• CLASSICAL MUSIC

TODAY

“The Daughter of the Regiment,” performed by PORTopera, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $41 to $105. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday.

Latitude 41, piano trio, Rockport Opera House. $30 to $40. 236-2823. 8 p.m.

Bowdoin International Music Festival: Artists of Tomorrow, student performances, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $10/donation. 725-3895. 2:30 p.m. today and Sunday; 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival: Charles E. Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $10/donation. 725-3895. 7:30 p.m. today to Sunday.

DaPonte String Quartet, performing music by Haydn, Schulthorpe and Schubert; Union Church, South Bristol. $25. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

“Live from Jerusalem: An Evening with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra,” screening of concert conducted by Zubin Mehta with soloists Ren?Fleming and Joseph Calleja, Brunswick 10. $20. 798-4505. 7 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Bowdoin International Music Festival: Festival Fridays, faculty and guest artists perform music by Brahms and Beethoven, Crooker Theater, Brunswick High School. $40, $50. 725-3895. 7:30 p.m.

DaPonte String Quartet, performing music by Haydn, Schulthorpe and Schubert; River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. $25. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m. 

MONDAY

Bowdoin International Music Festival: Monday Sonatas, festival artists perform solo sonatas and duets by Hummel, Copland and Brahms, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $30. 725-3895. 7:30 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Sebago Long Lake Music Festival: Tuesday Night Concerts, music for wind, voice, strings and piano, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $20. 583-6747. 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 9.

Friends of the Kotzschmar: Organ Tuesdays at Merrill, with Sophie-Veronique Cauchefer-Choplin, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $17. 842-0800. 7:30 p.m.; preceded by “Kotzschmar Konversation” at 6:30 p.m. in the Merrill Rehearsal Hall. 

WEDNESDAY

“Intimate Classics,” works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert, Farnsworth Art Museum (Wyeth Center), Rockland. $40; $16 for students. 236-2823. Part I, 6 p.m.; Part II, 8:15 p.m.

Bowdoin International Music Festival: Wednesday Upbeat!, music by Strauss, Crumb and Brahms, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $30. 725-3895. 7:30 p.m. 

AUG. 4

Primo Piano, with Thomas Wolf and the St. Lawrence String Quartet, Rockport Opera House. $30, $40; $8 for students. 236-2823. 8 p.m. 

• DANCE

Bates Dance Festival: Zoe | Juniper, multimedia performance, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. $24; $12 for students and seniors. 786-6161. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“V: Five Collective Years of Motion,” artistic dance by Collective Motion, Lucid Stage, Portland. $8, $10. 899-3993. 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday (ages 13-plus); family-friendly show at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Bates Dance Festival: David Dorfman Dance, lecture and demonstration, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. Free. 786-6161. 8 p.m. Monday. 

• THEATER

“Vaudeville Fix,” with The Debutante Hour, Dos Eckies, Matiss Duhon and vintage Super 8 and 16mm short films, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $8. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m.

“The Music Man,” starring Peter Scolari of TV’s “Newhart” and “Bosom Buddies,” Ogunquit Playhouse. $50.50 to $72.50. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 4. Through Aug. 20.

“Love’s Labor’s Lost,” Shakespeare comedy presented in repertory by Fenix Theater Company, Deering Oaks, Portland. Free. fenixtheatre.com. 6:30 p.m. today. Through Aug. 13.

“Moon Over Buffalo,” slapstick comedy about a once-famous stage couple struggling with obscurity, Lakewood Theater, Madison. $18 to $37. lakewoodtheater.org. 8 p.m. today to Saturday.

“Murder a la Moliere,” murder-mystery dinner theater with music from the 1970s, Carousel Music Theater, Boothbay Harbor. $36; includes meal. 633-5297. 6:30 p.m. today to Aug. 4. Through Aug. 28.

“The Wizard of Oz,” based on classic children’s book and movie, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $28 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. today; 2 and 8 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Aug. 4. Through Aug. 6.

“Xanadu,” Maine State Music Theatre production of musical satire of 1980 movie about a magical roller disco, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $33 to $56. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4. Through Aug. 6.

