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The ICA is currently open to the public with a timed admission process.

Please register here for your free visit to the ICA

For the health and safety of our staff and visitors, we ask that all visitors to the ICA agree to the following guidelines:
— Wear a mask at all times while inside the ICA.
— Maintain a minimum 6-foot social distance from others.
— If you are feeling unwell please stay home and rebook for a later date. Let’s work to protect our community together.

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–Saturday, 12:00pm–5:00pm



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 current exhibition Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan.