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Teaming up with Canopy Portland Waterfront to offer Epic Grants

Now through July 30, alumni making a positive impact in Portland through their work can apply for a $2,500 grant to support continued creative activities. . . .

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MECA&D hosts Gulf of Maine EcoArts

MECA&D hosts Gulf of Maine EcoArts as it creates its newest traveling installation  Did you know that the Gulf of Maine is . . .

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Reflecting on gratitude

Reflecting on gratitude in this year’s common read Each summer, first-year students, faculty, and staff share a common read as a way to . . .

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Artist lecture by Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos

Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos to give artist lecture on July 21 at 4:30pm On Thursday, July 21 (4:30 - 6:00pm), join . . .

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2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents  2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition On view from May 27 - June 17, 2022 Opening Reception Thursday, May . . .

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Congratulations to the 2022 Pre-College class!

Congratulations to the 2022 Pre-College class! Last Friday marked the conclusion of our 2022 Pre-College program with a private graduation . . .

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MECA&D News

Melvin Adams III, Ed.D. joins as Dean of Student Life 

Melvin Adams III, Ed.D. joins as Dean of Student Life 

Maine College of Art & Design Welcomes Melvin Adams III, Ed.D. as Dean of Student Life  Adams believes building an open, supportive learning environment is vital to student success  PORTLAND, ME — . . .

Welcoming our 2023 MAT candidates

Welcoming our 2023 MAT candidates

Welcoming our new MAT candidates We are pleased to announce the official start of the summer institute for 12 new candidates making up the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) class of 2023. The MAT summer . . .

Congratulations to the 2022 Pre-College class!

Congratulations to the 2022 Pre-College class!

Congratulations to the 2022 Pre-College class! Last Friday marked the conclusion of our 2022 Pre-College program with a private graduation ceremony and two-floor exhibition of student work. This year, 70 . . .

Artist lecture by Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos

Artist lecture by Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos

Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos to give artist lecture on July 21 at 4:30pm On Thursday, July 21 (4:30 - 6:00pm), join our Director of Exhibitions Julie Poitras Santos for a Summer Lecture Series . . .

Reflecting on gratitude

Reflecting on gratitude

Reflecting on gratitude in this year’s common read Each summer, first-year students, faculty, and staff share a common read as a way to spur introductions and important conversations throughout our . . .

MECA&D hosts Gulf of Maine EcoArts

MECA&D hosts Gulf of Maine EcoArts

MECA&D hosts Gulf of Maine EcoArts as it creates its newest traveling installation  Did you know that the Gulf of Maine is warming faster than 99 percent of the world's oceans? Project based-nonprofit . . .

Teaming up with Canopy Portland Waterfront to offer Epic Grants

Teaming up with Canopy Portland Waterfront to offer Epic Grants

Now through July 30, alumni making a positive impact in Portland through their work can apply for a $2,500 grant to support continued creative activities. Funds can be used for operational support for existing . . .

Paintings by John Bisignano On View

Paintings by John Bisignano On View

Paintings by John Bisignano (1929-2021) exhibited in the front window of the Porteous Building through July For the month of July, paintings created by the late prolific Maine artist John Bisignano (1929-2021) . . .

“Cyclical Translations” opening reception on Friday, July 1 

“Cyclical Translations” opening reception on Friday, July 1 

Join us for the opening reception of Cyclical Translations this Friday  This Friday from 5pm to 7pm, join us on the first floor of the Porteous Building (522 Congress st., Portland, ME) for the opening . . .

#1 in the state for Graphic Design

#1 in the state for Graphic Design

Maine College of Art & Design named #1 in the state for Graphic Design!  We are very pleased to share that our Graphic Design major was recognized in the 2022 Animation Career Review rankings as the . . .

2022 Summer Exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA&D

2022 Summer Exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA&D

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents CONJURING: 25 Years at the ICA and A Fresh Greeting is Heard  On View: July 15 - September 18, 2022  Alison Schulnik, Moth, . . .

Two new faculty appointments made for the 2022-23 AY

Two new faculty appointments made for the 2022-23 AY

Maine College of Art & Design appoints two new full-time faculty members for the 2022-23 academic year  Adam deGrandis ’05 to teach Animation & Game Art; Sarah Shaw joins Illustration  PORTLAND, ME . . .

Watch this Space: Expressions of Queer Ecology opens Friday, June 3

Watch this Space: Expressions of Queer Ecology opens Friday, June 3

Watch This Space: Expressions of Queer Ecology by Maine College of Art & Design Alumni on view June 3 - October 30, 2022 Maine College of Art & Design partners with Historic New England to explore . . .

Congratulations Class of 2022!

Congratulations Class of 2022!

Congratulations to the Maine College of Art & Design Class of 2022! Thank you to the friends, family, and greater creativity community for making the 111th Maine College of Art & Design last Friday so . . .

2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design Presents  2022 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition On view from May 27 - June 17, 2022 Opening Reception Thursday, May 26, 5-7pm . . .

2022 Grant and Residency Recipients

2022 Grant and Residency Recipients

Maine College of Art & Design Announces 2022 Grant and Residency Recipients List 32 artists and designers will receive professional support PORTLAND, ME — May 11, 2022 — Maine College of Art & . . .

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 BFA Merit Scholarship Competition!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 BFA Merit Scholarship Competition!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 BFA Merit Scholarship Competition! On Thursday, April 28, Maine College of Art & Design students, faculty, and staff came together as a community to spotlight and . . .

MECA&D Prepares for The Fashion Show

MECA&D Prepares for The Fashion Show

Maine College of Art & Design Prepares for its annual Fashion Show The 2022 Textile & Fashion Design event will take place both in person and via livestream PORTLAND, ME — April 22, 2022 — Maine . . .

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