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President Laura Freid’s Post-Election Letter to the MECA Community

November 4, 2020 Dear MECA Community, Many of us had hoped that the outcome of the 2020 election would be known by now. As results continue to trickle in from across the country, however, we . . .

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Maine College of Art Announces New Sculpture Faculty Endowment

Maine College of Art Announces New Sculpture Faculty Endowment New Endowment Honors Sculpture Professor Emeritus Gary Ambrose Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce the establishment of . . .

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The ICA at MECA Presents: ACOUSTIC RESONANCE

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents: ACOUSTIC RESONANCE On view from October 2 - December 11, 2020 The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art . . .

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Welcome to MECA: A Message from President Laura Freid

Dear Students, Welcome to Maine College of Art. I have really enjoyed meeting the new students who joined our community over the past few weeks and greeting the returning students and members of . . .

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MECA’s 2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan

Dear members of the MECA Community, I am writing to you today to share an update on our plan to welcome students, faculty, and staff to campus as safely as possible this summer and fall. Maine . . .

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President Laura Freid’s Post-Election Letter to the MECA Community

President Laura Freid’s Post-Election Letter to the MECA Community

November 4, 2020 Dear MECA Community, Many of us had hoped that the outcome of the 2020 election would be known by now. As results continue to trickle in from across the country, however, we are now realizing . . .

Maine College of Art  Announces New Sculpture Faculty Endowment

Maine College of Art Announces New Sculpture Faculty Endowment

Maine College of Art Announces New Sculpture Faculty Endowment New Endowment Honors Sculpture Professor Emeritus Gary Ambrose Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce the establishment of The Dr. . . .

Maine College of Art Announces Major Support from the Davis Educational Foundation

Maine College of Art Announces Major Support from the Davis Educational Foundation

Maine College of Art Announces Major Support from the Davis Educational Foundation MECA to invest in innovative methods to improve the quality, accessibility, and range of education delivery Maine College of . . .

The ICA at MECA Presents: ACOUSTIC RESONANCE

The ICA at MECA Presents: ACOUSTIC RESONANCE

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents: ACOUSTIC RESONANCE On view from October 2 - December 11, 2020 The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art (MECA) is . . .

Welcome to MECA: A Message from President Laura Freid

Welcome to MECA: A Message from President Laura Freid

Dear Students, Welcome to Maine College of Art. I have really enjoyed meeting the new students who joined our community over the past few weeks and greeting the returning students and members of the BOLT team. . . .

MECA Announces Margaret Brownlee as  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer & Learning Support Coordinator

MECA Announces Margaret Brownlee as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer & Learning Support Coordinator

August 6, 2020 -- Following a national search, Maine College of Art (MECA) has appointed Margaret Brownlee as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer & Learning Support Coordinator, President Laura Freid . . .

MECA Announces Isaac Kestenbaum as Director of the Salt Institute

MECA Announces Isaac Kestenbaum as Director of the Salt Institute

July 30, 2020 -- Maine College of Art (MECA) has appointed Isaac Kestenbaum as Director of the Salt Institute, President Laura Freid announced today. Kestenbaum will begin his role at MECA on August 10, 2020. . . .

The ICA at MECA Announces Timed Admission Entry and New Dates for Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan

The ICA at MECA Announces Timed Admission Entry and New Dates for Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan

July 2, 2020 The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce the opening of Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan to the public. Featuring a . . .

Maine College of Art Elects New Board of Trustees Members

Maine College of Art Elects New Board of Trustees Members

July 1, 2020 Maine College of Art is honored to announce the election of Denise Carey, Diane Garthwaite, and Gimbala Sankare to the Board of Trustees and the re-election of former Trustee Debby Dluhy, . . .

MECA’s 2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan

MECA’s 2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan

Dear members of the MECA Community, I am writing to you today to share an update on our plan to welcome students, faculty, and staff to campus as safely as possible this summer and fall. Maine College of Art . . .

2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan FAQ

2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan FAQ

Updated: October 29, 2020 Please continue to check this webpage as we will be updating it regularly. If you have a question that has not yet been answered below, please reach out to the relevant department: . . .

Maine College of Art  Presents the 2020 COLLECT Online Summer Art Sale

Maine College of Art Presents the 2020 COLLECT Online Summer Art Sale

Annual art sale to continue online, raising critical funds for student scholarships while supporting emerging and established artists June 10, 2020 - Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to present the 2020 . . .

Maine College of Art Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Maine College of Art Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Celebrating the Class of 2020 View a recording of the Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony. June 8, 2020 To honor the Class of 2020 during a time when large gatherings are not permitted, MECA celebrated . . .

A Message from President Laura Freid

A Message from President Laura Freid

Photograph by Tim Greenway Salt '03. June 1, 2020 “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” - James Baldwin From coast to coast, for more than a week . . .

MECA Announces Celebration of 2020 Graduates and  Plans for 2020-2021 Academic Programs

MECA Announces Celebration of 2020 Graduates and Plans for 2020-2021 Academic Programs

Portland, Maine: Maine College of Art (MECA) today announced a celebration of the graduating Class of 2020 and shared plans to welcome students back for Summer and Fall academic programs. Graduating Class of . . .

2020 Belvedere Fund Recipients

2020 Belvedere Fund Recipients

The Belvedere Fund for Professional Development in the field of crafts at Maine College of Art was established in 2008 in memory of Deborah Pulliam of Castine, Maine. The Fund is available to all alumni who . . .

MECA Launches #mymecacommunity Campaign

MECA Launches #mymecacommunity Campaign

#mymecacommunity We have launched the #mymecacommunity campaign to help our students stay connected to MECA and to reinforce that faculty and staff are still here to support students even though we are no . . .

Maine College of Art Spring ‘20 Update (March 29, 2020)

Maine College of Art Spring ‘20 Update (March 29, 2020)

March 29, 2020 Dear MECA Community Members, I hope you are reading this from a safe place and that you and your friends and family are well. In my last message to our community, I shared the news that Maine . . .

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