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Rochester downtown For "Rochester Creates: Home Sweet Home," hundreds of individual wood panels created by schools, community groups and Art Espirit members will be integrated into a sculpture in Central Square (learn more at

Thru 10/19
Adelle's Coffeehouse Paintings by Jilleleaine Condon.

Thru 8/31
Artstream Studios "Facade," paintings by Denis Luzuriaga

Thru 8/30
Gallery 6 at Children's Museum of NH "Enchanting Gardens," an indoor and outdoor group exhibit in a variety of mediums, curated by gallery coordinator and painter Tess Feltes

Thru 8/31
Exeter Fine Crafts Don Gorvett of Piscataqua Fine Arts makes reduction woodcut prints that echo the abstract geometric shapes and distant outlines of Northeastern architecture.

Thru 8/31
Exeter Fine Crafts Peter Ridabock of Ridabock Glass is the artist of the month, showing tumblers, bowls, vases and sculptural pieces inspired by the ocean, a variety of technique, and the complexity of color.

Exeter Public Library Seacoast Open Studio group show. Seacoast Open Studio is a project of the Exeter Arts Committee that invites everyone interested in art to gather at the Old Town Hall on Friday mornings to creatively engage with others with similar interests.

Thru 8/31
Seacoast Artists Association Gallery "How Does Your Garden Grow?," group show

Thru 8/30
Seacoast Artists Association Gallery "Sunrise/Sunset," artwork on the theme presented by members and non-members alike.

Buoy "Digital Prince," a solo exhibition of multi-media work by Andy Heck Boyd, including 23 looping video works and 30 digital prints.

Thru 8/31
Just Us Chickens Kittery resident Bill Moore was a photojournalist who turned his camera toward cars and sports before returning to the Seacoast. Today, he finds inspiration along the Seacoast, from Mother Nature to the demolition of the Memorial Bridge.

Thru 8/31
Just Us Chickens Andrea Williams, a fiber artist whose background as school psychologist, computer system analyst, architecture enthusiast and art collector inform her pillows, scarves, wall art, woven cards and much more.

Kittery Art Association "Reflections," a group show of work by Karen Camlin, Pat Higgins, Rhonda Mann, and Christopher Strickland.

Thru 8/24
Kittery Art Association Opening reception for "Ekphrasis," at 4:00pm

8/24 only
Kittery Art Association "Ekphrasis: Poetry and Art," an all-member show celebrating the connections between the printed word and the photographic image.

Morgan Gallery at Kittery Community Center "Seacoast Moderns"

Thru 8/31
Wallingford Square Fourth Friday in Kittery celebrates the renaissance of Wallingford Square from 5 to 8 p.m. with walking maps and self-guided tours of open art galleries, bookstore, crafts, interior design, music, and restaurants

8/22 only
Main Street Art "Daydreams and Distractions," a group show celebrating artists and teachers of the summer art program.

Thru 8/29
Barn Gallery "Sea And Sky" group show by members of Ogunquit Art Association. Also, "OAA Expressions" and showcases by painters Elizabeth Kelley and Janet Ledoux. Invited New England sculptors display three-dimensional work in the outdoor Sculpture Court.

Thru 9/06
Ogunquit Museum of American Art "Tradition and Excellence: The OMAA Permanent Collection" in the Barn Gallery Associates Wing

Thru 10/31
Ogunquit Museum of American Art "Alexandra de Steiguer: Small Island, Big Picture," a collection of photographs documenting the solitude of Star Island at midwinter in her role as the sole caretaker from early November through March

Thru 8/31
Ogunquit Museum of American Art "Richard Brown Lethem: Figure/Abstraction," combining the inner life of the abstractionist with the outer world of figures, and emotional consciousness with the visceral form

Thru 8/31
Ogunquit Museum of American Art Large pastoral works by the museum founder are featured in "Henry Strater: Arizona Winters"

Thru 10/31
Ogunquit Museum of American Art "Andrew Wyeth: The Linda L. Bean Collection," showing for the first time

Thru 10/31
Discover Portsmouth Center "Bold & Brash: The Art of John Haley Bellamy" features his wood carvings, including the collectible American eagle carvings.

