Academic Facilities

Bowdoin’s vibrant quadrangle houses world-class arts facilities, museums, libraries, and science facilities all within a five-minute walk, while the extended campus offers students unparalleled opportunities for field research.

Arts Facilities

  • The Robert H. and Blythe Bickel Edwards Center for Art and Dance
  • Harvey Dow Gibson Hall of Music
  • Pickard Theater
  • Studzinski Recital Hall and Kanbar Auditorium
  • Wish Theater


  • The Bowdoin College Museum of Art
  • The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

Bowdoin College Library

  • Hawthorne-Longfellow Library
  • Robert Beckwith Music Library
  • The Government Documents Collection
  • The Hatch Science Library
  • Media Commons
  • The George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives
  • The William Pierce Art Library
  • Susan Dwight Bliss Room

Science Facilities

  • Bowdoin Scientific Station (Kent Island)
  • Schiller Coastal Studies Center and Bowdoin Marine Laboratory (Orr’s Island)
  • The Bowdoin Pines
  • Stanley F. Druckenmiller Hall
  • Parker Cleaveland Hall
  • Environmental Studies Center
  • Mary Francis Searles Science Building
  • Kanbar Hall