January 22, 2015 - March 15, 2015
This exhibition features dialogues and collaborations among seminal African-American artists and writers of the twentieth century
January 15, 2015 - June 28, 2015
At the turn of the twentieth century, artists from urban centers such as Boston and New York City made Maine one of their favorite summer destinations.
Opened January 15, 2015
This exhibition brings together works from Bowdoin’s collection with important recent acquisitions that offer new perspectives on the art of Europe and the transatlantic colonies.
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 02, 2014 - February 22, 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.
August 15, 2013 - April 05, 2015
This exhibition explores the traditions, styles, and techniques that inform the portrayals of individuals in the ancient world.