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. 

Maine Media Gallery is located at 18 Central Street, Rockport, ME 04856 next door to Shepherd's Pie. 

Gallery Hours*
Monday-Friday 11 - 5pm (closed for a lunch break: 12:30-1:30) 
Saturday 10am - 3pm

If you are traveling from a distance, please check our website or email gallery@mainemedia.edu to confirm open hours. 


Current Exhibition

Morrigan McCarthy & Alan Winslow

The Geography of Youth 

July 7-August 15

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The Geography of Youth explores the thoughts and faces of the Millennial generation worldwide in a project created by photographers Morrigan McCarthy and Alan Winslow who spent three years traveling the world by bicycle and camper interviewing and photographing Millennials. Ages 18-34 are invited to add themselves to this project at the exhibition or online or at  The exhibition will present a selection of these collected photographs and survey answers in a unique installation.  The multitude of images and text covering the walls will present a snapshot of a generation as a whole in addition to insight into the stories and identities of individuals.  

MORRIGAN McCARTHY, an award-winning documentary photographer and writer, is a regular contributor to ELLE.com.  She has lectured and shown work at institutions and festivals around the world including the Smithsonian American Art Museum,Triennale der Photographie Hamburg, Photoville 2014, and various universities. The recipient of several grants, she attended the Eddie Adams Workshop and was the 2012 Maine Arts Fellow. Morrigan’s personal work is focused on issues of gender and identity in teens and young adults.

ALAN WINSLOW, a photographer and educator based in Brooklyn, NY, has lectured and shown work at institutions such as the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Photoville 2014, the DUMBO Arts Festival, Triennale der Photographie Hamburg, SUNY Buffalo, and the University of Florida, Gainesville. He was selected to attend PhotoCamp 2014, and was a 2015 Artist in Residence in Everglades Fellow. He teaches photography at Brooklyn Central and at The International Center of Photography. His personal work is focused on the exploration and documentation of subculture and community derived from hobbies or shared interests.  

Gallery News

Attention Young Artists!

As part of Maine Photo Project (a statewide collaboration in 2015, mainephotoproject.org) the Maine Media Gallery will host a juried show highlighting emerging photographic talent. The exhibition will feature selected work by students (ages 14-18) who have participated in the Young Artist Program at Maine Media Workshops + College.  The program offers students the opportunity to delve into photography through an intensive, creative experience, learning from world-renowned photographers and developing their own artistic voices. The submissions will be juried by Allison V. Smith.

 

Get Involved

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

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! 

PhoPa Gallery (Pho)tographs + Works on (Pa)per
132 Washington Ave | Portland Maine | 04101

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

 

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Maine Media Gallery Location:
18 Central Street, Rockport, ME 04856 

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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