Museum of Art

Student Curators Use Digital Know-How to Highlight Prestigious Medal Collection

Three student curators launched their first exhibition over the summer, highlighting the Bowdoin College Museum of Art’s prestigious Molinari medal collection. They collaborated with college and museum staff to develop an innovative web-based interface to help visitors to the museum get the most out of the show.

Sophie Washington ’19

The Digital Dimensions of “Let’s Get Lost” and “Listening Glass”

Sophie Washington ’19 describes her work with artist linn meyers at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

"Nodding Trillium, Trillium Cernuum," watercolor by Kate Furbish, American, 1834–1931. Courtesy the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections and Archives, Bowdoin College Library.

Flower Power: Museum of Art opens new exhibition of work by two exceptional botanical artists

A new exhibition, “Kate Furbish and Edwin Hale Lincoln: New England Botanical Studies” opens at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in early October.

left to right: Danny Banks ’19, Noah Dubay ’19, Oceanna Pak ’19, and Brennan Clark ’20

Welcome to the new Bowdoin College Museum of Art Academic-Year Interns

Eight new student interns are welcomed by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art this fall.

Video: Groundbreaking Installation Turns Art Gallery into a Musical Instrument

It’s part of a collaborative, site-specific, multimedia installation involving four artists. A wall drawing, titled “Let’s Get Lost,” was created by visiting artist linn meyers, alongside an interactive sound installation, “Listening Glass.” It’s the product of a two-year collaboration with interactive and audio artists Rebecca Bray, James Bigbee Garver, and Josh Knowles.

Two Roommates Cultivate Mindfulness in a Gallery of Abstract Art

Ben Painter ’19 and Miles Brautigam ’19 brought students to the Bowdoin College Museum of Art with a mindfulness meditation.

Artists linn meyers, Rebecca Bray, James Bigbee Garver, and Josh Knowles working during a visit to the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in preparation for a site-specific, multi-media art installation to be unveiled in September.

Meet the Artists Behind the Bowdoin College Museum of Art’s New Commissions, “Let’s Get Lost” and “Listening Glass”: linn meyers, Rebecca Bray, James Bigbee Garver, and Josh Knowles

On September 27, the Museum of Art will open a collaborative, site-specific, multi-media art installation featuring a large-scale wall drawing entitled Let’s Get Lost by linn meyers, a Washington, D.C.-based contemporary artist. meyers will also serve as the 2018-2019 halley k harrisburg ’90 and Michael Rosenfeld Artist-in-Residence at the College. This important residency will enable […]

Visitors enjoy the exhibition “Richard Pousette-Dart: Painting/Light/Space” at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

Richard Pousette-Dart: Painting as a Modern Medium

The current exhibition, Richard Pousette-Dart: Painting| Light| Space, provides the rare opportunity to spend time with several major paintings by one of the great artists of the New York School. Painted between the late 1950s and mid-1970s, the mural-sized works announce a dramatic shift in American art history. Pousette-Dart’s artistic trajectory is paradigmatic for his generation: […]