Events downtown

Dec 07

#MECAmade Showcase, Dec. 6 – 23. Dec. 7 as part of Merry Madness Maine College of Art | 522 Congress St. 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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In addition to the annual Holiday Sale, this year there is a new sales venue at Maine College of Art. #MECAmade is a pop-up shop in Artists at Work from December 6 to 23 featuring selected alumni work. Hours are Monday – Thursday 10am to 5pm, Friday 10am to 7pm, and Saturday 11am to 4pm. Special hours include Thursday, Dec. 7 until 7pm as part of Merry Madness and Saturday, Dec. 23 from 10am to 5pm for last minute shoppers.

The #MECAmade showcase will include the following artists: Kari Radasch ‘97, Eric Drzewianowsk ‘04, Tiffany Langis ‘09, Kristin Fitzpatrick ‘11, Maggie Muth ‘11, LK Weiss ‘11, Amalia Guettinger ‘12, John Nelson ‘12, Shannon Owen ‘14, Kelsey Haley ‘15, Tabitha Barnard ‘16, Sophie Cangelosi ‘16, Melinda Aste ‘17, Meg Hahn ‘17, Eden McDowell ‘17 and Staff member Adriane Herman.

Also participating is Might and Main, a local design firm co-founded by MECA alum Sean Wilkinson ‘01 and employing alums Morgan DiPietro ‘11, Sarah McLean ‘14, Sabrina Volante ‘14, Miekala Cangelosi ‘16, and intern Mackenzie Mangosing, a current student. As an homage to Maine, Might & Main created a collection of usable goods marked with the word that has proclaimed our state’s mission since declaring independence in 1820: “Dirigo,” Latin for “I Lead.”