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Update: March 13, 2020

Given the public health concerns surrounding the Coronavirus, and in line with recommendations from the CDC, Maine College of Art has closed to the public as of Saturday, March 14, 2020 until further notice.

With regret, we share that the ICA at MECA will also be closed during this time. We value our audience, and sincerely look forward to sharing this exciting new exhibition, Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan, when we reopen.

Keep up to date on new announcements on the ICA website and our Instagram feed.

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art features innovative exhibitions and public programs that showcase new perspectives and trends in contemporary art. Located in stunning galleries in our landmark Porteous Building, the ICA at MECA presents cutting edge work by local, national, and international artists.

A lively schedule of programming includes public lectures, workshops, performances, pop-up shows, events and other interventions. The ICA is a unique resource for the MECA community, offering insight into artistic practice and first-hand experience with visiting artists.

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  • Wednesday–Sunday, 11:00am–5:00pm
  • Thursday, 11:00am–7:00pm
  • Friday, 11:00am–5:00pm, (First Friday Art Walk until 8:00pm)



ICA at MECA is always free. Donations are appreciated.

Header Image: Megan and Murray McMillan, The Shape of Our Best Intentions, photograph, 2011.

Part of upcoming exhibition Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan.