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Art/Design Studio Buildings

131 Washington Avenue located at 131 Washington ave. The studio is home to 5 private/locking spaces, 3 with large sunny windows, and a large utility sink. For more information contact Alex Launi at 610- 291-1773.

50 Cove Street, features Portland Fiber Gallery and Weaving Studio, and Jennifer Nielsen hand-crafted jewelry, Portland, (207) 772-3822

A Gathering of Stitches is a maker space for fiber and textile artists, 54 Cove Street, East Bayside. We have 11 full time studios and 4 short term rental stations. Equipment on site and available for rent includes: sergers; sewing machines; knitting machines, industrial leather and canvas sewing machines; irons/ironing boards; dress forms; die cutter; dyeing facilties (hot-plates, pots, respirator, drying racks) and screen printing facilities (exposure unit, darkroom, printing stations, washdown unit). Workshops at all levels in sewing, quilting, knitting, crochet, dyeing, screen printing, embroidery and more. For more information contact Samantha Lindgren at 207 747 5015, or info@agatheringofstitches.com.

The Bakery studios is located at 61 Pleasant St. Included in the building are White Dog Art inc., Peregrine Press with 30 members, Wolfe Editions, Art House Frame shop, and 16 studio spaces. Practices range from poetry, photography, printmaking, painting, sculpture, bookmaking, video and other media. Artemisia Cafe is located in the front of the building. For information call 207-761-1902 or 207-838-7899 or email alisonderbyhildreth@gmail.com or kweslien@mac.com.

Basecamp Studios located on Presumpscot street in a warehouse. This spaces houses 12+ artists. For more information please contact Will Sears at williamcsears@gmail.com.

Casco Bay Technology Hub is a Danforth Street space for Maine technology companies “to unite and inspire entrepreneurship and business growth through tech-centered events and business collaboration.”

Engine Room is a creative collaborative space where talented entrepreneurs, innovators, and collaborators come together to make it happen. In a building over 100 years old, this modern, open-concept space allows professionals to share their stimulating ideas with one another in an upbeat environment right on the fringe of Portland's Old Port.

Mayo Street Arts at 10 Mayo Street offers affordable artist studios, dance and theater space, and exhibition space, housed in an historic church. Contact Blainor McGough, (207) 615-3609, for more information.

Peloton Labs is a community workspace on Congress Street in Portland, designed as a co-working space for independent and creative business and civic professionals.

Phoenix Studio on Forest Ave. has classes in stained glass, glass fusing, mosaics, studio drawing, and painting for beginners and seasoned craftsmen alike. The studio carries a wide selection of supplies and glass and offers discounts on their retail items when you're taking a class. 

Running With Scissors, located at 250 Anderson St., is a diverse multi-disciplinary creative work space with 55 resident members in private studios and 12-24 associate members with storage spaces.  All members have 24/7 access to a secure building, equipment in the wood shop, print shop, computer area. For more information contact Kate Anker at 207-831-5682 or via email at scissorsart@gwi.net. The facility also houses the Bayside Clay Center at RWS, a space and community dedicated to clay where 11 resident members and 12 associate members share common wheels and clay equipment. For info about the clay center email baysideclay@gmail.com.

The Artist Studio Building at 536 Congress Street has workspaces on three floors above SPACE Gallery and down the block from the Maine College of Art. Contact Christopher Campbell, (207) 874-0455, for more information.

The Congress Building at 142 High Street, is the home to the State Theatre, ground floor retail spaces and five floors of offices for small businesses and artist’s studios. Go to suite 320 at 142 High Street or call (207) 772-1540 for more information.

ThinkTank Portland is a co-working space on Congress Street for freelance writers, journalists, grad students, bloggers, architects, developers, graphic designers, and digital photographers.

Wycwah is a website dedicated to exploring the concept of co-working. It describes itself as a collaborative space for digital creatives: Web designers, programmers, writers, videographers—anyone who uses bits and bytes to make something happen.