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Now more than ever, we look to our history for courage, comfort, and inspiration.

Mechanics’ Hall has served as a place of comfort and inspiration in both ordinary and extraordinary times. Designed by Maine’s first architect, Thomas Sparrow, it is a vibrant monument to tradespeople, artisans, and creators; to writers and readers, musicians and dancers, and makers who have found and built a community here.

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“Mechanics’ Hall is emerging as one of the very best venues in the state for community events that celebrate creativity and innovation. Full of warmth, history, and the thrill of possibility, it is something to be treasured and supported.”

-Lily King, author

“I feel incredibly lucky to dance at Mechanics’ Hall, a place that has held swing music between its walls for a century and to share it with such a sweet community of people.”

-Gillian Davis, The Portland Swing Project

Author Lily King
Palaver Strings Concert January 2020
Author Rick Bass
Mechanics’ Hall is a qualified 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization. Donations are tax-deductible within the limits of current federal and Maine state law. For more information, please consult with your tax advisor.  EIN 01-0248533