'Wildlife and Local Landscapes' The exhibit by photographer Wayne Bierbaum will be on view Friday, May 17, through June 16 at River Gallery, 1000 Main St. in Galesville. A reception will take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 1. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Information: 410-867-0954 or rivergallery.org.
'Watercolor: Bold & Beautiful' A solo show by Bruce Handford is on view through Sunday, May 19, at McBride Gallery, 215 Main St. in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5:30 p.m. Sundays, and open Thursdays until 9 p.m. Information: 410-267-7077 or mcbridegallery.com.
'Expressions of Childhood' An exhibit featuring artwork by children in the Anne Arundel Community College's Child Development Center will be on view through Wednesday, May 29, in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays. Information: 410-777-2218 or aacc.edu/studentlife.
'One Hundred Footsteps' A collection of 50 poems and 50 collages by Jennifer Wallace and Katherine Kavanaugh is on display through Friday, May 31, at the Adkins Arboretum Visitors Center, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. Hours and information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0; or adkinsarboretum.org.
'Boats of the Bay' An exhibit displaying the works of 12 local artists in various media is on view through June 30 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 2nd St. Noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Information: amaritime.org.
'Anima Mundi' The exhibit "World Soul" featuring more than 25 sculptures by Claire McArdle will be on view through June 9 in the Chaney and Martino galleries at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Information: 410-263-5544 marylandhall.org.
'Freedom Bound' The exhibit about resistance to servitude and slavery in the Chesapeake region will be on view through March 2, 2014, at the Historic Annapolis Museum, 99 Main St. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Information: 410-267-6656.
Annapolis collection Works by Roxie Munro, Sy Mohr, Sally Comport and others can be found at the Annapolis Collection, 45 West St., Annapolis. Information: 410-280-1414.