Thru 10/03
Drift Gallery at Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion "Confluence," paintings by Kate Doyle and Kenneth Joseph Bini, sculpture by Sumner Winebaum. The Loft: Meg Birnbaum's "Corn Dogs and Blue Ribbons" and paintings by Toby Gordon. Kolb Gallery: "Small Island, Big Picture" by Alexandra de Steiguer.

Thru 9/07
Gallery at 100 Market Street "Summer of 2014," featuring more than 100 works by 20 artists from New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts, including the new "Shades of the Past" photography series by Monica Bushor and Matt Lavigne.

Thru 11/07
Governor John Langdon House "Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture" uses original drawings from Historic New England properties to trace the development of the architectural profession as well as styles from Federal to Arts and Crafts to Modern

Thru 10/12
Kennedy Gallery Photographer Norman Desfosses is known for his soft, diffused black and white images in the natural light of New Hampshire and Maine, here printed on plant-fiber paper handmade in Vietnam and printed with black pigment ink.

Thru 8/31
Mark Wentworth Home Oil paintings by Jeannette and Steve Matatics in the main gallery

Thru 8/24
Nahcotta Teresa McCue, landscapes and beyond.

Thru 8/31
Portsmouth Athenaeum "300th Anniversary of the First Congregational Church of Kittery Point and the Pepperrell Family"

Thru 9/06
Portsmouth Public Library "The Road Not Taken," art inspired by the Poetry of Robert Frost and conceived by Derry artists Corinne Dodge, Judy Krassowski and Ingeborg Seaboyer for the re-opening of the Derry Public Library.

Thru 8/29
Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery / NH Art Association "Hanging Out to Dry," work from the third annual En Plein Air/Paint Out event; "By the Sea," images of near and distant shores; "Small is Big," paintings by Adeline Goldminc-Tronzo, Deb St. Germain, and Anne Wemple Marks.

Thru 8/29
Sheafe Warehouse Annual summer Prescott Park Open Juried Exhibition

Thru 8/24
Strawbery Banke Museum "Finding Home: Stories from a Neighborhood of Newcomers" tells the story of 300+ years of American history through the people and places of one waterfront Portsmouth neighborhood.

Thru 10/31
Wentworth-Gardner House "Water, Wood and Wind: Regional Watercraft of the Piscataqua"

Thru 9/07
South Berwick
Emporium Framing and Art Gallery "Blocks in the Landscape," Suzanne Pretty uses the block as a design element and icon in her works of tapestry, multi-media and sculpture

Thru 9/09
Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum Inspired by a quote from writer Sarah Orne Jewett, "Here by the Sea: Contemporary Art of the Piscataqua" features 29 local artists working in varied media for the inaugural exhibition at the new visitor center

Thru 10/15
George Marshall Store Gallery New contemporary art exhibits: photographer Nancy Grace Horton's "Ms. Behavior," painter Amy Brnger's "Life Observed," painter Richard Brown Lethem's "Having Too Much Fun" and sculpture by Cabot Lyford.

George Marshall Store Gallery "Brave Boat Harbor Reflections" in oil paintings by Wendy Turner, native of Kittery's Cutts Island. "Vessels" by Paul Heroux, a ceramic artist from Central Maine. "Junction" by Mark Goodwin, a series of non-objective, sculptural constructions.

Thru 8/24
York Art Association "Local Color Exhibition," featuring work in a wide variety of mediums by both members and non-members from across the region. "Alana Russell: Recent Works in Pastel."

Thru 9/20
York Public Library Reception for Edward S. Curtis photography exhibit starts at 5:00pm. At 6:00pm, see the film "Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians," about the charismatic, obsessive artist who set out in 1900 to document traditional life.

8/26 only
York Public Library Edward Curtis photogravure prints from "Salish Tribes of the Coast, Vol. 9," created using ink on paper and a sepia tone sulphur bath process, on loan from a private collector

Thru 8/29

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