• CLASSICAL MUSIC

TODAY

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, works by Leclair, Vaughan Williams and Mendelssohn; Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $25; free for ages 21 and younger (tickets required). pcmf.org. 8 p.m.

Chamber Music Festival: Young Artists Chamber Music Repertoire, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill. $10. 374-2203. “Chamber Music Marathons,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. 

FRIDAY

DaPonte String Quartet, children’s concert, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. Free. rivertreearts.org. 4 p.m.

DaPonte String Quartet, works by Comorri, Mendelssohn and Dvorak; River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. $25. rivertreearts.org. 7:30 p.m.

Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, works by Beethoven, Copland and Brahms; Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill. $20 to $30. 374-2203. 7:30 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Beethoven, Lee Hyla and Faure; Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $25; free for ages 21 and younger (tickets required). pcmf.org. 8 p.m.

Chamber Music Festival: Young Artists Chamber Music Repertoire, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill. $10. 374-2203. “Chamber Music Marathons,” 2 p.m.

Pianist Artem Belogurov, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg. $5, $10. 935-9232. 7:30 p.m.

Lars Gjerde, Brett Judson and Scott Perkins, music from classical, sacred and jazz traditions, South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport. Free/donation. 967-2793. 7 p.m.

Kinge’s Revels, Renaissance music, St. Philip’s By the Sea, Biddeford. Free/donation. 284-4601. 7 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Pianist Nastacia Antonacos, with flutist Nicole Rabata and violinist Benjamin Noyes, First Church, Belfast. Free/donation. 338-2282. 3 p.m.

Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, works by Beethoven, Copland and Brahms; Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill. $20 to $30. 374-2203. 4 p.m.

Portland Chamber Music Festival, Free Family Fun Day, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Free. pcmf.org. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

MONDAY

Lars Gjerde, Brett Judson and Scott Perkins, music from classical, sacred and jazz traditions, Ogunquit Baptist Church. Free/donation. encoremusiccreations.com. 7 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Tuesdays at Merrill, with organist Dave Wickerham, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $15. 842-0800. 7:30 p.m.; preceded by Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30 p.m. in Merrill Rehearsal Hall.

Salt Bay Chamberfest, works by Esa-Pekka Salonen, Handel and Schubert; Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $30. saltbaychamberfest.org. 7:30 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

La Musique, with the St. Lawrence String Quartet and harpist Julie Smith, Farnsworth Art Museum (Wyeth Center), Rockland. $30; $8 per session for students. baychamberconcerts.org. Part I, 6 p.m.; Part II, 8:15 p.m.

Lars Gjerde, Brett Judson and Scott Perkins, music from classical, sacred and jazz traditions, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. Free/donation. encoremusiccreations.com. 7 p.m. 

AUG. 18

Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Beethoven, Melinda Wagner and Poulenc, hosted by Suzanne Nance; Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $25; free for ages 21 and younger (tickets required). pcmf.org. 8 p.m. 

• DANCE

“The Journey,” mimedance by Karen Montanaro accompanied by live music by Ginger Ibex; Celebration Barn Theater, South Paris. $14; $12 seniors; $8 students and children. celebrationbarn.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

• 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 and Friday.

“Before Bill,” a comic romp through medieval times, Freeport Factory Stage. $17, $20. 865-5505. 8 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Burt and Me,” musical comedy based on the music of Burt Bacharach, Deertrees Theatre Festival, Harrison. $25; $15 for students. deertreestheatre.org. 8 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“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, Tuesday and Aug. 18. Through Aug. 19.

“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. 18. Through Aug. 20.

“Once Upon a Mattress,” comedy, Lakewood Theater, Madison. $18 to $37. lakewoodtheater.org. 8 p.m. today and Saturday.

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

“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. 7:30 p.m. today; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 27.

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

“Blithe Spirit,” Noel Coward comedy, Acadia Repertory Theatre, Somerville. $18 to $23. 8:15 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

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

“Guys and Dolls,” classic musical, Boothbay Playhouse. $20; $17 for children under 12. 633-3379. 8 p.m. today and Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday; 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 20.

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

“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; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to Aug. 18. 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 and Saturday.

“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. Friday.

“Rent,” musical presented by the Fairway Players, Winthrop Performing Arts Center. $10 to $15. 623-4583. 7 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 19.

“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. Friday and Tuesday. 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.

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

“Seussical the Musical,” family-friendly play based on Dr. Seuss characters, Windham Center Stage Theatre. $7. 893-2098. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 21.

“The Tempest,” Presented by Schoolhouse Arts Center’s Summer Shakespeare Workshop Students, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $8, $10; $5 for ages 5 and under. 642-3743. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“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.

