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MECA&D Introduces the John Bisignano and Bettina Swirkal Memorial Scholarship Fund

Maine College of Art & Design Introduces the John Bisignano and Bettina Swirkal Memorial Scholarship Fund Midcoast Artist’s Generosity Benefits MECA&D Students PORTLAND, ME — . . .

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Poetics of Process: 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial

*Timing updated on 1/12/21 The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents Poetics of Process 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial On . . .

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Portland Press Herald features Maine College of Art & Design

Portland Press Herald features Maine College of Art & Design in article about the need for adaptation in higher education  In an article reviewing the need for higher education to adapt . . .

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Introducing & Magazine

Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to present & Magazine, its reimagined and redesigned, biannual publication. Created as the main project for the College’s inaugural & Lab . . .

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Spring 2022 Update from President Laura Freid

Dear MECA&D Students, Faculty, and Staff, I hope this email finds you well. I am writing to update you on a change to the spring semester Academic Calendar. Due to the recent increase in . . .

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MECA&D Introduces the John Bisignano and Bettina Swirkal Memorial Scholarship Fund

MECA&D Introduces the John Bisignano and Bettina Swirkal Memorial Scholarship Fund

Maine College of Art & Design Introduces the John Bisignano and Bettina Swirkal Memorial Scholarship Fund Midcoast Artist’s Generosity Benefits MECA&D Students PORTLAND, ME — January 24, 2022 — . . .

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes New Trustees to Board

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes New Trustees to Board

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes New Trustees to Board  PORTLAND, ME — January 12, 2022 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced the election of five new members to . . .

Welcome back to Continuing Studies students

Welcome back to Continuing Studies students

Maine College of Art & Design welcomes Continuing Studies students back to campus MECA&D is pleased to bring selected Continuing Studies courses back to campus for in-person learning. This January, . . .

Spring 2022 Update from President Laura Freid

Spring 2022 Update from President Laura Freid

Dear MECA&D Students, Faculty, and Staff, I hope this email finds you well. I am writing to update you on a change to the spring semester Academic Calendar. Due to the recent increase in Covid-19 cases . . .

Portland Press Herald features Maine College of Art & Design

Portland Press Herald features Maine College of Art & Design

Portland Press Herald features Maine College of Art & Design in article about the need for adaptation in higher education  In an article reviewing the need for higher education to adapt to the new . . .

Happy Holidays from MECA&D

Happy Holidays from MECA&D

   Happy Holidays from all of us at Maine College of Art & Design  May your new year be filled with peace, joy and hope. Best wishes for 2022, President Laura Freid   Artwork: . . .

Introducing & Magazine

Introducing & Magazine

Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to present & Magazine, its reimagined and redesigned, biannual publication. Created as the main project for the College’s inaugural & Lab students . . .

Bangor Daily News spotlights the new 4-episode podcast from Salt: Sovereign 

Bangor Daily News spotlights the new 4-episode podcast from Salt: Sovereign 

Bangor Daily News spotlights the new 4-episode podcast from Salt: Sovereign  Decades after a settlement act in Maine gave native peoples the means to potentially buy land but took away many . . .

Poetics of Process: 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial

Poetics of Process: 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial

*Timing updated on 1/12/21 The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents Poetics of Process 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial On view from January 28 - . . .

Award-winning Graphic Designer Peter Alfano Joins Faculty

Award-winning Graphic Designer Peter Alfano Joins Faculty

Maine College of Art & Design Adds Award-winning Graphic Designer Peter Alfano to Faculty PORTLAND, ME — December 6, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced Peter Alfano . . .

Thanksgiving Message from President Freid

Thanksgiving Message from President Freid

Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday Dear MECA&D Community, As Thanksgiving approaches, I would like to wish each and every one of you a healthy and safe start to the holiday season. I am very . . .

The Maine Campus: Feature on the 2021 MECA&D Holiday Sale

The Maine Campus: Feature on the 2021 MECA&D Holiday Sale

Thank you to Meaghan Bellavance from The Maine Campus for meeting with our team and some participating artists on a feature story highlighting the 2021 MECA&D Holiday Sale. The sale is available online now . . .

Maine College of Art & Design Opens Its 2021 Holiday Sale Online 

Maine College of Art & Design Opens Its 2021 Holiday Sale Online 

Maine College of Art & Design Opens Its 2021 Holiday Sale Online  “Little Something Co. is a trio of MECA alumni that share a knack for collecting stickers. Our time at MECA&D helped us find our . . .

Maine College of Art & Design’s E-Learning Initiative Slated to Receive Federal Funding

Maine College of Art & Design’s E-Learning Initiative Slated to Receive Federal Funding

Maine College of Art & Design’s E-Learning Initiative Slated to Receive Federal Funding PORTLAND, ME — November 17, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced that its . . .

Future-proofing Maine Through Art & Design

Future-proofing Maine Through Art & Design

Future-proofing Maine Through Art & Design Maine College of Art & Design Presents to the Local Business Community at the Portland Community Chamber’s November 10 Eggs & Issues Event On Wednesday, . . .

Salt Institute featured in Portland Press Herald

Salt Institute featured in Portland Press Herald

“The podcast industry is changing all the time. There are some very big podcast companies and the job market is strong,” said Kestenbaum. “But we’re still teaching the basic skills too, how do you find . . .

Maine College of Art & Design Hosts Author, Illustrator, and Screenwriter Jonny Sun

Maine College of Art & Design Hosts Author, Illustrator, and Screenwriter Jonny Sun

Maine College of Art & Design Hosts Author, Illustrator, and Screenwriter Jonny Sun   PORTLAND, ME — October 20, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced its plans to . . .

2021 Fall BFA Exhibition running now through mid-November

2021 Fall BFA Exhibition running now through mid-November

This week marks the start of the 2021 BFA Exhibition, which will run throughout four floors of the Porteous Building until November 13. Congratulations to the 101 students participating in this year’s event! . . .

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