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2020 Belvedere Fund Recipients

The Belvedere Fund for Professional Development in the field of crafts at Maine College of Art was established in 2008 in memory of Deborah Pulliam of Castine, Maine. The Fund is available to all . . .

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COVID-19: Student Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Student FAQ Updated: May 4, 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 . . .

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Maine College of Art Spring ‘20 Update (March 29, 2020)

March 29, 2020 Dear MECA Community Members, I hope you are reading this from a safe place and that you and your friends and family are well. In my last message to our community, I shared the . . .

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MECA Launches #mymecacommunity Campaign

#mymecacommunity We have launched the #mymecacommunity campaign to help our students stay connected to MECA and to reinforce that faculty and staff are still here to support students even though . . .

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MECA Announces Celebration of 2020 Graduates and Plans for 2020-2021 Academic Programs

Portland, Maine: Maine College of Art (MECA) today announced a celebration of the graduating Class of 2020 and shared plans to welcome students back for Summer and Fall academic . . .

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MECA Announces Celebration of 2020 Graduates and  Plans for 2020-2021 Academic Programs

MECA Announces Celebration of 2020 Graduates and Plans for 2020-2021 Academic Programs

Portland, Maine: Maine College of Art (MECA) today announced a celebration of the graduating Class of 2020 and shared plans to welcome students back for Summer and Fall academic programs. Graduating Class of . . .

2020 Belvedere Fund Recipients

2020 Belvedere Fund Recipients

The Belvedere Fund for Professional Development in the field of crafts at Maine College of Art was established in 2008 in memory of Deborah Pulliam of Castine, Maine. The Fund is available to all alumni who . . .

MECA Launches #mymecacommunity Campaign

MECA Launches #mymecacommunity Campaign

#mymecacommunity We have launched the #mymecacommunity campaign to help our students stay connected to MECA and to reinforce that faculty and staff are still here to support students even though we are no . . .

COVID-19: Student Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19: Student Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Student FAQ Updated: May 4, 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 . . .

Maine College of Art Spring ‘20 Update (March 29, 2020)

Maine College of Art Spring ‘20 Update (March 29, 2020)

March 29, 2020 Dear MECA Community Members, I hope you are reading this from a safe place and that you and your friends and family are well. In my last message to our community, I shared the news that Maine . . .

Important MECA Community Message from President Laura Freid (March 19, 2020)

Important MECA Community Message from President Laura Freid (March 19, 2020)

March 19, 2020 Dear MECA Community Members, I am writing to you today with a heavy heart knowing that we are all facing a life-altering global crisis that will affect all of us in ways we can’t even . . .

Maine College of Art  Preparedness Against the Coronavirus Press Release (March 12, 2020)

Maine College of Art Preparedness Against the Coronavirus Press Release (March 12, 2020)

PORTLAND, Maine –  In a continued effort to protect the Maine College of Art (MECA) community, the College today announced the following: Spring Break Extension Spring Break will be extended for an . . .

Implementations to Prepare for the Coronavirus (March 12 Update)

Implementations to Prepare for the Coronavirus (March 12 Update)

Maine College of Art Preparedness Against the Coronavirus (March 12, 2020 Update)

Safeguarding Against Coronavirus (February 28, 2020)

Safeguarding Against Coronavirus (February 28, 2020)

To see our most up-to-date announcement (March 12, 2020), please click here. February 28, 2020 To the MECA community, We are tracking the progress of the coronavirus outbreaks globally and in the US. There is . . .

MECA Faculty Achievements: Winter 2020

MECA Faculty Achievements: Winter 2020

Maine College of Art is excited to kick off 2020 by congratulating many of our distinguished faculty members on their exciting achievements. Marian Baker, Stephen Benenson, Michel Droge MFA ’10, Annika . . .

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents: Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art Presents: Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan

The ICA at MECA is pleased to announce Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan, featuring a survey of works by two artists who have worked collaboratively for more than 15 years.

Maine College of Art to Host First Annual Resilience Week, A Series of Events to Spark Conversations Around Race and Inclusion

Maine College of Art to Host First Annual Resilience Week, A Series of Events to Spark Conversations Around Race and Inclusion

MECA is proud to announce its inaugural Resilience Week, a project conceived by students and developed by the campus Diversity Committee and Students of Color Coalition.

Maine College of Art presents a First Friday reception in honor of artist-activist Mirko Ilić and THE TOLERANCE PROJECT

Maine College of Art presents a First Friday reception in honor of artist-activist Mirko Ilić and THE TOLERANCE PROJECT

In a world increasingly split by race, religion, sexuality, and national origin, THE TOLERANCE PROJECT utilizes the unique power of design to remind us what we all have in common. The initiative is meant to . . .

Ashley Cleek Announced as Instructor for ‘Intro to Podcasting’ Intensive in March 2020

Ashley Cleek Announced as Instructor for ‘Intro to Podcasting’ Intensive in March 2020

Maine College of Art’s Continuing Studies Program is excited to announce that Ashley Cleek, proud former instructor and graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, will be teaching the . . .

The ICA at MECA Presents ‘…to unravel the bind: 2020 Maine College of Art Faculty Triennial’

The ICA at MECA Presents ‘…to unravel the bind: 2020 Maine College of Art Faculty Triennial’

PORTLAND, Maine – The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce its 2020 Faculty Triennial, …to unravel the bind, featuring the work of 13 Maine College . . .

MECA Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

MECA Announces New Faculty and Staff Appointments

Key hires will pave the way for future strategic planning initiatives Portland, Maine – Maine College of Art (MECA) Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Ian Anderson, announces . . .

MECA Alumni Help Shape New Westbrook Sculpture Garden

MECA Alumni Help Shape New Westbrook Sculpture Garden

On Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 3pm, the ribbon was cut and the new Warren Memorial Sculpture Garden on Main Street in Westbrook, Maine, dedicated. MECA graduate and painter Caren-Marie Michel ’78, who is a . . .

Blending Literature and the Visual Arts

Blending Literature and the Visual Arts

Join us to celebrate the revival of Littoral Books, a local independent publisher with strong ties to the MECA community. A reading by authors included in North by Northeast (new short fiction by writers from . . .

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