Upcoming at SPACE



Friday 08.07.2015 through Saturday 04.25.2015
This new window installation, titled “Battle for the Sweetlands,” is by sisters Nicole Duennebier and Caitlin Duennebier and consists of three dioramas, one set behind each pane of glass in the window. The sisters are placing their own narrative on the traditional battlefield diorama. The “Sweetlands” in question are in reference to Caitlin Duennebier’s 2013 project “Journey to Candied Mountain,” in which the region was first discovered. Now, years later, the territory is embroiled in a violent turf-war among recent settlers. The center diorama “Massacre near Gumdrop Mountain” depicts these shirtless bandits, delirious with sugar and greed, fighting for the rich bounty of the mountain. Quieter scenes accompany the battle; a lonely camp in the Licorice forest in which we find the settlers vulnerable to the candied creatures that reside there. And a portrayal of the crazed message in the stars which appeared before General Gingersnap, and led to the eventual conflict at Gumdrop Mountain. Caitlin Duennebier received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography at Massachusetts College of Art & Design in 2009 and studied on scholarship at London University of Arts. Duennebier lived in London between 2009-2014 where OH PAPA was created. She currently lives and works in Boston, MA USA. www.ohpapa.co.uk/ Nicole Duennebier received her Bachelor in Fine Arts at Maine College of Art with a major in painting. Her BFA thesis work was most influenced by research about the coastal ecosystems of Maine. In 2006, she was awarded the Monhegan Island Artists Residency. On the island she continued her work with sea life. Duennebier saw a natural connection between the darkness and intricacy of undersea regions and the aesthetic of 16th century Dutch still-life painting. In 2008 she moved to Boston. She is currently exhibiting with the 13FOREST gallery in Arlington, Massachusetts. http://www.nicoleduennebier.com/  

Main Gallery

Friday 09.04.2015 through Thursday 06.04.2015
Baltimore, Maryland based artist Gary Kachadourian creates intricate pencil drawings of everyday objects and landscapes that are designed to be copied, shown, and/or distributed as Xeroxed or laser printed booklets, prints, posters, or objects. Much of his work is available to purchase for under $10 and is xeroxed to life-size scale. His installations anchor the viewer in a familiar reality, proposing that one should consider the beauty within a banal landscape. His work will turn the walls of our main gallery into an urban alley way, complete with a Volvo station wagon and life-size trees. Recent exhibitions include the 12th National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Art Center; Forest/City at FAM/Western Carolina University; Home Maker at Purchase College, SUNY, MICA Then/Now at the KuBe, Beacon, NY, Floorplan at PLUG Projects, Kansas City, MO; Troika at Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC; Baker Artists Awards Exhibition at The Baltimore Museum of Art; One Every Day: A Printeresting Curatorial Project, EFA Project Space, NY; Super/Prime: Pavilion, Los Angeles, CA; and Liste and FAX at the Contemporary Museum, Baltimore. His books and posters have been carried by Atomic Books, Half Letter Press, Printed Matter, and Quimby’s Bookstore. He received a Mary Sawyers Baker Prize and a Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant in 2011 and the Trawick Prize and a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Grant both in 2013. He was the Visual Arts Coordinator for the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, formerly the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Art and Culture, from 1987 to 2009 where he coordinated grant programs, exhibitions for Artscape, the city’s mural program and numerous temporary public arts projects in the city of Baltimore. In 2012 he completed his MFA degree at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.  Artist Statement: For the past eight years I have been making scale drawings of objects, surfaces, and locations that exist in my public and personal space. These drawings are scanned and reproduced using black and white or color xerographic or ink jet printed processes to make books, prints, and large-scale installations. The selected objects and surfaces usually represent those things that are in plain sight, things that are central to the nfrastructure of a built environment but are also things that are visually ignored. While I am interested and cognitive of the poetics of what is and isn’t selected and how what is selected interacts with the other selections I do not feel that it is my place to codify this part of the process.  Organized by Jenny McGee Dougherty www.gary-kachadourian.squarespace.com


