Navigating Life As A Muslim Girl in Maine A Justice for Women Project On View: July 28 – August 16, 2017, Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm First Friday Art Walk Reception: Friday Aug. 4, 5-8pm Zand Head and Friedman Galleries Featuring photography… Read More
    Monday, July 31 at 5:30pm Born in Washington DC to a psychiatrist from Trinidad and a nurse from Jamaica, Sonya Clark’s work draws from the legacy of crafted objects and the embodiment of skill. As an African American artist, craft is a means to honor her lineage… Read More
    Keith Boadwee studied at UCLA in the late 80’s where he worked with Paul McCarthy and Chris Burden. Boadwee produces paintings, drawings and photos that explore his continued fascination with the body, actionism, expressionism, sex, humor, and abjection. His works have been reviewed in publications that include Hyperallergic,… Read More
    Brandon Alvendia is a Chicago-based artist, curator, and educator. His interdisciplinary practice playfully engages spatial and social architectures to envision temporary utopias, regularly performing and exhibiting around North America in collaboration with various artist-run initiatives. He is the founder of multiple Chicago alternative spaces artLedge (2004-2007 w/ Caleb… Read More
    Rose Marasco is a prolific photographer and an award winning educator. Her photographs were subject to a large survey at the Portland Museum of Art in 2015. Additionally, her work has appeared in exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution and the Houston Center for Photography. She is Distinguished Professor… Read More
    Ruth Erickson is Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. She co-curated the major exhibition Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957 with Helen Molesworth and has organized exhibitions of the work of artists Rokni and Ramin Haerizadeh and Ethan Murrow at the ICA/Boston. She… Read More
    On view from July 20, 2017 – September 15, 2017, Wednesday – Sunday 11am-5pm, Thursday 11am-7pm, First Friday Art Walk until 8pm. Exhibition Reception: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 5:00–8:00pm The exhibition will close with a one-day symposium hosted by Maine College of Art on… Read More
    Collect: MECA’s Summer Art Sale 2017 provides a rare opportunity for art buyers to invest in original art by emerging artists and established professionals while providing working artists with a sustainable future. The sale features a wide range of artists with ties to the MECA community, including MECA… Read More
    Meca’s Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art is pleased to announce the 2017 MFA Lecture Series, which brings a national and international roster of visiting artists, curators, and scholars to Portland, Maine. These Visiting Artists intersect with MECA’s eight-week MFA Summer Intensive, deliver a public lecture, attend… Read More
    Meca’s Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art is pleased to announce the 2017 MFA Lecture Series, which brings a national and international roster of visiting artists, curators, and scholars to Portland, Maine. These Visiting Artists intersect with MECA’s eight-week MFA Summer Intensive, deliver a public lecture, attend… Read More
    FFAW: May 5, 5-8PM, 2017, May 5-20, Wednesday – Sunday 11am-5pm, Thursday 11am-7pm Congregate represents the culmination of work by one hundred graduating BFA seniors. Traveling from all over the country and bringing together diverse experiences and perspectives, Maine College of Art has provided a space… Read More
    On view from April 26, 2017 – April 28, 2017, Closing Event: Fri., April 28, 5-8PM Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art ICA Gallery hours: Wed, 11:00am–5:00pm, Thurs, 11:00am–7:00pm, Friday, 11:00am–5:00pm The Virtual Reality Art Gallery Experience, or VRAGE, is… Read More
    ICA at MECA, May 12 – June 9, 2017, W–Su 11–5, Th 11–7, F 11–5, First Friday Art Walk until 8pm Exhibition Opening: Friday, May 12, 5:00–8:00pm Maine College of Art is pleased to announce the 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition. The exhibition spotlights works… Read More
    Hosted by the MECA Diversity Committee, this event is free and open to the MECA community and general public. Part of First Friday Art Walk activities. Refugee Kids is a short documentary that follows students at a New York City summer program for children seeking asylum… Read More
    Thomas Knight Park April 22nd Earth Day 5-8​​ pm You are invited to a celebration under the bridge, in Thomas Knight Park, 18 Ocean St, South Portland, on Earth Day to take part in Ellanor Milkowski Dahlgren’s MECA Public Engagement Capstone event!… Read More
    Through April 14, 2017, ICA Gallery hours: Wed–Sun, 11:00am–5:00pm, Thurs, 11:00am–7:00pm, Friday, 11:00am–5:00pm, (FFAW until 8:00pm) Exhibition Reception: Friday, April 7, 2017, 5:00–8:00pm Please join us for a Gallery Talk with Curator Susanne Slavick: Thurs., April 6, 2017, 6:00-7:30pm Curated by Susanne… Read More
    Through April 12, 2017, Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm Freund’s paintings are “love letters to the Maine coast,” specifically familiar bodies of water near where she lives. They speak to the passage of time, the ebb and flow of the tides, seasonal shifts and the light that… Read More
    Thursday, May 4, 2017, Show Starts at 7:30, Doors Open at 7:00 The Runway Fashion Show in the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) features work by students in our Textile & Fashion Design Program and raises critical support for MECA’s Student Scholarship Fund. The Textile &… Read More