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                 

Gallery and Store Hours*
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 1:30-5pm also available by chance or appointment. 

*Please note our new fall hours. 

Phone: 877.577.7700  x104

Both the gallery and bookstore are closed on holidays but can be opened by calling for an appointment: (207) 763-4192.

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

Current Exhibition

Aspirations of Excellence
The 2014 Summer Staff Showcase

September 2 - 28

Maine Media Gallery is pleased to present Aspirations of Excellence the first ever Summer Staff Showcase featuring the 2014 Maine Media Summer Staff.  The exhibition presents artwork made by staff members working at Maine Media in a variety of capacities including positions as teaching assistants, interns, technical staff, photography studio staff, and film staff.  The work varies from  alternative process photography to short films.     

Maine Media Gallery, 18 Central St, Rockport, ME 04856

On view during gallery hours. 

 

Upcoming Exhibition 

BRENDAN BULLOCK
Travel Journals

September 30-November 15

 

Artist Talk: Tuesday October 7, 4pm, Reception to Follow 

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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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