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Saturday 10.25.2014 through Wednesday 09.17.2014
"Mountains + Valleys (Grand Canyon)" consists of 9 individually framed photographs arranged in a grid and exhibited in SPACE's storefront window.

Main Gallery

Annex

Artist Talk

Saturday 10.04.2014
Join artist Jesse Sugarmann
Thursday 10.09.2014
The MWPA and SLICE magazine present an all-out grudge match of Literary Jeopardy. This free-for-all evening pits Maine novelists against Maine poets against Maine memoirists!

Film

Tuesday 10.07.2014
Rahsaan Roland Kirk was a one of a kind musician, personality, satirist and windmill-slayer who despite being blind, becoming paralyzed, and facing America’s racial injustices – did not
Wednesday 10.15.2014
Eighteen year-old Helen Memel likes to skateboard, masturbate with vegetables and thinks that body hygiene is greatly overrated.
Tuesday 10.21.2014
Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave.
Thursday 10.23.2014
We're bringing a pair of classic American horror films to the Saco Drive-In for a doublefeature night of vintage

Music

Thursday 10.02.2014
Since its days dressed up in white lab coats in university basements, electronic music has been a largely male-dominated field.
Om
Saturday 10.04.2014
Formed from the ashes of doom metal legends, Sleep, Om has continuously reinvented itself for a decade.
Saturday 10.11.2014
Sunset Hearts return to SPACE to celebrate "wwwindswept," their first new release in two years.
Tuesday 10.14.2014
Heavy Trash is the collaboration of Jon Spencer, who has played his ferocious mash-up of blues and pun

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Window

Mountains + Valleys

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 to Saturday, October 25, 2014
Annex

Standard

Saturday, October 11, 2014 to Friday, November 21, 2014
8:30
Music

Camilla Sparksss, EDH, Alex June and Babe

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 8:30pm
Doors at: 

doors at 8pm

Exhibition opening
5:00–8:00
Exhibition opening

FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Music
8:30
Music

Om

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 8:30pm
Doors at: 

doors at 8:00pm

5:00–8:00
Community event

LGBTQ STORY SHARING WITH ARTIST/ACTIVIST SEAN DORSEY

Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
7:30
Film

RAHSAAN ROLAND KIRK: THE CASE OF THE THREE SIDED DREAM

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 7:30pm
Doors at: 

Doors open at 7:00pm

Artist Talk
7:00
Artist Talk

Literary Jeopardy

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 7:00pm
8:30
Music

Sunset Hearts 'wwwindswept' Release Party

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 8:30pm
Doors at: 

doors at 8pm

Artist Talk
12:00
Artist Talk

JESSE SUGARMANN

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 12:00pm

FALL MUSIC FILM SERIES

We're excited to team up with The State Theatre to bring you a heavy handful of films revolving around musicians and their music-making.
Film: FINDING FELA
Sep 2, 2014
Sep 16, 2014
Oct 21, 2014
Nov 6, 2014

Family-Friendly Concert Series

SPACE presents a new monthly series of daytime concerts open to music-lovers of all ages.
Oct 19, 2014
Nov 22, 2014

Health/Care Film Series

American healthcare has emerged in recent years as a hot-button issue, generating vigorous debates over a system that many agree to be at best, fairly inefficient and at worse, in need of serious overhaul. In fulfilling the “Ideas” element of SPACE Gallery’s “Arts, Artists, Ideas” directive we present our Health/Care Film Series in January and February 2013. Three films, paired with discussions,... MORE
Feb 13, 2013
Film: Escape Fire
Jan 9, 2013
Jan 18, 2013, Jan 19, 2013, Jan 20, 2013

Summer Music Film Series

Music films are a natural fit at SPACE since they bridge two of the programming worlds we curate year-round. We’ve put together a diverse lineup of films about music and musicians to help fill the summer months. Take a look. There should be something for just about any taste. 
Jul 25, 2013
Aug 6, 2013
Aug 15, 2013

Maine College of Art Illustrators' Film Series

SPACE Gallery and the Maine College of Art Illustration Department have teamed up to curate a small series of films about cartoonists and illustrators.
Sep 24, 2013
Dec 3, 2013
Jan 14, 2014
Feb 25, 2014

Think and Drink

We’ve all had deep discussions with our friends while we’re out at night—why not add a couple of experts to the mix and really take it up a notch? That’s the idea behind Think & Drink, a happy-hour series in Portland that sparks provocative conversations about big ideas. The series invites you to participate in a facilitated public conversation with two panelists who have expertise in the... MORE
Community event: Think & Drink
Feb 5, 2014
Community event: Think and Drink
Mar 5, 2014
Community event: Think and Drink
Apr 2, 2014
Community event: Think and Drink
May 7, 2014

Iceland Cometh!

Iceland Cometh! is our first weekend celebrating our Nordic neighbors as innovative cultural leaders. We're proud to offer a free concert, free film screening, and free hot dogs to bring our community together in a triumphant exaltation of all things Iceland.
Mar 15, 2014
Mar 14, 2014

INSIGHT Events

SPACE Gallery’s curiosity is the foundation of our programming. Manifest as art, design, innovation, writing, critical thinking, or by other means, ideas stick in our minds, create discussion and raise questions about our perceptions of the world. INSIGHT is a program for our lead donors who give $250 or more each year. We invite you to explore with us, seeking insight into the... MORE
Dec 17, 2012
Jan 22, 2013
May 18, 2013
Oct 7, 2013
Jun 18, 2014

Upcoming Events

  • Music: Thursday, Oct 2, 2014   |   8:30 PM
    Camilla Sparksss, EDH, Alex June and Babe
  • Exhibition opening: Friday, Oct 3, 2014   |   5:00 PM
    FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK
  • Artist Talk: Saturday, Oct 4, 2014   |   12:00 PM
    JESSE SUGARMANN
  • Music: Saturday, Oct 4, 2014   |   8:30 PM
    Om
  • Community event: Sunday, Oct 5, 2014   |   5:00 PM
    LGBTQ STORY SHARING WITH ARTIST/ACTIVIST SEAN DORSEY
  • Film: Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014   |   7:30 PM
    RAHSAAN ROLAND KIRK: THE CASE OF THE THREE SIDED DREAM
  • Artist Talk: Thursday, Oct 9, 2014   |   7:00 PM
    Literary Jeopardy
  • Music: Saturday, Oct 11, 2014   |   8:30 PM
    Sunset Hearts 'wwwindswept' Release Party
  • Music: Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014   |   8:30 PM
    Heavy Trash ft. Jon Spencer and Matt Verta-Ray
  • Film: Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014   |   7:30 PM
    WETLANDS
  • Music: Thursday, Oct 16, 2014   |   8:30 PM
    Zeus
  • Music: Sunday, Oct 19, 2014   |   4:00 PM
    Arborea & Cuddle Magic

Current Exhibitions

  • Window   |   9.17 - 10.25
    Mountains + Valleys

SpaceGalleryBlog

September 26, 2014 | By hannah
Starting October 11th, Maine artist Karen Gelardi's new exhibition, Standard, will be hanging in our annex. We talked to her about this project, her dream workspace, and the materials she most enjoys working with. Come by October 18th for her artist's talk! You work in a...

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