MCMA Events

Upcoming MCMA Sponsored Events:

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  • Little Sea Folk Presents: Velocipede postponed/Date TBA

    POSTPONED from Thursday, March 8th – Date TBA Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 7 PM-9 PM in the Ballroom EVENT DETAILS Little Sea Folk and the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association are proud partners in a monthly concert series in Portland, Maine. Once a month, an......

  • Wed. 4/25: Makers at the Hall with Dan Kolbert

    Wednesday, April 25th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 7 PM-9 PM in the Classroom   EVENT DETAILS This month’s guest presenter will be Dan Kolbert, home builder.  Dan and his team include a strong focus on energy efficiency and sustainable design in all their work. ......

  • 5/1 First Tues. Book Club: The Other Einstein

    Tuesday, May 1st Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 12-2 PM in the Library   EVENT DETAILS Book Club meets the First Tuesday of every month to discuss bestsellers.  Bring your own lunch, but snacks and tea are provided.  In May, we are discussing, “The Other......

  • Fri. 5/4: Author Chat with Isaac Kinzambi

    Friday, May 4th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 5-8 PM in the Library   EVENT DETAILS Isaac Kinzambi is an international inspirational, motivational speaker and teacher. He is the founder and CEO of Dreamtime Motion Institute which provides mentorship for young leaders in the private......

  • Tues. May 8th: Civic Hack Night!

    Tuesday, May 8th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 5:30-7 PM in the Library   EVENT DETAILS Come hack your city (in a good way!) and join others of various backgrounds and skill levels in applying modern open technology to the solution of common civic problems.......

  • Thu. May 10th: Little Sea Folk presents Don & Cindy Roy

    Thursday, May 10th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 7:00-9:00 PM in the Ballroom   EVENT DETAILS Little Sea Folk and the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association are proud partners in a monthly concert series in Portland, Maine. Once a month, an exciting folk tradition will be......

  • Wed. May 16th: Author Talk with Anne B. Gass

    Wednesday, May 16th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 12:00-1 PM in the Library   EVENT DETAILS Come meet Anne B. Gass, author of “Voting Down the Rose”.  She will talk about the Maine’s Women’s Suffrage movement as discussed in her book. FREE and open to the......

  • Wed. May 30th: Makers at the Hall with Samantha Lindgren

    Wednesday, May 30th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 7:00-9 PM in the Library   EVENT DETAILS This month’s guest presenter will be Samantha Lindgren, a lifelong maker in the fabric arts and creator of A Gathering of Stitches, a makerspace centered on fiber arts and......

Recent Events

  • Thurs. 4/12: Little Sea Folk presents Winifred Horan Trio

    Thursday, April 12th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 7 PM-9 PM in the Ballroom   EVENT DETAILS Little Sea Folk and the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association are proud partners in a monthly concert series in Portland, Maine. Once a month, an exciting folk tradition will......

  • Thurs. 4/12: Makers Mix!

    Thursday, April 12th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 5-7 PM in the Library   EVENT DETAILS Makers of all kinds are encouraged to attend our April Makers Mix.  Makers Mixes are held roughly quarterly throughout the year.  Thank you to our sponsors!  Refreshments provided by......

  • Tues. 4/10: Civic Hack Night

    Tuesday, April 10th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 7-8 PM in the Library   EVENT DETAILS Come hack your city (in a good way!) and join others of various backgrounds and skill levels in applying modern open technology to the solution of common civic problems.......

Types of Events at Mechanics’ Hall

MCMA Events

MCMA is known for our lecture series, maker events, library offerings and gallery shows. Members may attend at discounted rates. Contact programing@mainemehanics.org to get involved.

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Co-branded Events

Events sponsored jointly by MCMA and other organizations allow help to support each other with our strengths. Often MCMA donates use of our hall. In return, we discount entrance fees for MCMA members and take a percentage of the proceeds. Contact hall@mainemechanics.org for more information.

Rental Events

We are proud to work with numerous clients to provide MCMA members and the public with unique programing through rental agreements. Contact us to make a reservation.

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