OPENING EXHIBITS

AUGUSTA

Open House, 45 Memorial Circle, 4-6 p.m. Tuesday. Organized by The Harlow Gallery. Participating artists: Pamela Hetherly, David Hodsdon, Frances Hodsdon, Anita Morrissey, Jeanne Piccini, Kenneth Piccini, Denae Spencer, Christine Sullivan and more. 622-3813.

FARMINGTON

Luanne Wrenn and photographer Alex Wrenn exhibit, through May, SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Opening reception, 4-7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

GARDINER

Grand Re-Opening, SpinOff Studio, 405 Water St. 5-8 p.m. Friday, during the first of the 2014 Gardiner ArtWalks. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; spinoffstudio.org, 588-7297.

AT THE GALLERY & MUSEUM

AUGUSTA

The Kennebec Valley Art Association presents works by Central Maine Clay Artists, a mini art exhibition in the former ATM space, 45 Memorial Circle, through May 9. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, can be viewed from outside the building, and is lit at night.

FARMINGTON

UMF Senior Art Students Present Capstone Art Exhibit “Pardon My Tartle.” Students will present their senior thesis projects in an exhibition, UMF Art Gallery and the Emery Community Arts Center through May 17. Free. In this collaborative show, UMF senior art students find awkwardness to be a defining element of their collective work and artistic personalities. Students Samantha Funk, Groton, Vt.; Brian Gadberry, Manchester; Alana Knapp, Kingfield; Ashley Lessner, South China; Gina Spinelli, Wells and Tobey Tozier, Jefferson; present a diverse body of work that engages conversations of labor dynamics, power plays, the male gaze, interpersonal relationships, facets of justice and feminine identity. Arts Administration senior Mallory Smith’s, South Berwick, curatorial thesis exhibition, “Objects of Consumption,” runs concurrently at the UMF Art Gallery, 246 Main St. Gallery hours: noon-4 p.m. Tuesday—Sunday and by appointment. Emery Community Arts Center, Academy Street. Emery Flex Space Gallery hours: daily 11 a.m.-6 p.m. [email protected], 778-1062.

Art Students of Stan Keirstead exhibit, SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Featured artists: Rob Alan Stratton, Joyce Stanchfield, Marilyn Rogers Bull, Joanne Smith, Eileen McGuire, Diane McNair, Sharon Provost, Cheri Surowiec, Suzee Woods, Mary Ann Witham, Vicky Godin Noel, Raymond Bryant, Mary Karasko, Laura Neil and Barbara and Stan Keirstead. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

GARDINER

“Working Through, Jamie Ribisi-Braley works, Monkitree Gallery, 263 Water St., through June 7. 512-4679 or [email protected]

KINGFIELD

Elizabeth Stefany, of Carrabassett Valley Jewelry, April artist of the month, at High Peaks Artisan Guild Gallery & Antiques, 245 Main St. Part of First Friday ArtWalk, Kingfield; 778-6696.

“Frozen, The Art of Ice and Snow,” Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St., through May. Featuring large format photographs by John, Cynthia and Jonathan Orcutt of landscapes that are dominated by ice and snow. schoolhouseartgallery.com, 237-2941 or [email protected]. Hours: 1-6 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays.

NEW PORTLAND

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

SKOWHEGAN

Aaron McCusick, Central Maine Artists Gallery, 72 Front St. Ongoing pottery exhibit by Nancy Meader and featured work by Joe Kennedy and Olena Babak. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; 858-0797.

WATERVILLE

Colby College Museum of Art: “Spaces and Places: Chinese Art from the Lunder-Colville Collection and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,” through June 8. “American Weathervanes from a Maine Collection” represents some of the finest designs and iconic forms of the late 19th century, through June 8. “Julianne Swartz: Affirmation,” through June 8, this exhibition answers the question, “What could someone say to you that would make you feel completely loved (acknowledged, understood, respected, cared for, attractive, embraced, supported, safe, cherished…)?” Julianne Swartz recorded 72 responses that emerge from the museum’s architecture in Affirmation. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays during the academic year. colby.edu/museum or call 859-5600.

FOR PUBLIC VIEWING

WHITEFIELD

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

OTHER MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

AUGUSTA

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

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.

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; 287-2301 or mainestatemuseum.org.

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.

SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

GARDINER

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

Monkitree Gallery, 263 Water St. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon-6 p.m. Saturday; 512-4679 or [email protected].

HALLOWELL

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

HINCKLEY

L.C. Bates Museum, U.S. Route 201. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday; 238-4250 or [email protected].

KINGFIELD

River Reflections, Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and by appointment.; 939 6518, [email protected] or schoolhouseartgallery.com.

Fine Arts Gallery, 245 Main St.; 266-4656 or [email protected].

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

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

OAKLAND

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

ROCKLAND

Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday; 594-4544 or LandingArt.com.

SKOWHEGAN

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

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

Leonard R. Craig Gallery at Unity College Center for Performing Arts, 42 Depot St.

WATERVILLE

Common Street Arts, 10 Common St Hours: noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 872-ARTS. commonstreetarts.org or [email protected].

WAYNE

Wild Things Fine Art Gallery, 1 Christmas Tree Lane. Hours:10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, 1-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and by appointment; 458-9875.