“Singin’ in the Rain,” classic musical, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $18 to $25; $10 for students and those under 20. 698-1807. 2 and 8 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Aug. 4. Through Aug. 13.

“Fame Takes a Holiday,” cabaret musical presented by The Originals, Saco River Grange Hall, Bar Mills. $15 to $18; pay what you can today. 929-5412. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday.

“The Belle of Amherst,” one-woman play based on the life and writings of Emily Dickinson, Centennial Hall, Harpswell. $15 to $20. theater1876.com. 7:30 p.m. today and Friday.

“44 Plays for 44 Presidents,” fast-paced musical dramedy about every U.S. president, Acadia Repertory Theatre, Somesville. $18 to $23; $10 for children under 16. 244-7260. 8:15 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Blithe Spirit,” Noel Coward comedy, Theater at Monmouth. $20 to $26. 939-9999. 7:30 p.m. today and Wednesday. Through Aug. 19. RFA Divas, songs by Doris Day, Peggy Lee, Carrie Underwood, Queen, Rosemary Clooney and more, Saddleback Base Lodge, Saddleback Mountain, Rangeley. $15 to $20. 864-5364. 7:30 p.m. today and Friday.

“Pirates of Penzance,” Freeport Players presentation of Gilbert & Sullivan comic opera, Freeport Performing Arts Center. $10 to $15. fcponline.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“The Bikinis,” musical about a 1964 girl group that reunites, Northport Music Theater. $20 to $25. northportmusictheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

“Godspell,” musical based on the New Testament, Nasson Community Center (Little Theatre), Springvale. $8, $10. 432-3394. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Gypsy,” classic musical based on the life of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee, City Theater, Biddeford. $20. 282-0849. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 7.

“Waiting for Godot,” Samuel Becket play about two men conversing while waiting for a third man, presented in repertory by Fenix Theatre Company; Deering Oaks, Portland. Free. fenixtheatre.com. 6:30 p.m. Friday and Aug. 4. Through Aug. 13.

“The 39 Steps,” Everyman Repertory Theatre production of mystery comedy based on classic Alfred Hitchcock film, Camden Opera House. $18; $10 for students. 236-0173. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Beauty and the Beast Junior,” musical theater student production, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $8, $10; $5 for children under 5. 642-3743. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“King Lear,” Shakespeare tragedy, Theater at Monmouth. $20, $26. 939-9999. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 4. Through Aug. 18.

“Boxers: A Collection of Shorts,” Teen Theater Camp production, Theater Project, Brunswick. $12/donation. 729-8584. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Fafalo,” comic fantasy with Balinese masks and huge puppets, Bowdoinham Town Hall. $15 to $20; $10 for ages 6 to 12; pay what you can on Sunday. 319-7289. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 14.

“Much Ado About Nothing,” Shakespeare comedy, Theater at Monmouth. $20, $24. 933-9999. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 20.

“The Compleat Wrks of William Shakespeare, Abridged,” Theater at Monmouth. $10 to $24. 933-9999. 7 p.m. Tuesday. Through Aug. 17.

“James and the Giant Peach,” family-friendly play based on children’s book, Theater at Monmouth. $10, $12. 939-9999. 1 p.m. Tuesday to Aug. 4. Through Aug. 19.

“The Fantasticks,” musical comedy about two fathers who trick their children into falling in love, Poland Spring Inn. $10. 8 p.m. Tuesday. Through Aug. 30. “Blithe Spirit,” Noel Coward comedy, Acadia Repertory Theatre, Somerville. $18 to $23; $10 for children under 16. 244-7260. 8:15 p.m. Tuesday to Aug. 4. Through Aug. 14.

“Twelfth Night,” Shakespeare comedy presented by Freeport Shakespeare Festival, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. freeportshakespearefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Aug. 4. Through Aug. 12.

“Room Service,” farce about actors who try to get a play produced before creditors shut them down, Theater at Monmouth. $20, $26. 933-9999. 1 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 20.

