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Save-the-Date! Mainstay X MECA&D Holiday Edition on 12/1

Save-the-Date! Mainstay X MECA&D Holiday Edition scheduled at Halo at the Point on Thursday, December 1  Join more than 40 art and design . . .

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Illustration major named #1 in the state

Illustration major named #1 in the state We are very pleased to share that our Illustration major was recognized in the 2022 Animation Career . . .

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Help support student scholarships on Giving Tuesday (11/29)

“This College gave me strong foundation skills, preparation that is 100 percent transferable to any field. The scholarship I received validated my potential as much as . . .

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Seven years of 100% job placement for MAT

Seventh year of 100% job placement for MAT graduates!  For seven years running, all of the graduates from our 10-month Masters of Art in . . .

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Holiday pop-ups planned for December! 

Looking for more opportunities to buy handmade artwork for holiday gifts this year? You’re in luck! There are two additional pop-up sales open to the public . . .

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Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants

Carter Shappy ’15 wins first round of Epic Grants Maine College of Art & Design and Canopy Portland Waterfront are thrilled to announce . . .

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MECA&D News › ICA at MECA&D

ICA presents “Sympathy for the translator” (Oct. 7 – Dec. 10, 2022)

ICA presents “Sympathy for the translator” (Oct. 7 – Dec. 10, 2022)

  The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design presents Sympathy for the translator On View: October 7 - December 10, 2022 Opening Reception: October 7, 5-8pm PORTLAND, ME — . . .

Artist lecture by Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos

Artist lecture by Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos

Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos to give artist lecture on July 21 at 4:30pm On Thursday, July 21 (4:30 - 6:00pm), join our Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos for a Summer Lecture Series . . .

2022 Summer Exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA&D

2022 Summer Exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA&D

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents CONJURING: 25 Years at the ICA and A Fresh Greeting is Heard  On View: July 15 - September 18, 2022  Alison Schulnik, Moth, . . .

2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents  2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition On view from May 27 - June 17, 2022 Opening Reception Thursday, May 26, 5-7pm . . .

Visions for our Future; Echoes of our Past: Dianne Smith, Nyugen E. Smith, and Carl Joe Williams 

Visions for our Future; Echoes of our Past: Dianne Smith, Nyugen E. Smith, and Carl Joe Williams 

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design and Indigo Arts Alliance Present Visions for our Future; Echoes of our Past:  Dianne Smith, Nyugen E. Smith, and Carl Joe . . .

Poetics of Process: 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial

Poetics of Process: 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial

*Timing updated on 1/12/21 The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents Poetics of Process 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial On view from January 28 - . . .

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents Monitor: Surveillance, Data, and the New Panoptic

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents Monitor: Surveillance, Data, and the New Panoptic

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents Monitor: Surveillance, Data, and the New Panoptic On view from October 1 – December 10, 2021 PORTLAND, ME — September 13, . . .

Call for Alumni Work is Open for the 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Exhibition

Call for Alumni Work is Open for the 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Exhibition

Want a chance to be a part of the 2022 Maine College of Art & Design Alumni Triennial? The application process is now open! The show, scheduled for January 14 - February 27, 2022, will be juried by . . .

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents: DOUBLE TROUBLE

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents: DOUBLE TROUBLE

PORTLAND, Maine - The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) is pleased to announce the opening of its summer exhibition, DOUBLE TROUBLE, on view from from July 8 – . . .

The ICA At MECA&D’s 2021 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

The ICA At MECA&D’s 2021 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) is pleased to announce the 2021 Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Thesis Exhibition opening on Saturday May 15, 2021. The MFA Thesis . . .

The ICA@MECA&D Presents: Sorry We Missed You

The ICA@MECA&D Presents: Sorry We Missed You

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

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

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

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

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

The ICA at MECA&D 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 & Design (MECA&D) is pleased to announce the opening of Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan to the public. . . .

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents: Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents: Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan

The ICA at MECA&D is pleased to announce Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan, featuring a survey of works by two artists who have worked collaboratively for more than 15 years.

Maine College of Art & Design presents a First Friday reception in honor of artist-activist Mirko Ilić and THE TOLERANCE PROJECT

Maine College of Art & Design presents a First Friday reception in honor of artist-activist Mirko Ilić and THE TOLERANCE PROJECT

In a world increasingly split by race, religion, sexuality, and national origin, THE TOLERANCE PROJECT utilizes the unique power of design to remind us what we all have in common. The initiative is meant to . . .

The ICA at MECA&D Presents ‘…to unravel the bind: 2020 Maine College of Art & Design Faculty Triennial’

The ICA at MECA&D Presents ‘…to unravel the bind: 2020 Maine College of Art & Design Faculty Triennial’

PORTLAND, Maine - The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) is pleased to announce its 2020 Faculty Triennial, …to unravel the bind, featuring the work of 13 Maine . . .

MECA&D Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

MECA&D Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

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

The ICA at MECA&D Presents ‘DesignInquiry: Futurespective’

The ICA at MECA&D Presents ‘DesignInquiry: Futurespective’

The ICA at MECA&D is pleased to announce the opening of 'DesignInquiry: Futurespective', an exhibition from Guest Curators Margo Halverson, Denise Gonzales Crisp, Gabrielle Esperdy, and Emily Luce.

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