MCMA Events

Upcoming MCMA Sponsored Events:

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  • Tue. July 2nd: First Tuesday Book Club

    Tuesday, July 2nd Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 12-1 PM in the Library   EVENT DETAILS Book club discusses Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey.  Bring your own lunch, but tea and sweets will be served. All are welcome. Pre-reading of the book is......

  • Fri. July 5th: IF SHE WAKES Tour

    Friday, July 5th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 7-8 PM in the Library   EVENT DETAILS In our Inaugural partnership event with Print: A Bookstore, Michael Koryta will present his new thriller, IF SHE WAKES, in conversation with Julia Spencer-Fleming. Two women fight for their......

  • Fri. July 5th: Various! Performer Showcase

    Friday, July 5th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 6-7:30 PM in the Ballroom   EVENT DETAILS May thru July, we will showcase short pieces by performing artists of all sorts in the Ballroom during First Friday Art Walk. Performers will be utilizing the space to......

  • Wed. July 17th: Maine Skeins Crafters

    Wednesday, July 17th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 12-1 PM in the Library   EVENT DETAILS Come work on your latest craft project in our historic library! Bring your lunch and chat with other makers. Snacks and tea are provided. Craft Club meets every third......

Recent Events

  • Wed. June 19th: Maine Skeins Crafters

    Wednesday, June 19th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 12-1 PM in the Library   EVENT DETAILS Come work on your latest craft project in our historic library! Bring your lunch and chat with other makers. Snacks and tea are provided. Craft Club meets every third......

  • Sat. June 15th thru Sat. June 22nd: PortFringe!

    Saturday, June 15th thru Saturday, June 22nd Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. Various times in Ballroom   EVENT DETAILS Mechanics’ Hall is hosting various acts from PortFringe again this year!  The mission of PortFringe is to support performance artists, to encourage experimentation and innovation, and to......

  • Tue. June 11th: Donny MacVane Author Reading

    Tuesday, June 11th Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. 12-1 PM in the Library   EVENT DETAILS Donny MacVane was born on Long Island, Maine, just prior to the Great Depression. He married a lovely girl from away, who loved the island and they had two......

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@mainemechanics.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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