Museum of Art
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.
Allegra Bersani, class of 2020, discusses the painting “Evening on the Beach,” by Winslow Homer. The painting is included in the exhibition “Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting” at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
In a recent write-up of the show, “Industrial Maine: Our Other Landscape,” in Lewiston, Portland Press Herald art critic Daniel Kany writes that of the nearly seventy works in the exhibition, he was most impressed by Dan Dowd’s pair of wall assemblages.
Three Bowdoin students, Amber Orosco ’19, Stephen Pastoriza ’19, and Benjamin Wu ’18, discuss creating the upcoming exhibition “A Handheld History: Five Centuries of Medals from the Molinari Collection at Bowdoin College”