Join us in a reflection of gratitude with the 2022 Summer Common Read image
Join us in a reflection of gratitude with the 2022 Summer Common Read
This year, the MECA&D community will read The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui and reflect on the meaning of gratitude in the context of fresh beginnings.
Maine College of Art & Design named #1 in the state for Graphic Design
Animation Career Review recognizes our program in its 2022 rankings
Join us at the ICA for two summer exhibitions: A Fresh Greeting is Heard & CONJURING: 25 Years at the ICA image
Join us at the ICA for two summer exhibitions: A Fresh Greeting is Heard & CONJURING: 25 Years at the ICA
Installation view | Photography by Joel Tsui '16, Salt '17, MFA '19
Maine College of Art & Design hosts Gulf of Maine EcoArts this summer image
Maine College of Art & Design hosts Gulf of Maine EcoArts this summer
Scientists pair up with artists and designers, including five MECA&D interns, to create an installation that will be on view at the Maine Maritime Museum in Winter 2023.Illustration by Jiwana Soleimani '22.
Congratulations to our 2022 Pre-College graduates! image
Congratulations to our 2022 Pre-College graduates!
The Pre-College final exhibition was on view for friends and family on the last day. Photo: Annabelle Richardson '22
Join us in a reflection of gratitude with the 2022 Summer Common Read
This year, the MECA&D community will read The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui and reflect on the meaning of gratitude in the context of fresh beginnings.
Maine College of Art & Design named #1 in the state for Graphic Design
Animation Career Review recognizes our program in its 2022 rankings
Join us at the ICA for two summer exhibitions: A Fresh Greeting is Heard & CONJURING: 25 Years at the ICA
Installation view | Photography by Joel Tsui '16, Salt '17, MFA '19
Maine College of Art & Design hosts Gulf of Maine EcoArts this summer
Scientists pair up with artists and designers, including five MECA&D interns, to create an installation that will be on view at the Maine Maritime Museum in Winter 2023.Illustration by Jiwana Soleimani '22.
Congratulations to our 2022 Pre-College graduates!
The Pre-College final exhibition was on view for friends and family on the last day. Photo: Annabelle Richardson '22

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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 feedback!

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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.

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On view at the ICA

CONJURING: 25 Years at the ICA

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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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