About Us


Established in 2010 The Gallery at Somes Sound is located on Mount Desert Island, overlooking beautiful Somes Sound in the historic Village of Somesville. The Gallery represents contemporary artists of national standing while showcasing their fine art and sculptured furniture  .. tucked away on the “quiet side” of the Island, this is a real treat for art enthusiasts and collectors alike.   Thank you!

Please go to our Inventory Page to view represented artists - Visit our Client Services Page for design assistance.

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Tyra Hanson, Director

Tyra Hanson enjoys greeting art enthusiasts entering the Gallery and working with clients who require assistance in choosing acquisitions for their home or business.  Over the years she has carefully selected the gallery's stable of accomplished artists, offering their work in diverse subject, style, and medium.  Tyra remains active with local non-profit organizations, a supporter of the Wendell Gilley Museum and a member of the Business Advisors Team with Friends of Acadia .  She is a business partner with Portland Museum of Art, a supporter of the N.H. Furniture Masters and the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship.  


The Gallery at Somes Sound is hiring for the 2023 season!  If you're looking for a part time position (May through September) in a creative environment,  please contact Tyra Hanson at 207 610-4622.  

Administrative position -POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED … stay tuned! 

3 days per week; responsibilities include the ability to work well with artists and incoming customers, strong organizational skills, maintaining gallery records,  inventory,  assisting with special events and social media projects throughout the summer season.   Previous experience working in a gallery setting a plus.