“Bright Paint,” through July 9. New works by contemporary New England artists as well as recent acquisitions of 19th and 20th century American and European paintings. Wiscasset Bay Gallery, 67 Main St., Wiscasset. www.wiscassetbaygallery.com.

Pottery by Nancy Meader, through June. Central Maine Artists Gallery, 72 West Front St., Skowhegan. 858-0797.

Earth-Art-Maine: In the Presence of Wildness, through June 28, Free. Common Street Arts, 16 Common St., Waterville. www.commonstreetarts.org.

Paintings by Charles Ott, through July 31. Landscape and abstract paintings Ricker Memorial Library, Route 26, Poland. 998-1043.

Tours, through Aug. 30. Tours given at 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 2 p.m., fees for adults. Waterville Historical Society Redington Museum, 62 Silver St., Waterville. users.adelphia.net.

Cake, Reed, du Houx, Paul-Hebda, Wheeler and Caron exhibit, through July 13. Watercolor like landscapes, portraits, gardens with pastel flowers, and animals and birds framemakers, 46 Main St., Waterville. 872-8927.

“Way Up in Maine: The Works of William Wegman,” through Sept. 7. A pioneering video artist, conceptualist, photographer, painter and writer., Free. Emery Community Arts Center, Academy Street, Farmington. 491-0768.

Contexture, through Aug. 30. Textile and assemblage artists have a diverse selection of materials and techniques to manipulate and mold, while bringing their visions to life, free. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. monkitree.com.

River Arts Members Show, through July 24. Artwork submitted by members for this reflects the “artist choice,” free from the constraints of a themed show. River Arts Gallery, 241 US Route 1, Damariscotta. www.riverartsme.org.

“Sea level” exhibit, through July 27. New paintings by Sarah Faragher Landing Gallery 8 Elm St., Rockland, 8 Elm St., Rockland. www.landingart.com.

Opening Reception: “Way Up in Maine: The Works of William Wegman,” a pioneering video artist, conceptualist, photographer, painter and writer. Emery Community Arts Center, Academy Street, Farmington. 491-0768.

“Speaking of Color,” through July 17. Painting, sculpture, ceramics, glass, wood, jewelry and textiles. Stable Gallery, Damariscotta, 26 Water St., Damariscotta. stablegallerymaine.com.

The Wyeths, Maine and the Sea,” through Dec. 28. exhibition of approximately thirty works Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. www.farnsworthmuseum.org.

Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts, through Dec. 13: Jazz, art, and film, and the dynamic and energetic interplay between them intersect in this exhibit., Free. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.bates.edu.

“Picturing Monhegan Island” by George Daniell, through Aug. 3. Intimate selection of photographs and drawings created on Monhegan Island. $12, $10 seniors and students, $6 youth, free for young children. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org.

Lois Dodd: “Cultivating Vision,” through Aug. 31. Brings together nearly 50 drawings, watercolors, and prints, spanning four decades, given by the artist to the Colby College Museum of Art in 2010. Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville. www.colby.edu.

Richard Estes Retrospective “Realism,” through Sept. 7. Comprehensive exhibition of Estes’ paintings. Estes is primarily known as a painter of the urban landscape. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland. portlandmuseum.org.

Maine Northern Skies: Clear Light Art Exhibition, features the work of local artists and their interpretations of Maine’s skies. L.C. Bates Museum, U.S. Route 201, Hinckley. 238-4250.

“The Cottage Garden,” through July 31. Joyful artwork reflective of Maine’s gardens and summer cottages. Contributors include Mary Lynn Engel, Elizabeth Stoyko, Jim and Holly Gallante, Nan Kilbourn-Tara, Patty Olds and many more Maine artists. Floorcloths, found object garden sculpture, botanicals and cottage accessories are among the work featured Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. www.markingsgallery.com.

Bernard Langlais Retrospective, through Jan. 4, 2015, Free. Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville. www.colby.edu.


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