Upcoming at SPACE

Off-site

Window

Saturday 02.28.2015 through Saturday 01.17.2015
Artist N.

Main Gallery

Saturday 03.14.2015 through Wednesday 12.17.2014
Soon This Will Not Matter comprises of three large, site-specific wall drawings in SPACE's main gallery by New Orleans artist, Kyle Bravo.

Annex

Artist Talk

Thursday 02.19.2015
Gore Vidal once said of himself: “I am exactly as I appear.

Film

Friday 01.30.2015
SPACE Gallery and 
Saturday 01.31.2015
SPACE Gallery and 
Saturday 01.31.2015
SPACE Gallery and 
Monday 02.02.2015
2015 Oscar Nominee: Best Documentary Feature CITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA).

Music

Saturday 01.31.2015
Gustafer Yellowgold is a small, yellow, cone-headed fellow, who came to Earth from the Sun and has a knack for finding himself nec
Friday 02.06.2015
Jesse Gertz first appeared on our stage (floor, actually) in March 2011, opening up for electronic madman Dan Deacon.
Friday 02.13.2015
Fuzz country power trio Great Western Plain are kicking off their winter tour at SPACE with a bill of all local psych, punk, g
Friday 02.20.2015
It’s soul music!

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Window

The Invisible Man

Saturday, January 17, 2015 to Saturday, February 28, 2015
7:30
Film

2015 OSCAR SHORTS

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 7:30pm
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 7:30pm
Doors at: 

Doors open at 7:00pm.

11:00
Music

Gustafer Yellowgold

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 11:00am
Doors at: 

doors at 10:30am

7:30
Film

CITIZENFOUR

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 7:30pm
Doors at: 

Doors open at 7:00pm

7:30
Film

2015 MAINE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 7:30pm
Doors at: 

Doors open at 7:00pm

9:00
Music

Leveret album release show

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 9:00pm
Doors at: 

doors at 8:30pm

7:30
Film

THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 7:30pm
Doors at: 

Doors open at 7:00pm

4:00
Film

2015 OSCAR SHORTS

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 4:00pm
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 7:30pm
Doors at: 

Doors open at 3:30pm and 7:00pm.

7:30
Film

2015 OSCAR SHORTS

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 4:00pm
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 7:30pm
Doors at: 

Doors open at 3:30pm and 7:00pm.

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

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

Upcoming Events

  • Film: Friday, Jan 30, 2015   |   7:30 PM
    2015 OSCAR SHORTS
  • Music: Saturday, Jan 31, 2015   |   11:00 AM
    Gustafer Yellowgold
  • Film: Saturday, Jan 31, 2015   |   4:00 PM
    2015 OSCAR SHORTS
  • Film: Saturday, Jan 31, 2015   |   7:30 PM
    2015 OSCAR SHORTS
  • Film: Monday, Feb 2, 2015   |   7:30 PM
    CITIZENFOUR
  • Film: Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015   |   7:30 PM
    2015 MAINE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
  • Music: Friday, Feb 6, 2015   |   9:00 PM
    Leveret album release show
  • Film: Saturday, Feb 7, 2015   |   7:30 PM
    THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO
  • Film: Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015   |   7:30 PM
    ACTRESS
  • Community event: Thursday, Feb 12, 2015   |   7:30 PM
    SLANT
  • Music: Friday, Feb 13, 2015   |   8:30 PM
    Great Western Plain tour kick-off
  • Film: Saturday, Feb 14, 2015   |   7:30 PM
    Local "Love" Muscle Film Festival

Current Exhibitions

  • Main Gallery   |   12.17 - 3.14
    SOON THIS WILL NOT MATTER
  • Window   |   1.17 - 2.28
    The Invisible Man

SpaceGalleryBlog

January 22, 2015 | By anne
Attention graphic artists, designers, and creative people: we're in need of an innovative design for our 2014 Annual Report. See RFP below and get your submissions to anne@space538.org by February 15!   REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Design, Project Management and Production:...

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