Maine Media Gallery and Store at 18 Central Street, Rockport

About Maine Media Gallery

Maine Media Gallery showcases photographic and multi-media work of students, alumni, and faculty, as well as innovative media artists pertinent to our community. The gallery offers an outstanding collection of donated faculty work for sale, with proceeds benefiting Maine Media’s scholarship fund. Additionally, the Maine Media Gallery houses Tim Whelan’s bookstore, a nationally recognized bookstore for its impressive collection of fine art photography books.

Location
18 Central Street, Rockport, ME 04856                

Current Gallery and Store Hours*
Monday, Tuesday 1:30-4pm, Wednesday 11-2pm, Friday, Saturday 10:30-5pm, also by chance or appointment. 

*Please note our modified fall hours. The gallery is primarily manned by our fabulous volunteers. If traveling from a distance, please check the website or email rmcdonald@mainemedia.edu regarding closures. 

Phone: 877.577.7700  x104

Both the gallery and bookstore are closed on holidays but can be opened by emailing rmcdonald@mainemedia.edu for an appointment. 

Volunteering is an excellent way to become involved in our creative community and to see some of Maine’s most wonderful artwork! Maine Media Gallery leans on the help of its volunteers to maintain its open hours, interact with gallery visitors, and assist in the general upkeep of the space. The help of our volunteers is incredibly important to the life of our gallery! If you are interested in volunteering please contact the gallery manager, Rachel McDonald, at rmcdonald[at]mainemedia.edu


Check out our Portland Gallery! 


132 Washington Avenue
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 517-0200

PhoPa Gallery is a collaboration among Maine Media Workshops + College, photographer Jon Edwards, and independent curator Bruce Brown. PhoPa exhibits (Pho)tography and works on (Pa)per, with a special focus on emerging Maine artists rarely seen in Portland. The gallery divides its schedule between showcasing works by MMW+C students, alumni, and faculty, and exhibits organized by Bruce Brown and Jon Edwards.

For more information, please visit our website at www.phopagallery.com

 

Upcoming Exhibition

Print Jam will feature photographic prints by Maine Media students and faculty members, for sale beginning at just $25.  Purchase a print or two as holiday gifts, or treat yourself to some new art to brighten up your winter.  All proceeds of the print sale will go toward the Maine Media Scholarship fund.  Open November 21-January 31 during gallery hours.  Also, open during Rockport's Holiday on the Harbor events on December 13. 

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Directions

The Maine Media Gallery is located at 18 Central Street, in Rockport, Maine, next to Shepherds Pie.

From the North:
Travelling South on Route One, proceed through Camden, and continue past the Hannaford Plaza. Turn left on Main Street in Rockport, just beyond Maine Sport. Proceed straight on Main Street past the police and fire station on your left to the center of Rockport village. After passing Pascal Avenue with its bridge on the right, follow curve to the left onto Central Street, past Union Hall, on your right (the first red brick building), and continue to the second large brick building on your right. The Maine Media Gallery is the far left entrance on the street level of 18 Central Street, in the Shepherd Building.

From the South:
If you are coming from the South, take Interstate 95 north into Maine. Take the South Portland Exit (I-295) and follow I-295 through Portland. Continue on I-295 to the Brunswick Route 1 Exit (Exit 28). Follow Route One through Brunswick, Bath, Woolwich, Wiscasset, Damariscotta and Waldoboro to Warren - about 45 miles, where you'll find Route 90 at a blinking yellow light. Take a left onto Route 90 and follow it 12 miles to the third set of stop lights. The Market Basket, a green barn, will be on your right. Proceed straight through the lights until you reach a "T" intersection. Turn left and proceed on Pascal Avenue toward Rockport village. After crossing the bridge at the head of the harbor, turn right onto Main Street. Follow curve to the left onto Central Street, past Union Hall, on your right (the first red brick building), and continue to the second large brick building on your right. The Maine Media Gallery is the far left entrance on the street level of 18 Central Street, in the Shepherd Building.

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