Say wow to CMCA!

Experience the art of this generation and the next. CMCA’s exhibitions and educational programs are made to inspire and attract visitors of all ages and backgrounds.

With its iconic sawtooth roofline, CMCA’s striking building—designed by architect Toshiko Mori—provides exceptional exhibition space for presentation of work by contemporary artists. The complex also includes a gift shop, an ArtLab classroom, and a courtyard open to the public.

Located in the heart of Rockland’s downtown arts district, CMCA is in walking distance of the Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center, the Strand Theatre, and dozens of art galleries, restaurants, and hotels. Be ready to say wow!


Center for Maine Contemporary Art
21 Winter Street
Rockland, ME
04841 USA

Hours & Admission

Sunday  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday, Tuesday  Closed
Wednesday - Saturday  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Winter hours November-May
Closed Federal holidays


General $8
Seniors (65+) + Students with ID $6
Under 18 Free
Members Free
First Fridays (June – November) 5-8pm Free

Members receive free admission and invitations to exclusive events.

Membership at CMCA is about seeing it first—whether that means moving to the front of the line or being among the first to preview what’s new in contemporary art.

Current Exhibitions

Richard Blanco + Jacob Hessler | Boundaries

“Our nation’s original motto: e pluribus unum (out of many, one) is charged with the utopian ide...

February 17 - May 27

Screen | Adam Lampton | Museums

Using the physical structure of the Center for Maine Contemporary Art and MASS MoCA as starting poin...

February 15 - May 27

KJ Shows | Portrait of an Artist

“With shoes there’s no judgement. It’s not like painting someone’s face. The...

March 3 - June 3

John Moore | Resonance

This survey exhibition of paintings and drawings by John Moore (b. 1941) is the artist’s first...

March 3 - June 17

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