Nordica Homestead Museum, Holley Road, has opened for the season. Museum is the birthplace of internationally-famed opera diva Lillian Nordica. Included is the collection are costumes, concert gowns, stage jewelry, paintings, and much more. One recent acquisition is Madame Nordica’s personal operatic score of Wagner’s Lohengrin. It contains her hand-written notes as she was coached for the role of Elsa by Wagner’s widow, Cosima, daughter of Franz Liszt. Hours: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Group tours can be arranged by calling 778-2042. Admission cost $2.



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

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.

“Layers of Maine,” a landscape series by Tom Ferrero, Harlow on the Circle, 45 Memorial Circle, through Aug. 23. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; free and open to the public.


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


“Americans Who Tell the Truth,” a portrait exhibit by artist, illustrator and activist Robert Shetterly, Friday through Friday, July 12, Emery Flex Gallery. Free; hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.

Nature photography exhibit featuring photographs by Alana Ranney and Lisa Bryant, Gallery 109, through July 6;, [email protected], 778-1956 or 860-9057.


Chaos to Quiet: Deconstructing Complexity, Friday through Saturday, July 27, Monkitree, 263 Water St.; [email protected] or 512-4679.


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


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]


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; or 782-7228.


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.


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


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;

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.


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.



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



“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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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, call 622-3813 or email [email protected]


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]


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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

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


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


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


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

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