of Cushing and recent oil paintings and watercolors by Liz Awalt of Swans Island, will be shown through Sept. 6 at Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 594-5935

Rockport:
Works by well-known photographer William Wegman will be shown through Sept. 13; and “2008 Biennial Juried Exhibition” will be featured through Oct. 4, both 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

Topsham: “Dye Paintings,” by Phyllis Harper Loney of Round Pond, will be featured through Aug. 29 at Maine Fiberarts, 13 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. 721-0678

Warren: “Sculptures: Scott Stoll” and “Paintings: Dudley Zopp” will be displayed through Sept. 1, all at Coppershed Gallery, 288 Vaughn’s Neck Road. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday or by appointment or chance. 273-3477

Waterville: “The Works of Alex Katz” and “Ancient Art” are ongoing; “Chuck Close: Self Portrait – Scribble, Etching, Portfolio, 2000” will be shown through Sept. 21; “Masterpieces of American Folk Art” will be featured through Oct. 19; and “Whistler’s Waterscapes” will be shown through Oct. 26, 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

Wiscasset: “American Style: Greek Revival Architecture and Lincoln County 1820-1860” will be featured through Oct. 12 at the Lincoln County Museum and Old Jail, 133 Federal St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday in June and September, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. July and August. 882-6817

Wiscasset:
“From Impressionism to Modernism” will be featured through Sept. 11 at Wiscasset Bay Gallery, 67 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 882-7682

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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