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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
The College offers a year-long Visiting Artist Series with public access to dialogues and idea exchanges within creative disciplines. Our mission is to engage emerging and established creatives currently working in Art, Craft, Design, and academic areas of cultural production and to help amplify experiences and perspectives from Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and LGBTQ voices.
Coming up at the ICA
CONJURING: 25 Years at the ICA
A Fresh Greeting is Heard
July 15 – September 18, 2022
Exhibition Opening: July 15, 5–8pm
Artwork: Allison Schulnik, Moth, gouache-on-paper animated video with 1540 gouaches-on-paper, 3 minutes, 15 seconds video with sound, 2019.
Courtesy of the Artist and P.P.O.W, New York.
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