The Gallery at Somes Sound shows Somesville’s history

“Back in the Day, Somes Sound” by Brad Betts

The Gallery at Somes Sound, (formerly The Gallery at Frenchman’s Bay) will feature a newly commissioned painting by Artist Brad Betts, entitled “Back In The Day, Somes Sound.” Also on display will be Anne Wheeler’s exclusive hand painted ceramic tiles featuring a few of Somesville’s historical landmarks. A portion of the sales proceeds of these items will support the MDI Historical Society on its continued mission of promoting the history of Mt. Desert Island. The Historical Society will unveil its new exhibit, “Somesville’s Golden Age” at the newly renovated Selectmen’s Building. Across the arched bridge at the Somesville Museum, “Shaped by Water: An Island History,” designed in collaboration with the Great Harbor Maritime Museum of Northeast Harbor, will reopen for a second season. The Gallery at Somes Sound first Art Exhibition of the season, featuring Stehanie Barton-Miscione and other artists