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MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the class of 2023

Maine College of Art & Design presents MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the class of 2023 MFA students participate in two exhibitions, on view April 22 - 29, 2023 & May 12 - 20, . . .

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The Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA&D Presents “Liveable Worlds”

On view from October 6 - December 15, 2023 PORTLAND, ME — August 24, 2023— The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design (ICA at MECA&D) is pleased to announce the . . .

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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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Presenting The 2023 Fashion Show

Maine College of Art & Design presents The 2023 Fashion Show The 2023 Textile & Fashion Design event will take place May 5, 2023 PORTLAND, ME — April 26, 2023 — Maine College of Art . . .

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Salt Institute for Documentary Studies celebrated in the Portland Press Herald

In recognition of its 50th anniversary, the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies was recently celebrated in the Portland Press Herald for its impact in the field of documentary studies. The . . .

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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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MECA&D News › MAT

Seven years of 100% job placement for MAT

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 Teaching (MAT) program had a job […]

Welcoming our 2023 MAT candidates

Welcoming our 2023 MAT candidates

Welcoming our new MAT candidates We are pleased to announce the official start of the summer institute for 12 new candidates making up the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) […]

MAT summer institute supports programs at LearningWorks

MAT summer institute supports programs at LearningWorks

Students in our Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) summer institute have had two beautiful weeks supporting the LearningWorks summer program at East End Elementary School.   Starting with the building . . .

POST: Examining the Afters open online

POST: Examining the Afters open online

This summer, Post-Bacc to MAT Pathway (PBAE-MAT) participants developed and expanded on studio art practices as they continued to explore the artist/educator theme. By examining personal learning goals, they . . .

MECA&D Hosts Virtual Maine Art Educators Exhibition

MECA&D Hosts Virtual Maine Art Educators Exhibition

Maine College of Art & Design is pleased to host Speak Your Voice: the Maine Art Education Association (MAEA) 2021 Virtual Spring Art Exhibition, from April 15, 2021, through May […]

MAT Student Helps Biddeford School to Thrive

MAT Student Helps Biddeford School to Thrive

Cooper Binette ’20, MAT ’21 was hired as a student intern at Biddeford Intermediate School in Biddeford, Maine, for the school year 2020-2021 and has been receiving accolades for his […]

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, […]

MECA&D appoints Rachel Somerville, Ed.D. to the faculty of Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program

MECA&D appoints Rachel Somerville, Ed.D. to the faculty of Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program

Maine College of Art & Design has appointed Rachel Somerville, Ed.D., to the faculty of the Master of Arts in Teaching program.

MECA&D Alum Ahmed Alsoudani ’05 Delivered 2018 Commencement Address

MECA&D Alum Ahmed Alsoudani ’05 Delivered 2018 Commencement Address

Internationally renowned artist and Maine College of Art & Design graduate Ahmed Alsoudani ’05 will deliver the Commencement address at MECA&D’s 107th graduation ceremony

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Open House: Jan 26

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Open House: Jan 26

Start here. Go Anywhere. Maine College of Art & Design’s ten-month Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program prepares artists to become effective art educators who learn to translate their […]

2016 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

2016 Commencement Speakers & Honorary Degree Recipients

Ruby Lerner, President and Executive Director of Creative Capital, delivered the keynote address at MECA&D’s Commencement Ceremony. Honorary Degrees were granted to David Shaw, C. David Thomas ’68, and . . .

Start Here/Go Anywhere

Start Here/Go Anywhere

Through our Masters of Arts in Teaching Program, teacher candidates may intern for student teaching in Maine or any other qualified setting across the US or around the world. Maine College […]

MAT Students at MECA&D Inspire and Heal Through Teaching Visual Art

MAT Students at MECA&D Inspire and Heal Through Teaching Visual Art

Portland, Maine ~ Making art transports the mind, body and soul to places of imagination and inspiration. While the Master of Arts in Teaching program at Maine College of Art […]

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