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Down East Magazine celebrates 50 years of Salt Institute of Documentary Studies in its March issue

Down East Magazine celebrates 50 years of Salt Institute of Documentary Studies in its March issue Editor in Chief Brian Kevin sits down with Director Isaac Kestenbaum to reflect on Salt's past, and . . .

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Our 140-year history comes to life on the Congress Street windows

Illustration Prof. Andrew DeGraff brings Maine College of Art & Design’s 140-year history to life on our Congress Street . . .

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Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes New Trustees to Board 

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes New Trustees to Board  Kathryn Yates Appointed Chair for the 2022-23 Academic Year    PORTLAND, ME — September 20, 2022 — Maine College of . . .

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2022 BFA Exhibition on view through November 11

Across four floors of the Porteous, nearly 100 students spent the past weekend hanging and installing the impressive art and design featured in this year's BFA Exhibition. This year’s . . .

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Animation & Game Art majors participate in 24 Hours: Animation Contest

From 7pm on Friday, October 14 through 7pm on Saturday, October 15, four teams of Maine College Art & Design students joined participants from 20 . . .

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#1 in the state for Graphic Design

Maine College of Art & Design named #1 in the state for Graphic Design!  We are very pleased to share that our Graphic Design major was . . .

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MECA&D News › Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)

ICA to open “Journey Around My Room” on March 3

ICA to open “Journey Around My Room” on March 3

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents Journey Around My Room  On view from March 3 - April 9, 2023 PORTLAND, ME — January […]

Iris Williamson Appointed Director of Exhibitions

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes Iris Williamson as Incoming Director of Exhibitions Williamson will oversee exhibitions for the College and the Institute of Contemporary Art PORTLAND, ME — . . .

2023 Maine College of Art & Design Faculty Triennial

2023 Maine College of Art & Design Faculty Triennial

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents The Last Season on Earth 2023 Maine College of Art & Design Faculty Triennial On view from […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 - […]

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

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 . . .

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