• CLASSICAL MUSIC

TODAY

Bay Chamber Concerts: “Timeless Treasures,” chamber music, Rockport Opera House. $30 to $40; $8 for students. baychamberconcerts.org. 8 p.m.

Composer’s Chat, with Salt Bay Chamberfest visiting composer Pierre Jalbert, Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 522-3749. 4 p.m. 

FRIDAY

Salt Bay Chamberfest, works by Stravinsky, Copland, Jalbert and Faure, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $30. saltbaychamberfest.org. 7:30 p.m.

“The Colors of Music: How Can I Keep from Singing?”, with tenor Virgil Bozeman IV, trumpeter Jamie Merrifield, classical guitarist Nick Wallace and whistler Darin Carlucci, Broad Bay Congregational Church, Waldoboro. Free/donation. 832-6898. 7 p.m.

Far Cry Chamber Orchestra, works by Beethoven, Respighi and Dvorak, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill. $20 to $30. 374-2203. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. Sunday. 

SATURDAY

Midnight Sun, Boston string quartet, Georgetown Historical Society. Free; reservations required. 371-9200. 7 p.m. 

MONDAY

DaPonte String Quartet, wide variety of music with guest artists, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. $25, free for under age 21. 633-4333. 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Tuesdays at Merrill, with Ray Cornils and the Kotzschmar Festival Brass, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $15. 842-0800. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. (preceded by Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30 p.m. in Merrill Rehearsal Hall).

Trio Cleonice, ensemble featuring piano, violin, cello and guest violist, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. Call for price: 646-5139. 8 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

First Chair All Stars, “Mostly Brahms,” Strand Theatre, Rockland. $25 to $40; $8 for students. baychamberconcerts.org. 8 p.m. 

SEPT. 1

First Chairs All Stars Season Finale, Rockport Opera House. $50; $8 for ages 18 and younger. 236-2823. 8 p.m. 

• THEATER

“Legally Blonde, the Musical,” musical comedy based on hit 2001 movie starring Becky Gulsvig, Michael Rupoer and Sally Struthers, Ogunquit Playhouse. $49 to $76.50. 646-5511. 8 p.m. today and 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 Sept. 1. Through Sept. 17.

“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. today and Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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

“You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown,” musical based on the comic strip, Studio 48 Performing Arts Center, Brunswick. $15. 590-7276. 7 p.m. today and Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

“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. today to Sept. 1. Through Sept. 4.

“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.

“The Passion of the Hausfrau,” one-woman comedy with Beth Welden about the misadventures of a mom, Freeport Factory Stage. $12, $15. 865-5505. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday.

“The 39 Steps,” mystery/comedy based on classic Alfred Hitchcock film, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $12 to $29.50. 698-1807. 2 and 8 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Sept. 1. Through Sept. 3.

“Switch Triptych,” New England debut of award-winning theater company Big Picture Group, set in New York City in 1919 at Bell Atlantic’s switchboard exchange, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $15. 751-8815. 7 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“I Left My Heart,” musical Tribute to Tony Bennett, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $28 to $39. 985-5552. 8 p.m. today to Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Sept. 1. Through Sept. 3.

“The Fantasticks,” musical comedy about two fathers who trick their children into falling in love, Poland Spring Inn. $10. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

“Breakfast with Mary,” comedy, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $20; $10 for students. 583-6747. 8 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington,” story of Margaret Chase Smith portrayed by Sally Jones, Stonington Opera House. $10 to $15; free for island students. 367-2788. 7 p.m. today.

“And Then There Were None,” mystery by Gaslight Theater, Hallowell City Hall. $10, $12. 626-3698. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1. Through Sept. 3.

“The Soiree,” one-woman comedy by Amanda Huorati, Celebration Barn Theater, South Paris. $12, $14; $8 for students. 743-8452. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

PIE (Portland Improv Experience), comedy improv, Lucid Stage, Portland. $10. lucidstage.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“Pippi Longstocking’s Musical Adventure,” children’s theater, Ogunquit Playhouse. $10. (800) 982-2787. 10 a.m. and noon Saturday; 10 a.m. Sunday.

