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Recent Museum Acquisitions Included in "Night Vision" exhibition

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art acquired two significant works of art for the collection that are currently on view in Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960.

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New Research on Old Masters

Sarah Cantor, a Kress Research Fellow for the summer, is working on an online catalogue of the old master drawings donated to the College by James Bowdoin III.

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“Night at the Museum” on August 14

Come celebrate a "Night at the Museum" on Friday, August 14

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Reviews and Media Coverage for ‘Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960’

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960, the first major museum survey dedicated to scenes of the night in American art from 1860 to 1960, has earned rave reviews and mentions in local and national publications.

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Michel Auder’s Video Installation as Contemporary Counterpoint to "Night Vision"

This summer’s major exhibition, Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960, makes apparent that many artists of the past were drawn to the dark. Michel Auder’s recent video installation in the Museum’s media gallery confirms that the night continues to be an inspiration to this day.

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Bowdoin Students Get Professional at the Museum of Art this Summer

This summer’s group of talented Bowdoin students working at the Museum will be getting key professional experience that will serve them in careers in the arts and beyond.

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A Nocturnal Partnership: Music at the Museum presented by the Bowdoin International Music Festival

This summer, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art is proud to partner with the Bowdoin International Musical Festival in presenting a pair of concerts of musical nocturnes amidst their visual counterparts on July 2nd and July 23rd.

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First Major Survey Exploring Night in American Art Opens at Bowdoin College Museum of Art on June 27

"Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960" proposes central importance of nocturnal images in the rise of American modernism, featuring 90 works by leading artists, including Ansel Adams, Charles Burchfield, Winslow Homer, Lee Krasner, Georgia O’Keeffe, Albert Ryder, John Sloan, Edward Steichen, and Andrew Wyeth

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'American Artists Look at the Night': Museum of Art's 'Night Vision' in The Wall Street Journal

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art's summer exhibition, Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960, with works by Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe and Andrew Wyeth, has attracted the attention of The Wall Street Journal, which provides an overview that includes an interview with Museum of Art Curator Joachim Homann.

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Abelardo Morell ’71 H’97 talks about his new exhibition "A Mind of Winter"

On May 5, the Museum opened "A Mind of Winter: Photographs by Abelardo Morell." On the afternoon of the exhibition’s opening, Morell spoke in Kresge Auditorium about this project, his time as a Bowdoin student, and the life of a fine art photographer.

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