Arts and Culture

Lopez Performs Russian Music in Conjunction with Museum’s Soviet Poster Show

The program included works by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov and Shostakovich. In this video clip, Lopez performs the first movement of Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, the Promenade.

Art That’s Inspired by Living Systems

Art professor Jackie Brown’s sculpture is the centerpiece of ‘Materality’—an exhibition at the Center for Maine Contmperary Art in Rockland running through February 11, 2018.

Maine Youth Rock Orchestra Performs Arrangements by Sam Kyzivat ’18

Senior Sam Kyzivat’s compositional labors came to life recently when thirteen of the fourteen pieces he arranged were performed by the Maine Youth Rock Orchestra when it played a big folk concert at the Portland House of Music and Events.

Book on Dinosaur Art by Zoë Lescaze ’12 Impresses Reviewers

In its review of “Paleoart: Visions of the Prehistoric Past,” the New York Times calls the volume “gorgeous,” and points out that while it is focused on ancient species long gone, the artists’ attempts at visualizations of dinosaurs are more relevant than ever as we grapple with the looming threats of climate change.

Student A Cappella Group ‘Miscellania’ Entertains in the Art Museum Pavilion

Bowdoin’s oldest female a cappella group Miscellania was on hand at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art recently to kickstart the month of December with some seasonal cheer.

Middle Eastern Music to Jazz: Recent Student Performances

The end of the semester at Bowdoin always brings many live student shows, in which ensembles often perform music they’ve been working on throughout the fall.

Upcoming Talk with Sen. George Mitchell: ‘Public Service in Times Like These’

Former US Senator George J. Mitchell ’54, H’83 will be on campus Dec. 4 to speak about “public service in times like these.”

Acclaimed Mexican Writers Discuss Art in Times of Crisis

The event was framed as a chance to discuss the ways writers and filmmakers are attempting to find new aesthetic ways of describing the ever more chaotic happenings of our times.