Summer Art Camps are in full swing at Maine College of Art & Design!
Want to join the fun? Some courses still have openings!
Introducing two new faculty members image
Introducing two new faculty members
Starting this fall, we are excited to welcome Adam deGrandis ’05 (Animation & Game Art) and Sarah Shaw (Illustration) to the College.
Maine College of Art & Design named #1 in the state for Graphic Design
Animation Career Review recognizes our program in its 2022 rankings
Thank you to everyone who joined us for COLLECT!
Our annual art sale supports student scholarships and participating artists. Image: Jessica Parker Foley MFA ’20, Woman Suspended, 42″ x 46″ oil on linen, 2022.
Celebrating the Class of 2022 at Maine College of Art & Design! image
Celebrating the Class of 2022 at Maine College of Art & Design!
Congratulations to all of our graduates! Photo: Tricia Toms
Summer Art Camps are in full swing at Maine College of Art & Design!
Want to join the fun? Some courses still have openings!
Introducing two new faculty members
Starting this fall, we are excited to welcome Adam deGrandis ’05 (Animation & Game Art) and Sarah Shaw (Illustration) to the College.
Maine College of Art & Design named #1 in the state for Graphic Design
Animation Career Review recognizes our program in its 2022 rankings
Thank you to everyone who joined us for COLLECT!
Our annual art sale supports student scholarships and participating artists. Image: Jessica Parker Foley MFA ’20, Woman Suspended, 42″ x 46″ oil on linen, 2022.
Celebrating the Class of 2022 at Maine College of Art & Design!
Congratulations to all of our graduates! Photo: Tricia Toms

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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 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.

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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: Alison 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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