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Located in the three floors above SPACE Gallery on Congress Street in downtown Portland, Maine, SPACE Studios houses 35 working artists and Pickwick Independent Press.

The SPACE Studios building is in the Durant Block, which was built around 1908. Since then, it has housed makers and purveyors of all kinds. We’re not quite sure when it became an artist studio building, but it was designed that way when architect Christopher Campbell purchased the building in 1998 and spent 17 years dedicated to offering affordable space for artists as Portland developed a vibrant arts community. SPACE Gallery moved into the bottom floor in 2002 and expanded into the annex space (the left storefront in the photo below) in 2011. In 2015, SPACE took ownership of the studios.

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SPACE is pleased to announce an OPEN CALL for our new remote multi-disciplinary exhibition, Broadcasts: Art in the Age of Social Distancing. We invite artists of all kinds to submit work they are making, performing, and practicing in isolation. Learn more here.