Upcoming Events

E.g., 2018/01/18
E.g., 2018/01/18

Community event: Miracle Medicine Show: Stories of Heart and Soul Stories of transformation through the lens of five people in recovery

An evening of live storytelling in the style of Slant and the Moth.   With stories from: Mo Doyle Mo is a former cynic who grew up in Bethel, Maine. She currently resides in South Portland, and works as a peer mentor. She is a staunch supporter of dogs in the workplace, bear hugs, and second chances.  Joel Kerins Joel is a Cape Cod native who washed up on the shores of Portland.... MORE
Thursday01.18.2018
6:30 PM
$10 Suggested Donation

Film: TOM OF FINLAND Presented with Harbor Masters of Maine

The proudly erotic drawings of artist Touko Laaksonen, known to the world as Tom of Finland, shaped the fantasies of a generation of gay men, influencing art and fashion before crossing over into the wider cultural consciousness. But who was the man behind the leather? Dome Karukoski’s stirring biopic follows his life from the trenches of WWII and repressive Finnish society of the 1950s through... MORE
Friday01.19.2018
7:00 PM
$8
$6 for SPACE Members, Harbor Masters of Maine Members and Students w/ ID

Family event: Kids Open Studios Confetti Disco Ball!

Kids Open Studios is a series of art making workshops for kids (best suited for ages 5-12) led by artist and educator Jenny McGee Dougherty.  Each workshop focuses on a specific activity that results in each participant taking home their own hand crafted object, this time we'll be making Confetti Orbs/Disco Balls. Create a sparkling orb out of cardboard and the shiniest paper you've ever... MORE
Saturday01.20.2018
12:00 PM
$10

Community event: Women's March Maine Anniversary Celebration Hosted by Women's March-ME and March Forth

Women’s March—Maine, the regional chapter of the nationally affiliated group that organized Maine for the March on Washington DC last January are hosting an anniversary celebration to honor what grassroots efforts have accomplished in the past year, renew their shared commitment to each other and their principles, and to recognize the power of female-identified art and performance in the... MORE
Sunday01.21.2018
3:00 PM
$8

Film: THE ROAD MOVIE

A mosaic of asphalt adventures, landscape photography, and some of the craziest shit you’ve ever seen, Dmitrii Kalashnikov’s THE ROAD MOVIE is a stunning compilation of video footage shot exclusively via the deluge of dashboard cameras that populate Russian roads. The epitome of a you-have- to-see- it-to- believe-it documentary, THE ROAD MOVIE captures a wide range of spectacles through the... MORE
Monday01.22.2018
7:00 PM
$8
$6 for SPACE Members and Students w/ ID

Film: ZERO WEEKS - Sneak Preview Presented by the Maine Women's Lobby

Most Americans agree that family comes first. No matter where you work or what zip code you live in, you should be able to welcome a new child, to care for your mother when she has her knee replaced or to heal from cancer without facing financial disaster. And yet in 2016, only 14 percent of private sector workers in the U.S. reported having paid family leave through an employer; less than 40... MORE
Thursday01.25.2018
6:30 PM
FREE to the public

Community event: Soo Noolaynta Dhaqanka Soomaaliyeed (Revival of the Somali Culture) A celebration of Somali art and culture to benefit the Somali-Mainers Youth Alliance

Members of the Greater Portland Somali community and SPACE Gallery co-present a benefit concert for the Somali-Mainers Youth Alliance. The concert is a celebration of Somali culture through music, dance, poetry, and fashion, presented and performed by Maine residents. Performances will include spoken word; Buraanbur (a traditional Somali poetic form); Dhaanto (a traditional genre of music... MORE
Saturday02.03.2018
8:00 PM
Suggested Donation: $5-$15

Music: milo with Ceschi, Jpegmafia, and Just Plain Jones The Maine-raised art-rap polymath returns to SPACE!

Born in Chicago to parents younger than he is now, 25 year-old milo was given the government-name of Rory Ferreira. Raised in Saco, Maine, he has since relocated to LA, where he joined up with the alt-hip-hop collective Hellfyre Club and underground legend Busdriver, and then again to Milwaukee, where he founded the independent maker's guild and record label, Ruby Yacht. milo's delivery is a... MORE
Wednesday02.07.2018
8:00 PM
$10 advance, $12 day of show

Film: QUEST Followed by video chat with the Rainey Family and filmmaker Jonathan Olshefski

Filmed with vérité intimacy for nearly a decade, QUEST is the moving portrait of the Rainey family living in North Philadelphia. Beginning at the dawn of the Obama presidency, Christopher "Quest" Rainey, and his wife, Christine'a "Ma Quest" raise a family while nurturing a community of hip hop artists in their home music studio. It's a safe space where all are welcome, but this creative sanctuary... MORE
Thursday02.08.2018
7:00 PM
$8
$6 for SPACE Members and Students w/ ID

Community event: Seeing White: That’s Not Us, So We're Clean With Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika and John Biewen

Just what is going on with white people? Police shootings of unarmed African Americans. Acts of domestic terrorism by white supremacists. The renewed embrace of raw, undisguised white-identity politics. Unending racial inequity in schools, housing, criminal justice, and hiring. Some of this feels new, but in truth it’s an old story. Why? Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does... MORE
Saturday02.10.2018
6:30 PM
$8
$6 for SPACE Members and Students w/ ID