Maine College of Art’s online summer art sale benefits artists, designers and students

Maine College of Art’s (MECA) annual COLLECT Online summer art sale, benefiting from scholarships, artists and designers, is a unique opportunity to discover emerging artists, see new works of established artists and build art collections, all without leaving home. Head over to now to see some of the finest artwork made in New England and beyond before the sale opens on June 24.

The three-day event will kick off Thursday, June 24 at 5:15 p.m. with a virtual reception open to the public. Co-presented by media sponsor Decor Maine, the reception includes a panel discussion with gallery owners and collectors, as well as participating established and emerging artists.

The art sale includes over 400 works – paintings, jewelry, sculptures, textiles, prints, furniture, photographs, and more. – former pupils, students, professors and friends of MECA. It opens at 6 p.m. sharp on Thursday, June 24 and closes at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 27.

This year’s sale includes an auction on Thursday, June 24 from 6-9 p.m. and will feature works by selected artists, including the William Wegman piece pictured above.

To learn more and browse the works for sale, visit

About Maine College of Art (MECA)
Maine College of Art, a nationally recognized college of art and design anchored in the heart of Portland’s vibrant arts district, offers scholarships, state-of-the-art facilities, strong programming, and vital opportunities to hundreds of students each year through our undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education, giving them the tools they need to become successful artists, designers, visionaries, creators, and citizens.

Founded in 1882, MECA offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 11 studio majors (including Animation and Game Art), a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art, a Master of Arts in Teaching and the Graduate Certificate in Library Studies, as well as a Pre-College and Continuing Education Program.

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