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.
CMCA’s striking building, designed by architect Toshiko Mori, provides exceptional exhibition space for the presentation of work by contemporary artists connected to Maine. The CMCA Shop features a range of books, gifts and objects by primarily Maine artisans and designers.
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.
As of Saturday, March 12, face coverings are optional for CMCA visitors, in accordance with updated state guidelines.
To help ensure a safe and welcoming environment for all, please:
- Practice social distancing
- Please refrain from visiting if you have a cough or fever
Thank you for your cooperation.
June – October
|Monday – Saturday||10:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Sunday||12:00 PM – 5:00 PM|
November – May
|Wednesday – Saturday||10:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Sunday||12:00 PM – 5:00 PM|
Closed Federal holidays
|Students + Seniors (with ID)||$8|
Center for Maine Contemporary Art
21 Winter Street
*Tickets can be purchased online in advance to reduce physical contact, please print receipt and present at front desk.
CMCA Members Always Receive Free Admission
Membership brings benefits—free admission, 10% Gift Shop discount, special Member prices on events and programs—all while supporting contemporary art in Maine!
Rockland Free Membership
Sponsored by First National Bank
CMCA is pleased to offer free memberships for Rockland residents, made possible by First National Bank.
Rockland residents over the age of 18 can sign up for a free CMCA membership with proof of a Rockland mailing address. The Rockland Free Membership program includes three available membership levels – artist, individual or household – offering benefits for individuals and families.
Interested Rockland residents are welcome to sign up for the membership in-person at CMCA’s front desk and immediately gain access to free admission and other membership benefits.
Free First Saturday for Winter Months
Sponsored by Camden National Bank
CMCA is pleased to offer one free full day of admission each month in 2022, made possible by Camden National Bank.
This will include Free First Saturdays from February-April & November-December and Free First Fridays from May – October.
Free full days of admission for 2022 are:
Saturday, February 5
Saturday, March 5
Saturday, April 2
Friday, May 6
Friday, June 3
Friday, July 1
Friday, August 5
Friday, September 2
Friday, October 7
Saturday, November 5
Saturday, December 3
Rodrigo Valenzuela | WEAPONS
Rodrigo Valenzuela’s exhibition incorporates works from two connected and ongoing photographic ser...May 27 - September 10
Ellie Ga | Quarries
Ellis Ga will present a projection of her latest video, Quarries (2022), which premiered in spring ...May 27 - September 10
Nancy Andrews | Homebodies
Nancy Andrews’ first solo exhibition in her home state brings together diverse threads of her arti...May 27 - September 10
Shinique Smith | Continuous Poem
Shinique Smith’s monumental, 28-foot-wide artwork, Memories of my youth streak by on the 23, captu...May 27 - September 10
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