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Graduate (MFA + MAT) Open Houses at MECA

Meet current faculty, students and alumni. Engage in a meaningful dialogue and personalized information session. Tour the facilities & studio spaces. Explore Portland! See what it’s like to be a graduate student at MECA.

Upcoming Open Houses, Portfolio Days, and Info Sessions

Accepted Student Days

Saturday, March 28
Accepted Student Day

Saturday, April 11
Accepted Student Day


Recommended Hotels

Portland has several excellent options to stay downtown. Below are a few of our recommendations; you’ll find several other options through a quick Google search or on AirBnb.

Holiday Inn By the Bay

207.775.2311 | 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101
When booking, ask for Maine College of Art special corporate rate:
Jan 1–Dec 31, 2019: 15% off best flexible rate when booking
Rates may change without announcement.

Hyatt Place Portland Old Port

207.775.1000 | 433 Fore Street, Portland ME, 04101
When booking, call sales at 207-770-2404 or 207-770-2403 and ask for Maine College of Art special corporate rate.

The Westin Portland Harborview

157 High Street, Portland, ME 04101
Bookings can be made online with corporate code/SET# 552691
+ Jan 1–Apr 30: $119 + tax/room
+ May 1–Jun 30: $189 + tax/room
+ July 1–Oct 31: $209 + tax/room
+ Nov 1–Dec 31: $119 + tax/room
These rates include wi-fi and are available with the exception of high volume when the hotel is expected to sell out and with the exception of the following blackout dates: July 19–21, July 26–28, and August 3–4, 2019.

The Press Hotel

119 Exchange St, Portland, ME 04101
To make a reservation, call (207) 808-8800 and ask for the Maine College of Art special rate.

If you can’t make it on an Open House date, please contact Admissions to schedule an individual campus visit. We encourage you to come tour our facilities and talk with our students and faculty.

Tours and information sessions are available by appointment.

To schedule an individual visit, see here for more information on availability and contact.