‘Darkness and the Light’ | Performance featuring Barry Saunders

Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design, first floor

Darkness and the Light Performance featuring jazz musician Barry Saunders. Saxophonist, clarinetist and composer, Barry Saunders has played clubs, festivals and concerts throughout the United States, with a few dates in Europe and Asia, with such notable musicians and ensembles as Conte Condoli, Pete Christlieb, OK|OK, Michael McGinnis, Stew & TNP, Brad Terry, Erik Deutsch, Barry […]

‘Darkness and the Light’ | Curatorial Talk presented by SDA Maine & MCA

Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design, first floor

CURATORIAL TALK WITH LISSA HUNTER Surface Design Association Maine (SDA Maine) and Maine Crafts Association (MCA) present a talk with Lissa Hunter, the curator of Darkness and the Light at The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) on Saturday, September 14 at 2 pm. The talk is free and open […]

‘Darkness and the Light’ | Artist Gallery Talk

Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design, first floor

Artist Gallery Talk featuring Curator Lissa Hunter and exhibiting artists: Rebecca Goodale, Joe Hemes, Alison Hildreth, George Mason, Warren Seelig, and Carol Stein. Find more information about the exhibition here Darkness and the Light On view from July 12—September 20, 2019

‘Birds and Buildings’, Nick Liadis, RA: Lecture

Osher Hall, Maine College of Art & Design, 2nd Floor 522 Congress St., Portland, ME

Nick G Liadis, RA Wednesday, October 30th, 6–7pm MECA&D, Osher Hall, Second floor Free and open to the public Millions of birds in North America fatally strike windows each year. Strikes can occur on any building type—from single family homes to large towers—and primarily affect migrating songbirds. The talk explores why birds strike windows and […]

Performance: o t i t o | Sondra Graff + Petra van Noort

Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design, first floor

Please join us in the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA&D for a one-night performative dance from Sondra Graff + Petra van Noort. An event developed in collaboration with the ICA's current exhibition DesignInquiry: Futurespective, the performance will begin Friday, December 6 at 6:15PM in the ICA. Free and open to the public.

…to unravel the bind: Maine College of Art & Design 2020 Faculty Triennial Opening Reception

...to unravel the bind: Maine College of Art & Design 2020 Faculty Triennial Opening Reception On view from January 17 – March 1, 2020 Exhibition Opening: Friday, January 17, 2020, 5:00–8:00pm Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design ICA Gallery hours: Wed–Sun, 11:00am–5:00pm, Thurs, 11:00am–7:00pm, Friday, 11:00am–5:00pm, (FFAW until 8:00pm) This […]

Exhibition | Some Things We Can Do Together | Megan and Murray McMillan

Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design, first floor

Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan Opening Reception: Thursday, March 19, 2020, from 5–7pm On view from March 18–April 24, 2020 Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design ICA Gallery hours: Wed–Sun, 11am–5pm, Thurs, 11am–7pm, Friday, 11am–5pm, (FFAW until 8pm) Megan and Murray McMillan make large scale […]

POSTPONED: Opening Reception | Some Things We Can Do Together | Megan and Murray McMillan

Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design, first floor

EVENT POSTPONED. MECA&D is proactively postponing this event to prioritize the safety of our community, given the public health concerns surrounding the Coronavirus and in line with recommendations from the CDC. We look forward to rescheduling this event. Stay tuned for updates. Learn more about MECA&D's implementations for the Coronavirus (March 12, 2020). Opening Reception: […]