• Open Call: “Poetry & Art VI: A Mail-In Exhibition,” Good Tern Co-op in Rockland. Send poetry or art that fits on a postcard or in an envelope to Lois Anne, P.O. Box 1661, Rockland, ME 04841. Entries must be postmarked by March 25. FMI: 594-8822 or loisanne1001@aol.com.
  • Open Call: Spring Exhibition 2017 in Rockland, at Asymmetrick Arts & Black Hole Gallery. Submit by March 26: blackholegallery.com.
  • 2017 Annual Open Call Show at Waterfall Arts in Belfast, with the theme “Home,” to be on view April 7-May 12. Pieces must be delivered by March 31: waterfallarts.org, 338-2222.
  • Call to Artists 50+: Belfast Senior College Festival of Art, at UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast June 1-4. Registration through March 31. FMI: seniorcollegefestivalofart@gmail.com or 338-8033.
  • Call for Artists & Writers: spring & summer residencies at Joseph A. Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Farm in Jefferson. FMI: mainefarmlandtrust.org.
  • Call for Actors: 2017 Camden Shakespeare Festival, for July and August runs of Romeo and Juliet and Much Ado About Nothing. FMI: info@camdenshakespeare.org.


  • “Needle-Felted Animals” Class, 6-9 p.m. at Great Salt Bay School in Damariscotta. Debra Arter shows how to make a small creature out of soft wool. $29, plus $10 materials. Registration: clc.maineadulted.org or 563-2811.
  • Talking Art in Maine, Intimate Conversations: Alan Bray, 7 p.m., Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. The free series features talks between artist Jane Dahmen and notable contributors to the Maine arts scene. This one features Bray and his casein paintings.
  • “Life Blood” Hangs at Pemaquid Watershed Association Office, in Damariscotta, to March 31. Katie Leigh Cellana’s title for her show of photos refers to the term some Native American tribes use for water.


  • Malt & Monotype Night at Waterfall Arts in Belfast, 6:30-9 p.m. Create monotypes on the Conrad E-37 etching press in a laid-back atmosphere. 21+. Admission is $10. Beverages by donation.
  • Bessie the Cow Paint Night at Art Loft Rockland, 6-8 p.m. Kim Nicoll leads the painting and socializing. Follow instructions to transform your canvas. $35. Get a $10 coupon on Facebook. Drop-ins accepted if there’s space. FMI: 200-7915 or artloftrockland.org.
  • Potluck to Celebrate New Home of Medomak Arts, at 13 Friendship Street in Waldoboro, from 6-9 p.m. Live music by Laura Buxbaum, Brian Dunn, Mark Barbour and Travis Hoffses. Artwork by Carol Wiley on display. FMI: 832-4774.
  • “Favorite Places” Opens at Jonathan Frost Gallery in Rockland, and runs through April 24. With work by Susan Beebe, Greg Chilenski, Jeanette Phillipps and Linda Simmons-Arnold. Reception set for Friday, March 31, 5:30-8 p.m.


  • “Fiber Fix-It and Maker Event,” from 9 a.m.-noon at First Baptist Church in Belfast. Belfast Community Works hosts the free event with demos and workshops on spinning, knitting, clothing upcycling, sock puppets, silk painting, crochet, plus a kids’ table. FMI: bcwmaker.space or BCW’s Facebook page.
  • “Mosaics for Beginners” Class in Rockland, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Ed. Led by Cheryl Masse. The group will decide on a day and time for a follow-up grouting class. FMI: midcoastadulted.com or 596-7752.
  • DSLR Camera Modes at Rockland Art Loft, 10 a.m.-noon. Amy Parrish teaches you how to control the manual exposure modes of your camara. $35. Also at Art Loft on Saturday, from 1-3 p.m., “Introduction to Felting: Wool Balls” with Lori Schafer. Suitable for ages 9-90. $25. FMI: artloftrockland.org or 200-7915.
  • First Two of Five Andrew Wyeth Centennial Shows Open, at Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland. “Andrew Wyeth at 100: Dr. Syn” will run through Sept. 9. “Andrew Wyeth at 100: Maine Drawings” will run through Dec. 31. Both feature rarely seen and privately held works.


  • Free Adult Art Class at Rockland Library, 11 a.m. With a focus on drawing in color. Led by Catinka Knoth. Materials provided. This week: “The Circus Comes to Town.”
  • Creative Artists Support Group, 6:30-8 p.m., Belfast Free Library. Support and discussion group for people interested in developing their creative artistic potentials. FMI: 223-0052 or ben496@prexar.com.


  • Ukrainian Egg Decoration Class for Adults and Children, Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m.-noon at Gamble Education Center, Rockland. Lesia Sochor teaches how to use beeswax and a kystka to make dyed eggs. FMI: farnsworthmuseum.org.
  • ArtWalk Maine 2017 Summit, Wednesday, April 5, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Coastal Enterprises Inc. in Brunswick. The conference for community organizers will include a panel discussion followed by sessions on preparation and production of community artwalks. Hosted by the Maine Arts Commission. Registration: artwalkmaine.org.


  • Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland. “David Driskell: Renewal and Form,” to May 11. “Mark Wethli: Piper Cub,” to May 14. “Sam Cady: Parts of the Whole,” through May 21.
  • Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. “Art of Disaster,” through April 23.
  • Maine State Museum, Augusta. “Beyond Boundaries: The World of the Capote,” through Sept. 30.