The Fashion Show returns both in person and via livestream tomorrow: Friday, May 20! image
The Fashion Show returns both in person and via livestream tomorrow: Friday, May 20!
From swimwear to felted mushrooms, students this year have created original work for diverse body types, gender identities, and formats of expression.
Congratulations to our 2022 Masters in Art Teaching graduates!
Maine College of Art & Design performed the hooding for it MAT graduates on Friday, May 6, 2022.
Maine College of Art & Design and Indigo Arts Alliance celebrate three years of partnership! image
Maine College of Art & Design and Indigo Arts Alliance celebrate three years of partnership!
“We all crave a space where the pieces of who we are—as subtle as our clothing and as meaningful as our language—have an opportunity to be and to shine,” explains Will Johnson, Maine College of Art & Design’s Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. “For many of our Black and Brown students and faculty, the partnership between our college and the Indigo Arts Alliance is the key to a feeling of safety, love, acceptance, and inspiration that makes our special community in Portland the home they create for their future.”
Artist & Architect Mohamad Hafez to give the 2022 Commencement Address image
Artist & Architect Mohamad Hafez to give the 2022 Commencement Address
MECA&D will also confer Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degrees to Dr. Edward M. Friedman '08 and Carole J. Friedman during the 2022 Commencement on Friday, May 27. (Image: Mohamad Hafez, Unpacked: Refugee Baggage series [detail])
Congratulations to the Spring 2022 Salt cohort!
On Thursday, May 6 radio station WMPG (90.9) aired stories told by this talented group of graduates.
The Fashion Show returns both in person and via livestream tomorrow: Friday, May 20!
From swimwear to felted mushrooms, students this year have created original work for diverse body types, gender identities, and formats of expression.
Congratulations to our 2022 Masters in Art Teaching graduates!
Maine College of Art & Design performed the hooding for it MAT graduates on Friday, May 6, 2022.
Maine College of Art & Design and Indigo Arts Alliance celebrate three years of partnership!
“We all crave a space where the pieces of who we are—as subtle as our clothing and as meaningful as our language—have an opportunity to be and to shine,” explains Will Johnson, Maine College of Art & Design’s Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. “For many of our Black and Brown students and faculty, the partnership between our college and the Indigo Arts Alliance is the key to a feeling of safety, love, acceptance, and inspiration that makes our special community in Portland the home they create for their future.”
Artist & Architect Mohamad Hafez to give the 2022 Commencement Address
MECA&D will also confer Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degrees to Dr. Edward M. Friedman '08 and Carole J. Friedman during the 2022 Commencement on Friday, May 27. (Image: Mohamad Hafez, Unpacked: Refugee Baggage series [detail])
Congratulations to the Spring 2022 Salt cohort!
On Thursday, May 6 radio station WMPG (90.9) aired stories told by this talented group of graduates.

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Exhibition Opening: Thursday, May 26, 5–7pm
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