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 at email@example.com with any additional questions.
Summer 2022 | courtesy of our ArtLab Summer Intern
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.
Fall 2020/Winter 2021 – CMCA Biennial Exhibition
Fall 2019/Winter 2020 – Temporality | The Process of Time
Summer 2019 – Ann Craven | Birds We Know
Summer 2019 – Dan Mills | Human Topographies
Spring 2019 – Melt Down | Artists Respond to Climate Change
Winter 2018 – CMCA Biennial Exhibition
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