Opened November 11, 2014
This innovative website revisits the seminal exhibition, "The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting," organized by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in 1964.
November 06, 2014 - February 08, 2015
Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery
Featuring loaned works reflecting the importance of Marcel Duchamp’s relationship to his family, this installation, drawn largely from the permanent collection of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, challenges the myth of artistic isolation.
October 30, 2014 - January 11, 2015
This exhibition explores and critiques European visions of Mediterranean women as powerful, monstrous, seductive, or exotic in art from Ancient Greece through Picasso.
October 02, 2014 - January 04, 2015
This animated film, closely based on Apeleius' moving story, provides a fascinating dialogue with the Baroque tapestries on view.
September 27, 2014 - March 08, 2015
A cycle of five Baroque tapestries illustrates the story of the Princess Psyche who was taken as a bride by the god Cupid.
September 27, 2014 - March 01, 2015
Shaw Ruddock Gallery
The prints by the Dutch engraver, draftsman, and painter Hendrick Goltzius (1558–1617) are dazzling for their technical refinement and provocative sensuality.
Opened January 24, 2014
Focusing on the artistic innovations of the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries, this exhibition makes apparent why contemporaries could celebrate a rebirth or Renaissance of the art of classical antiquity
Opened August 15, 2013
This exhibition explores the traditions, styles, and techniques that inform the portrayals of individuals in the ancient world.
Opened August 08, 2013
This exhibition celebrates the bicentennial of the arrival of James Bowdoin III’s bequest.