“The Bikinis,” musical about a 1964 girl group that reunites, Deertrees Theatre Festival, Harrison. $25. deertreestheatre.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 4. Through Aug. 7.

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” musical based on the Bible, Seaside Pavilion, Old Orchard Beach. Free. 934-2024. 7 p.m. Aug. 4. “Guys and Dolls,” classic musical, Boothbay Playhouse. $20; $17 for children under 12. 633-3379. 8 p.m. Aug. 4. Through Aug. 20.

• AUDITIONS

Oratorio Chorale, all voice parts welcome, Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. 329-5708. Saturday; call to schedule time. 

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

Jack Levine, paintings from the permanent collection, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Opens Aug. 4. Through Oct. 31. 

CONTINUING

“The Plastic Ocean,” ceramics by Susan Schultz, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through Sunday.

“Refashioned,” jackets, hairstyles and dresses reimagined as art by Lauren Gillette, Anne Lemanski and Angelika Werth, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through Sunday.

“Cold Waters, Cold War: The 20th Century Navy in Maine,” artifacts and photos of U.S.-Soviet naval operations, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. 443-1316. Through Aug. 7.

“Will Barnet at 100,” celebrating the 100th birthday of painter and summer Maine resident Will Barnet, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through Aug. 14.

“Photo National 2011: A Survey of Contemporary Photography,” juried exhibit of works by 34 photographers, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. 561-3350. Through Aug. 15.

Charlie Hewitt, pen-and-ink drawings, Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport. tidesinstitute.org. Through Aug. 18.

“The Question of Drawing,” exhibit examines what drawing should be, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through Aug. 21.

“Impressions of a World Traveler,” early 20th-century travel photos, souvenirs and writings of museum founder Edith Barry, Brick Store Museum Program Center, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Sept. 1.

“Voyages and the Great Age of Sail,” artifacts related to 19th-century Saco sea captain Tristram Jordan; also “Point of Departure,” works by Saco artist Diane Bowie Zaitlin, Saco Museum. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Through Sept. 4.

“Selected Drawings and Photographs from the Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection,” Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. 786-6158. Through Sept. 5.

“Emerging Dis/Order,” drawings by Amy Stacey Curtis, Alison Hildreth and Andrea Sulzer, Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. 786-6158. Through Sept. 10.

“Four in Maine: Drawings,” work by Mary Barnes, Emily Brown, John Moore and T. Allen Lawson, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Sept. 11.

“Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940,” paintings, sculptures, drawings and photographs of Modernists who worked in Maine in the first half of the 20th century, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through Sept. 11.

“Edward Hopper’s Maine,” paintings of Maine scenes, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. Through Oct. 16.

“Hopper’s Contemporaries: Artists in New England,” works by contemporaries of Edward Hopper, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. Through Sept. 11.

“New Dawn Fades,” photographs by Thomas Hager, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. 561-3350. Through Sept. 24.

“Folk Art on High,” weather vane exhibit, Rufus Porter Museum, Bridgton. rufusportermuseum.org. Through Oct. 1.

“Inspired by Buddhism: Ancient Art from the Permanent Collection,” objects from Cambodia, China, Tibet, Korea and Japan, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

“Exhibiting Whistler: A Tribute to David P. Becker,” prints by James McNeill Whistler, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

“American Modern,” photographs by Abbott, Evans and Bourke-White, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

“Little Elegies: The Art of Nineteenth-Century Mourning,” paintings, texts and objects created to assuage grief and memorialize the dead, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

“Celebrating a Gift: The Norma B. Marin Photography Collection,” Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. 859-5609. Through Oct. 2.”

“Andrew Moore: Detroit Disassembled,” photographs of Detroit’s industrial decline and reclamation by nature, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2. “Alex Katz: Drawings,” ink and oil sketches and graphite drawings, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

“Andrew and Jamie Wyeth: Selections from the Private Collection of Victoria Browning Wyeth,” paintings, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. 786-6158. Through Oct. 2. “Paul Caponigro: The Hidden Presence of Places,” photographs, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. 596-6457. Through Oct. 9.

