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2021 Belvedere Fund Awardees Announced

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. Deborah was a lover of history, . . .

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Pre-College Online Podcasting Instructor Highlight

Did you know that Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in high schools all over the world come to Maine College of Art in the summers for our Pre-College program to learn what it means to be a real . . .

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Maine College of Art Announces Plans for 2021 Commencement

Dear Members of the MECA Community, As we look ahead to the conclusion of the academic year, we are working to finalize plans for a Commencement ceremony that will appropriately honor our . . .

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The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents: Sorry We Missed You

PORTLAND, Maine - The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce the opening of Sorry We Missed You, an exhibition of works by fifteen 2020 alumni . . .

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NPR’s Robert Smith to Teach 12-week Salt Podcasting Course

Robert Smith of NPR’s Planet Money will now be teaching a 12-week course on creating serialized podcasts, through the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA. The class will run from May . . .

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Maine College of Art Announces Plans for 2021 Commencement

Maine College of Art Announces Plans for 2021 Commencement

Dear Members of the MECA Community, As we look ahead to the conclusion of the academic year, we are working to finalize plans for a Commencement ceremony that will appropriately honor our graduating . . .

Maine College of Art to Host Annual Resilience Week

Maine College of Art to Host Annual Resilience Week

Maine College of Art to Host Annual Resilience Week, A Series of Events to Support Conversations Around Race and Inclusion Maine College of Art is proud to announce its second annual Resilience Week, scheduled . . .

TD Charitable Foundation Supports Maine College of Art  with COVID-Relief Financial Aid Funding for Students of Color

TD Charitable Foundation Supports Maine College of Art with COVID-Relief Financial Aid Funding for Students of Color

TD Charitable Foundation Supports Maine College of Art with COVID-Relief Financial Aid Funding for Students of Color The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most . . .

Spring 2021 Planning Update

Spring 2021 Planning Update

Dear MECA Community, I hope this note finds you and your family safe and healthy. I am pleased to share that our efforts to create an arts oasis here at MECA this semester were successful - we were very . . .

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 . . .

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’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: January 11, 2021 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 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 . . .

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 . . .

MECA Announces Key Updates 17/18

MECA Announces Key Updates 17/18

Maine College of Art recently welcomed more than 500 aspiring professional artists, designers, and storytellers to campus from as far away as Hong Kong to begin the new academic year...

2017 MECA Awards & Recognitions

2017 MECA Awards & Recognitions

Educator Services Awards Five Years of Service Michael Connor • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Illustration Adam deGrandis • Adjunct Assistant Professor in Digital Media Samantha Haedrich • Visiting . . .

Maine College of Art Announces Acquisition of Salt Institute of Documentary Studies

Maine College of Art Announces Acquisition of Salt Institute of Documentary Studies

Two Landmark Maine Educational Institutions Will Integrate to Preserve Salt’s Mission Portland, Maine: The future of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, which announced it would close last summer, . . .

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