Upcoming at SPACE

Off-site

Friday 08.29.2014 through Sunday 04.27.2014
SPACE worked with The Friends of Congress Square Park to commission artist Michael Clyde Johnson to design and build "Untitled Patio with Benches and Planter" in Congress Square Park to help activate this underused public space for the summer of 2014.

Window

Friday 08.29.2014 through Saturday 07.12.2014
Inter lithics, a new installation by artist Miles Templeton, is about historical economics and symbolic systems of the past.

Main Gallery

Friday 09.05.2014 through Saturday 06.21.2014
Katie Bell is constantly evaluating the materials that make up the concept of home.

Annex

Saturday 09.06.2014 through Friday 07.11.2014
Staying Put, an exhibition by Adam John Manley, is a continuation of a series of works that exist as objects as well as outdoor installations.

Artist Talk

Monday 09.22.2014
A celebration of America’s apple renaissance by a James Beard Award–winning author.

Film

Thursday 08.21.2014
Meet the Beatles!
Tuesday 09.02.2014
Finding Fela tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life, his music, his social and political importance.
Friday 09.05.2014
Mood Indigo is a true return to form for Michel Gondry, exploring the surreal landscape of emotion and imagination along the lines of his classics The Science of Sleep and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
Saturday 09.06.2014
Mood Indigo is a true return to form for Michel Gondry, exploring the surreal landscape of emotion and imagination along the lines of his classics The Science of Sleep and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

Music

Thursday 08.21.2014
The third in our DJ in the Park series looks to be the most fun yet.
Saturday 08.23.2014
DJ JONATHAN TOUBIN
Saturday 08.30.2014
Join us for the final Local Music Showcase of the summer.  With a line up of 5 stylistically divergent bands, it will be a provocative survey (though one with an admittedly tiny
Saturday 08.30.2014
Nick Zammuto was one-half of the beloved experimental collage-pop duo The Books.

More

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Off-site

Untitled Patio with Benches and Planter

Sunday, April 27, 2014 to Friday, August 29, 2014
Annex

Staying Put

Friday, July 11, 2014 to Saturday, September 6, 2014
Window

Inter lithics

Saturday, July 12, 2014 to Friday, August 29, 2014
8:00
Film

A HARD DAY'S NIGHT

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 8:00pm
Doors at: 

Doors open at 7:00pm

Community event
5:30
Community event

Hootch-Sicles

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 5:30pm
9:30
Music

New York Night Train SOUL CLAP & DANCE-OFF

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 9:30pm
Community event
7:00
Community event

SLANT

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 7:00pm
Music
8:30
Music

Zammuto

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 8:30pm
Doors at: 

Doors at 8:00

6:00
Music

DJ In The Park: Bip + Bop

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 6:00pm
3:00
Music

Local Music Showcase: Purse, Fur, Sunset Hearts, Perfect Hair, Hopeless Losers

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 3:00pm

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

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

Upcoming Events

  • Music: Thursday, Aug 21, 2014   |   6:00 PM
    DJ In The Park: Bip + Bop
  • Film: Thursday, Aug 21, 2014   |   8:00 PM
    A HARD DAY'S NIGHT
  • Community event: Friday, Aug 22, 2014   |   5:30 PM
    Hootch-Sicles
  • Music: Saturday, Aug 23, 2014   |   9:30 PM
    New York Night Train SOUL CLAP & DANCE-OFF
  • Community event: Thursday, Aug 28, 2014   |   7:00 PM
    SLANT
  • Music: Saturday, Aug 30, 2014   |   3:00 PM
    Local Music Showcase: Purse, Fur, Sunset Hearts, Perfect Hair, Hopeless Losers
  • Music: Saturday, Aug 30, 2014   |   8:30 PM
    Zammuto
  • Music: Sunday, Aug 31, 2014   |   2:00 PM
    The Casco Bay Tummlers
  • Film: Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014   |   7:30 PM
    FINDING FELA
  • Music: Thursday, Sep 4, 2014   |   8:30 PM
    Thus Owls and Coke Weed
  • Exhibition opening: Friday, Sep 5, 2014   |   5:00 PM
    First Friday Art Walk
  • Film: Friday, Sep 5, 2014   |   6:30 PM
    MOOD INDIGO

Current Exhibitions

  • Off-site   |   4.27 - 8.29
    Untitled Patio with Benches and Planter
  • Main Gallery   |   6.21 - 9.5
    Face Off
  • Annex   |   7.11 - 9.6
    Staying Put
  • Window   |   7.12 - 8.29
    Inter lithics

SpaceGalleryBlog

July 10, 2014 | By anne
Artist Adam John Manley has been toiling away in our annex this week installing his show, Staying Put, which opens tomorrow. The exhibition revolves around a floating sculpture, a four-piece dining set that is attached to an articulating float and has...

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