Center for Maine Contemporary Art begins the transition to Rockland

Contractors began tearing down a building in Rockland on October 27, 2014, to make way for a new home for the Center for Maine Contemporary Art(CMCA). CMCA got special permission to build a new contemporary building in Rockland going against city ordinances. City officials agreed to the modern design of the new CMCA museum/workshop space because Rockland has become a go-to place for fine art in Maine.

The move to Rockland will enable CMCA to stay open year-round and increase its presence and Rockland’s reputation for a growing creative economy and cultural community.

The art center will move seven miles south to downtown Rockland by July 2016. CMCA has been in Rockport since 1952.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s