AUGUSTA: Works by Dennis Pinette and Samuel Gelber will be displayed through April 30 at the Maine State Museum, State House Complex. Gallery hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 287-2301

AUGUSTA: “Fred Richard’s Life in Photography” will be featured through Feb. 22 at Pine Tree State Arboretum, 153 Hospital St. 621-0031

BATH: “2009 Juried Photography Show” will be featured through Feb. 14 at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 442-8637

BATH: Recent woodblock prints of Susan Levine will be featured through May 3 at Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St. Gallery hours, seven days a week. 442-8577

BRUNSWICK: “James Bowdoin III: Pursuing Style in the Age of Independence” will be featured through June 7 at Bowdoin College Shaw Ruddock Gallery. 725-3275

BRUNSWICK: “American Spirit: Highlights From the Collection” will be featured through May 3 at Bowdoin College Boyd Gallery. 725-3275

BRUNSWICK: “Ink Tales,” Chinese paintings, will be featured Feb. 3 through May 10; and “Rodin: The Knowledge of a Thousand Gestures” will be displayed through Aug. 3, both at Bowdoin College Museum of Art. 725-3275

FREEPORT: Works by the Freeport Art Club will be featured Feb. 2 through Feb. 28 at Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive. 865-3969

GARDINER: Works by members and staff of the Maine Crafts Association will be featured through Feb. 28 at Center for Maine Craft. 588-0021

GORHAM: “Ubart: a Juris Ubans Retrospective” will be featured through Feb. 15 at USM Art Gallery. 780-5008

HALLOWELL: “Photography Exposition 2009,” featuring digital and silver prints, will be displayed through Feb. 8 at Joyce’s Restaurant, 192 Water St.

LEWISTON: The “2008 Balloon Festival” exhibit will be shown through Jan. 31 at Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St.

LEWISTON: “Area Artists 2009” will be featured through March 20 at USM 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. 753-6554

LEWISTON: “Recent Acquisitions: Collection Project III” will be featured through March 30; and “The Somali Diaspora: A Journey Away” will be viewed through May 29, both at Bates College Museum of Art. 786-6394

LEWISTON: “Up Close and Personal” will be featured Feb. 4 through March 7 at L/A Arts Gallery 5, 49 Lisbon St. 782-7228

NORWAY: Local artists will feature oil, mixed-media, photography, charcoal, acrylic and lithograph through Feb. 28 at Stephens Memorial Hospital, 181 Main St. 824-3575

NORWAY: A pictorial display of Otisfield’s brick houses will be featured Feb. 1 through March 31; and a collection of antique Valentine Day cards, dating from 1910 to 1918, will be displayed through Feb. 18, both at Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. 743-5309

PORTLAND: “Lynne Drexler – Painter” will be displayed through March 1; and “Backstage Pass: Rock and Roll Photography” will be featured through March 22, 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: “The Freedom Place Collection,” featuring works by Romare Bearden, Benny Andrews, Alma Woodsey Thomas, Robert Freeman and Richard Yarde, will be displayed through March 15 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: Works by gallery artists, paintings, sculpture and prints will be shown through Jan. 30 at Susan Maasch Fine Art, 29 Forest Ave. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday or by appointment. 699-2966

PORTLAND: “American and European Master Prints” will be displayed through April 25 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: “Twilight,” featuring paintings, photography, installation and video, will be be displayed through March 8 at the Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday and until 7 p.m. Thursday. 775-3052

PORTLAND: “Backstage Pass: Rock and Roll Photography,” by John Fahnley, will be featured through March 22 at Addison Woolley Gallery and Center for Photographic Inquiry, 87 Market St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 775-0678

PORTLAND: “Turning Pages,” featuring works by 50 former USM students, will be featured through March 19 at USM Glickman Family Library.780-4200

PORTLAND: “The Funnies,” featuring works by 26 artists, illustrators, cartoonists, musicians and inventors, will be featured Feb. 4 through Feb. 28 at Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St. 774-7011

PORTLAND: Works by Caren-Marie Michel, Suzanne DeLesseps, Andrew Abbott and others will be featured Feb. 6 through Feb. 28 at Art House Picture Frames, 61 Pleasant St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 221-3443

ROCKLAND: “From Impressionism to Modernism: American Paintings From the Farnsworth Art Museum, 1885-1935” will be on display through Feb. 1; and “Confronting Abstraction: Painting in Maine, 1945-1955,” will be featured through May 27 at Farnsworth Art Museum, 352 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. $8/$5 596-6457

SACO: “A Matter of Perception: Juried Exhibition by Artists with Disabilities” will be featured through Feb. 22 at the Saco Museum, 371 Main St. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and noon to 8 p.m. Thursday. 283-3861

TOPSHAM: “Joy of Art,” featuring oil, watercolor, mixed media and other media, will be displayed through Feb. 14 at Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road. 725-1727

UNITY: “Unity Under the Falls,” with works by Unity College students, will be displayed through Feb. 20 Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. 948-7469

WATERVILLE: “Realms of Faith: Currents,” solo exhibit dedicated to T.S. Beall, will be featured through Feb. 1; “Bevin Engman: New Work” will be displayed through March 8; “Ink Tales,” Chinese paintings, will be shown through March 8; “Whistler and the Figure: Prints From the Lunder Collection” will be viewed through May 31; and “Hannah Collins: A Current History, will be featured Feb. 5 through May 31, 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


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