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detail of "St. Jerome in his Study," 1514, by Albrecht Durer, German, 1471-1528. Engraving. Bequest of David P. Becker, Class of 1970.


April 19, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Boyd Gallery

Richard Pousette-Dart (1916–1992) was the youngest artist among the founders of the New York School. This exhibition focuses on paintings from the 1960s and early 1970s.
March 29, 2018 - June 03, 2018
Becker Gallery

Reading Room is a material and immaterial archive of texts, books, and writings in response to the question: “How can art act as a mechanism for social action?”
March 01, 2018 - June 03, 2018
Center Gallery

This exhibition explores the experiential, psychological, and metaphorical implications of the nonvisual in American art from the 1960s to today.

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Walking with Eyes Closed on the Quad

The students and staff walked haltingly, with no apparent destination in mind, around the Quad. Some appeared to be making wide, sweeping circles. All of them had their eyes shut.

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Upcoming Events

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Second Friday ArtWalk at the Museum of Art

June 8, 20184:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Second Friday Brunswick! at Museum of Art

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"Revisiting Winslow Homer: A Conversation with the Curators"

June 23, 20184:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Keynote lecture to open the major exhibition "Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting" by Frank Goodyear and Dana E. Byrd.

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Reception to celebrate the exhibition "Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting"

June 23, 20185:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Reception and family activities celebrate the major exhibition, "Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting" at the Museum of Art.

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Bowdoin International Music Festival at the Museum of Art

June 28, 201811:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Faculty from the Bowdoin International Music Festival perform at the Museum of Art

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