Lewis Gallery

Main Library ⋅ Max Capacity: 70 people

Available through special request/arrangements only - call 207-871-1700 ext. 756 or email reservations@portlandpubliclibrary.org The Lewis Gallery at Portland Public Library is a large and open gallery that has 75 feet of wall space, a soaring entry, track lighting, and great public visibility. The Lewis Gallery is a critical part of the Library’s intention to create a space that encourages greater visitation and public engagement with art.

Permitted Activities

Art Display/Exhibition
Arts and Crafts
Carnival
Child Play/Kids
Class/Instruction
Convention/Trade Show
Cooking/Food Preparation
Filming/Photo Shoot
Fitness/Dance
Formal Event
Information Table
Market/Boutique
Meeting/Discussion Group
Office Work/Studying
Party (Kids)
Party (Lively/Loud)
Party (Subdued/Mellow)
Performance
Political Gathering
Press/Media
Professional/Networking
Rehearsal
Religious Occasion
Screening (TV/Film)
Seminar/Conference
Sports/Athletic
request reservation

Pricing

Non-Profit
$50.00/hr
For-Profit
$75.00/hr
Available only for rental when Library is closed to public. After-hours rates require security surcharge of $45/hr.; Partners & Govt. groups may require both a $35-45/hr. security surcharge and a $25/hr. maintenance surcharge.

Features and Amenities

INCLUDED

Internet Access (wireless)

OPTIONAL

Chairs
Computer (Laptops - staff use only)
Easels
Freestanding Podium
Portable Sound System - $25
Projection Screen
Projector (LCD) Staff Use Only
Registration Table
Tables
Tables for food/literature

Layout Options

Banquet

Banquet 

70 people max.

Circle

Circle 

70 people max.

Lecture

Lecture 

60 people max.

Standing (Empty)

Standing (Empty) 

70 people max.