USM Art Galleries Gorham and Portland

The USM Art Gallery, part of the Art Department, is located in the relaxed setting of the Gorham campus.
USM Art Gallery
The Area Gallery is located in the nexus of academic and student life in the Woodbury Campus Center near Portland's vibrant downtown.
Area Gallery, Portland
Participate in free public contemporary art forums, gallery talks, and school tours held at the USM Art Galleries.
Opening Reception and Artist Talk
The USM Art Galleries facilitate experimental community projects and installations by Artists-in-Residence.

The University of Southern Maine Art Galleries are a vital educational and cultural resource serving the Art Department, the University, Southern Maine, and the Northeast. The USM Art Galleries present a diverse range of exhibitions, public programs and professional publications.

News & Events

he Community Response Wall will be open to the USM community and general public to share written and visual responses to the themes expressed in the “Opposing Gestures” exhibition. Selected responses will be posted on a wall at the AREA Gallery, Portland campus and also will be posted online.
Nostalgia for Neverwas, Joseph Farbrook
Opposing Gestures will be on display at the Art Gallery, Gorham campus, and the AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland campus, September 23-December 10. The exhibition features the new media artwork of Sama Alshaibi and Joseph Farbrook.
2014 BFA and BA Exhibition
Nine students who are obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Art or Bachelor of Art degree will display work including ceramics, digital art, drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture.