With more than 82 miles of shoreline, sandy beaches, and peaceful harbors, Georgetown, Maine, is a breath of fresh air. Nestled amongst the coastal town’s maritime businesses, scenic parks, and glowing lighthouses are an array of wonderful galleries full of inspiring art. Read below for an essential list of Georgetown, Maine, galleries to visit. For a more in-depth explanation of everything that this spectacular New England gem has to offer, access our free Vacation Guide.
Get Inspired at These Georgetown, Maine, Galleries
For some of New England’s finest, hand-crafted porcelain pottery, a visit to Georgetown Pottery is a must. Stroll through the showroom which features the work of local Maine potters who decorate their pieces with beautiful, nautically themed patterns. With pottery, jewelry, glass, furniture, and other pieces for sale, Georgetown Pottery is the perfect place to pick up a memento of your trip or a gift for someone special.
Just a scenic 25-minute drive from Georgetown, Bayview Gallery in Brunswick, ME, features paintings from some of New England’s most renowned artists. The gallery offers rotating exhibits that often showcase the beauty of coastal Maine. It’s certainly worth the drive.
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Included on the National Register of Historic Places, Bowdoin College Museum of Art features a selection of art created in Maine during the first half of the twentieth century. Take a step into the past as you explore the work of some of the world’s most famous art influencers.
West Island Gallery
West Island Gallery was established in Bath in 1997 but now operates in Georgetown. The Georgetown showroom operates by appointment only, but the work can be seen at several local shows and venues throughout the year. Contact the gallery to schedule an appointment or find out where you can see West Island art during your visit.
Ways to Enjoy Nature’s Beauty
In addition to galleries, Georgetown features an abundance of ways to enjoy the natural beauty of the region. One of our favorite places, the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is located on 295 acres of tidal shoreland and offers delightful blooms, wonderful art exhibits, and seasonal events. Our city is also home to a number of picturesque lighthouses that are worth a visit.
You’ll Love the Views at Grey Havens Inn
Perched high on a bluff overlooking the ocean, Grey Havens Inn offers some of the best views in Maine. Watch the sunrise through the window of your beautiful guest room, relax on our spacious wrap-around porch, and enjoy delicious meals at our award-winning onsite restaurant, Blue. When you stay at our charming Inn, you’ll have everything you need for an indulgent and relaxing stay, including complimentary breakfast each morning.
If you’re unsure which room to book, take a look at our Sunrise Suite. The largest room at the Inn, this sun-filled escape features a king-sized bed and a private bath with an indulgent Jacuzzi tub. Enjoy waking up to the fresh ocean air from your private balcony overlooking the coastline. Every room in our coastal mansion is equipped with state-of-the-art amenities and luxurious bedding, so you can’t go wrong!
To book your stay, check the availability of our accommodations and select your favorite. We look forward to hosting you in Maine soon.