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Tracy Jamar’s “Land Parcels Quad,” from “Beyond Rugs!”, opening Saturday at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland.
Courtesy Farnsworth Art Museum
"Botanical Illustrations," by Kate Furbish (1834-1931), Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. 633-4333. Reception, lecture and auction, 3 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 30.
"Beyond Rugs!", rug-hooking textile art, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. 596-6457. Opens Saturday. Through Feb. 5.
"From My Garden," ink line and watercolor portraits of flowers by Jean Swan Gordon, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. 633-4333. Through Sept. 29.
"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.
• ART GALLERIES
"Engaging Insects: Artists and Scientists," work of nine artists and scientists, University of Southern Maine Art Gallery, Gorham. 780-5008. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. today. Through Nov. 10.
"Art at the Grill," work by Ed Botkin, George Wardwell and Kathleen Thornton, Damariscotta River Grill. damariscottarivergrill.com. Reception, 4 to 6 p.m. today. Through Oct. 31.
"21 Rooms," interactive exhibit of installation, performance and video art by local and national artists, Nevada Motel, York. Free/donation. 3sarts.org. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Anne Ritchie, photographs on canvas and in print, 317 Main Street Community Music Center, Yarmouth. 317mainst.org. Opening reception, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Through Nov. 11.
"Ladies Night Out at the Artist's Studio," wine and cheese mixer and painting demonstration, A. Heywood Studio, Waldoboro. $15. 832-6684. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
"Autumn Arrivals," recent acquisitions of 19th- and 20th-century American and European paintings as well as new works, Wiscasset Bay Gallery, Wiscasset. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Opens Saturday. Through Oct. 31.
"Beauty Sleep," installation with video and drawings by Nancy Andrews, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. 288-5015. Through Friday.
"Maine Landscape, " group show, River Arts, Damariscotta. 563-1507. Through Friday.
"A League of Our Own," etchings, photography and colored porcelain, Red Door Pottery Studio and Gallery Shop, Kittery. 439-5671. Through Saturday.
"Drawing the Line #7," drawings by Susan Groce, Kimberly Convery, Ken Greenleaf and Robin Mandel, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Saturday.
Ralf Feyl: "Threshold," new oil paintings, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Through Saturday.
"Droge and Lash," paintings by Michael Droge and sculpture by Robert Lash, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Saturday.
Inka Essenhigh and Richard Van Buren: "(un) Natural Splendor," Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. 236-2875. Through Sunday.
Leo Krikorian: "Godfather of the Beats," Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. 888-777-1077. Through Sunday.
"Intention and Accident," paintings and prints by Kate Doyle, York Public Library. 363-2818. Through Tuesday.
"Scenes from Maine," new and recent work by Portland artist Jay LaBrie, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. 712-1097. Through Sept. 29.
"The Art of the Still Life," with 20 contemporary artists, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. Through Sept. 29.