“John Marin: Modernism at Mid-century,” work from painter Marin’s career between 1870 and 1953, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through Oct. 10.

“The Stone Coast,” sculptures by multiple artists, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. mainegardens.org. Through Oct. 10. “Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World and the Olson House,” Farnsworth Art Museum (Wyeth Center), Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Oct. 30.

“Children’s Book Illustrators,” original work by Maurice Sendak, Dr. Seuss, Jules Feiffer, Eric Carle, Leonard Baskin, E.B. Lewis, Barbara Cooney and more; University of New England Art Gallery, Portland. une.edu/artgallery/childrensbook.cfm. Through Oct. 30.

“Building an American Modernist Collection: Highlights from OMAA Permanent Collection,” Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through Oct. 31.

“The Drawing Tradition,” drawings by Henry Strater, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through Oct. 31.

“Jason Larkin: Past Perfect,” 2011 Arnold Newman Prize winner exhibition, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Nov. 27.

“Imagination Takes Shape: Canadian Inuit Art from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection,” Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum. Through Dec. 6.

“Indians and Rusticators: Wabanakis and Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island,” Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. abbemuseum.org. Through Dec. 28.

“Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine,” artifacts reveal the way Mainers dressed from the 18th to 20th centuries, Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. Through May 27.

• ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

“Coastal Color: Nine Mid-Coast Artists,” River Arts Gallery II, Damariscotta. 882-6960. Artist’s reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 10.

Helen Corning, abstract paintings, Lincoln Street Center, Rockland. 594-6490. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 11.

Art Walk L/A, various locations, downtown Lewiston and Auburn. artwalklewistonauburn.com. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Peaks Island Art Walks, various locations, Peaks Island. peaksisland-artwalks.org. 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

John Ripton: “Reflections-Urban (Por)traits,” photography exhibit, University of New England Campus Center, Biddeford. une.edu. Reception, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 2.

“Shoreline Inspirations,” shoreline paintings, Beth Ellis Cove Gallery, Ogunquit. 646-7700. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 20.

“French Silk,” paintings by Susan M. Wierzba, Harmons & Bartons Gallery, Portland. 774-5948. Opens Monday. Through Aug. 31.

Maine Woodturners Show, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Opens Monday. Through Aug. 31.

“Taking Shape,” artwork inspired by woodshop renovation, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. 725-8820. Opens Monday. Through Aug. 31.

“The Aged and Unknown,” works by printmaker R. Keith Rendall, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. 338-0001. Opens Tuesday. Through Aug. 28.

Barbara Ernst Prey: “Open Spaces,” meditations on the environment, Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde. (516) 316-7477. Reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 4. Through Aug. 28.

“A Few of My Favorite Things,” pieces chosen from Mt. Desert Island collections, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. coa.edu. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 4. Through Aug. 20. 

CONTINUING

“Four Square,” new paintings, prints and collage in square format by Judith Long, Alan Mast, Ed McCartan and Ann Slocum; Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick. 725-8920. Through Friday.

David Rogers, charcoal sketches, pastels and oil paintings, Bangor Public Library. bpl.lib.me.us. Through Friday.

Ned Smith, Gran Manan photographs, Bangor Public Library. 947-8336. Through Friday.

“Where’s My Ride?” multimedia show includes sculpture, paintings and drawings by Spindleworks artists, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. 725-8820. Through Friday.

“Artists of Hallowell,” work of local artists with music, readings and more; Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Friday.

“Thirteen,” new watercolors by Tony Van Hasselt, COCO VIVO Fine Art and Design, Boothbay Harbor. 633-0671. Through Friday.

Lloyd Metcalf, “It Is What It Is,” West Buxton Public Library. 727-5898. Through Saturday.

Charles Martin, cartoonist, artist and illustrator who created more than 200 covers for The New Yorker magazine, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 772-2693. Through Saturday.

“Scenes I’ve Seen,” paintings by Thomas Connolly, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 772-2693. Through Saturday.

“Drawing the Line #2” by Noriko Sakanishi and “Drawing the Line #4” by various artists, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 772-1961. Through Saturday.

