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.

Upcoming Open Houses

Fall 2018

Saturday, Oct 13
MFA + MAT Open House
10am–2:30pm
Register here!

Saturday, Nov 10
MFA + MAT Open House
10am–2:30pm
Register here!

Saturday, Dec 1
MFA + MAT Open House
10am–2:30pm
Register here!

Spring 2019

Saturday, Feb 16
Open House
10am–2:30pm
Registration form coming soon!

MFA Open House Schedule

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

MAT Open House Schedule

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

Register for a Graduate Open House at MECA

You can register for all Fall 2018 & Spring 2019 events below.

RSVP for a Graduate Open House at MECA

  • If you go by another name other than the one listed above, you may enter it here. If entered, this is the name we will use for mailings and name tags.
  • You may bring up to three guests with you.

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.