Upcoming Events

E.g., 2018/09/25
E.g., 2018/09/25

Community event: Open Studios in the SPACE Studios Building

After browsing the New England Art Book Fair, join us upstairs for an evening of Open Studios with the artists of SPACE Studios! Many of the artists in the building will open their doors for you to sneak a peek at what they are working on in the three floors above SPACE.
Friday10.05.2018
5:00 PM
Free

Community event: New England Art Book Fair

The third annual New England Art Book Fair features independent publishers and artists from across the country. Browse and buy limited edition books, zines and ephemera that explore the convergence of publishing, art, identity and storytelling from these vendors: Border Patrol (ME) Bryce Davidson (NY) Colby College (ME) Directangle Press (NH) Endless Editions (NY) HOMOCATS (NY) Inpatient... MORE
Friday10.05.2018
5:00 PM

Community event: New England Art Book Fair

The third annual New England Art Book Fair features independent publishers and artists from across the country. Browse and buy limited edition books, zines and ephemera that explore the convergence of publishing, art, identity and storytelling from these vendors: Border Patrol (ME) Bryce Davidson (NY) Colby College (ME) Directangle Press (NH) Endless Editions (NY) HOMOCATS (NY) Inpatient... MORE
Saturday10.06.2018
11:00 AM

Music: MC Chris is Dead Tour Performing MC Chris is Dead in its entirety!

M.C. Chris is a rapper from Libertyville, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. He was one of the first rappers to focus solely on nerd life, rapping about Star Wars, Harry Potter, ninjas and unrequited love, instead of the usual hip hop fare. M.C. got his start as an animator on many of the shows you’ve see on Adult Swim. He was writer, actor, songwriter and lead animator for shows like Sealab 2021,... MORE
Sunday10.07.2018
8:00 PM
$12 advance, 15 day of show

Community event: Kindling Fund Peer Review Session

The Kindling Fund supports artist-organized projects that engage audiences and incorporate the visual arts in meaningful ways. With a focus on experimentation, the Fund distributes grants to Maine artists ranging from $1,500 - $5,000. Successful applications value unconventional engagement, critical dialogue, collaboration, and create new models for presenting artists' work. This peer review... MORE
Tuesday10.09.2018
6:00 PM

Exhibition opening: SWAMP THING with artists Cole Caswell & Bryan Graf

Join artists Cole Caswell (Peaks Island, ME) and Bryan Graf (Portland, ME) of Sun System Press in celebrating the opening of their current exhibition, Swamp Thing. This is the Swamp Thing -- broken hexagons, deer skulls and beer bottles scattered in the swamp, as if someone or something is leaving clues, but it’s all just dust -- as if a giant dirt bomb of our cultural debris was blasted in the... MORE
Thursday10.11.2018
6:00 PM

Film: Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. Co-Presented at the Portland Museum of Art

Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning Matangi / Maya / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist M.I.A. ("Paper Planes"), chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. She began as Matangi. Daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka’s armed Tamil resistance,... MORE
Friday10.12.2018
2:00 PM
$8
$6 for SPACE & PMA Members

Film: Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. Co-Presented at the Portland Museum of Art

Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning Matangi / Maya / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist M.I.A. ("Paper Planes"), chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. She began as Matangi. Daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka’s armed Tamil resistance,... MORE
Friday10.12.2018
6:00 PM
$8
$6 for SPACE & PMA Members

Performance: TNMOT AZTRO - EQUATORS

EQUATORS is a solo dance piece developed and performed by Connecticut choreographer Arien Wilkerson that explores environmental justice as a major form of racial injustice. The work targets how climate structures like the Arctic Circle, the Tropic of Cancer, the Tropic of Capricorn, the Equator and the Antarctic Circle influence expectations for quality of life, order and territory. It... MORE
Friday10.12.2018
7:30 PM
$10 in advance, $15 day of, $8 for members

Film: Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. Co-Presented at the Portland Museum of Art

Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning Matangi / Maya / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist M.I.A. ("Paper Planes"), chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. She began as Matangi. Daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka’s armed Tamil resistance,... MORE
Saturday10.13.2018
2:00 PM
$8
$6 for SPACE & PMA Members