CLASSICAL MUSIC

TODAY

Primo Piano, with Thomas Wolf, the St. Lawrence String Quartet and the winner of the Andrew Wolf Chamber Music Award for Piano, Rockport Opera House. $30 to $40; $8 for students. baychamberconcerts.org. 8 p.m.

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

Maine Pro Musica Symphony, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center). $15 to $25. 935-9232. 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Arceci, McKean and Friends, instrumental and vocal works by early French and Italian composers, John Street United Methodist Church, Camden. $15; tickets at the door. 236-4829. 7 p.m.

Bowdoin International Music Festival: Artists of Tomorrow, student performances, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $10/donation. 725-3895. 12:30 p.m.

Bowdoin International Music Festival: Festival Fridays, faculty and guest artists perform works by Brahms and Schubert; Crooker Theater, Brunswick High School. $40. 725-3895.

SATURDAY

Stafford Wind Symphony, wind ensemble, Wells Harbor Community Park (rain location is Wells Junior High). Free. 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

The Best of the Met: Live in HD Encore Series, screening of Verdi’s “Don Carlo,” Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $20. atthelincoln.org. 7 p.m.

Sebago Long Lake Music Festival: Tuesday Night Concerts, performances of works by Haydn, Shostakovich and Schubert; Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $20. 583-6747. 7:30 p.m.

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Tuesdays at Merrill, with James Jones and trumpet player Anita Cirba, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $15. 842-0800. 7:30 p.m. (preceded by Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30 p.m. in the Merrill Rehearsal Hall).

WEDNESDAY

St. Lawrence String Quartet, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $30, $40; $8 ages 18 and under. 236-2823. 8 p.m.

AUG. 11

Grand Sextet, St. Lawrence String Quartet with Anne-Marie McDermott and Anthony Manzo, Rockport Opera House. $30 to $40. baychamberconcerts.org. 8 p.m.

Portland Chamber Music Festival, performances of works by Leclair, Vaughan Williams and Mendelssohn; Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $25. pcmf.org. 8 p.m. Festival runs through Aug. 20. 

• DANCE

“The Poet’s Love,” benefit, performance and reception, Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth. $50, $75. mainestateballet.org. 7 p.m. reception; 8 p.m. program today.

“The Poet’s Love,” performance only, Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth. $20; $15 for seniors and students. mainestateballet.org. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 13.

Bates Dance Festival: David Dorfman Dance, Schaeffer Theater, Bates College. $24; $12 students and seniors. batesdancefestival.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Steamy Nights,” more than a dozen dance and burlesque troupes perform in a benefit for the arts center, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $10 in advance; $12 at door. stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Bates Dance Festival: “UN/Stable Landscape,” interactions between human dancers and horses, Chance Encounter Farm, Pownal. $10. batesdancefestival.org. 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Bates Dance Festival: Different Voices, Schaeffer Theater, Bates College. $24; $12 students and seniors. batesdancefestival.org. 8 p.m. Aug. 11-12. 

• THEATER

“Twelfth Night,” Shakespeare comedy presented outdoors by Freeport Shakespeare Festival, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. freeport shakespearefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. today to Sunday and Tuesday to Aug. 11. Through Aug. 12.

“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. 11. Through Aug. 20.

“The Wizard of Oz,” based on classic children’s book and movie, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $28 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. today to Saturday.

“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 and Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” musical based on the Bible, Seaside Pavilion, Old Orchard Beach. Free. 934-2024. 7 p.m. today.

“Blithe Spirit,” Noel Coward comedy, Acadia Repertory Theatre, Somesville. $18 to $23. 8:15 p.m. today to Sunday and Tuesday to Aug. 11. Through Aug. 14.

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

“Once Upon a Mattress,” comedy, Lakewood Theater, Madison. $18 to $37. lakewoodtheater.org. 8 p.m. today to Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday; 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Aug. 11. Through Aug. 13.

“Guys and Dolls,” classic musical, Boothbay Playhouse. $20; $17 for children under 12. 633-3379. 8 p.m. today to Saturday and Aug. 11. Through Aug. 20.

“Murder a la Moliere,” murder-mystery dinner theater with music from the 1970s, Carousel Music Theater, Boothbay Harbor. $36; includes meal and show. 633-5297. 6:30 p.m. today to Sunday and Tuesday to Aug. 11. Through Aug. 28.

