COLLECT: Online Summer Art Sale

We are looking forward to this year's COLLECT Art Sale! Keep an eye out for the Artist Open Call and more information in the coming months!

MECA's annual COLLECT Summer Art Sale showcases work by MECA students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends. Proceeds benefit MECA’s Student Scholarship Fund as well as participating artists. The event supports emerging and established artists, raises critical funds for students scholarships, and offers the buyers original contemporary work to collect.

MECA’s 2021 COLLECT Summer Art Sale will take place online at, with the hybrid option to schedule small gallery tours in the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA to view work for sale in-person if desired, in accordance with Maine CDC guidelines.

2021 MECA COLLECT Artist Open Call Dates:
Monday, April 19 - Sunday, May 30

2021 MECA COLLECT Art Sale Dates:
Thursday, June 17 - Sunday, June 20: Schedule small group appointments for in-person tours of the COLLECT Summer Art Sale 2021 work for sale at the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA
Thursday, June 17 - Thursday, June 24: Enjoy an online preview of all work for sale at
Thursday, June 24: Join us for the Virtual Opening Cocktail Reception, Connect@COLLECT via Zoom (go to for Zoom information closer to event)
Thursday, June 24 - Sunday, June 27: Online sale opens for purchases at!

View a recording of the 2020 MECA and DECOR Maine Magazine Virtual Panel here.

For any questions regarding COLLECT, please email

Interested in sponsoring COLLECT? Contact Abby Peck at or 207.699.5012

2021 Sponsors

2021 Sponsors





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Exclusive COLLECT Media Sponsor

Exclusive Floral Sponsor

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