Friday 09.04.2015 through Friday 07.24.2015
For the past 10,000 years, humans have flourished on a pretty stable planet but scientists have been warning us that we are getting closer and closer to a much less-hospitable mother earth. Many believe we live in a new geological epoch called Anthropocene or the Age of Man. This stems from the belief that human activity has irrevocably changed the composition of the atmosphere, the oceans, and even the earth’s crust. Essential resources are being drained by the billions of people on the planet at an unprecedented rate. Humanity has become an accelerated geological force. This also means that the transformations and changes occurring can become something humans can feel, touch, and experience. In “Last Daze,” each artist explores the human impact on planet earth in this group show curated by Cinders Gallery from Brooklyn, NY.  The artists are made up of a loose-knit community that have been curated by Cinders into an on-going series of thematic exhibitions over the past 10 years. The dialogue continues to expand with each show and this is the latest iteration. 

Artist Talk

Thursday 08.20.2015
Please join us for the first SPACE Open Studio event!


Monday 08.10.2015
From Lemmy filmmaker Wes Orshoski comes the story of the long-ignored pioneers of punk: The Damned, t
Friday 08.14.2015
With A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH, REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE, master Swedish director Roy Andersson takes up the theme of “be
Saturday 08.15.2015
With A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH, REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE, master Swedish director Roy Andersson takes up the theme of “be
Wednesday 08.19.2015
Over the course of three nights at Hollywood's Pantages Theater in December 1983, filmmaker Jonathan Demme joined creative forces with cinematographer Jordan Cronenweth and Talking Heads


Thursday 07.30.2015
Alto saxophonist and composer, Ornette Coleman passed away on June 11th at the age of 85.
Saturday 08.01.2015
1UP: A Night of Beat/Culture, SPACE, and Bissell Brothers are proud to present... 1UP: A Night of BEAT BATTLE
Sunday 08.09.2015
Pile's music has a peculiar way of toying with your sense of nostalgia while simultaneously standing tall as completely unique and original, a feat not often accomplished.
Friday 08.14.2015


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Battle for the Sweet Lands

Saturday, April 25, 2015 to Friday, August 7, 2015

Last Daze

Friday, July 24, 2015 to Friday, September 4, 2015

The Jazz Workshop plays the music of Ornette Coleman

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 8:00pm
Doors at: 

Doors at 7:30



Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 8:30pm
Doors at: 

doors at 8pm

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


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


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.
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


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
Dec 29, 2014


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

  • Music: Thursday, Jul 30, 2015   |   8:00 PM
    The Jazz Workshop plays the music of Ornette Coleman
  • Music: Saturday, Aug 1, 2015   |   8:30 PM
    1UP: A Night of BEAT BATTLE
  • Music: Sunday, Aug 9, 2015   |   8:00 PM
    Pile, Footings, Nat Baldwin, GREEF
  • Film: Monday, Aug 10, 2015   |   7:30 PM
  • Performance: Thursday, Aug 13, 2015   |   7:30 PM
    Yo Miss
  • Film: Friday, Aug 14, 2015   |   6:30 PM
  • Music: Friday, Aug 14, 2015   |   8:30 PM
    What Cheer? Brigade
  • Film: Saturday, Aug 15, 2015   |   2:00 PM
  • Music: Saturday, Aug 15, 2015   |   8:00 PM
    48 Hour Music Festival 6
  • Film: Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015   |   7:30 PM
  • Artist Talk: Thursday, Aug 20, 2015   |   6:00 PM
  • Film: Friday, Aug 21, 2015   |   6:30 PM

Current Exhibitions

  • Window   |   4.25 - 8.7
    Battle for the Sweet Lands
  • Main Gallery   |   6.4 - 9.4
    Tree Lined Street
  • Annex   |   7.24 - 9.4
    Last Daze


July 14, 2015 | By anne
Baltimore, Maryland based artist Gary Kachadourian creates intricate pencil drawings of everyday objects and landscapes that are designed to be copied, shown, and/or distributed as Xeroxed or laser printed booklets, prints, posters, or objects. Much of his work is available to...

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