“Singin’ in the Rain,” classic musical, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $18 to $25; $10 for students and those under age 20. 698-1807. 2 and 8 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Aug. 11. Through Aug. 13.

“James and the Giant Peach,” family-friendly play based on children’s book, Theater at Monmouth. $10, $12. 939-9999. 1 p.m. today, Sunday and Tuesday to Aug. 11. Through Aug. 19.

“King Lear,” Shakespeare tragedy, Theater at Monmouth. $20, $26. 939-9999. 7:30 p.m. today and Wednesday. Through Aug. 18.

“The Bikinis,” musical about a 1964 girl group that reunites, Deertrees Theatre Festival, Harrison. $15, $25. deertreestheatre.org. 8 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Before Bill,” a comic romp through medieval times, Freeport Factory Stage. $17, $20. 865-5505. 8 p.m. today to Saturday and Aug. 11. Through Aug. 14.

“Love’s Labor Lost,” Shakespeare comedy presented in repertory by Fenix Theatre Company, Deering Oaks Park, Portland. Free. fenixtheatre.com. 6:30 p.m. Friday and Aug. 11. Through Aug. 13.

“Rent,” musical presented by The Fairway Players, Winthrop Performing Arts Center. $10 to $15. 623-4583. 7 p.m. Friday.

“Charlotte’s Web,” Hackmatack Drama Camp production for children, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $10; $6 for ages 20 and under. 698-1807. 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 13.

“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.

“Much Ado About Nothing,” Shakespeare comedy, Theater at Monmouth. $20, $24. 933-9999. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Tuesday; 1 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 20.

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

“Twelfth Night,” Shakespeare comedy, Theater Project, Brunswick. $12/donation. 729-8584. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 14.

“The 39 Steps,” comedy/mystery based on Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center). $10 to $20. 935-9232. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Shakespeare’s Kids summer production, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. Free with gardens admission. 633-4333. 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

“Blithe Spirit,” Noel Coward comedy, Theater at Monmouth. $20, $26. 939-9999. 1 p.m. Saturday; 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Through Aug. 19.

“Fairy Houses, the Musical,” 2011 Children’s Theatre Season, Ogunquit Playhouse. $10. 800-982-2787. 10 a.m. and noon Saturday; 10 a.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 28.

“Room Service,” farce about actors who try to get a play produced before creditors shut them down, Theater at Monmouth. $20, $26. 933-9999. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 7 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 20.

“A Taffeta Wedding,” New England premiere of musical with ’60s pop tunes, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $28 to $39. 986-5552. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Aug. 11. Through Aug. 20.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Shakespeare’s Kids summer production, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. Free. freeportshakespearefestival.org. 4 p.m. Tuesday to Aug. 11.

“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. “The Wiz,” Maine State Music Theatre production of 1970s R&B musical based on “The Wizard of Oz,” Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $33 to $56. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Through Aug. 27.

“Best of Broadway,” song and dance from Broadway shows, The Temple, Ocean Park. $5 to $12. 934-0687. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. “Burt and Me,” musical comedy, Deertrees Theatre Festival, Harrison. $15, $25. deertreestheatre.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 11. Through Aug. 14.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

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

Photographs by John Scully, Museum of African Culture, Portland. museumafricanculture.org. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. 

CONTINUING

“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.

“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.

“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.

“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.

“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.

• ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

Barbara Ernst Prey: “Open Spaces,” meditations on the environment, Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde. (516) 316-7477. Reception, 6 to 8 p.m. today. 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. today. Through Aug. 20.

“Ralf Feyl: Threshold,” new oil paintings, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. today. Through Sept. 24.

Sarah Knock: “Water: The Surface and Below,” realist paintings, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 772-2693. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. today. Through Aug. 27.

“The Aged and Unknown,” works by printmaker R. Keith Rendall, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. 338-0001. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 28.

First Friday Art Walk, artists’ galleries and Portland Museum of Art open for free admission, downtown Portland. firstfridayartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Painters Audrey Bechler, Lauren Gill and Judy Herman, plus sculptor Randy Fein, Art Space Gallery, Rockland. 594-8784. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Fire, Ash, Salt and Smoke,” glass artist David Jacobson and eight Maine potters, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. 594-0167. Opens Friday.

Fifth Annual Local Art Exhibit, West Buxton Public Library. 727-5898. Opening gala, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.

“Lyrical Landscapes and DreamScapes,” work by Laurie Goddard and Jon Kolkin, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. 594-7745. Opens Friday. Through Aug. 20.

