Portland boasts the most concentrated population of achievements in higher education in the state of Maine. See why people flock to Downtown to learn from the best!
Bright Star World Dance108 High St | 207-370-5830
World dance studio offering belly dance, African dance and more classes. Visit website.
Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine142 Free St | 207-828-1234
Interactive exhibits encourage play & exploration! Daily programs include art, science & theatre. Visit website.
Maine Ballroom Dance614 Congress St | 207-773-0002
Groups & private instruction; public dance parties every Saturday. Visit website.
Maine Charitable Mechanic Association Library519 Congress St | 207-773-8396
A social organization promoting the skilled trades. Visit website.
Maine College of Art522 Congress St | 207-775-3052
MECA offers a BFA, MFA, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) & continuing studies. Visit website.
Maine International Trade Center511 Congress St | 207-541-7400
Offers trade missions, programs & seminars, conferences & technical assistance. Visit website.
Muse Paintbar245 Commercial St | 207-618-9500
Get creative. Relax. Uncork your Muse. Private parties, regular sessions and kids’ events. Visit website.
Oak Street Studios636 Congress St | 207-775-7118
Young people’s Art Institute & private Fine Arts School for students aged 2 yrs & up. Visit website.
Portland Public Library5 Monument Sq | 207-871-1700
A host of multi-media, online resources & services. Brown bag lectures, children’s & teen’s events. Visit website.
Sail Maine58 Fore St | 207-772-7245
We provide affordable access to the water through community sailing and educational programming. Visit website.
Salt Institute561 Congress St | 207-761-0660
1-semester intensive programs in documentary radio, writing, photography & multimedia. Visit website.
The Language Exchange80 Exchange St | 207-772-7118
Providing a broad range of language-related services to individuals, private businesses & government agencies. Visit website.