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

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

“Bugsy Malone Junior,” Summer Musical Theater Camp show for ages 10 to 13, Northport Music Theater. $5, $8. 338-8383. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Naked Shakespeare North, Bard performances presented with no sets or costumes, Freeport Factory Stage. $10. freeportfactory.com. 7 p.m. Monday.

“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.

“Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily,” mystery, Acadia Repertory Theatre, Somerville. $18 to $23; $10 for children under 16. 244-7260. 8:15 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Through Sept. 4.

“The Compleat Wrks of William Shakespeare, Abridged,” Theater at Monmouth. $10 to $24. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Monsters! The Musical,” comic musical, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $25; $15 for students. 583-6747. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 18. Through Aug. 21.

“The Red Velvet Cake War,” comedy, Lakewood Theater, Madison. $18 to $37. lakewoodtheater.org. 8 p.m. Aug. 18. Through Aug. 27. 

• AUDITIONS

Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights” Olde Tyme Radio Show, auditions for three female roles ages 20s to 50s, seven male roles ages 20s to 60s, one girl role age 10 to 12, and two boy roles ages 12 to 15, Sanford Maine Stage, Springvale. sanfordmainestage.com. 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Yasmina Reza’s comedy “ART,” script readings for three male characters all facing or into middle age; performance dates are Sept. 15 to Oct. 2, Freeport Factory Stage. 865-5505. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Community Chorus, all male and female vocalists welcome to audition, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. 839-7070. Call to schedule your time slot between 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

“The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States,” collection of drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs and prints by artists mainly working in the United States, Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148. Opens Saturday. Through Oct. 23. 

CONTINUING

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

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.

“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 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.

Jack Levine, paintings from the 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

“Meet the Artists Reception,” Pemaquid Art Gallery. 677-2078. 3 to 5 p.m. Friday.

“Her Mark,” women artists working in a diverse range of media, style and subjects, Bayview Gallery, Brunswick. 729-5500. Opening reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.

Kathy Goddu: “East Meets West,” Japanese Shibori textile art, Gallery Framing, Brunswick. 729-9108. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.

“Mansion of Dreams,” paintings by Wendy Jordan, Little Dog Coffee Shop, Brunswick. 721-9500. Opening reception, 5 to 6 p.m. Friday.

“Graphite,” sculpture and drawings by James Marshall and Kate Beck, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 10.

“Table of Contents: Richard Brown Lethem,” paintings, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Through Sept. 10. 

CONTINUING

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

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

“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 Friday.

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 Friday.

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

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

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

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

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

“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.

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

Works by Helder, Fretz, Rhoads, Pieper, Schafermeyer, Schunke and Dane, paintings, metal sculptures and glass vessels, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. 348-9977. Through Aug. 20.

“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. 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.

Sarah Knock: “Water: The Surface and Below,” realist paintings, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 772-2693. Through Aug. 27.

“The Solid Earth! The Actual World!” recent work by Michael Branca, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 773-4773. Through Aug. 27.

Jeanne O’Toole Hayman, new work, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. 450-8499. addisonwoolley.com. Through Aug. 27.

Photography by Sam Little, Frost Farm Gallery, Norway. 743-8041. Through Aug. 27.

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

Phoebe Bly, new paintings, Jonathan Frost Gallery, Rockland. 596-0800. Through Aug. 27.

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

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

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

“The World Around You,” open juried annual summer show, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. 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.

Juried Art Show, with 2-D, 3-D, photography and artisans’ work, Lajos Matolcsy Arts Gallery, Norway. 739-6161. 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.

“Jazz,” new series by John Vander based on jazz music, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. Through Aug. 31.

Gary O’Connor: “Mostly People and Places,” original oil and watercolor paintings, Dock Fore, Portland. 772-8619. Through Aug. 31.

Erin Endicott: “Healing Sutras,” contemporary embroidery on antique fabric, Chellis Wilson Studio, Portland. 518- 9018. Through Aug. 31.

Russell D’Alessio and Virginia Sarsfield: “Sirens, Nymphs, and Ladies,” Handmade Papers Gallery, Brooklin. 359-8345. Through Aug. 31.

Peter Poskas: “Timeless Places,” luminous landscape paintings, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. Through Aug. 31.

Fifth Annual Local Art Exhibit, West Buxton Public Library. 727-5898. 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.

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. Through Sept. 7.

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

“Travels Over the Seas: Italy, France and Beyond,” recent acquisitions of 19th- and 20th-century American and European paintings, Wiscasset Bay Gallery. 882-7682. 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.

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

“Maine to France,” pastels, watercolors and oils, Damariscotta River Grill. 563-2992. Through Sept. 19.

“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.

“Ralf Feyl: Threshold,” new oil paintings, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Through Sept. 24.

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

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

Quilling Work of Christine Anderson, religious documents on fine paper, York Public Library. 363-2818. 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.