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Our 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio, access to state-of-the-art facilities, 24-hour-a-day studio access, and central location in Portland’s creative community, makes Maine College of Art & Design the right-sized city and right-sized school to make your mark.
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Upcoming Open Houses
Maine College of Art & Design offers several ways to experience our campus virtually and in-person. Open Houses will give you a behind the scenes tour of what life is like as an art and design student. So come visit to a tour, hear from current students, and get helpful portfolio review!
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Visiting Artist Series
Our Visiting Artist Series provides public access to dialogues and idea exchanges within creative disciplines. MECA&D engages diverse voices from emerging and established creatives currently working in Art, Craft, Design, and academic areas of cultural production. This series is intended to help amplification Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and LGBTQ voices through a balanced program.
Coming up at the ICA
2022 MFA Thesis Exhibition
May 27 – June 17, 2022
Exhibition Opening: Thursday, May 26, 5–7pm
Artwork: Michelle Lassaline, As Hounds Pursue Hares, Film still, 2022
Safe & Healthy MECA&D
How we’re keeping our community safe.