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. 

Maine Media Gallery is located in Rockport Village, a short walk from the Maine Media Workshops + College campus. 



Professional Certificate Program 
Graduation Exhibition 

May 25 - 27, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 25, 5-6:30pm

This exhibition features work by the 2017 graduates of the Professional Certificate Program for Visual Storytelling at Maine Media Workshops + College.

The Professional Certificate program at Maine Media Workshops + College is an interdisciplinary and immersive 30-week program in the art and craft of visual storytelling.  Students aspiring to careers as artists and working professionals in the world of media arts become fluent in multiple forms of visual media in order to effectively tell a story – whether it is one of personal expression, documentary journalism, social advocacy, or fictional narrative. The Maine Media Workshops + College Professional Certificate program is designed to graduate visual storytellers with the skills, vision, experience, and knowledge needed to build a career in the evolving field of media arts.




Pictorialism Revisted 



Hours & Info

Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am- 3pm
Summer hours coming soon!

18 Central Street, Rockport, ME 04856

The Gallery is situated in the Shepard building in Rockport Village, next to new restaurant 18 Central. If you are traveling from a distance, please check our website or facebook page to confirm open hours. 



Get Involved

We are always looking for volunteers to help out in the gallery. Interested? Contact the Gallery Director, Rachel McDonald at rmcdonald[@]mainemedia.edu

Volunteering is an excellent way to become involved in our creative community.  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! 


Maine Media Gallery is not accepting submissions at the moment.  We are in the process of revising our submission process to better suit interested artists and the capacity of our staff.  Please stay tuned for new details regarding submission process. 

Check out our Portland Gallery! 




PhoPa Gallery 

(Pho)tographs + Works on (Pa)per
132 Washington Ave, Portland, Maine 04101

PhoPa Gallery is our Portland exhibition space where we feature (pho)tography and works on (pa)per by Maine-based artists. At PhoPa we maintain a special focus on highlighting emerging artists rarely seen in Portland, in addition to showcasing work by members of the Maine Media community.  PhoPa is a collaboration among independent curator and collector Bruce Brown, photographer Jon Edwards and Maine Media Workshops + College (MMW+C) and all profits from sales at PhoPa are donated to MMW+C. We are excited to be entering our fifth year hosting exhibitions and gatherings in Portland’s artistic community!

PhoPa is open Wednesday-Saturday, 12-5pm, and by appointment. 
For more information, please visit our website. 



Find Both Galleries on Social Media! 

Maine Media Gallery: facebook  | PhoPa Gallery: facebookinstagram


IMAGES: ©Phillip Wright, Arthur Meyerson, Ashley Craig, Jorge Gavilondo, Gary Briechle, Christine Moriello, Andrea Birnbaum, Zoe Morris, Erin Tokarz