Plan Your Visit

Please note: CMCA’s galleries are closed for installation. Our fall exhibitions go on view October 1, with a public reception on October 2. Please stop by the visit CMCA’s gift shop, which is open during installation.

Visitor Safety

In response to updated CDC guidelines and the increased risk of COVID transmission in Knox County, masks are required for all CMCA visitors.

CMCA is committed to maintaining a respectful, safe, and inclusive experience for all our visitors.

To help ensure a safe and welcoming environment for all, we ask that you observe the following guidelines:

  • Sanitize your hands upon entering and at stations throughout your visit
  • Please refrain from visiting if you have a cough or fever

Thank you for your cooperation.

About 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.

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.


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

Summer Hours

June – October

Monday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday  12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Closed Federal holidays

Spring Hours

Through May 28

Thursday – Saturday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday  12:00 PM – 5:00 PM


General $8
Students + Seniors (with ID) $6
Under 18 Free
Members Free

*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!

CMCA is thrilled 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 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 their membership in-person at CMCA’s front desk.

Current Exhibitions

  • Spatial Relations

    This exhibition brings together recent sculptures by Elizabeth Atterbury, Gordon Hall, and Anna Hepl...

    October 1, 2021 - January 9, 2022
  • Ryan Adams | Lessons

    The Portland-based artist Ryan Adams premiers a 33-foot-long mural continuing his abstracted, text-b...

    October 1, 2021 - January 9, 2022
  • Into Action

    This thematic exhibition features photographic works set in nature that document actions as they nat...

    October 1, 2021 - January 9, 2022
  • Hiraki Sawa | Absent

    This solo exhibition presents the internationally acclaimed video artist Hiraki Sawa’s most recent...

    October 1, 2021 - January 9, 2022

View all upcoming & current Exhibitions

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