The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art features innovative exhibitions 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.

Past Exhibitions

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

  • intervals: MFA Alumni Exhibtion: October 12–27, 2007
  • Maine College of Art 33rd Annual Art Auction: November 9, 2007
  • Anthromorph Alumni Exhibition: August 29–October 7, 2007
  • Corridor at Sea: The Performative Object: June 15–August 19, 2007
  • Maine College of Art MFA Thesis Exhibition: May 12–25, 2007
  • BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition: May 12–29, 2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

  • MECA Art Auction
  • William Pope.L: eRacism
  • Playground
  • 2002 Senior Thesis Exhibition
  • Terrain: Sculpture Today
  • 2002 Maine College of Art Faculty Exhibition
  • 2002 Scholastic Art Awards

2001

  • Maine Contemporary Furniture
  • MECA Art Auction
  • Two Photographers
  • 2001 Maine College of Art MFA Faculty Exhibition
  • Katarina Weslien, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Ulf Rolloff
  • Domestic Culture: home in visual culture
  • 2001 Maine College of Art Faculty Exhibition
  • DAY WITH(OUT) Art

2000 & Previous

2000

  • MECA Art Auction
  • Translation/Seduction/Displacement
  • Robert Farber: A Retrospective, 1984–1995
  • Senior Thesis Exhibition 2000
  • Beyond Decorum: The Photography of Iké Udé
  • Scholastic Art Awards
  • Congressional Art Awards
  • 2000 Maine College of Art Faculty Exhibition

1999

  • Rez Williams: Steel Walls and Waterlines
  • Eva Marco
  • The Art of Reading : Books and Non-Books
  • From the Centre to the Edge
  • Maine College of Art Alumni Exhibition
  • Lucy Mitchell: Omnium Gatherum
  • Senior Thesis Exhibition 1999
  • 1999 Maine College of Art BFA Exhibition
  • Maine High School Competition
  • 3 Installations
  • 1999 Maine College of Art Faculty Exhibition

1998

  • Do It
  • Tonee Harbert, Bradley McCallum,
  • Martha Rosler Lesley Dill, Judy LaBrasco, Susie Brandt
  • 1998 Senior Thesis Exhibition
  • 1998 Maine College of Art BFA Exhibition
  • Maine High School Competition
  • David Thomas, Tom Friedman, Lucy White
  • 1998 Maine College of Art Faculty
  • Uta Barth, Nancy Chunn, Anthony Caro
  • Zeke Berman, Harvey Quaytman,
  • Deborah Oropallo
  • Quiet in the Land
  • David Ireland
  • Flow Thru Out by Mierle Laderman
  • Ukeles