“To Kill a Mockingbird,” drama based on classic book and movie, Lakewood Theater, Madison. $18 to $37. lakewoodtheater.org. 8 p.m. Sept. 1. Through Sept. 10. 

• AUDITIONS

Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights” Olde Tyme Radio Show, parts for three women ages 20s to 50s; seven men ages 20s to 60s; one girl age 10 to 12; and two boys ages 12 to 15; Sanford Maine Stage, Springvale. sanfordmainestage.com. 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

“The Odd Couple,” for all parts, cold-script readings, Nasson Community Center (Little Theatre), Springvale. 324-9273. 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday; show runs in mid-October.

“Meet Me in St. Louis,” musical, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. 329-0565. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Disney’s “Mulan,” roles for students ages 9 to 16, Waldo Theater, Waldoboro. 832-6060. 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday; show runs Oct. 21-30.

Musica de Filia Fall 2011 Semester, women and girls choral group, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. 807-2158. 6 p.m. Wednesday. 

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

“From My Garden,” ink line and watercolor portraits of flowers by Jean Swan Gordon, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. 633-4333. Opens Saturday. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 1. Through Sept. 29.

“Aronson to Aronson: The Lineage of Expressionism,” paintings and sculptures by David and Ben Aronson, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Opens Saturday. Through Oct. 31.

“Along the Yangzi River: Regional Culture of the Bronze Age from Hunan,” 60 bronze vessels and monumental bells cast in southern China between 1300 B.C.E. and 221 B.C.E., Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. Opens Sept. 1. Through Jan. 8.

CONTINUING

“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.

“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.

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

“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. Through Oct. 23.

“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.

“ALOFT! Topsails to Turbines,” use of wind power through the ages, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.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

Martha Burkert: “Near and Far” and Jon Kolkin: “Dreamscape,” Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. 781-2620. Opening artists’ reception, 5 to 7 p.m. today.

Sicilian Photography Exhibit, Grapheteria Gallery, Portland. 772-3709. Opens today. Through Oct. 31.

“Rally,” juried exhibition of artists who explore identity, memory and erasure, Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland. meca.edu. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. today. Through Oct. 9.

Art Walk, downtown Biddeford. biddefordartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

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

“Drawing the Line #7,” drawings by Susan Groce, Kimberly Convery, Ken Greenleaf and Robin Mandel, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 24.

“CRAFTS of the Land and Sea,” fine-craft exhibition of recent work by eight Maine artisans, Archipelago, Rockland. 596-0701. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Oct. 21.

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

“Beauty Sleep,” installation with video and drawings by Nancy Andrews, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. 288-5015. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 23.

Peter Poskas: “Timeless Places,” luminous landscape paintings, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. Conversation with the artist, noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Through Wednesday.

Lisa Tyson Ennis: Photographs, Ralston Gallery, Rockport. 230-7225. Opening reception, 5 p.m. Saturday.

Mildred Johnson and Edward Mackenzie, assemblage, Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick. 373-9300. Opens Monday. Through Sept. 30.

“Gunpowder and Fireworks,” drawings by Mark Kelly, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. 338-0001. Opens Tuesday. Through Oct. 2.

Grant Drumheller: “Still Life in Variation,” Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 772-2693. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 1. Through Oct. 1.

“Life is Just a Chair of Bowlies,” bowls by Nan Kilbourn-Tara, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Opens Sept. 1. Through Sept. 31.

“Scenes from Maine,” new and recent work by Portland artist Jay LaBrie, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. 712-1097. Opens Sept. 1.

“Out of the Ordinary,” fall show, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. Opens Sept. 1.

“Intercambio: Interplays and Exchanges,” sculpture, printmaking and mixed-media by Suzanne Hunt, Larinda Meade and Lizz Sinclair, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 773-4773. Opens Sept. 1.

 

CONTINUING

“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 Saturday.

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

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

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

Jeanne O’Toole Hayman, new work, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Through Saturday.

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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 Wednesday.

“Her Mark,” women artists working in a diverse range of media, style and subjects, Bayview Gallery, Brunswick. 729-5500. Through Wednesday.

“75 Years in the Life of a Collection: Spotlight on Shoes,” Brick Store Museum collection ranging from 18th century to today, Kennebunk Free Library. 985-2173. Through Wednesday.

Kathy Goddu: “East Meets West,” Japanese Shibori textile art, Gallery Framing, Brunswick. 729-9108. Through Wednesday.

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

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

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

“Partners for World Health: Blue Wrap Project,” Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). 871-1700. Through Wednesday.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Bon Appetit! The Exhibit,” whimsical collection of food and culinary art by YES Art Works artists, The Blue Spoon, Portland. 773-1116. Through Sept. 1.

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

“New Works,” by Jayne Adams, Patrick Plourde and David Witbeck, Gallery on Chase Hill, Kennebunkport. maine-art.com. Through Sept. 5.

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.

Burt Silverman: “Painter of People and Places,” Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. Through Sept. 8.

“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.

“Graphite,” sculpture and drawings by James Marshall and Kate Beck, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Sept. 10.

“Table of Contents: Richard Brown Lethem,” paintings, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. 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.

“Five Maine Realists,” work by David Graeme Baker, Doug Martenson, Alison Rector, Simon Parkes and David Vickery; Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. 667-6611. Through Sept. 11.

Vincent Hartgen: “Painting Schoodic,” Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. 581-1149. Through Sept. 15.

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

“Without Borders VIII: Breaking Ground,” work by John Bell, Richard Corey, Ryan Guerrero, Bethany Engstrom, Matthew Leavitt and Justin Taylor; University of Maine (Lord Hall Gallery), Orono. withoutbordersfest.org. Through Sept. 16.

Carol Sloane, Janice Kasper, Frederick Kellogg and Barbara Sullivan, new works, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 594-5935. Through Sept. 17.

“The Scent of Flowers: Still Life,” original juried artwork of Maine artists, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. Through Sept. 18.

Nancy Wilson Fulton: “House Falls Beautiful,” photograph exhibit, Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport. 583-4047. Through Sept. 18.

“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.

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

Leo Krikorian: “Godfather of the Beats,” Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. 888-777-1077. Through Sept. 25.

“Intention and Accident,” paintings and prints by Kate Doyle, York Public Library. 363-2818. Through Sept. 27.

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

Barbara Ernst Prey: “Open Spaces,” meditations on the environment, Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde. (516) 316-7477. Through Sept. 30.

Betsy Elliman: “Mostly Maine,” acrylic paintings on canvas, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. 846-4763. Through Sept. 30.

“Inspirations in Color,” still lifes and landscapes by Beth Westra, Falmouth Memorial Library. 781-2351. Through Sept. 30.

Quilling Work of Christine Anderson, religious documents on fine paper, York Public Library. 363-2818. Through Sept. 30.

“Drawing the Line #5,” drawings by Emily Nelligan and gallery artists, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland. 772-1961. Through Sept. 30.

“Changing Seasons,” Penobscot Valley Industries photography exhibit, Bangor Public Library. 947-8336. Through Sept. 30.

Scott Davis, paintings, Wallwork Gallery, Rockport. 617-990-6304. Through Oct. 1.

“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, multimedia, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Through Oct. 8.

“Foggy Days in Maine,” paintings by Abbie Williams, Abbie Williams Studio, Damariscotta. 563-7568. 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.

Denise Rankins and Pande Stevens, paintings, Pemaquid Art Gallery. pemaquidartgallery.com. Through Oct. 10.

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

Peggy Farrell and Bruce Babb, new works (paintings and woodworking), Pemaquid Art Gallery. pemaquidartgallery.com. Through Oct. 10.

Artisans Collective Art in the Park, local artisans painting, throwing clay and displaying pottery, photography and fiber, Village Green Park, Yarmouth. 846-7967. Sundays through Oct. 30.