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Window

Friday 12.12.2014 through Friday 11.07.2014
The Immortals combines discarded objects to create a new environment in SPACE's storefront window that may appear both formal and narrative, existing somewhere between a modern retail display or ancient shrine.

Main Gallery

Friday 12.05.2014 through Friday 10.03.2014
Jesse Sugarmann’s We Build Excitement is an ongoing series of performances and reenactments commemorating GM’s discontinued Pontiac Motor Division.

Annex

Artist Talk

Film

Monday 12.08.2014
The first Iranian Vampire Western ever made, Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp.
Friday 12.12.2014
Where did I come from?
Friday 12.26.2014
The story of Charlie Bucket, a little boy with no money and a good heart, who dreams wistfully of being able to buy the candy that other children enjoy.
Saturday 12.27.2014
After a fateful meeting with a big-time talent agent, Kermit the Frog heads for Hollywood dreaming of show biz.

Music

Saturday 11.29.2014
Shake off the tryptophan buzz, and be thankful for a idiosyncratic bill of true New England originals.
Thursday 12.04.2014
Driven by pumping bass, glitter and dance theory in near-equal parts, this 90-minute, energy-busting experience is unlike any other show in the world.
Saturday 12.06.2014
A night of post/progressive, garage, grunge, indie folk and straight up rock'n'roll.
Friday 12.19.2014
Portland's own world beat/jazz organ trio MicroMassé celebrate the release of their new EP "Because You Have Friends" with trip

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Window

The Immortals

Friday, November 7, 2014 to Friday, December 12, 2014
Annex

Goods & Services

Friday, December 5, 2014 to Thursday, December 25, 2014
8:30
Music

Butcher Boy, Lunch Cult, The Flies?, Morgan Lindenschmidt

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 8:30pm
Doors at: 

doors at 8pm

8:30
Music

The Dance Cartel presents OnTheFloor

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 8:30pm
Doors at: 

doors at 8pm

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

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

Upcoming Events

  • Music: Saturday, Nov 29, 2014   |   8:30 PM
    Butcher Boy, Lunch Cult, The Flies?, Morgan Lindenschmidt
  • Music: Thursday, Dec 4, 2014   |   8:30 PM
    The Dance Cartel presents OnTheFloor
  • Music: Saturday, Dec 6, 2014   |   8:30 PM
    Grime Studios Benefit
  • Film: Monday, Dec 8, 2014   |   7:30 PM
    A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT
  • Film: Friday, Dec 12, 2014   |   7:30 PM
    THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF BONING
  • Music: Friday, Dec 19, 2014   |   8:30 PM
    MicroMassé, Jaw Gems, and Maine Marimba Ensemble
  • Music: Saturday, Dec 20, 2014   |   2:00 PM
    Choro Louco and Snaex
  • Film: Friday, Dec 26, 2014   |   2:00 PM
    WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
  • Film: Saturday, Dec 27, 2014   |   2:00 PM
    THE MUPPET MOVIE
  • Film: Sunday, Dec 28, 2014   |   2:00 PM
    FANTASTIC MR. FOX
  • Film: Monday, Dec 29, 2014   |   2:00 PM
    CORALINE
  • Music: Saturday, Jan 10, 2015   |   4:00 PM
    Plains and Tom Kovacevic

Current Exhibitions

  • Main Gallery   |   10.3 - 12.5
    We Build Excitement
  • Window   |   11.7 - 12.12
    The Immortals

SpaceGalleryBlog

October 31, 2014 | By hannah
As one of three interns this fall, I'm not around SPACE enough to hear about everyone's cultural obsessions (besides, every once in a while we talk about things besides art...). So I emailed around some probing questions. Here are their answers. Agree,...

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