Bowdoin College Peary MacMillan Arctic Museum
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February 07, 2017 - April 23, 2017
Hubbard Hall foyer
Photographs in this exhibit are contributed by researchers working in Alaska, Canada, and Greenland documenting the effects of rising temperatures in the arctic.
April 28, 2016 - October 01, 2017
Arctic Museum main galleries
An exhibition of sculptures and prints featuring the work of Canadian and Alaskan Inuit artists.
April 05, 2012 - December 31, 2017
Arctic Museum main galleries
As a pioneering Arctic explorer, Peary relied on many extraordinary people, including his family, financial backers, loyal expedition members, and the Inughuit men and women of Northwest Greenland.
April 25, 2017 - September 30, 2017
Hubbard Hall foyer
This exhibit highlights Bryan Alexander's work in northern Siberia.
April 19, 2017 - December 31, 2018
Arctic Museum main galleries
This exhibit will explore the changes in Clothing and Identity in northern culture.
Where's Peary?
The Answer is Always Bowdoin College, Except on ‘Jeopardy!’ When It’s the Question

Bowdoin College got a shout-out on Jeopardy! March 1, 2017, when the popular game show featured the College as the correct response to an answer in the category A Small College.

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A Century Later, Author Describes MacMillan's Crocker Land Expedition: 'A Wretched and Precarious Situation'

Among the challenges facing MacMillan and his colleagues were a drunken sea captain, Arctic blizzards, marooned rescue parties, and a crewman-turned-murderer.

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Revisiting an Arctic Mystery

On a practical level there was an urgency about this archaeological trip to Greenland, brought about by the fact that the landscape is altering rapidly due to climate change.

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Upcoming Events

Inuit Clothing and Identity in the Modern World

April 19, 2017 | 7:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Hunters and Herders of Northern Siberia: Photography by Bryan Alexander

April 26, 2017 | 7:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

Visit the Museum
Peary MacMillan Arctic Museum
Museum Hours
Tuesday-Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday 2 PM to 5 PM
The museum is located on the main floor of
Hubbard Hall on the Bowdoin College campus.


Admission is FREE

For more information call:
207-725-3416
write to:
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and
Arctic Studies Center

Bowdoin College
9500 College Station
Brunswick, Maine 04011-8495
or Email us.
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