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Art Institutions

Maine College of Art (MECA) offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts, a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Arts, a Master of Arts in Teaching, and Continuing Studies for adults and kids, including a Pre-College intensive for high school students.

The Maine Project for Fine Art Conservation--Project MEAC is a non-profit, fine art conservation lab-studio. Project MEAC is committed to preserving art from Maine's museums and historical societies and conserving artworks belonging to Maine people. 

Oak Street Studios is an art institute for young people in Portland. Their "College for Kids" curriculum introduces students to methods and materials inspired by college courses and taught by practicing artists. They also run a First Friday Art Walk drop-off: Kids stay to do art projects, while adults enjoy the walk.

Salt Institute for Documentary Studies offers intensive fifteen-week programs in documentary writing, radio, and photography for undergraduate and graduate students.