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Art/Design Studio Buildings

The Bakery Studios are located at 61 Pleasant Street. The building is home to White Dog Arts, Peregrine Press, Wolfe Editions, Art House Picture Frames, and 16 studio spaces. Practices include poetry, photography, printmaking, painting, sculpture, bookmaking, video, and other media. Artemisia Cafe is located in the front of the building. For information email info@thebakerystudios.org.

Base Camp Studios is located at 193 Presumpscot Street in a warehouse. This space houses 12+ artists. For more information, contact Will Sears at williamcsears@gmail.com.

Cloudport, located on Federal Street in the East End, is a multi faceted co-working space designed to provide a state-of-the-art space for businesses, entrepreneurs, and creatives alike to thrive. Equipped with glass front private offices, multi functional work space, meticulously designed conference rooms, spacious event venues, and a modernly designed kitchen and bar area. For information on membership, call (207) 651-RENT (7368) or email cloudportME@gmail.com

Engine Room is a creative collaborative space where 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 on York Street, near Portland's Old Port. Contact Engine Room here for more information.

Grime Studios offers affordable band rehearsal space and art studios with 24 hour access. It exists for bands and artists of any craft to create whatever they want, as loud as they want, whenever they want. Grime is located at 299 Presumpscot Street. For more information, call (207) 831-3621 or email grimestudiosportland@gmail.com.

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

The Open Bench Project at 10 Thompson's Point is a shared learn/work facility, cultivating a community of makers by providing access to studio/work space, tools, and resources. The 7,500 square foot facility includes a wood shop, metal shop, lab for 3D printing, screen printing zone, and a hack lab. For information on affordable, flexible membership, call (207) 329-8606 or email info@obportland.org.

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. Call (207) 210-6595 or email info@pelotonlabsportland.com for more information.

Phoenix Studio, at 630 Forest Avenue, 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. For more information, call (207) 774-4154.

PortFiber, located at 50 Cove Street, offers classes, events, and supplies for fiber artists. Contact Casey Ryder at (207) 780-1345 or by email at portfiber@gmail.com.

Running With Scissors, at 250 Anderson Street, is a multi-disciplinary creative work space with over 50 private studios of various sizes, features, rates, and amenities, plus common work space, various equipment for print making, wood working, computer and design work, an exhibition hall, classroom, lounge, and more. For more information contact Kate Anker at (207) 831-5682 or info@rwsartstudios.com. The facility also houses the Bayside Clay Center, a community committed to providing affordable space to serious clay artists. To learn more, email baysideclay@gmail.com.

SPACE Studios, at 536 Congress Street and just down the street from the Maine College of Art, are home to Pickwick Independent Press and have workspaces on three floors above SPACE Gallery. Contact Henry Wolyniec at henry@spacestudios.org for more information. Applications are available on the website: http://www.spacestudios.org.

The State Theatre Building, at 142 High Street, is home to the State Theatre, ground floor retail spaces, and five floors of pet-friendly offices for small businesses and artist studios. Call 207-776-4598 for more information.

The Dooryard provides emerging artists with affordable studio and exhibit space at 108 High Street, within Portland's Arts District. For more information email dooryardarts@gmail.com

ThinkTank Portland is a co-working space on Congress Street for freelance writers, journalists, grad students, bloggers, architects, developers, graphic designers, and digital photographers. Email info@thinktankcoworking.com for more information.