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Purchase contemporary work by emerging and established artists, including MECA alumni, students, faculty and friends. COLLECT features a unique and diverse array of work in a variety of genres with a range of prices, sizes and media. Proceeds benefit MECA's Scholarship Fund and the individual artists.

Thursday, October 8, 10am-6pm
Friday, October 9, 10am-8pm
Meet the Artists / Artists Reception 6-8pm
Saturday, October 10, 10am-6pm

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Homecoming Weekend 2015
October 9 + 10

The MECA Homecoming Weekend brings alumni, students, parents, staff and faculty together to celebrate their ties to the MECA community in a festive atmosphere. All events take place in the Porteous Building at 522 Congress Street, unless otherwise noted.

See the 2015 schedule and register here.

Residual Utopia
2015 Alumni Biennial

Please join us on October 9th, from 5PM to 7PM, for the opening of Residual Utopia; the 2015 Alumni Biennial at the ICA.

Featuring the work of Ellen Babcock BFA ’84, Cole Caswell MFA ’08, Kevin Goodrich ART ED ’10 and Carlos Pileggi MFA ’13.

On view until December 18th, 2015.

Learn more here.

CS Fall/Winter 2015
Continuing Studies

CS offers three distinct class formats to satisfy a variety of interests and available time frames. Weekly classes range from 2 to 8 weeks, while weeklong intensives and 1-3 day workshops offer students a shorter, more concentrated time commitment.

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MECA Announces Faculty Expansion

Fall 2015 Academic Year Welcomes Marie Shurkus as Chair of Academic Studies and Associate Professor of Art History and Joshua Reiman as Assistant Professor of the MFA in Studio Art and Sculpture.

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MECA in Focus: MAT

MECA's 10-month Master of Arts in Teaching guides teacher candidates to become effective artist/educators for life.

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MAT Excellence in Action

NAEA Convention


MECAmorphosis '15

MECAmorphosis (5/1/15) celebrated the 2015 Thesis Exhibition and introduced over 80 emerging artists graduating from MECA in the BFA program. The evening included a ticketed Runway Fashion Show in the ICA, which premiered the collections of our majors in Textile and Fashion Design.

Learn more about the event.

Watch the Runway Fashion Show. 

See photos from the event.

The 2015 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 11th, 2015 celebrated the graduation of BFA, MFA, and MAT Students. Commencement speakers included Thomas Moser, Ashley Bryan, and June Fitzpatrick.

2015 Commencement Photographs will be available for purchase soon.

View photos here, by Ben Wheeler.


$3,000,000 Gift will establish a new area of study that explores the intersection between art and music

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