• Call for Artists: “The Garden Show” at Kefauver Studio & Gallery, in Damariscotta, July 28-August 13. Submit by July 10: kefauverstudio.com.
  • Call for Artists: “Fins, Feathers & Fur: Maine Coastal Wildlife,” a juried show set to run in August at Maine Coastal Islands NWR, Rockland. Submit by July 29: mainecoastislands.org.


  • Talk by Bangladeshi Performance Artist, 5 p.m. at Waterfall Arts, Belfast. Ali Asgar of “No One Home,” a piece where the artist interacted one-on-one with visitors, gives a free, informal talk.
  • Annual Art Sale of Maine Media Workshops + College, at the former site of Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport. VIP reception at 5:30 p.m. ($250). General admission at 6:30 p.m. ($40). Refreshments, demo of an 1800s photo print process, strolling magician, silent auction, and sale of prints and books donated by more than 25 artists. Supports programing and scholarships. Tix: bit.ly/MaineMediaMagic. Park at Maine Media and take the shuttle.


  • Reception for Robin Brawn at Good Tern Co-op Cafe Gallery, Rockland, from 5-6 p.m. Mixed media collages by the artist from Belly Button Designs in Lincolnville are hanging at the co-op.
  • Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk, with buskers and gallery receptions 5:30-8 p.m. Full listing: belfastcreativecoalition.org.
  • Reception for Carol Wiley at Port Clyde Art Gallery, 5-7 p.m. Her work on display through July 10. She’ll be painting outside the gallery at the end of Route 131 on Sat., July 8.


  • Reception to Open Andrew Winter Retrospective at Monhegan Museum, 4-6 p.m. “Reckoning with Nature: Andrew Winter at Monhegan Island” hangs throughout September. FMI: monheganmuseum.org.
  • “In the Garden” Opens at New Era Gallery on Vinalhaven, with an artists’ talk in Windy Way Barn at 4:30 p.m. and reception in main gallery from 5-7 p.m. The show of tapestries by Don Burns, botanical drawings by Curly Lieber and sculpture by Gail Savitz runs to July 12.
  • Gala Reception at Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland, 5-8 p.m. CMCA celebrates the first year in its new building at 21 Winter St. and the opening of its 2017 summer exhibitions by Jenny Brillhart & Sara Stites, John Walker, and William Wegman. With refreshments and cake in the courtyard.


  • Indigo Social at Waterfall Arts in Belfast, noon-5 p.m. Fiber artist Jackie Graf teaches how to make an indigo vat, and demos traditional shibori and ikat techniques to create designs from the leafy plant that has been used for centuries to dye textiles every shade of blue. FMI: waterfallarts.org, 338-2222.


  • Free Adult Art Class at Rockland Library, 11 a.m. With a focus on drawing in color. Led by Catinka Knoth. Materials provided. The focus all month will be on bird and plant combinations.
  • 2017 MFA Lecture Series at Maine College of Art in Portland, at Osher Hall at 5:30 p.m. New York City artist Tamara Gonzales, whose work has been shown at MoMA and been featured in The New Yorker, gives the second talk in the free public series. FMI: meca.edu.
  • “Images and Visions” Opens at Pemaquid Watershed Association, in Damariscotta. Belva Ann Prycel’s show of “evocative landscapes” on display through August 11 at the 584 Main Street office, open 9:30 a.m.-4:40 p.m. weekdays.


  • Chats with Champions: Artist and Sculptor Jacques Vesery, 10 a.m. at Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. The artist whose pieces reside at the Carnegie Museum and elsewhere gives a free talk on “World Wood Collaboration: Making Art with Others.”


  • Reception to Open “Stan Moeller: From Montmartre to Monhegan,” from 2-4 p.m. at Monhegan’s Island Inn. Works by the artist who splits his time between Monhegan and Paris hang at The Lupine Gallery through Oct. 8.


  • Plein Air Painting and Drawing Workshop at Castle Tucker, Wiscasset, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Beginners welcome. Bring materials, lunch and a hat. The workshop ends with a critique by instructor Jennifer Linskey. $25. Registration: 882-7169 or historicnewengland.org.
  • Fifth Season of Wiscasset Art Walk Begins, 5-8 p.m. Participating galleries, restaurants and shops will fly streamers. Free tours of Nickels-Sortwell House. Visit Wiscasset’s Museum in the Streets Facebook page for info on a mobile app that uncovers the shipping town’s storied past. FMI: wiscassetartwalk.org.
  • Paint Night at Medomak Arts in Waldoboro with Libbie Winslow, 6:30 p.m. Use acrylics to paint a blossoming cherry tree glowing in the moonlight. Supplies included. $20 donation. FMI: medomakarts.org, 832-4774.


  • “Summertide at the Kelpie” Opens at The Kelpie Gallery, Weskeag village, Fri., June 30, 5-7 p.m. Open house and artists’ reception. Group show with oils, pastels, sculpture, glass and jewelry.
  • “Barbara Ernst Prey: New Oils and Prints,” at her Port Clyde Gallery from July 1-14. Never before seen small-scale Maine oils and a new series of limited edition prints, including “Hydrangeas.”


  • Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland. “William Wegman: Reel to Real,” through Oct. 22.
  • Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. “Andrew Wyeth at 100: Dr. Syn,” through Sept. 9. “The Olson House: Photographers’ Muse,” through Oct. 29. “Andrew Wyeth at 100: Maine Drawings,” through Dec. 31. “Andrew Wyeth: Maine Watercolors, 1938–2008,” through Dec. 31. “Marguerite Zorach: An Art-Filled Life,” through Jan. 7.
  • Hutchinson Center in Belfast, “The Art of Climate Change,” photos and art illustrating student and faculty research from archaeology in the Andes to ice drilling in Antarctica. Through Sept. 29.
  • Maine Media Gallery, Rockport. “A Keen Eye and Soft Focus: Pictorialism Revisited” by lensman Francis Orville Libby (1883–1961) and contemporary photographers. Through June 24.
  • Maine State Museum, Augusta. “Beyond Boundaries: The World of the Capote,” through Sept. 30.
  • Portland Museum of Art, “A New American Sculpture, 1914–1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman and Zorach,” through Sept. 8.