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Thursday Night Salon at the Museum of Art: "Spring Flowers: Andy Warhol and James Rosenquist"

Thursday Night Salon at the Museum of Art: "Spring Flowers: Andy Warhol and James Rosenquist"

April 24, 2014 7:00 PM  – 8:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellow Sarah Montross and Curator Joachim Homann moderate a conversation about flowers in Pop Art, exemplified by a silkscreen by Andy Warhol, recently donated to Bowdoin by the Andy Warhol Foundation, and a monumental painting by James Rosenquist on loan to the Museum of Art.

RSVPs are kindly requested, but not required. Contact Christine Piontek: cpiontek@bowdoin.edu.


Illustration: Andy Warhol, Flowers, 1970, screenprint. Gift of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

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The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects

The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects

April 30, 2014 4:30 PM  – 6:15 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Richard Kurin, Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, at the Smithsonian Institution will discuss objects in the Smithsonian's collections, such as the Star-Spangled Banner, Lincoln's hat, Bell's telephone, Armstrong's trumpet, Warhol's Marilyn Monroe, and even the National Zoo's pandas to weave an engaging history of our nation.

RSVPs are kindly requested, but not required. Contact Christine Piontek: cpiontek@bowdoin.edu.


Illustration: Dr. Richard Kurin

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Gallery Talk on the exhibition, "Under the Surface: Surrealist Photography"

Gallery Talk on the exhibition, "Under the Surface: Surrealist Photography"

May 1, 2014 4:30 PM  – 5:30 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Jessica May, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Portland Museum of Art and curator of the 2013 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, will join Andrea Rosen, curatorial assistant and curator of Under the Surface: Surrealist Photography, for an informal gallery talk.

RSVPs are kindly requested but not required. Contact Christine Piontek: cpiontek@bowdoin.edu

Illustration: George Platt Lynes, Portrait of Thomas Bacon, 1939, gelatin silver print. Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund.

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Family Saturday at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Family Saturday at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

May 3, 2014 10:00 AM  – 11:00 AM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Bowdoin College students lead a program of activities and fun for children working with the exhibitions on view. Feel free to bring your friends!

RSVPs are kindly requested, but not required. Contact Christine Piontek: cpiontek@bowdoin.edu.

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Music at the Museum - Take a "Bach Break"

Music at the Museum - Take a "Bach Break"

May 15, 2014 6:30 PM  – 8:00 PM
Museum of Art, Rotunda

Students and non-students alike are invited to take a "Bach break" and join Bowdoin's Artist-in Residence, George Lopez, for Music at the Museum on Thursday, May 15th at 6:30pm. Relax, clear your mind, and be inspired by magnificent works of art while listening to parts of J.S. Bach's Partitas for harpsichord in the Museum's Rotunda.

This event is free, but tickets are required as seating is limited.  Tickets are available at the Museum Shop.  For more information please call (207) 725-3276.

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