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Maine College of Art & Design Opens Its 2021 Holiday Sale Online 

Maine College of Art & Design Opens Its 2021 Holiday Sale Online  “Little Something Co. is a trio of MECA alumni that share a knack for collecting stickers. Our time at MECA&D . . .

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Future-proofing Maine Through Art & Design

Future-proofing Maine Through Art & Design Maine College of Art & Design Presents to the Local Business Community at the Portland Community Chamber’s November 10 Eggs & Issues . . .

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Maine College of Art & Design’s E-Learning Initiative Slated to Receive Federal Funding

Maine College of Art & Design’s E-Learning Initiative Slated to Receive Federal Funding PORTLAND, ME — November 17, 2021 — Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) today . . .

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Salt Institute featured in Portland Press Herald

“The podcast industry is changing all the time. There are some very big podcast companies and the job market is strong,” said Kestenbaum. “But we’re still teaching the basic skills too, how . . .

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Thanksgiving Message from President Freid

Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday Dear MECA&D Community, As Thanksgiving approaches, I would like to wish each and every one of you a healthy and safe start to the holiday . . .

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MECA&D News › Textile & Fashion Design

MECA&D Announces Alysha Kupferer as New Textiles Chair

MECA&D Announces Alysha Kupferer as New Textiles Chair

Alysha Kupferer will serve as the new Chair and Assistant Professor of the Fashion & Textile Design Program. Alysha's interdisciplinary background represents a significant asset to our curriculum.

MECA&D Receives $300,000 Windgate Grant to Support Craft Programs

MECA&D Receives $300,000 Windgate Grant to Support Craft Programs

MECA&D’s Ceramics, Metalsmithing & Jewelry, Textile & Fashion Design, and Woodworking & Furniture Design Will Receive Generous Boost A grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation for $300,000 . . .

Faculty Anne Emlein + Faculty Rose Allard ’14 Win 2016 CAP Apprenticeship

Faculty Anne Emlein + Faculty Rose Allard ’14 Win 2016 CAP Apprenticeship

Faculty Anne Emlein and Faculty Rose Allard '14 were chosen as a Master / Apprentice pair in the 2016 Craft Apprentice Program, implemented by Maine Crafts Association and Maine Arts Commission.

Enchanted Favorites Costumes Designed By Students

Enchanted Favorites Costumes Designed By Students

The colorful costumes seen in Portland Symphony Orchestra's Enchanted Favorites were designed by Textile & Fashion Design students and faculty. To fit the two different bodies of the performers playing . . .

Wheels and Heels: A Guest Lecture By Matthew Bird

Wheels and Heels: A Guest Lecture By Matthew Bird

Rhode Island School of Design Assistatnt Professor Matthew Bird presented the lecture "Wheels and Heels: Matchbox cars, Barbie Dolls, and what they can teach us about design" at MECA&D. Matthew spent the last . . .

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