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2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan FAQ

Updated: August 12, 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 . . .

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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 . . .

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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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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. . . .

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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 . . .

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MECA Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

MECA Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

Key hires will pave the way for future strategic planning initiatives Portland, Maine – Maine College of Art (MECA) Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Ian Anderson, announces . . .

Blending Literature and the Visual Arts

Blending Literature and the Visual Arts

Join us to celebrate the revival of Littoral Books, a local independent publisher with strong ties to the MECA community. A reading by authors included in North by Northeast (new short fiction by writers from . . .

World Premiere of Burrow: Revisited

World Premiere of Burrow: Revisited

Maine College of Art presents the world premiere of Burrow: Revisited, a collaborative performance piece by sound artist Alex Waterman and Assistant Professor Seth Rogoff.

Doug Vollmer Awarded NMEA’s 2017 Outstanding Teacher Award

Doug Vollmer Awarded NMEA’s 2017 Outstanding Teacher Award

Maine College of Art and The National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) are proud to announce that Doug Vollmer, former Assistant Professor in Academic Studies at MECA, is the recipient of the 2017 . . .

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 . . .

2015 Merit Exhibition Winners

2015 Merit Exhibition Winners

Congratulations to all the 2015 Merit Exhibition winners. Participating students compete every year in the Merit Exhibition for scholarship prizes and must meet a minimum GPA requirement. The Geary Prize: . . .

MECA ANNOUNCES FACULTY EXPANSION

MECA ANNOUNCES FACULTY EXPANSION

MECA will soon be welcoming a dynamic pair of new faculty hires: Chair of Academic Studies and Associate Professor of Art History, Marie Shurkus and Assistant Professor of the MFA in Studio Art and Sculpture, . . .

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