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Center for Maine Contemporary Art- MOVED

162 Russell Ave, Rockport, ME 04856-6114
+1 207-701-5005
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Does what art should do---provoke-

The CMCA has moved from its cozy location in Rockport to a stunning new location in Rockland... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
Malvern, Pennsylvania
Always a pleasure to go there

While Rockport is a tiny seaside town, the Center ) CMCA) is no small town place. Beautifully... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2016
Sonia T
Hope, Maine
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CMCA is a nonprofit organization advancing contemporary art in Maine through exhibitions and educational programs. Originally Maine Coast Artists, CMCA has been promoting Maine art for 59 years.
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29 Jun 2016
“Does what art should do---provoke-”
15 May 2016
“Always a pleasure to go there”
162 Russell Ave, Rockport, ME 04856-6114
+1 207-701-5005

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

The CMCA has moved from its cozy location in Rockport to a stunning new location in Rockland, making Rockland the art mecca of coastal Maine. I have to begin by stating that I loved the old location- the old church right on the harbor in...More

Thank NWRob
Reviewed 15 May 2016

While Rockport is a tiny seaside town, the Center ) CMCA) is no small town place. Beautifully installed exhibits light up the walls, the staff is friendly and you can browse at your leisure.

Thank Sonia T
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The center/museum is a great place to see some interesting contemporary Maine art. Very nice venue for receptions where there are opportunities to meet some of the artists.

Thank waterandmore
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We had a wondereful experience here meeting up and coming artists, and well worth the afternoon we spent at a wine and cheese presentation

Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 30 August 2015

CMCA is in a temporary location right now (the 162 Russell address is the former address, which is for sale and vacant now), but once we found it we enjoyed the current group show, "Floating." The center also has an interesting gift shop with items...More

Thank develbow
Reviewed 27 August 2015

My family and I have been here a couple of times. A great educational day. Well kept and interesting. It was a pleasant surprise to have such a gem of place in downeast Maine. Enjoy yourself and slow down. Look at the art.

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 24 August 2015

The gallery is in the process of moving to Rockland, just down the coast, so if you try to find it in Rockport village you will be disappointed. The building is for sale.

Thank twoseals
Reviewed 31 October 2014

One would not expect "contemporary art" to be much produced or on display in Maine, because the state is mostly known for iconic representational and regionalist art. And so this Center is an unexpected and welcome jewel to the mid-coast Maine art scene. It is...More

Thank TheBrasilian
Reviewed 22 September 2014

The exhibits we have seen here are always interesting and thought provoking, This is not common Maine art but if you like contemporary do not miss it. They are building a big new museum in Rockland - we will be sad to see this historic...More

Thank getaround28970
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Top notch body of faculty, great and diverse courses for the beginner to the most advanced, savvy professional. Great accommodations, excellent food, incomparable atmosphere of camaraderie. This is the place where you will learn about photography and much more

Thank Bill P
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