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The ICA at MECA 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 (MECA) is pleased to announce the opening of Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan to the public. . . .

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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 . . .

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2020-2021 Welcome to Campus Plan FAQ

Updated: June 29, 2020 Please continue to check this webpage as we will be updating it regularly. If you have a question that has not yet been answered below, please reach out to the relevant . . .

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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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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 . . .

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MECA News › Public Engagement

MECA Announces Partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

MECA Announces Partnership with Indigo Arts Alliance

Maine College of Art (MECA) and Indigo Arts Alliance (IAA) are pleased to announce a partnership between the two organizations funded in part by a three-year grant from the Crewe Foundation.

MECA Hosts Art in Exodus Exhibition

MECA Hosts Art in Exodus Exhibition

MECA presents Art in Exodus, a mentoring and exhibition project through which refugee artists and Mainers from underrepresented populations share their art and culture.

MECA Hosts Art in Exodus Exhibition

MECA Hosts Art in Exodus Exhibition

MECA is specifically interested in partnering with people of color who also identify as women, are members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and/or have experienced religious persecution. We recognize that language . . .

MECA’s Public Engagement Program Presents ‘Abyssinian Meeting House Story Archive’

MECA’s Public Engagement Program Presents ‘Abyssinian Meeting House Story Archive’

The Public Engagement Program at Maine College of Art presents the exhibition STILL STANDING, The Abyssinian Meeting House Story Archive, to be held at Maine College of Art.

MECA Student Named Winner in Spring Into Something National Sweepstakes

MECA Student Named Winner in Spring Into Something National Sweepstakes

Portland, ME – Natalia Lefebvre, a student at the Maine College of Art, was recently selected as one of four lucky winners in Sodexo’s SPRING INTO SOMETHING NEW National Prize Sweep-stakes and will have a . . .

PE Fellow Sarah Milkowski-Dahlgren ’17 Wins Maine Heart and Soul Award

PE Fellow Sarah Milkowski-Dahlgren ’17 Wins Maine Heart and Soul Award

Public Engagement Fellow Sarah Milkowski-Dahlgren ’17 has been selected to receive the Maine Campus Compact Student Heart and Soul Award at their 15th annual awards ceremony, hosted at the Hall of Flags . . .

Sarah Milkowski Dahlgren ’17 Leads Climate Change Rally

Sarah Milkowski Dahlgren ’17 Leads Climate Change Rally

Public Engagement students organized the “Turn the Tide” rally, calling for the leaders at the conference to agree on cutting carbon emissions, and transitioning to 100 percent clean energy by the . . .

Sara Inacio ’17 Exhibiting in “Miniature Print”

Sara Inacio ’17 Exhibiting in “Miniature Print”

Printmaking Student Sara Inacio ’17 has artwork featured in the First New York International Miniature Print Exhibition. This exhibition is the Manhattan Graphics Center (MGC)’s first juried . . .

Art in Exodus: Selected Works

Art in Exodus: Selected Works

Partners from all over Portland, including the City of Portland, Catholic Charities, Opportunity Alliance, Preble St, and ILAP banded together to support the exhibition Art in Exodus in the front window of . . .

Chloe Beaven and Caitlin Ervin Public Engagement Fellows for 2014-2015

Chloe Beaven and Caitlin Ervin Public Engagement Fellows for 2014-2015

Senior Chloe Beaven and junior Caitlin Ervin are the Public Engagement Fellows for 2014-2015. Sophomore Hannah Howard is the Project Assistant. They will receive a financial scholarship and academic credit . . .

Ocean Frontiers Film Screening

Ocean Frontiers Film Screening

Next Thursday at 6 pm MECA will be hosting a film screening of Ocean Frontiers followed buy a panel discussion with participants from the Island Institute and Environmental Artist Dorothy Palanza. This is  a . . .

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