'Water, Water and Water' An exhibition of large Chinese ink and watercolor paintings on rice paper will be on display Monday, Aug. 1, through Sept. 30 at the Adkins Arboretum's Visitors Center, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. A reception will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. Hours and information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0 or adkinsarboretum.org.

Oil paintings "Oil & Water," paintings in oil by Lee Alban and watercolors by Sam Dixon, are on display through Sunday, Aug. 7, at Main St. Gallery, 216A Main Street in Annapolis. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: 410-216-7166 or mainstreetfineart.com.

Photographs "Music to Our Ears: The Sounds of the African American Experience at Carr's and Sparrow's Beaches" is on view through Sept. 4 at the Banneker-Douglass Museum, 84 Franklin St. in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays-Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays. Free admission. Information: 410-216-6180 or bdmprograms@goci.state.md.us.

'Strokes of Genius' Exhibition of paintings will be on display through Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Maryland Federation of Art's Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle in Annapolis. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Information: 410-268-4566.

'Two Cruise' Exhibit of maritime paintings and illustrations by Christine and David O'Neill is on view through Aug. 21 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. All artwork is for sale, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the museum's education programs. Admission is free. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Information: 410-295-0104 or go to amaritime.org.

'Wonders of the Deep' Exhibit of photos of marine life by Mark Royer will be on display in the gallery of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park, through Sunday, Aug. 7. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and weekends by appointment by calling Nancy Saarlas at 410-647-0135. Information: 410-647-2550.

'Forest Arch' Outdoor exhibit of sculptures created from materials found in the forest by Howard and Mary McCoy will be on view through Sept. 15 at Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. Hours and information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0 or adkinsarboretum.org.

Shady Side history "Memories and Mementos: The History of Shady Side Schools from 1868 to 1978," an exhibit researched by the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society, is on display at the Captain Salem Avery Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Hours and information: 410-867-4486 or shadysidemuseum.org.

Permanent exhibit 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.