Summer Show, with Kimberly Burke, David Twiss, John Orestis and Gergana Rupchina, Ember Grove Gallery, Portland. 761-0408. Reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Jazz,” new series by John Vander based on jazz music, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. Artist reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.

Gary O’Connor: “Mostly People and Places,” original oil and watercolor paintings, Dock Fore, Portland. 772-8619. Reception, 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.

Peter Poskas: “Timeless Places,” luminous landscape paintings, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.

Jean Kigel: “13th Annual Eastern Views,” Asian brush paintings and watercolors, Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. 832-5152. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Tuesday.

“Nature’s Keep: Artists Responding to Divine Design,” seven artists respond to the natural world, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 27.

Andrew Abbott, new long-term installation, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. stlawrencearts.org. Artists’ reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

First Friday Art Tour Open House Brunch, featuring “The Last Spring Snowstorm,” oil paintings by artist Mary Ellen TK Serina, Paradise Studio, East Boothbay. 633-6093. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.

Juried Art Show, with 2-D, 3-D, photography and artisans’ work, Lajos Matolcsy Arts Gallery, Norway. 739-6161. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.

“The Solid Earth! The Actual World!” recent work by Michael Branca, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 773-4773. Reception, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 27.

Jeanne O’Toole Hayman, new work, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. 450-8499. addisonwoolley.com. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 27.

“Art in Bloom,” Maine-made artwork with fresh flowers, Gallery 302, Bridgton. 647-2787. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Carol Jessen: “Out and About,” plus “Put a Smile on Your Face” by William Irvine, Jeff Barrett and David Witbeck, Gleason Fine Arts, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 7.

Studio Open House, home and studio of rug weaver Sara Hotchkiss, Old Point Comfort Gallery, Waldoboro. 832-8133. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

“(un) Natural Splendor: Inka Essenhigh and Richard Van Buren,” Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. 236-2875. Reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 25.

Saco Bay Artists Show, Ocean Park Library lawn, Saco. 937-2125. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Open Studio Exhibit of John Paul Caponigro’s New Work, Caponigro Arts, Cushing. 354-0578. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; artists’ discussion at 2 p.m. both days.

60th Annual Art Auction, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. $5; $25 for one-of-a-kind bid cards made by OOA artists. barngallery.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Greg and Jon Mort Open Studio, Fieldstone Castle, Port Clyde. jonmort.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

“New Faces,” outdoor art exhibit, Monument Square, Portland. 247-4785. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Alan Magee Open Studio, Pascal Hall, Rockport. alanmagee.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

KVAA Studio Day and Sale, Center for Maine Craft, West Gardiner. 588-0021. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

“Maine to France,” pastels, watercolors and oils, Damariscotta River Grill. 563-2992. Reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday. Through Sept. 19.

“Drawing the Line,” work in different drawing media on two-dimensional surfaces, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. 646-8400. Opens Wednesday. Through Sept. 10.

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

“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 Friday.

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

“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 Sunday.

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

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

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

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

“Coastal Color: Nine Mid-Coast Artists,” River Arts Gallery II, Damariscotta. 882-6960. Through Wednesday.

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

Helen Corning, abstract paintings, Lincoln Street Center, Rockland. 594-6490. 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.

“Say It With Color,” oil paintings, pastel and watercolors, photos, fiber, glass, ceramic and jewelry, L/A Arts Gallery 5, Lewiston. laarts.org. Through Aug. 20.

“Shoreline Inspirations,” shoreline paintings, Beth Ellis Cove Gallery, Ogunquit. 646-7700. Through Aug. 20.

“Summer’s Bounty: From the Garden to the Kitchen, Part 2,” more than 24 New England artists, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. 351-1083. Through Aug. 21.

DeWitt Hardy, watercolors, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. 351-1083. Through Aug. 21.

“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.

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

“Second Show,” featuring the work of 20 member artists, Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, Harpswell. 371-2015. Through Aug. 31.

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

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

John Ripton: “Reflections-Urban (Por)traits,” photography exhibit, University of New England Campus Center, Biddeford. une.edu. Through Sept. 2.

“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.

Larinda Meade, printmaker, Finance Authority of Maine, Augusta. (800) 228-3734. Through Sept. 16.

“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.

Terry Hilt, Susan Shatter and Andrea Sulzer, multi-media, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Through Oct. 8.

“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.