Graduate (MFA + MAT) Open Houses - Maine College of Art

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.

Register for the MAT Open House (January 24, 2019)
Register for the MFA Open House (February 16, 2019)

Upcoming Open Houses

Spring 2019

Thursday, January 24
MAT Open House
5pm–7:00pm
RSVP here.

Our typical MAT Open House schedule is below:

  • Check-in with refreshments
  • Information session for the Master of Arts in Teaching program
  • Lunch
  • Tour of facilities & studios
  • Optional: Lingering questions & grad resources

Spring 2019

Saturday, Feb 16
MFA Open House
10am–2:30pm
RSVP here.

Our typical MFA Open House schedule is below:

  • Check-in with refreshments
  • Information session for the MFA in Studio Art program
  • Lunch
  • Tour of facilities & studios
  • Optional: Lingering questions & grad resources

Recommended Hotels

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

Holiday Inn By the Bay

88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101
When booking, ask for Maine College of Art special corporate rate, these rates could change depending on availability (call to check for specific dates):
+ June 1–Oct 31: $159 + tax for Standard Double / Double Room
+ Nov 1–Dec 31: $109 + tax for Standard Double / Double Room
+ Upgrades to Standard King Rooms are +$25, upgrades to Executive Rooms are +$50

Hyatt Place Portland Old Port

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
+ July 1–Oct 31: $209 + tax/room
+ Nov 1–Dec 31: $119 + tax/room

 

If you can’t make it on an Open House date, please contact Admissions to schedule an individual campus visit, or meet us on the road!

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.