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: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 287-2301

AUGUSTA: “Historical Native American Artwork” will be featured through June 30 at the Maine Capitol Complex. 287-6746

BANGOR: Works by author/illustrator Kathy Mallat will be displayed through May 31 at Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St. 947-8336

BANGOR: “Vessels Absent: Installation by Aaron Stephan,” “Successive Approximations: Works by Carol Prusa” and “Selected Works on Paper: By Aaron Stephan” will be featured through June 18 at UMO 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 continuous; and “NetWorth: The Rise and Fall of Maine’s Fin Fisheries” will be featured through Nov. 29, all at Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St. Gallery hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily except major holidays. 443-1316

BATH: “Invitational Exhibition,” with Kristin Malin, will be featured through May 23 at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 442-8637

BOWDOINHAM: Works by Merrymeeting Arts Center member artists will be featured through July 26 at Merrymeeting Arts Center, Cathance Landing, 9 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday. 208-7942

BRIDGTON: The sixth annual “Miniature Show” will be featured through May 29 at Gallery 302, 38 Main St. 647-2787

BRUNSWICK: “Every Landscape – Local Views” will be featured through May 10 at Maine’s Gallery at Park Row, 185 Park Row. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. 666-3426

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: “Northward Over the Great Ice: Robert E. Peary and the Quest for the North Pole” is continuous through April 30, 2011 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

BRUNSWICK: “James Bowdoin III: Pursuing Style in the Age of Independence” will be featured through Aug. 16 at Bowdoin College Shaw Ruddock Gallery. 725-3275

BRUNSWICK: “New York Cool” will be displayed through July 19 at Bowdoin College Boyd Gallery. 725-3275

BRUNSWICK: “Ink Tales,” Chinese paintings, will be featured 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

BRUNSWICK: “Third-Party Politics: Britain, France and America in an Age of Revolution” will be displayed through July 12 at Bowdoin College Center Gallery. 725-3275

BRUNSWICK: “Songdelay” by Joan Jonas will be featured through June 29 at Bowdoin College Media Gallery. 725-3275

BRUNSWICK: “Face Forward: Portraits From the American Collection” will be featured through Sept. 13 at Bowdoin College Bernard and Barbra Osher Gallery. 725-3275

BRUNSWICK: “Diminished Objects,” featuring the works of Duncan Hewitt, will be displayed through May 16 at ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St. 725-8157

FARMINGTON: The “Senior Art Show” will be featured through May 16 at UMF Art Gallery, 246 Main St. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and by appointment. 778-7002

FARMINGTON: Works by KiKA Nigals will be featured through May 31 at SugarWood Gallery, 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. 778-9105

FREEPORT: Maine landscapes and seascapes, paintings and limited edition prints by Maine artists Eric Hopkins, Tom Curry, Wendy Turner, Philip Frey, Jack Rockefeller and Gifford Ewing 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

FREEPORT: “Music! Music! Music! and Mixed Bag” will be displayed through May 16 at Freeport Square Gallery, Main Street. 865-1616

FRYEBURG: “Carolyn Rhoads: Paintings, Etching and Linocuts” will be featured through June 10 at Fryeburg Academy Goldberg Gallery. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. 935-2001

HALLOWELL: “Cycle, Cycle, Recycle” by Barbara Loken, will be featured through June 6 at Cerulean Fine Art Gallery, 202 Water St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by appointment. 626-9009

HALLOWELL: “Spring Expressions 2009 Exhibit” by the Capital Area Camera Club will be featured through May 16 at Joyce’s Restaurant, 192 Water St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily 512-8433

KINGFIELD: Works by Ian Reinholt, custom furniture maker and Saskia Reinholt, who works in oils and stained glass, will be ongoing at Reinholt Gallery, 245 Maine St. Gallery hours: noon to 8 p.m. Friday-Sunday and by appointment. 266-8458

LEWISTON: “The Somali Diaspora: A Journey Away” will be viewed through May 29; and “Senior Exhibition 2009” will be featured through May 30, both at Bates College Museum of Art. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 786-6394

LEWISTON: “Fruit and Veggie Landscapes” and other student works will be featured through May 15 at L/A Arts Community Gallery, 221 Lisbon St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. 782-7228

LEWISTON: “Alice Spencer: Fabricating Time,” with paintings and collected textiles, will be featured through June 30; and “Stitches That Bind,” needlework by Lewiston-Auburn area members of the Southern Maine Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America, will be displayed through June 30, both at USM L-A College Atrium Gallery, 51 Westminster St. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday. 753-6500

