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President Laura Freid’s Post-Election Letter to the MECA Community

November 4, 2020 Dear MECA Community, Many of us had hoped that the outcome of the 2020 election would be known by now. As results continue to trickle in from across the country, however, we . . .

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Maine College of Art Announces New Sculpture Faculty Endowment

Maine College of Art Announces New Sculpture Faculty Endowment New Endowment Honors Sculpture Professor Emeritus Gary Ambrose Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce the establishment of . . .

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The ICA at MECA Presents: ACOUSTIC RESONANCE

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents: ACOUSTIC RESONANCE On view from October 2 - December 11, 2020 The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art . . .

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Welcome to MECA: A Message from President Laura Freid

Dear Students, Welcome to Maine College of Art. I have really enjoyed meeting the new students who joined our community over the past few weeks and greeting the returning students and members of . . .

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MECA’s 2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan

Dear members of the MECA Community, I am writing to you today to share an update on our plan to welcome students, faculty, and staff to campus as safely as possible this summer and fall. Maine . . .

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President Laura Freid’s Post-Election Letter to the MECA Community

President Laura Freid’s Post-Election Letter to the MECA Community

November 4, 2020 Dear MECA Community, Many of us had hoped that the outcome of the 2020 election would be known by now. As results continue to trickle in from across the country, however, we are now realizing . . .

Welcome to MECA: A Message from President Laura Freid

Welcome to MECA: A Message from President Laura Freid

Dear Students, Welcome to Maine College of Art. I have really enjoyed meeting the new students who joined our community over the past few weeks and greeting the returning students and members of the BOLT team. . . .

Maine College of Art Elects New Board of Trustees Members

Maine College of Art Elects New Board of Trustees Members

July 1, 2020 Maine College of Art is honored to announce the election of Denise Carey, Diane Garthwaite, and Gimbala Sankare to the Board of Trustees and the re-election of former Trustee Debby Dluhy, . . .

MECA’s 2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan

MECA’s 2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan

Dear members of the MECA Community, I am writing to you today to share an update on our plan to welcome students, faculty, and staff to campus as safely as possible this summer and fall. Maine College of Art . . .

Maine College of Art Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Maine College of Art Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Celebrating the Class of 2020 View a recording of the Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony. June 8, 2020 To honor the Class of 2020 during a time when large gatherings are not permitted, MECA celebrated . . .

A Message from President Laura Freid

A Message from President Laura Freid

Photograph by Tim Greenway Salt '03. June 1, 2020 “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” - James Baldwin From coast to coast, for more than a week . . .

PPH: Laura Freid and Arts Education in Ever-Changing World

PPH: Laura Freid and Arts Education in Ever-Changing World

Laura Freid has a resume peppered with Ivy League schools that led to a globe-trotting job with a world-famous musician, which she left to become the newest president of Maine College of Art.

MECA’s Statement on President Trump’s Proposed Repeal of DACA

MECA’s Statement on President Trump’s Proposed Repeal of DACA

Like so many others across the country, I am deeply troubled by the Trump administration's plan to end the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program. MECA will not be silent about the need to protect . . .

Maine College of Art Appoints Laura Freid as Next President

Maine College of Art Appoints Laura Freid as Next President

Former CEO and Executive Director of The Silk Road Project at Harvard University will lead MECA through next phase of growth.

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