OPENING EXHIBITS

FARMINGTON

“Americans Who Tell the Truth,” a portrait exhibit by artist, illustrator and activist Robert Shetterly, Friday through Friday, July 12, Emery Flex Gallery. Artists reception, 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Emery Performance Space, with a presentation by the artist, 6-7:30 p.m. Free; hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.

ON EXHIBIT

AUGUSTA

Old Fort Western, featuring New Barracks Exhibit. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Saturday-Monday. Tours, demonstrations, activities and more. Admission: $6 for adults, $4 for children, free for children; 626-2385 or oldfortwestern.org.

The Brother and Sister Exhibition — Frances and David Hodsdon, Harlow on the Circle lobby gallery, 45 Memorial Circle; through June 14. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily; free.

Sculpture and nature art show, Viles Arboretum, 153 Hospital St. Featuring: Hank Tyler, of Hallowell; Dan Ucci, of East Pittston; Clara Cohan, of Portland; Ray Carbone, of Steuben; Tim Shay, of Indian Island; Robert Katz, of Hallowell; William Royall, of Southport; and Andreas von Huene, of Arrowsic; 626-7989.

BELFAST

Åarhus Gallery, 50 Main St., celebrates sixth anniversary, through June 30. Features artworks by Åarhus partners: Kevin Johnson, Mark Kelly, Richard Mann, Wesley Reddick and Willy Reddick. Hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, Mondays by chance; 338-0001 or aarhusgallery.org.

GARDINER

Chaos to Quiet: Deconstructing Complexity, Friday through Saturday, July 27, Monkitree, 263 Water St. Meet the artist reception, 5-9 p.m. Friday, June 14; [email protected] or 512-4679.

HALLOWELL

Paste & Pages: showcasing collage and book arts, Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., through June 29. Participating artists: Abbie Read, Amber Walker, Edward McCartan, Libby Barrett, Debra L. Arter, Allison McKeen, Gordon Carlisle, Scott King, Janalee Welch, George “Chip” Carty, Kimberly Bentley, Betsy Cook, Jennifer McKendry, Marguerite Odgen, Lisa Vigue, Sally Wagley, Penelope Hall, Petrea Noyes, Peggy Cope Mascher, Brian Braley, Helene Farrar, Amy Ray, Adria Keneagy, Carol Wiley, Kris Sader, Leah Cross, Nancy Elena Karp, Jill Osgood, Erin Smith, Kay Miller, Nancy Keenan Barron, Cynthia McGuirl, Tom Gilbert, Lisa F. Wheeler, Barbra Whitten, Cynthia J. Ahlstrin, Colleen Freise, Stephanie Harkness and Sarah S. Harvey; 622-3813 or www.harlowgallery.org.

HINCKLEY

Gift of the Glacier: The Maine Landscape The Summer Exhibition, L.C. Bates Museum, U.S. Route 201. Featured artists include Nancy Glassman, Mike Branca, Alison Hildreth, John Woolsey, Abbott Meader, Nina Bohlen, Daphne Cummings, Veronica Cross, J. Thomas R. Higgins, Barbara Sullivan, Chris Higgins, Stephen Burt and Sharon Yates. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday; call 238-4250 or email [email protected]

LEWISTON

Wais Ali and Don Bernard Community Gallery Opening Reception, 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, L/A Arts Community Gallery 221 Lisbon St; Gouache and acrylic paintings depicting individual world perspective; features landscapes and surrealist works. Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; laarts.org or 782-7228.

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

Jill Sweeney and Joan Bishop, through June; 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.

New work by Bernie Beckman and John Bozin, through Friday; selections by area artists, through July; Central Maine Artists Gallery, 72 West Front St. Featuring: Joe Kennedy, Wally Warren, pottery by Nancy Meader and Suanne Muelhner. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

WATERVILLE

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.

WHITEFIELD

“Salvage Thy Art,” featuring the works of South China artist, Alysia Farrington. Sheepscot General Art Gallery, 98 Townhouse Road, through Sunday. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; 549-5185 or sheepscotgeneral.com.

FOR PUBLIC VIEWING

AUGUSTA

Thaylen Farington, featured artist at MaineGeneral’s Art Gallery, 6 East Chestnut St., through Friday.

WHITEFIELD

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

DAMRISCOTTA

“Here On Earth,” The Stable Gallery, 26 Water St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; [email protected] or 563-1991.

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; [email protected] 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 [email protected]

HALLOWELL

Maple Hill Farm Inn, 11 Inn Road. Hours 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily; [email protected] or 622-7777.

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

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 [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.

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.

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