Museum of Art

Works on Paper of the Month at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Four drawings by Louis Eilshemius (American, 1864–1941) have recently been acquired by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

“Second Sight: The Paradox of Vision in Contemporary Art” to open in early March at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

“Second Sight: The Paradox of Vision in Contemporary Art,” featuring approximately 35 works by a diverse range of artists who explore the experiential, psychological, and metaphorical implications of blindness and invisibility in recent American art, will open in March at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

Lecture by Janet Berlo and Opening Reception for Spring Semester at Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Janet Catherine Berlo, Professor of Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester, will present “Narrative and Abstraction in Plains Indian Art, 1850 to the Present,” on January 25 in conjunction with the exhibition “Art from the Northern Plains”

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.

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.

‘Looking Anew: Art and Estrangement, 1900–2000’ Features Recent Acquisitions

The Museum of Art is especially pleased to present a number of new acquisitions in the upcoming exhibition, “Looking Anew: Art and Estrangement, 1900–2000”

Art and Literature from the Collection of Artine Artinian

Opening on January 19, 2018, the exhibition “Where the Artist’s Hand Meets the Author’s Pen: Drawings from the Artine Artinian Collection,” offers a sampling of the many drawings Artinian donated to Bowdoin College.

Student Members’ Holiday Affair at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

On Friday, December 1, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. the Museum will host the Student Members’ Holiday Affair to usher in the holiday season.