Look Inside

orienting people to exhibitions, encouraging open mindedness + curiosity

Visit CMCA with your school or organization

Educational Program for All Students

CMCA offers unparalleled engagement with works by living Maine artists. Our Look Inside education program created by professional museum educators and assisted by trained volunteer education staff, invites students to look at and understand the world in new ways.

Look Inside visits strengthen

  • Visual literacy
  • Interdisciplinary learning
  • Deep and thoughtful looking
  • Hands-on creative making


Look Inside is for students of all ages and is customized with developmentally designed experiences.

Each 90 minute visit includes

Viewing current exhibitions for gallery-based activities
A related hands-on activity in the ArtLab studio

Visits are free of charge!
Interested in scheduling a tour? Fill out our group visit request form.
Before your visit, please take a look at our Museum Manners guide.
Contact Mia Bogyo, Education Programs Manager at mbogyo@cmcanow.org with any additional questions.

Summer 2022 | courtesy of our ArtLab Summer Intern

Spring 2022

Fall 2021–2022
Inspired by the various artists and artworks on view, check in each month for  a short hands-on activity that explores a variety of themes, media, and ideas.

2020 – 2021
Look Inside Video content in collaboration with The Landing Place , Arts in Action + 21 st Century program.

Our after school program is in partnership with RSU13 district gifted and talented program, 21st Century grant, and elementary after school program.
2022 Gifted and Talented Elementary 

2022 Gifted and Talented Oceanside Middle School