Join us in Osher Hall at 8:30am on Tuesday, Feb. 21 for an Artist Talk with Tommi Parrish! image
Join us in Osher Hall at 8:30am on Tuesday, Feb. 21 for an Artist Talk with Tommi Parrish!
Their debut work,The Lie and How We Told It, won the 2019 Lambda Literary Award for the best LGBTQ graphic novel, was nominated for the Ignatz award, was featured in many best of 2018 lists, and translated into 11 languages worldwide.
Our new public exhibition & event space - 49 Oak - is now open! image
Our new public exhibition & event space - 49 Oak - is now open!
Join students & alumni for the Valentine's Pop-Up Shop on February 10 & 11 | Photo: Annabelle Collette '22
The Last Season on Earth: Maine College of Art & Design 2023 Faculty Triennial on view now image
The Last Season on Earth: Maine College of Art & Design 2023 Faculty Triennial on view now
Image: Prof. Jeane Cohen, A Choir of Drowning Trees, oil on canvas, 66” x 82”, 2020.
Summer Art Camp registration is now open! image
Summer Art Camp registration is now open!
Check out week-long courses for the young artists in your life available on-campus this summer.
Welcoming new Director of Exhibitions, Iris Williamson! image
Welcoming new Director of Exhibitions, Iris Williamson!
Curator, arts administrator, educator - Iris takes the reins at the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design (ICA).
Join us in Osher Hall at 8:30am on Tuesday, Feb. 21 for an Artist Talk with Tommi Parrish!
Their debut work,The Lie and How We Told It, won the 2019 Lambda Literary Award for the best LGBTQ graphic novel, was nominated for the Ignatz award, was featured in many best of 2018 lists, and translated into 11 languages worldwide.
Our new public exhibition & event space - 49 Oak - is now open!
Join students & alumni for the Valentine's Pop-Up Shop on February 10 & 11 | Photo: Annabelle Collette '22
The Last Season on Earth: Maine College of Art & Design 2023 Faculty Triennial on view now
Image: Prof. Jeane Cohen, A Choir of Drowning Trees, oil on canvas, 66” x 82”, 2020.
Summer Art Camp registration is now open!
Check out week-long courses for the young artists in your life available on-campus this summer.
Welcoming new Director of Exhibitions, Iris Williamson!
Curator, arts administrator, educator - Iris takes the reins at the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design (ICA).

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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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The Last Season on Earth

On view January 13 – February 19, 2023
Image: The Last Season on Earth, installation view with works by Benjamin Spalding MFA ’17 and Jeane Cohen | Photography by Joel Tsui ’16, Salt ’17, MFA ’19

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