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Dear MECA&D Community, As we begin the new academic year together here at Maine College of Art & Design, I invite you to join me in extending a warm welcome to all of our incoming students and a great . . .
This week marks the start of the 2021 BFA Exhibition, which will run throughout four floors of the Porteous Building until November 13. Congratulations to the 101 students participating in this . . .Read Article
Maine College of Art & Design Hosts Author, Illustrator, and Screenwriter Jonny Sun PORTLAND, ME — October 20, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today . . .Read Article
Maine College of Art & Design Introduces the Anne Honeywell Orr Memorial Endowed Scholarship PORTLAND, ME — September 29, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today . . .Read Article
PORTLAND, ME — August 30, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced its September 2 release of the Salt Institute-created podcast, Sovereign. Created as a four-part . . .Read Article
Maine College of Art & Design Opens State’s Only Materials Collection PORTLAND, ME — September 20, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today announced the opening of . . .Read Article
2021 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipients Celebrated Artist Sonya Clark to Address New MECA&D Grads Honorary Degrees To Be Conferred Upon Clark and Daniel N. Crewe Portland, Maine — Maine . . .
Dear Members of the MECA&D Community, The murder of George Floyd and so many other innocent victims this year is yet another sad reminder of our country's need to proactively address systematic racism and . . .
Dear Members of the MECA&D Community, Walking on Congress Street in Portland the day after the violent murders in Atlanta, Georgia, I passed a woman on her hands and knees trying hard to erase destructive . . .
Dear Members of the MECA&D Community, As we look ahead to the conclusion of the academic year, we are working to finalize plans for a Commencement ceremony that will appropriately honor our graduating . . .
Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) has appointed Stephen Bowden '97 as Director of Marketing and Communication. “Steve’s professional experiences as a designer combined with his background as a . . .
Dear MECA&D Students, We are looking forward to welcoming you back to campus for the start of the spring semester next week. While the pandemic required many emotional and physical adjustments, we learned that . . .
Dear MECA&D Community, There are few words that can adequately express the dismay, and ultimately the despair, so many felt watching the assault on the Capitol building in Washington, DC this week. The chaos . . .
November 4, 2020 Dear MECA&D 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 . . .
Dear Students, Welcome to Maine College of Art & Design. 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 . . .
July 1, 2020 Maine College of Art & Design 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, . . .
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&D . . .
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 & Design.
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&D will not be silent about the need to protect . . .
Former CEO and Executive Director of The Silk Road Project at Harvard University will lead MECA&D through next phase of growth.