Museum of Art
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 […]
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: […]
Sean P. Burrus, Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellow at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art
I’m delighted to have landed at the Museum of Art as the 2018–2020 Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellow. I arrived at the beginning of June and have spent the past few months exploring the collection and enjoying my first summer in Maine. I’ve been thrilled to discover the truly global reach of our collections […]
Curious about all the thoughts that go into an exhibition like “Winslow Homer and the Camera?” Frank Goodyear discusses what inspired the show, the challenges he faced, his favorite pieces, and what’s next for the exhibition.
The curators of “A Handheld History: Five Centuries of Medals from the Molinari Collection” at Bowdoin College” have sought to take advantage of mobile technology to provide an interpretation of the handheld histories of five centuries of medallic art.