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Iris Williamson Appointed Director of Exhibitions

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes Iris Williamson as Incoming Director of Exhibitions Williamson will oversee exhibitions for the College and the Institute of Contemporary . . .

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Our 140-year history comes to life on the Congress Street windows

Illustration Prof. Andrew DeGraff brings Maine College of Art & Design’s 140-year history to life on our Congress Street . . .

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Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes New Trustees to Board 

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes New Trustees to Board  Kathryn Yates Appointed Chair for the 2022-23 Academic Year    PORTLAND, ME — September 20, 2022 — Maine College of . . .

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2022 BFA Exhibition on view through November 11

Across four floors of the Porteous, nearly 100 students spent the past weekend hanging and installing the impressive art and design featured in this year's BFA Exhibition. This year’s . . .

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Animation & Game Art majors participate in 24 Hours: Animation Contest

From 7pm on Friday, October 14 through 7pm on Saturday, October 15, four teams of Maine College Art & Design students joined participants from 20 . . .

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#1 in the state for Graphic Design

Maine College of Art & Design named #1 in the state for Graphic Design!  We are very pleased to share that our Graphic Design major was . . .

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MECA&D News

ICA to open “Journey Around My Room” on March 3

ICA to open “Journey Around My Room” on March 3

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents Journey Around My Room  On view from March 3 - April 9, 2023 PORTLAND, ME — January […]

Iris Williamson Appointed Director of Exhibitions

Iris Williamson Appointed Director of Exhibitions

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes Iris Williamson as Incoming Director of Exhibitions Williamson will oversee exhibitions for the College and the Institute of Contemporary Art PORTLAND, ME — . . .

Coming Soon! New student & alumni exhibition space – 49 Oak

Coming Soon! New student & alumni exhibition space – 49 Oak

Maine College of Art & Design Launches New Public-facing Exhibition Space: 49 Oak The street-level space will showcase work from the College for the local community PORTLAND, ME — January […]

Welcoming Nora Saks to the Salt faculty roster!

Welcoming Nora Saks to the Salt faculty roster!

Welcoming Nora Saks to the Salt faculty roster! We are thrilled to introduce new Salt faculty member Nora Saks to our team. Nora – notable journalist, audio producer, educator and […]

Introducing our New Diversity & Belonging Leader

Introducing our New Diversity & Belonging Leader

Maine College of Art & Design Introduces New Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Leader Mercedes Garcia Orozco  Garcia will work directly with students as Assistant Director of Student Life PORTLAND, ME . . .

Barton Family Donates work by Nancy Hemenway Barton to Maine College of Art & Design

Barton Family Donates work by Nancy Hemenway Barton to Maine College of Art & Design

Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to announce a new gift of artwork donated through the generosity of Rick, Bill, and Brad Barton in honor of their mother, […]

2023 Maine College of Art & Design Faculty Triennial

2023 Maine College of Art & Design Faculty Triennial

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents The Last Season on Earth 2023 Maine College of Art & Design Faculty Triennial On view from […]

Holiday pop-ups planned for December! 

Holiday pop-ups planned for December! 

Looking for more opportunities to buy handmade artwork for holiday gifts this year? You’re in luck! There are two additional pop-up sales open to the public coming this December in […]

Help support student scholarships on Giving Tuesday (11/29)

Help support student scholarships on Giving Tuesday (11/29)

“This College gave me strong foundation skills, preparation that is 100 percent transferable to any field. The scholarship I received validated my potential as much as provided me with much […]

Thanksgiving message on gratitude

Thanksgiving message on gratitude

My wish is that you all experience gratitude this week wherever you may find it. In a kindness during travels, the surprise of seeing an old friend, moments of laughter […]

Prof. Halverson underscores the importance of play at 2022 AIGA Re-Connect

Prof. Halverson underscores the importance of play at 2022 AIGA Re-Connect

Graphic Design Professor Margo Halverson underscores the importance of play at 2022 AIGA Re-Connect “While working alone gets it done–improvising with others means you have to respond to what you . . .

Save-the-Date! Mainstay X MECA&D Holiday Edition on 12/1

Save-the-Date! Mainstay X MECA&D Holiday Edition on 12/1

Save-the-Date! Mainstay X MECA&D Holiday Edition scheduled at Halo at the Point on Thursday, December 1  Join more than 40 art and design vendors from the Maine College of Art & Design […]

Congratulations to the 2022 BFA Exhibition winners!

Congratulations to the 2022 BFA Exhibition winners!

Maine College of Art & Design recognizes winners from this year’s BFA Exhibition We are thrilled to share the list of BFA Exhibition winners who were recognized in a private Awards Ceremony […]

Laura Retherford appointed Associate Vice President of Development

Laura Retherford appointed Associate Vice President of Development

Laura Retherford appointed Associate Vice President of Development at Maine College of Art & Design Retherford will play a pivotal role in expanding the College’s impact throughout Portland and beyond . . .

Animation & Game Art majors participate in 24 Hours: Animation Contest

Animation & Game Art majors participate in 24 Hours: Animation Contest

From 7pm on Friday, October 14 through 7pm on Saturday, October 15, four teams of Maine College Art & Design students joined participants from 20 countries worldwide in the 20th […]

2022 BFA Exhibition on view through November 11

2022 BFA Exhibition on view through November 11

Across four floors of the Porteous, nearly 100 students spent the past weekend hanging and installing the impressive art and design featured in this year's BFA Exhibition. This year’s installation […]

Celebrating our faculty and staff

Celebrating our faculty and staff

On Thursday, October 6, faculty and staff convened in the Joanne Waxman Library to celebrate one another during our annual Roger Gilmore and Educator Service Awards. This special ceremony is […]

New York artist April Vollmer visits our Printmaking class

New York artist April Vollmer visits our Printmaking class

On Monday September 26, our Printmaking program hosted New York artist April Vollmer, whose book on the history and contemporary practice of mokuhanga, Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop was released in . . .

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