LEWISTON: “Fabricating Art” will be featured May 13 through June 27 at L/A Arts Gallery 5, 49 Lisbon St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. 782-7228

LEWISTON: Works by Ian B. Ormon and Kathy Cain will be featured through May 31 at CMMC Rotating Art Gallery, 300 Main St. 346-3462

NEW PORTLAND: Ongoing exhibits, featured year round, include Indian art from the U.S., Canada and South America, with special focus on Maine’s Abenaki, also with an extensive early Indian basket collection, at Nowetah’s American Indian Museum, Route 27. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Free 628-4981

NORWAY: “Who Knows One?” will be featured through May 29 at Commons Art Collective, 445 Main St. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 743-9579

NORWAY: Works by students of the Lajos Matolcsy Arts Center will be featured through May 31 at the center, 480 Main St. Gallery hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 739-6161

PORTLAND: “Art of the Cranberry Islands” will be shown through June 28; “The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration in American Culture” will be displayed through June 21; and “2009 Portland Museum of Art Biennial” will be featured through June 7, all 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: “Portraits: Prints, Drawings and Photographs” and “New Work by New Artists” will be featured through May 30, all 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: Works by students from across the state will be displayed through June 30 at USM Glickman Family Library.780-4200

PORTLAND: “Dux Femina Facti: A Woman is in Charge” will be featured through June 30 at Susan Maasch Fine Art, 29 Forest Ave. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 699-2966

PORTLAND: Originally constructed sculptures and reliefs by USM art alumnae Sue Bennett and Laura Dunn will be featured through May 9 at USM Woodbury Campus Center, Bedford Avenue. Gallery hours: 7 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Monday-Friday. 780-5008

PORTLAND: “Photography in Maine: New Work” will be featured through June 7 at UNE Portland Campus, 716 Stevens Ave. 602-2169

PORTLAND: “Open Spaces, Maine,” featuring works by Leslie Anderson of Portland, Ann Mohnkern of Yarmouth and Louisa Wickard of Cumberland, will be displayed through May 16 at a vacant office at 16 Casco St. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 773-1737

PORTLAND: Works by Doris Anne Holman will be featured through May 31 at Stones and Stuff, 556 Congress St. 874-0789

PORTLAND: “Stratum: a Group Show” will be featured through May 30 at Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St. Gallery hours: noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday or by appointment. 780-0700

PORTLAND: “Futurepast,” with work from Salt alumnae, will be featured through May 15 at Salt Institute, 110 Exchange St. 761-0660

PORTLAND: “From Away,” with paintings by Joseph Nicoletti and Ying Li, will be featured through May 30 at Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St. 1-888-772-2693

PORTLAND: The BFA Senior Thesis exhibition will be featured through May 24 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 699-5083

ROCKLAND: “The Wyeth Collection” and “Alex Katz: Early Paintings” are featured continuously; “Confronting Abstraction: Painting in Maine, 1945-1955,” will be featured through May 27; and “Four in Maine,” featuring works by Susan Grace, Chris Pinchbeck, Sam Van Aken and Brian White, will be displayed through May 24, all at Farnsworth Art Museum, 352 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. $8/$5 596-6457

ROCKLAND: “John Knight: Wildflower Compositions” and “Whitney Wing Oppersdorff: Through My Window: will be featured May 13 through June 13 at Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. 594-5935

ROCKPORT: “On and Off the Midway,” with works by 25 photographers will be shown through June 13; “Comic-al” will be displayed through July 18; “You Are Here: Linden Frederick Studies and Paintings” will be featured through July 18; and “The Art of Seeing: Photographs by Thomas Peter Michelena (1926-2007)” will be shown through May 31, all at Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. Gallery hours: 10 am. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 236-2875

SACO: “Heat Stroke: New England Wax Artists Working in Encaustic” will be featured through May 30 at at the Dyer Library/Saco Museum, 371 Main St. Gallery hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. 283-3861

UNITY: “Student Show 2009” will be featured through May 9 at Unity College Leonard R. Craig Art Gallery. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. 948-3131

WATERVILLE: “The Works of Alex Katz” and “Ancient Art” are ongoing; “Whistler and the Figure: Prints From the Lunder Collection” will be viewed through May 31; “Hannah Collins: A Current History, will be featured through May 31; “Andy Warhol: Screen Tests and Photographs” will be featured through May 31; “John Coffer: Photographist” and “From Salt to C-Prints: Photographic Methods and Materials” will be displayed through May 31; and “Senior Show” will be shown through May 24, 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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