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Award Recipients for the Merit Scholarship Competition 2019

A big congratulations to all of the participants in the 2019 Merit Scholarship Competition! This year's exhibition was an exceptional showcase of the breadth of work being created in each . . .

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MECA Announces 2019 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipients

Celebrated Artist Daniel Minter to Address New MECA Graduates Internationally recognized painter, sculptor, illustrator, and Assistant Professor of Illustration at Maine College of Art Daniel . . .

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MECA Seeks Submissions for Art in Exodus

MECA is specifically interested in partnering with . . .

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Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at MECA Presents: Visual Tensions | Parasitic Honeyshoes | Letting Yourself Go

For Immediate Release - March 13, 2019 Media Contact: Leah Igo, ligo@meca.edu, 207.699.5010 The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents ICA Spring Exhibitions: Visual . . .

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

For Immediate Release - November 27, 2018 Media Contact: Sue McGovern, ​smcgovern@meca.edu, 781.315.3400 Maine College of Art Receives $3 Million from the Lunder Foundation Gift supports . . .

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Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at MECA Presents: Visual Tensions | Parasitic Honeyshoes | Letting Yourself Go

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at MECA Presents: Visual Tensions | Parasitic Honeyshoes | Letting Yourself Go

The ICA at MECA announces the opening of the ICA Spring Exhibitions, a collective of three solo exhibitions: Visual Tensions | Séan Alonzo Harris, Parasitic Honeyshoes | Greta Bank, and Letting Yourself Go | . . .

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at MECA appoints Nikki Rayburn Interim Director of Exhibitions

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at MECA appoints Nikki Rayburn Interim Director of Exhibitions

Maine College of Art (MECA) has appointed Nikki Rayburn '11 Interim Director of Exhibitions at MECA.

“Drawing Now” Exhibits at ICA Beginning January 2019

“Drawing Now” Exhibits at ICA Beginning January 2019

The Drawing Collective is comprised of 30 artists from eleven countries who all share the practice of abstract drawing.

Opening of ‘Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways’: October 5th

Opening of ‘Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways’: October 5th

Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways opens Friday, October 5th at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art (MECA) in Portland, Maine.

‘Making Migration Visible’ Launches in Maine

‘Making Migration Visible’ Launches in Maine

Maine is set to become one of America’s most outspoken voices on immigration this month as a collaboration between artists and community groups launches a statewide initiative to change the conversation . . .

MECA to Exhibit ‘Tim Bavington: Rock & Roll Abstraction’

MECA to Exhibit ‘Tim Bavington: Rock & Roll Abstraction’

Dedicated to using music and art as a gateway to learning, the Bob Crewe Gallery at Maine College of Art (MECA) is exhibiting “Tim Bavington: Rock & Roll Abstraction” July 13 through October 19. The pieces . . .

MECA Awarded $40,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

MECA Awarded $40,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Maine College of Art (MECA) has been selected to receive a $40,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support the exhibition Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways. . . .

The ICA at MECA Announces Statewide Collaboration

The ICA at MECA Announces Statewide Collaboration

Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks & Pathways brings together a dynamic group of contemporary artists whose work engages the theme of migration.

Curious Nature | 2018 Alumni Triennial Exhibition: Upcoming ICA Exhibition

Curious Nature | 2018 Alumni Triennial Exhibition: Upcoming ICA Exhibition

Curious Nature brings together a diverse group of artists who draw inspiration from the natural world. Employing various mediums, from painting to sculpture, photography, and installation, their works are . . .

ICA at MECA: ‘You Never Know How You Look Through Other People’s Eyes’

ICA at MECA: ‘You Never Know How You Look Through Other People’s Eyes’

The ICA at MECA announces the opening of You Never Know How You Look Through Other People's Eyes on Thursday, March 8th, 5–7pm.

ICA at MECA Presents ‘Off the Wall’

ICA at MECA Presents ‘Off the Wall’

The ICA at MECA announces the opening of Off the Wall on Thursday, January 18, 5–7pm. Guest curator Jaime DeSimone and artist Ryan Wallace will be joining opening reception. The exhibition is on view . . .

ICA at MECA Presents Confabulations of Millennia

ICA at MECA Presents Confabulations of Millennia

The ICA at MECA announces the opening of Confabulations of Millennia on Friday, October 6, 2017, 5–8pm; reception includes an appearance by Guest Curator Richard Saja.

ICA at MECA Announces Painting Symposium on 9.15.17 (10am-5pm)

ICA at MECA Announces Painting Symposium on 9.15.17 (10am-5pm)

Portland, Maine ~ The Institute of Contemporary Art in conjunction with the Painting and MFA programs at Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to invite the public to attend On Genre: A Painting Symposium, a . . .

ICA at MECA Invites you to VRAGE: A Three Day Virtual Reality Art Gallery Experience (4.26 through 4.28)

ICA at MECA Invites you to VRAGE: A Three Day Virtual Reality Art Gallery Experience (4.26 through 4.28)

Portland, Maine – The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art (ICA at MECA) is pleased to announce VRAGE developed and designed by University of Southern Maine (USM) student Justin O’Malley . . .

‘American Genre: Contemporary Painting” to Come to ICA at MECA

‘American Genre: Contemporary Painting” to Come to ICA at MECA

The ICA at Maine College of Art is free and open to the public. Wednesday–Sunday 11:00am–5:00pm, Thursday 11:00am–7:00pm, and First Fridays 11:00am–8:00pm.  American Genre: Contemporary . . .

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents UNLOADED

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents UNLOADED

UNLOADED  Portland, Maine ~The ICA at MECA announces the opening of UNLOADED, a multimedia group exhibit that explores historical and social issues surrounding the availability, use, and impact of guns in . . .

Dwelling Place Interactive Public Art

Dwelling Place Interactive Public Art

Dwelling Place Interactive Public Art Installed at MECA in October Community Celebration Hosted on October 18 at 12:30pm at MECA’s Green Space on Casco Street Maine College Of Art, in conjunction with . . .

Institute of Contemporary Art Announces Anguish

Institute of Contemporary Art Announces Anguish

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Announces Anguish: the Grave Misgivings of Remembrance Opening on Friday, October 28th from 5:00-8:00pm On View through January 14, 2017 Curated . . .

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