Francine Schrock and Patrick Plourde, new paintings and sculptures, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. 774-5946. Through Saturday.

Lin Lisberger, carved wood sculpture exhibit, 3 Fish Gallery, Portland. Through Saturday.

Steven Lanzalotta, “A New Light,” Heron Point Gallery, Portland. 809-0051. Through Saturday.

Maine Sculptors 2011, works by 15 sculptors, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). 871-1700. Through Saturday.

Martha Baum: “Bath and Beyond,” paintings, Just Framing, Bath. 443-3076. Through Saturday.

Vito DeVito, recent bronze sculptures and graphics, Frost Farm Gallery, Norway. frostfarmgallery.com. Through Saturday.

Andrea van Voorst van Beest and Dan Dow, new work (intaglio prints and photographs), Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. 450-8499. Through Saturday.

“Aviary: A Winged Celebration,” work by local artists, students and bird lovers; Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. 725-8820. Through Sunday.

Barbara Klein and Jane Bowman, watercolors and acrylics, Pemaquid Art Gallery. pemaquidgallery.com. Through Sunday.

“Transitions,” new works by Sonia Anne-Cooke Broen, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. 347-3075. Through Sunday.

“Garden Girls,” mixed-media garden sculptures by Natasha Kempers-Cullen, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Through Sunday.

“Fruits of the Sea,” watercolors by Jean Kigel, Archipelago, Rockland. 596-0701. Through Sunday.

Joan Wright, Lydia Kaeyer, Sandra Leinonen and William Mack, photography, oil and watercolor paintings, and woodturning, Art Space Gallery, Rockland. Through Sunday.

Guest Artist Pamela duLong Williams, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. Through Sunday.

Susan Metzger and Simon van der Ven, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. 338-0001. Through Sunday.

“Variations IV: An Exhibition of Art, Objects and Perspectives,” highlighting seven artists, seven objects and multiple perspectives, Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, Gardiner. 582-2108. Through Sunday.

Kevin Beers: “One Artist’s Island,” plus Tom Curry and Andrea Peters: “Two Colorists,” oil paintings, Gleason Fine Arts, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Through Tuesday.

Jean Swan Gordon, floral watercolor portraits, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. Through Wednesday.

Peter Sculthorpe: “Monhegan Island,” new paintings, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Through Wednesday.

“American Realism: Works on Paper, 1862-2011,” by masters of American Realism, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. Through Aug. 4.

“Maine in the Twentieth Century,” work by John Fulton Folinsbee, William Zorach, Edmund Ward, Jay Hall Connaway and others; Wiscasset Bay Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7682. Through Aug. 5.

Terry Hilt, Susan Shatter and Andrea Sulzer, multi-media, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Through Aug. 6.

“Selections from Gallery Artists,” Bayview Gallery, Brunswick. 729-5500. Through Aug. 6.

“Drawn to Disaster,” artists examine the ephemerality of news reports and conjure the complexities of disorder, anger, and optimism that can follow disaster, Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland. 699-5029. Through Aug. 7.

Stephen Pace Retrospective, abstract expressionist paintings, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. 667-6611. Through Aug. 7.

Painters Judy Belasco and Philip Frey, plus furniture designer and sculptor Vivian Beer, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. 667-6611. Through Aug. 7.

“Art at the Grill,” works by the Monhegan Painters, Damariscotta River Grill. 563-2992. Through Aug. 8.

“Painters, Players and Poets,” collaboration of 32 of Maine’s most accomplished painters, composers and poets, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. 633-5159. Through Aug. 10.

Bill Tomsa Art Exhibit, Thornton Hall Assisted Living, Brunswick. 729-8033. Through Aug. 11.

“Tell Me a Story: Folktales and World Cultures,” children’s book illustrations by 13 Maine artists, University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston. 753-6500. Through Aug. 12.

Debbie Dolan: “A Brush with Inspiration,” private collection of fine art oil paintings spanning more than 14 years, University of Maine (Blake Library), Fort Kent. 834-7525. Through Aug. 12.

“Collectibles and Accumulations,” mixed-media work by Brooklyn, N.Y., artist Aidan Sofia Earle, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Aug. 13.

