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President Freid’s Reflections on the Challenges Facing Our Democracy

Dear MECA Community, There are few words that can adequately express the dismay, and ultimately the despair, so many felt watching the assault on the Capitol building in Washington, DC this week. . . .

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The ICA at MECA Presents: Parallax/Geography and Tory Fair: Portable Window

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents: Parallax/Geography and Tory Fair: Portable Window On view from January 15 – February 28, 2021 The Institute of Contemporary . . .

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Salt at MECA Hires New Visiting Professor of Radio & Podcasting for Spring 2021

Salt Institute at MECA Hires New Visiting Professor of Radio & Podcasting for Spring 2021 The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA has hired a visiting teacher of Radio and . . .

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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 . . .

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President Laura Freid Welcomes Students Back to MECA

Dear MECA Students, We are looking forward to welcoming you back to campus for the start of the spring semester next week. While the pandemic required many emotional and physical adjustments, we . . .

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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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