OPENING RECEPTIONS & NEWS EXHIBITS

FARMINGTON

“Ghosts” portrait exhibit by Maine artists, Saturday through Sunday, March 31, UMF Art Gallery, 246 Main St. Seven Maine artists explore the mysteries of the human face. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. today. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Sundays and by appointment; maline@maine.edu or 778-7002.

HALLOWELL

Higher Forms of Art, Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., through March 30. Featuring students from Cony, Gardiner, Hall-Dale, Kents Hill, Maranancook, Monmouth, Richmond and Winthrop. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: noon-6 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, noon-8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; free, donations welcome; 622-3813, kvaa@harlowgallery.org or harlowgallery.org.

WATERVILLE

Hand-made quilt exhibit, Waterville Public Library’s Carnegie Gallery, through April. Quilts are presented in oversized postcard format. Opening reception, 5:30-7 p.m. Friday.

Maine Open Juried Art Show, Saturday through Friday, April 19. Waterville Public Library. Sponsored by Waterville Area Art Society and Waterville Main Street.

ON EXHIBIT

DAMRISCOTTA

“Faces and Figures — Animals Included,” River Arts, U.S. Route 1, through Thursday, April 4. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. The exhibition expands the traditional genre of figurative art and includes both human subjects and/or animals — since both are expressive in gesture, expression and movement. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday; 563-1507 or info@riverartsme.org.

FARMINGTON

Maine Craft Association benefit, through March, SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Featuring: Lisa Gent, Cape Elisabeth; Mickey Shattow, Mount Desert Island; Lorraine Rezendez, Newport; Kathy Angel Lee, Old Orchard Beach; Kim Walker, Franklin; Karen Stickney, Tenants Harbor; Lori Davis, Ellsworth; Sue and Roger Basaillon, Farmington; George Seeber, Old Town; Susan Horowitz, Harpswell; Laurie Stearns, Brunswick; Anne Walker, Rangeley; Natalie Ann Gardner, Palermo; Lynda McCann-Olson, Portland; and Emily Delfin, Bangor. Hours: 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 778-7002.

Harriet Casdin-Silver, ends today. Also, Liz Phillips’ Sound and Video Installation, The UMF Art Gallery, 246 Main St. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and by appointment; maline@maine.

New works by Tom Jessen, Emery Community Arts Center on the University of Maine at Farmington campus, through March 23.

GARDINER

Double Vision, Monkitree Gallery, 263 Water St. Featuring Jim and Fran Townsend, of Richmond. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon-6 p.m. Saturday; call 512-4679 or email clare@monkitree.com.

HALLOWELL

Community collage creation, Harlow Art Gallery, 160 Water St. 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Hours: noon-6 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Young at Art, ends Saturday, Harlow Art Gallery, 160 Water St. Hours: noon-6 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

LEWISTON

Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. Robert S. Neuman’s “Ship to Paradise,” consists of depictions by a Mount Desert Island artist of humankind’s vices and worldly conceits. Also, “Intermezzi Portfolio,” Opus IV, a series of prints by Max Klinger, a German artist active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. “Fransje Killaars: Color at the Center,” through March 22. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesdays; call 786-6158 or visit bates.edu/museum.

NEW PORTLAND

Indian art from the United States, Canada and South America, Nowetah’s American Indian Museum, Route 27. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free; 628-4981.

RICHMOND

Work by David Estey, Richard Whittier and Mort LaPointe, The Royal Gallery, 52 Main St.; 737-2257.

SKOWHEGAN

Skowhegan on the Kennebec, Central Maine Artists Gallery, 72 West Front St. Featuring: J. Donna Asmussen, Scott Austin, Olena Babak, Bernie Beckman, Yvonne Bollendecher, John Bozin, Milton Christianson, Joyce Dubay, Lynne Harwood, Norma Julia, Iver Lofving, Forrest Meader, Laurie Proctor, Abby Shahn, Linda Swift and Wally Warren. Ongoing pottery exhibit featuring Nancy Meader and Suanne Muelhner. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

FOR PUBLIC VIEWING

AUGUSTA

Craig Wratten, featured artist at MaineGeneral’s Art Gallery, 6 East Chestnut St., through April 26.

WHITEFIELD

Matt Demers, Uncas Farms, 98 Townhouse Road; email matthewjdemers@yahoo.com or call 215-2392.

HALLOWELL

The Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St. Hours: noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; visit harlowgallery.org, call 622-3813 or email kvaa@harlowgallery.org.

OTHER MUSEUMS/GALLERIES

AUGUSTA

“Northeast to Southwest,” Bonnie J. Tucker Gallery, 87 Western Ave.; 623-1751.

Maine State Museum, 83 State House Station. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday; call 287-2301 or visit mainestatemuseum.org.

Children’s Discovery Museum, 171 Capitol St. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; childrensdiscoverymuseum.org.

BELGRADE LAKES

Spring Gallery and Sculpture Garden, 81 Main St. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; 495-3113 or springgallerymaine.com.

BELFAST

Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St. Hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; call 338-0001 or visit aarhusgallery.com.

FAIRFIELD

Fairfield Historical Society, 42 High St. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Tuesday; 453-2998.

FARMINGTON

Nordica Homestead Museum, Holley Road. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: $2; lilliannordica.com or 778-2042.

University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; elizabeth.olbert@maine.edu or 778-7002.

Washburn-Johnson Fine Art Gallery, 155 Front St. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; 860-0258.

GARDINER

Circling the Square Fine Art Press & Gallery, 275 Water St. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; circlingthesquarepress.com or 582-2108.

Monkitree Gallery, 263 Water St. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon-6 p.m. Saturday; call 512-4679 or email clare@monkitree.com.

HALLOWELL

Maple Hill Farm Inn, 11 Inn Road. Hours 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily; stay@MapleBB.com or 622-7777.

HINCKLEY

L.C. Bates Museum, U.S. Route 201. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday; 238-4250 or lcbates@gwh.org.

KINGFIELD

Fine Arts Gallery, 245 Main St.; email reinholtgallery@gmail.com or call 266-4656.

Stadler Gallery, 225 Main St. Hours: noon-4 p.m. daily; 265-5025.

Ski Museum of Maine, 256 Main St. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Sunday; call 491-5481.

LEWISTON

Museum L-A, 35 Canal St. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission: $5; 333-3881.

L/A Arts, 221 Lisbon St. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 982-7228 or laarts.org.

LIVERMORE

Washburn-Norland Living History Museum, 290 Norlands Road. Admission: $10 for adults, $25 for families; 897-4366.

OAKLAND

Macartney House Museum, 25 Main St.; 465-7549.

PORT CLYDE

Blue Water Fine Arts, Main Street. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 372-8087 or bluewaterfinearts.com.

ROCKLAND

Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 594-5935.

Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave.. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday; 236-2875 or cmcanow.org.

SKOWHEGAN

River Road Artisans Gallery, 75 Water St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; visit riverroadsgallery.com.

Margaret Chase Smith Library, 56 Norridgewock Ave. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 474-7133.

Skowhegan History House, 66 Elm St.; 474-6632 or skowheganhistoryhouse.org.

UNITY

Centre Gallery Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St.; unityme.org or 568-3147.

WALDOBORO

Maine Antique Toy and Art Museum, U.S. Route 1. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Monday; by appointment; 832-7398.

WATERVILLE

Colby College Museum of Art. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon-4:30 p.m. Sunday; call 872-3228 or colby.edu/museum.