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.
USM AREA Gallery
Participate in free public contemporary art forums, gallery talks, and school tours held at the USM Art Galleries.
USM Art Gallery Tour

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

Jurors Denise Froelich, Jessica Routhier, and Nathan Stevens selected 46 works, including paintings, photography, ceramic pieces, sculpture, drawings, prints, and digital pieces. Awards will be given during the opening reception, Thursday, March 12, from 6-8 p.m.
Traci Molloy
Traci Molloy, Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist and education activist, is being hosted by the USM Art Department and Gallery for an artist residency during the spring semester. Molloy will create collaborative artwork with the Center’s Multicultural Program, which practices a peer support model to build and strengthen community. Seven USM art students who are enrolled in Molloy’s USM Artist-in-Residence course are assisting Molloy with the artwork and attending the Center’s program to observe.
Scott Minzy
The exhibition includes sculpture, installation, digital works, painting, prints, and ceramic pieces by 10 USM art faculty and 10 alumni with whom the faculty have chosen to exhibit.
October 15, 2015
3:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Glickman Family Library, USM Portland campus
October 15, 2015
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
October 23, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham
November 6, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Burnham Lounge, Robie Andrews Hall, Gorham

Maine Photo Project Symposium

October 15  3:30-7 pm

Glickman Family Library, 7th Floor, USM Portland Campus

Free and open to the public

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Picturing Maine: The Way Life Was?

September 17 - December 11

Tues - Sun, 12:00- 4:00pm

USM Art Gallery, Gorham 


Todd Webb: Historian with a Camera

August 31‐December 9

AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland

7 a.m.-10 p.m., Mon - Fri