• Camden Public Library’s February Virtual Gallery: “New Ventures Maine,” a show by midcoast artists who have taken New Ventures Maine classes.
  • “Our Town and Times in the Editorial Cartoons of Douglas Coffin,” in the Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library through the end of March. Coffin’s cartoons ran in the Waldo Independent.
  • Alumni and Fellows Exhibition at Messler Gallery, at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport and open to the public through April 7. It features 22 pieces of contemporary woodwork.
  • Art You Love Online Auction to Benefit CMCA, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, in Rockland, runs through February 26 at noon. Featuring more than 50 works of art by leading and emerging artists connected with Maine, the auction supports CMCA’s exhibitions and educational programming. CMCAnow.org.
  • Belfast’s 25th Arts in the Park will take place on June 26 and 27 at Steamboat Landing Park on the waterfront. This year’s event will have booths for 50 Maine artisans, who may apply by March 1. Forms are at belfastmaine.org.


  • Art & Journaling, 4 p.m. Get project ideas through email and then meet on Zoom. Join Camden Public Library’s creative group for a different project every Wednesday. For ideas ahead of time and the Zoom meeting link, email alhand@librarycamden.org.


  • “Lunch/Break: Curatorial Tours,” join Bethany Engstrom and Rachel Romanski on Zoom at noon on Thursdays for a 30-minute livestream tour of the Biennial at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland. The series alternates between tours of the entire exhibit and deep dives into themes found within the show. The bite-sized tours offer viewers a chance to ask questions, share thoughts, and commune with CMCA’s curatorial staff and fellow art-lovers. This Thursday, Deep Dive: Environmentalism with Bethany Engstrom and on March 4, Deep Dive: Humor with Rachel Romanski. Details are at CMCAnow.org.


  • Explorations Read-Aloud for Adults, Fridays at 11 a.m. on Camden Public Library’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Local thespian Joseph Coté reads selections from fiction and nonfiction. New readings are available every Friday at 11 a.m. on the library’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.


  • Full Snow Moon Sgraffito Class, from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Good Supply’s property in Pemaquid. In this plein air class, participants will learn to pack and carry everything needed to make sgraffito etchings on porcelain by moonlight. A history of sgraffito will be given while ceramics artist Tim Christensen shares techniques regarding planning, quality drafting, and studio mobility and resilience. The workshop costs $160. COVID-19 precautions will be followed. More information is at thegoodsupply.org.


  • New Hours at Rockland Public Library, starting today: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday,10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The building is open to 15 people at a time. Masks are required. For those who cannot wear a mask, the library will provide a reusable face shield. Patrons are asked to keep their visit to 30 minutes per day. The time limit for computers is 30 minutes. Computer/copier assistance is limited to what can be provided from six feet away. Returns continue to be accepted in outside bins only. For those who want no-contact service, curbside pickup continues Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.