Museum of Art
Revealing a more complicated/richer/diverse American Story: Fifteen Drawings gifted by halley harrisburg ’90 and Michael Rosenfeld
Which stories are we able to tell with works in the Museum of Art collection? What are the “blind spots” in our recount of the history of art? These questions recently came up in conversations with halley harrisburg ’90 and her husband Michael Rosenfeld.
Will Schweller, class of 2017, speaks about his favorite work in the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, “Studies of Running Figures,” 1590-1650, by Abraham Bloemaert, Dutch, 1566-1651.
Members of the Museum of Art’s Collectors’ Collaborative met in New York City in March. Now in its tenth year, this group of Bowdoin alumni gathers twice annually to attend exhibitions and other art-related events.
The Museum announces the acquisition of George Bellow’s “Green Breaker,” an oil on panel that the artist created on Maine’s Monhegan Island in 1913
Sarah Freshnock ’17 studies art history and visual arts at Bowdoin. Working with Professor Dana Byrd, Sarah curated Urban Impressions: New York City in Prints, 1900-1940, which will open on March 30, 2017 at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
“Modern Medieval: Materiality and Spirituality in German Expressionist Prints” juxtaposes early twentieth-century German prints with late-medieval objects and will be on view through June 4, 2017 at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
The Museum of Art is pleased to offer three new student-curated exhibitions and related programs this semester.
The Museum of Art’s media gallery currently features a rotation of recent acquisitions that represent iconic artists working at the intersection of feminist video art and performance art.
High quality reproductions of the Molinari medals and plaquettes will be added this spring to the Museum of Art website.
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art announces the acquisition of a rare vintage photograph of Abraham Lincoln’s first inaugural.
Emma Hamilton, class of 2017, chooses the “Joined Great Chair” as one of the most fascinating works in the decorative arts collection at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
During the past semester, students from Alison J. Miller’s course, “Japanese Print Culture,” had the opportunity to curate an exhibition, “Sōsaku-hanga: Twentieth Century Japanese Creative Prints ” at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
Curator Joachim Homann says the legend of Saint Anthony, the fourth century hermit and visionary, provides “a platform for artists to come to terms with the possibilities of their art.”
Blanche Froelich, Bowdoin class of 2019, explains why she is especially intrigued by the Assyrian relief depicting the “Winged Spirit or Apkallu Anointing the Emperor.”
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art will unveil the painting “The Battle of Gettysburg” by Isaac White Fisher Eaton on December 7
In this piece, Bowdoin College Museum of Art intern June Lei , class of 2018, reflects on the powerful impact the arts can have not only within the Museum, but across campus.