OPENING RECEPTIONS

FARMINGTON

Meet and greet artist and exhibitor Don Thayer, 4-6 p.m. Friday, Washburn & Johnson Fine Art Gallery, 155 Front St.; 578-1905.

KINGFIELD

Works by Natalie Gardner, of Palermo, and Clif Travers of, Brooklyn, N.Y., through Sept. 13, Stadler Gallery, 225 Main St. Hours: noon-4 p.m. daily. Artists reception, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31; stadlergallery.com.

LEWISTON

Fr8s, boxcar graffiti photographs, by Murad Sayen, Lyceum Gallery, 49 Lisbon St., through Aug. 31. Exhibit reception, 5-7 p.m. Friday. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 5-8 p.m. Friday and by appointment; 576-4805 or [email protected]

WAYNE

Cary Memorial Library Bookplate Exhibit, Saturday through Labor Day, Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Road. Bookplates and correspondence donated by Elizabeth Hyatt to the Cary Memorial Library. Hours: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and Monday, 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 and Monday, Sept. 2; 685-3754 or 685-3612.

ON EXHIBIT

FARMINGTON

Works by Don Thayer, Washburn & Johnson Fine Art Gallery, 155 Front St., through Saturday, Sept. 21. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; 578-1905.

Nordica Homestead Museum, Holley Road. Museum is the birthplace of opera diva Lillian Nordica. Admission: $2. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 778-2042.

Ann Arbor exhibit, SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway, through August. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

HALLOWELL

Work of Micah Webbert, of Wayne, and Allen Ponziani, of Woolwich, Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., through Saturday. Hours: noon-6 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday noon-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday; www.harlowgallery.org.

HINCKLEY

Gift of the Glacier: The Maine Landscape The Summer Exhibition, L.C. Bates Museum, U.S. Route 201. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 238-4250 or email [email protected]

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; 628-4981.

RICHMOND

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

SKOWHEGAN

Central Maine Artists Gallery, Nancy Meader pottery, 3-D sculpture by Wally Warren and Joe Kennedy, ongoing; pottery by Nancy Muhlner will be permanently retired at the end of August. Plein-Air paintings on display through Saturday. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; 858-0797.

Featured artisans, Ruth Blake & Gretchen MacMichael, through August, River Roads Artisans Gallery, 75 Water St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; riverroadsgallery.com.

WATERVILLE

Colby College Museum of Art, seven exhibitions will demonstrate the strength of the museum’s collection and offer new perspectives on the Lunder Collection, through June 8, 2014. Spaces and Places: Chinese Art from the Lunder-Colville Collection and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, through June 8, 2014. “A Thing Alive”: Modern Views from the Marin Collections features work by artist John Marin, a trained architect who expressed the cityscape and landscape through gestural, unrestrained line and color, through Sept. 29. “Nowhere But Here: Art From the Alex Katz Foundation,” through Jan. 5, 2014. Alex Katz: A Matter of Light, through Sept. 15. American Weathervanes from a Maine collection represents some of the finest designs and iconic forms of the late 19th century, through June 8, 2014. Process & Place: Exploring the Design Evolution of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, through Oct. 13. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; colby.edu/museum.

Angela Dufresne: Cinema Covers, Common Street Arts, 16 Common St., through Saturday. Hours: noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Dufresne’s paintings articulate the space between the cinematic/filmic experience and the day to day personal experience; call 872-2787 or visit commonstreetarts.com.

Redington Museum, 62 Silver St., open Tuesdays-Saturdays through Aug. 31. Tours scheduled at 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 2 p.m.; 872-9439.

WAYNE

“Constructions,” Wild Things Fine Art Gallery, 1 Christmas Tree Land, through Monday. Featuring: Tom Jessen, owner/operator of Foxglove Press in Temple. Presenting new works of minimalist, monochromatic impressions in linear forms; varying very small formats to exceedingly large compositions; 458-9875.

FOR PUBLIC VIEWING

WATERVILLE

“The Seasons of Central Maine,” watercolor exhibit by featured artist Susan J. Fowler, of East Madison, through Aug. 30, The Framemakers, 46 Main St.

WHITEFIELD

Matt Demers, Uncas Farms, 98 Townhouse Road; 215-2392 or email [email protected]

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; call 495-3113 or visit springgallerymaine.com.

FAIRFIELD

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

FARMINGTON

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; visit circlingthesquarepress.com or call 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 [email protected]

HALLOWELL

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

KINGFIELD

Fine Arts Gallery, 245 Main St.; email [email protected] 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.

OAKLAND

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

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; call 474-7133.

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

UNITY

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

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.