BANGOR — “Photo National 2011,” photographs from all over the country; “New Dawn Fades: Photographs by Thomas Hager,” through Sept. 24, University of Maine Museum of Art, Harlow Street. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday.
BAR HARBOR — “2011 Wahponahki Student Art Show,” through Sept. 18, “Indians & Rusticators: Wabanakis and Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s,” at the Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert St. For information, call 288-3519 or visit www.abbemuseum.org.
BELFAST — Artist’s Pink Champagne Reception for Rainy Brooks of Searsport, exhibit “All Around Maine,” noon Friday, July 22, Beyond the Sea, 74 Main St. Exhibit runs through Aug. 3. For information, call 338-2100 or visit www.beyondtheseamaine.com.
BELFAST — “Clothed Nudes”, a photography exhibition of fine art natural nudes by Charles Laurier Dufour through Aug. 11, Galerie Dufour, 94 Main St. For information, call 338-6448 or email email@example.com.
BELFAST— Moving sculptures by Arthur Ganson, TED presenter and resident artist at MIT, on display through July 29 at Waterfall Arts, High Street. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday. waterfallarts.org.
BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Fine Craft Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 23, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, July 24, Blue Hill Consolidated School, 60 High St. $5, 16 and under free.BlueHillFineCraftShow.com.
EASTPORT — “Public Art is Not an Oxymoron,” art talk with Donna McNeil, director, Maine Arts Commission, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, Tides Institute and Museum of Art, 43 Water St. Call 853-4047 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ELLSWORTH — “Stephen Pace: A Retrospective,” painters Judy Belasco and Philip Frey and furniture designer and sculptor Vivian Beer, through Aug. 7, Courthouse Gallery, 6 Court St. For information and events list, call 667-6611 or visitcourthousegallery.com.
FORT KENT — University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery to feature work of local artist Debbie Dolan, “A Brush with Inspiration” through Friday, Aug. 12.
MACHIAS — Photographers Ray Beal, Holly Garner-Jackson and Kris Larson will display landscape and portrait photographs through Aug. 22 in “Three Photographers: Three Visions.” For information, call 255-1279.
ROCKLAND — Opening for next First Friday Art Walk, “Lyrical Landscapes and DreamScapes,” 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 338 Main St. featuring the work of Lurie Goddard and Jon Kolkin. For information, call 594-7745 or visit www.carverhillgallery.com.
ROCKPORT — “New Work by Faculty” exhibition, through Sept. 9 at Messler Gallery, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship at 25 Mill St. Gallery open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday through Sunday. For information, call 594-5611 or visitwoodschool.org.
THOMASTON — “American Realism: Works On Paper, 1862-2011,” 2½ centuries of fine art on paper by American Masters. Exhibition 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, through Aug. 4, Haynes Galleries, 91 Main St. For information, visithaynesgalleries.com.
THOMASTON — Opening of “Peter Poskas: Timeless Places,” 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, Haynes Galleries, 91 Maine St. The show runs through Aug. 31. The artist will be at Haynes Galleries noon-2 p.m. Aug. 27, for casual gallery conversation. For information, call 354-0605 or visit www.haynesgalleries.com.