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We are excited you're here! We want to help make the transition to college as smooth as possible.

Take a look around the New Students section of our site. Learn about the orientation schedule, campus life at MECA, who to contact with questions, and more. Welcome to the MECA community!

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



Each year, a distinguished group of nationally and internationally known visiting artists, curators, and scholars are invited to participate in MECA's  eight-week MFA Summer Trimester Intensive. Visiting faculty this season included Ben Street, Adam Brown, Laura Larson, Pat and Mary Reid Kelley, Christopher Whittey, Chunghie Lee, and Robert Hobbs. Each gave a lecture and spent time with the graduate students in their studios.  Image shown is of Robert Hobbs critiquing with graduate students and MECA faculty member Chris Stiegler. Learn more here.

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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