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Thursday 04.06.2017
Fifteen years before Stranger Things combined science-fiction, Spielberg-ian touches and 80s nostalgia to much acclaim, Richard Kelly set the template and the high-water mark with his debut feature
Wednesday 04.12.2017
In this bold, genre-defying horror-musical mashup — the playful and confident debut of Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska — a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters are drawn ashore in an alternate
Friday 04.14.2017
25 years after Paris Is Burning introduced the art of voguing to the world, KIKI revisits New York City’s thriving underground ballroom scen
Sunday 04.23.2017
In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn's Barclays Center to celebrate the art of Color Guard: synchronized dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sab

Music

Tuesday 03.28.2017
Waxahatchee
Friday 04.07.2017
The Maine native, England-residing multi-instrumentalist Robert Stillman has assembled a truly special one-time band alongside Glass Ghost's electro-pop-guru
Saturday 04.08.2017
Join us for an evening of traditional music and dance from the Middle East. 

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Annex

BLACK ICE

Friday, April 7, 2017 to Saturday, May 13, 2017
8:00
Music

Waxahatchee & Kevin Morby with Mary Lattimore

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
Doors at: 

doors at 7:00pm

8:00
Music

Six Organs of Admittance with Asa Irons

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
Doors at: 

doors at 7:30pm

6:30
Community event

Think and Drink: Policing, community, protection, and trust in the 21st century

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
7:30
Film

DONNIE DARKO 15TH ANNIVERSARY RESTORATION

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:30pm
Community event
5:30–7:00
Community event

SPACE Member Preview

Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

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
Feb 18, 2016

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
Dec 20, 2014
Jan 10, 2015

SPACE'S WINTER BREAK FAMILY FILM SERIES

We picked some of our favorite classic family-friendly films for our Winter Break Family Fim Series. Sponsored by The Horizon Foundation. Friday, December 26th - Monday, December 29th. Doors open at 1:30pm.  Films start at 2:00pm.
Dec 28, 2014
Dec 27, 2014
Film: CORALINE
Dec 29, 2014

2015 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS

SPACE Gallery and Shorts International present the 2015 Oscar-Nominated Short Films. The Animated Program runs on Thursday, January 29th at 7:30pm and Friday, January 30th at 7:30pm. The Live Action Program runs On Saturday, January 31st at 4:00pm and 7:30pm. Nominations are announced on Jan. 16th. The Academy Awards ceremony is on Sunday, Feb. 22nd.
Jan 29, 2015, Jan 30, 2015
Jan 31, 2015, Jan 31, 2015

Trail Off

Trail Off is an experimental living-room series that focuses on mysticism and nature in a cozy and intimate environment. It's being curated by Greg Jamie (The Oak and the Ax), and conceptualized and designed by Kelly Rioux (New Fruit) and Gil Corral (Hog Farm Studios).  It opens January 22nd in the SPACE annex at 534 Congress St. 

Think & Drink

This year is the 150th anniversary of the 14th Amendment, one of the “Reconstruction Amendments” that helped to reshape the United States’ political terrain. The 14th Amendment, in case focuses on citizenship, due process, and equal protection. And so in 2016, we will take the idea of “citizens” and “citizenship” and dive deeply using activism, art, gender, sex, and more as our lenses. The MC... MORE

MAINE WRITERS & PUBLISHERS ALLIANCE AUTHORS FILM SERIES

A series of films about authors presented with the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance.

2017 OSCAR-NOMINATED SHORT FILMS

Once again, SPACE is hosting the 2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films, for Animation and Live Action.  Each program will screen for an evening and an afternoon screening.  These are popular events and tend to sell out so advanced ticket purchase is encouraged.
Feb 10, 2017, Feb 11, 2017
Feb 11, 2017, Feb 12, 2017

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

Upcoming Events

  • Music: Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017   |   8:00 PM
    Waxahatchee & Kevin Morby with Mary Lattimore
  • Music: Monday, Apr 3, 2017   |   8:00 PM
    Six Organs of Admittance with Asa Irons
  • Community event: Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017   |   6:30 PM
    Think and Drink: Policing, community, protection, and trust in the 21st century
  • Community event: Thursday, Apr 6, 2017   |   5:30 PM
    SPACE Member Preview
  • Film: Thursday, Apr 6, 2017   |   7:30 PM
    DONNIE DARKO 15TH ANNIVERSARY RESTORATION
  • Music: Friday, Apr 7, 2017   |   9:00 PM
    Stillman, Krimsky, Weisman & Weisman with Tom Kovacevic
  • Music: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017   |   8:00 PM
    An Evening of Middle Eastern Dance & Music
  • Music: Sunday, Apr 9, 2017   |   2:00 PM
    Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival
  • Workshop: Monday, Apr 10, 2017   |   5:30 PM
    Get Ready Weekly April 10th
  • Film: Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017   |   7:00 PM
    THE LURE
  • Music: Thursday, Apr 13, 2017   |   8:30 PM
    Falls of Rauros with Obsidian Tongue, Ada, Forêt Endormie
  • Film: Friday, Apr 14, 2017   |   7:00 PM
    KIKI

SpaceGalleryBlog

July 7, 2016 | By anne
The following is a piece by writer Jessica Lynne, co-editor of ARTS.BLACK, who was in residence at SPACE from June 20-29, 2016. Jessica's time here focused on the early stages of a new biomythographical project. Read more about it below, and follow Jess and her work...

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