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First Friday: June 2017
Friday, June 2, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
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.
SPACE presents a new monthly series of daytime concerts open to music-lovers of all ages.
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.
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.
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.
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
A series of films about authors presented with the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance.
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.
Every other Wednesday this summer, SPACE picks a favorite film to screen on the new rooftop deck at Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St, Portland. 06.14 -MAD MAX: FURY ROAD 06.28 - STOP MAKING SENSE 07.12 - WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS 07.26 - GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL 08.09 - GET OUT 08.23 - HAIRSPRAY Films are free and start at sunset. Seating is on a first come basis. In event of bad weather, screenings... MORE
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
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.
SPACE Gallery and the Maine College of Art Illustration Department have teamed up to curate a small series of films about cartoonists and illustrators.
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
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.
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
Performance: Saturday, May 27, 2017 | 8:00 PMSuper Happy Funtime
Film: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | 7:00 PMLAST MEN IN ALEPPO
Community event: Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 | 6:30 PM2017 MWPA Literary Awards
Community event: Friday, Jun 2, 2017 | 5:00 PMFirst Friday: June 2017
Film: Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 | 7:00 PMGRANDMA
Music: Friday, Jun 9, 2017 | 8:30 PMDiane Cluck
Music: Sunday, Jun 11, 2017 | 8:00 PMMeatbodies with Jeff Beam and Bad Island
Film: Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 | 8:00 PMMAD MAX: FURY ROAD
Music: Friday, Jun 16, 2017 | 8:30 PMWeedeater with Black Wizard, Serial Hawk, and Sylvia
Film: Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 | 7:00 PMCITIZEN JANE: BATTLE FOR THE CITY
Community event: Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 | 7:00 PMAn Evening With Richard Ford
Music: Friday, Jun 23, 2017 | 8:30 PMJ.E. Sunde & Caroline Cotter
May 16, 2017 | By genevieve
As part of our March REFRESH, we aimed to tackle some of the sound problems in our funky, brick-ceiling-laden room, by improving the actual acoustics in the space. The following is a summary of the work done, with some handy graphs to show exactly what we accomplished. First,...