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No open positions at this time, but check periodically.






SPACE is seeking art-loving web designers for a new website. From our home in downtown Portland, Maine, we host over 15 exhibitions a year, 200 public programs, an artist residency program, 30 artist studios, and a contemporary artist grant program for the state of Maine. Please share our Request for Qualifications for web designers or tag/share the names of relevant designers you've worked with. An invited group of designers will submit proposals for web designs with a paid stipend for their proposals. A PDF of our RFQ is online here.




The Visual Arts Program at SPACE is committed to providing opportunities for individual artists, both regionally and nationally through exhibitions, talks, residencies and grants. With an focus on artistic excellence, SPACE presents contemporary artwork that favors inventiveness and generates critical dialogue.

Four times a year, SPACE holds open calls for Window Gallery exhibition proposals. Submissions are reviewed on a quarterly basis. This year's review sessions will be held on:

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018

Applications received on or before January 14, 2018 will be eligible for the next review session. For more information includind details on how to apply, please click here.

Image credit: Maria MolteniThe Immortals, 11.7.14–1.16.15




SPACE Gallery’s intern program is designed to be a hands-on, flexible learning experience catered to each individual's learning goals. Our communal, cooperative work environment ensures that creative input and expression are encouraged and necessary. Every level of operations at SPACE involves volunteers, and we expect that as an intern, you will identify interest areas for building experience and developing skills. Projects and schedules will vary day by day, but we are committed to providing interns with a meaningful professional learning experience.

No available internships at this time. Please check back soon or send inquiries to our Outreach Coordinator, Martha Schnee: 




Volunteers are an integral part of SPACE. Volunteering can take many forms: gallery sitting, staffing the door at events, prepping exhibition spaces, or making pancakes in the park. Volunteering at SPACE is a great way to meet people and engage with your local art community.

Our aim is to make the volunteer experience a win-win-win situation. We want to match volunteers with opportunities that engage their interests. We work with volunteers based on availability and desired time commitment. Some folks volunteer once a week, others volunteer once a year.

FMI about volunteering at SPACE, please get in touch with our Outreach Coordinator, Martha Schnee: 


We have an ongoing, generic call for exhibition submissions. Guidelines can be found here.

SPACE is a nonprofit organization that supports contemporary arts projects, champions artists, and encourages an open exchange of ideas.

Gallery hours:
W - F 10a - 6p | Sat 12 - 4p

Main Space: doors open 30 minutes before an event. 

538 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101



February 20, 2018
by Julia Whyel