Join us TONIGHT at Halo At The Point for the MAINSTAY X MECA&D HOLIDAY EDITION art sale image
Join us TONIGHT at Halo At The Point for the MAINSTAY X MECA&D HOLIDAY EDITION art sale
Images: Liza Sperry '07 of Sperry General Store (left), Josh Brill '00 of Lumadessa (top middle), Eric Drzewianowski '04 of dski design (bottom middle), and Emma Lucille McCabe '15 (right)
Record-breaking Giving Tuesday support for student scholarships! image
Record-breaking Giving Tuesday support for student scholarships!
Thanks to the help from all corners of our community, Maine College of Art & Design raised a record-breaking $39,810 for student scholarships!
The First Ever Winterland Sale Spectacular image
The First Ever Winterland Sale Spectacular
During the December First Friday Art Walk, join our Illustration seniors in the lobby of Maine College of Art & Design to peruse and purchase prints, pins, trinkets, and more for the upcoming gift-giving season!
"Sympathy for the translator" on view at the ICA until December 10
Caroline Monnet, "O pemodon - They Carry It," Anti breakage self-adhesive polyester, 2022 | Photography by Joel Tsui' 16, Salt '17, MFA '19
"Holiday Hearth (Guy-Fieri-Tale)" front window installation created by senior Natalie Brown
“I really wanted to create something that anyone could enjoy, whether it was a student walking in or a passerby from any walk of life,” explained Brown. “That's where I got the idea for a campfire set up - just something classic and charming that would bring folks together and make them feel good.”
Join us TONIGHT at Halo At The Point for the MAINSTAY X MECA&D HOLIDAY EDITION art sale
Images: Liza Sperry '07 of Sperry General Store (left), Josh Brill '00 of Lumadessa (top middle), Eric Drzewianowski '04 of dski design (bottom middle), and Emma Lucille McCabe '15 (right)
Record-breaking Giving Tuesday support for student scholarships!
Thanks to the help from all corners of our community, Maine College of Art & Design raised a record-breaking $39,810 for student scholarships!
The First Ever Winterland Sale Spectacular
During the December First Friday Art Walk, join our Illustration seniors in the lobby of Maine College of Art & Design to peruse and purchase prints, pins, trinkets, and more for the upcoming gift-giving season!
"Sympathy for the translator" on view at the ICA until December 10
Caroline Monnet, "O pemodon - They Carry It," Anti breakage self-adhesive polyester, 2022 | Photography by Joel Tsui' 16, Salt '17, MFA '19
"Holiday Hearth (Guy-Fieri-Tale)" front window installation created by senior Natalie Brown
“I really wanted to create something that anyone could enjoy, whether it was a student walking in or a passerby from any walk of life,” explained Brown. “That's where I got the idea for a campfire set up - just something classic and charming that would bring folks together and make them feel good.”

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The College offers its Visiting Artist Series to share ideas emerging across creative disciplines. Our mission is to engage creatives currently working in Art, Craft, Design, and academic areas of cultural production while helping to amplify experiences and perspectives from Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and LGBTQ voices.

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Image: Caroline Monnet, O pemodon – They Carry It, Anti breakage self-adhesive polyester, 2022 | Photography by Joel Tsui ’16, Salt ’17, MFA ’19

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