5 Must See Kennebunkport Art Galleries

Kennebunkport is famous for its art galleries showcasing local and internationally acclaimed artists. Here are some of the best for your list of Kennebunkport Things to Do.  

Wright Gallery
5 Pier Road
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
(207) 967-5053
www.thewrightgallery.com

The Wright Gallery is housed in a beautiful 19th century post and beam building, on the picturesque Cape Porpoise Harbor. Here you’ll find wonderful traditional New England art from"superrealism" to cubist realism. The gallery's two floors offer a visual treat enhanced by the music of a concert guitarist and spectacular views of the harbor – a must-see from your Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast.

Scott Bundy Gallery

127 Ocean Avenue
P.O. Box 761
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
(207) 967-2575
www.thescottbundygalleries.com

This gallery has a diverse art collection including European Impressionist, American Tonalist and Chinese Figurative Oil Paintings. It also features excellent African stone sculpture and some wonderful ceramics.

Mast Cove Galleries
P.O. Box 2718
Mast Cove Lane & Maine Street
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
(207) 967-3453
www.mastcove.com
          
Featuring more than 100 artists, Mast Cove Galleries housed in a 30-year-old Greek Revival home, is the largest privately owned group gallery in Maine. The gallery offers paintings and sculptures to suit everyone's tastes. There are seascapes, portraits, still life, landscapes and more. Some of the artists showcased here have works displayed in art collections and museums round the world.

The gallery also hosts jazz and blues concerts. The fine art, architectural style and gardens full of sculptures make this gallery a great addition to your Kennebunkport Things to Do list. What's more, it's close to your cozy Kennebunkport Inn.
 
Landmark Gallery
31 Ocean Avenue
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
(207) 967-0020
www.landmarkgallery31.com
          
The gallery is housed in a completely restored 19th century firehouse. It features the work of artists such as Jack Standish, who paints intricate interiors; Rowena Sanford, a Plein air painter; Tom Carleton, who paints ships on the high seas; and Alexander Korman, a classical oil painter. The owner, David Fouts, also has fine paintings of ships and boats on display.

Home & Away Gallery
26 Maine Street
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
(207) 967-2122
www.homeandaway.biz

This is an art gallery in an 1813 post and beam barn. It offers Native American art and jewelry, Inuit art and Eskimo art. The gallery helps keep these cultural traditions alive and exposes the talents of these native peoples to the world. It's art that "touches the soul."

Each piece is handpicked by the owners, David and Ann Shultz. The gallery began as a website in 2000 and became a brick and mortar reality in 2002. David has loved Inuit art ever since a childhood trip to Canada. He discovered the delights of other Native American arts when he traveled to the southwestern U.S. All along, he kept collecting the art he liked.

Part of the gallery's profits go to the Inuit Art Foundation and the American Indian College Fund. To ensure your satisfaction with the art you buy, they offer a 14-day money back guarantee. This gallery is a definite value addition to your list of Kennebunkport Things to Do.