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2021 Fall BFA Exhibition running now through mid-November

This week marks the start of the 2021 BFA Exhibition, which will run throughout four floors of the Porteous Building until November 13. Congratulations to the 101 students participating in this . . .

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Maine College of Art & Design Hosts Author, Illustrator, and Screenwriter Jonny Sun

Maine College of Art & Design Hosts Author, Illustrator, and Screenwriter Jonny Sun   PORTLAND, ME — October 20, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today . . .

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Maine College of Art & Design Introduces the Anne Honeywell Orr Memorial Endowed Scholarship

  Maine College of Art & Design Introduces the Anne Honeywell Orr Memorial Endowed Scholarship PORTLAND, ME — September 29, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today . . .

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Maine College of Art & Design Releases Sovereign, a Salt Institute Podcast Exploring Native Tribe Rights in Maine 

PORTLAND, ME — August 30, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced its September 2 release of the Salt Institute-created podcast, Sovereign. Created as a four-part . . .

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Maine College of Art & Design Opens State’s Only Materials Collection

Maine College of Art & Design Opens State’s Only Materials Collection PORTLAND, ME — September 20, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced the opening of . . .

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Holiday Sale Vendor and Window Display applications are open!

Holiday Sale Vendor and Window Display applications are open!

Each year, the Maine College of Art & Design Holiday Sale (running November 19 through December 10) provides an opportunity to purchase handmade arts, crafts, and gifts for the season while supporting . . .

MECA&D’s 2021 COLLECT Art Sale Returns Online & In-Person

MECA&D’s 2021 COLLECT Art Sale Returns Online & In-Person

  “The first-ever COLLECT show I participated in, three paintings left my studio and went to new homes. It is incredibly validating as a creator to feel your work has an impact.” – Arnela Mahmutovic . . .

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

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

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

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

Maine College of Art & Design 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 & Design (MECA&D) is pleased to . . .

MECA&D Presents the 2019 COLLECT Summer Art Sale

MECA&D Presents the 2019 COLLECT Summer Art Sale

Annual art sale raises crucial funds for student scholarships while supporting emerging and established artists.

Maine College of Art & Design Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation

Maine College of Art & Design Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation

Maine College of Art & Design Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation Gift supports College’s effort to provide financial aid to talented students from all backgrounds Portland, Maine – Maine . . .

MECA&D Educates Artists of All Ages

MECA&D Educates Artists of All Ages

Maine College of Art & Design donor Fred Thompson and his grandson Milan Pejic both took classes through MECA&D’s Continuing Studies program in the summer of 2018. Milan took a Digital Photography class and . . .

MECA&D Announces Matthew Goetting as Vice President of Institutional Advancement

MECA&D Announces Matthew Goetting as Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Laura Freid, President of Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D), has announced Matthew Goetting as the new Vice President of Institutional Advancement. In his new role, Goetting will lead MECA&D’s . . .

COLLECT: Summer Art Sale 2017

COLLECT: Summer Art Sale 2017

Maine College of Art & Design Invites Collectors and Appreciators to Summer Art Sale from June 29 - July 1 at MECA&D’s ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art) Featuring the original works of students, faculty, . . .

MECA&D Student Named Winner in Spring Into Something National Sweepstakes

MECA&D Student Named Winner in Spring Into Something National Sweepstakes

Portland, ME – Natalia Lefebvre, a student at the Maine College of Art & Design, was recently selected as one of four lucky winners in Sodexo’s SPRING INTO SOMETHING NEW National Prize Sweep-stakes and . . .

Lily Yeh Announced As 2017 Commencement Speaker

Lily Yeh Announced As 2017 Commencement Speaker

Internationally Celebrated Artist and Founder of Barefoot Artists Lily Yeh to Address New MECA&D Grads; Honorary Degrees Granted to Lily Yeh, Alison Hildreth, and Peter and Paula Lunder Lily Yeh, an . . .

MECA&D Receives 2016 Economic Development Achievement Award

MECA&D Receives 2016 Economic Development Achievement Award

City of Portland and Portland Development Corporation Honors Economic Impact of MECA&D Maine College of Art & Design accepted the 2016 Economic Development Achievement Award from the City of Portland on . . .

MECA&D.EDU Receives Outstanding Website Award

MECA&D.EDU Receives Outstanding Website Award

Maine College of Art & Design and Eri Design, website design & app development firm in Worcester, MA, are extremely proud to announce that we have received a Web Marketing Association Award for an . . .

Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum to Lead MECA&D as Interim President

Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum to Lead MECA&D as Interim President

Former Director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Will Serve As MECA&D’s President Until a Permanent Successor to Don Tuski is Hired MECA&D’s Board of Trustees has recently announced that Stuart . . .

Statement Following Orlando Tragedy

Statement Following Orlando Tragedy

These past few days have been filled with mourning as we try to make sense of the murder of 49 and the wounding of 53 in Orlando, Florida. No doubt the events in Orlando have impacted many members of the Maine . . .

MECA&D President Don Tuski, Ph.D Accepts Presidency at PNCA

MECA&D President Don Tuski, Ph.D Accepts Presidency at PNCA

After Six Consecutive Years of Institutional Growth, MECA&D President Don Tuski, Ph.D Accepts Presidency at Pacific Northwest College of Art Plans for National Presidential Search to be Announced Soon . . .

Maine Startup & Create Week Hosted at MECA&D

Maine Startup & Create Week Hosted at MECA&D

Celebrate entrepreneurship, cultivate creativity, and drive high-impact innovation at Maine Startup & Create Week, June 20-26, 2016. David Hutchins '87, an effects animator at Walt Disney Animation . . .

Salt at MECA&D Releases Digital Story Archive

Salt at MECA&D Releases Digital Story Archive

Extensive digital collection of Maine stories launches Salt Story Archive the result of partnership between renowned documentary studies institute and innovative, Portland-based company Photos of a wild . . .

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