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

Article about Artist-in-Residence Natasha Mayers, by Bob Keyes
Detail of “Inside Out” from “Forging Affinities.”
" Art Review:Two Collaborative Exhibitions Push Boundaries" by Daniel Kany of the Portland Press Herald, published on March 6, 2016
University of Southern Maine Art Department's artist-in-residence Natasha Mayers is leading immigrant and refugee teens from the Portland Public Schools in a public art project welcoming New Mainers to Portland.

Galleries Closed for the Summer

Area Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland,  will reopen on August 29 with the exhibition Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts by Gina Adams

USM Art Gallery, Gorham, will reopen October 6 with the exhibition Indian on Indian: George Longfish