Lois Dodd, Kayla Mohammadi, Jenifer Mumford, Lisa Becu and Bill Martin, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 594-5935. Through Aug. 13.

“Fins, Fur and Feathers: A Celebration of All Creatures — Wild and Domesticated,” Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. Through Aug. 14.

“Three Summer Artists,” work by Julie Waterman, Susan Roscoe and Carol Beyna, The Royal Bean, Yarmouth. 829-5082. Through Aug. 14.

“Robert LaHotan, The Early Years: 1952-1969,” paintings, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. (888) 777-1077. Through Aug. 14.

“The Boat,” group show, Gallery on Chase Hill, Kennebunkport. maine-art.com. Through Aug. 18.

“In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak,” traveling exhibit of illustrations, York Public Library. 363-2818. Through Aug. 19.

“Drawing the Line #6,” drawings by Carly Glovinski, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Aug. 20.

“Three Photographers: Three Visions,” work by Ray Beal, Holly Garner-Jackson and Kris Larson, University of Maine (Powers Art Galleries), Machias. 255-1279. Through Aug. 22.

“Transformations,” more than 20 works by men in long-term recovery at the Milestone Foundation of Old Orchard Beach, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. 847-3001. Through Aug. 27.

“Space Invaders,” works of art that confront and challenge the notions of space and all its meanings, Rose Contemporary, Portland. 780-0700. Through Aug. 27.

“Drawing the Line # 5,” drawings by Emily Nelligan and gallery artists, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland. 772-1961. Through Aug. 27.

“Three Views,” paintings by Elise Ansel, Kate Emlen and Tom Glover, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 865-4519. Through Aug. 28.

“Across Landscapes,” group exhibit by Lyn Asselta, Susan Bailey, Dean Diggins, Leslie Doherty, Ann Gillespie, Suzie Goodwin, Robert Hollingworth, Natalie MacKnight, Anthony Montanino and Gail Sauter; Haley Farm Gallery, Kittery. 439-2669. Through Aug. 31.

“To Hear the Forest Speaking,” Heidi Daub paintings based on original prose, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Through Aug. 31.

“Creatures and Critters,” new work by potter Rick Boyd, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. 712-1097. Through Aug. 31.

“New Work By Faculty,” Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport. woodschool.org. Through Sept. 9.

“Hither and Yon: Landscapes, Seascapes, Escapes,” watercolor paintings by Betsy Wales, 317 Main Street Gallery, Yarmouth. 846-6264. Through Sept. 9.

“Georgetown Goes Modern: The Modern Art Movement Meets an Island Community,” historic paintings, photographs, sculptures and artifacts, Georgetown Historical Society. 371-9200. Through Sept. 10.

“Five Artists,” work by Barbara Bean, Cory Hart, Letty Chiew Husson, Lea Peterson and Susan Zimmerman, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. Through Sept. 11.

“Wednesday Night Art,” work by sculptors Vivian Beer, Kazumi Hoshino and Mark Kindschi, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. 667-6611. Through Sept. 21.

“A League of Our Own,” etchings, photography and colored porcelain, Red Door Pottery Studio and Gallery Shop, Kittery. 439-5671. Through Sept. 24.

Franciska Needham, artwork, with other artists’ sculptures, Franciska Needham Gallery, Damariscotta. 563-1227. Through Sept. 30.

“Entropy in Maine: Photographs by Jonathan Rundell,” North Yarmouth Academy (Curtis Gallery), Yarmouth. 847-5423. Through Oct. 3.

“High Seas and a Safe Harbor: Kennebunkport’s Age of Sail,” maritime exhibition, Pasco Center of Kennebunkport Historical Society, Kennebunkport. 967-2751. Through Oct. 7.

“The Jar Project,” 60 art-filled jars made by 60 artists with connections to Maine, Spring Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Belgrade Lakes. 773-0193. Through Oct. 9.

Daniel Corey, oil paintings by special invited artist for 2011, Pemaquid Art Gallery. 677-2078. Through Oct. 10.