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Interview with Artist L. J. Roberts

Hailey Beaman ‘18 recently spoke with artist L. J. Roberts about portraiture, abstraction, and the world of contemporary art.

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BCMA Transportation Funding for Student Visits

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art is announces that it now has limited funds to provide transportation funding to school groups, after school programs, and student organizations whose access to resources might limit their ability to visit the Museum.

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Welcome to the New BCMA Student Assistants

The Museum of Art is delighted to welcome five new student employees to the team this fall.

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Endowment for the Assyrian Collection

The Museum of Art announces a recent gift by Michael Yadgar and the Yadgar family of Chicago to create an endowment supporting the Assyrian collection at the Museum.

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Boston Globe Art Critic: Museum of Art's 'Richly Stimulating' Portrait Show Asks Questions of Identity

Boston Globe art critic Sebastian Smee recently visited the Bowdoin College Museum of Art and its 'This is a Portrait If I Say So' exhibition, writing that it is "richly stimulating" in his review "Questions of Identity at Bowdoin."

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Recent Gift to Fund Contemporary Art Acquisitions at the Museum of Art

The Museum of Art is excited to announce a recent gift by George A. Westerberg ’59 to create a special fund for the acquisition of new works of contemporary art.

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Why draw? An acquisition adds a new dimension to the upcoming exhibition of drawings at the Museum of Art

This summer the Museum of Art acquired "Studies of Butterflies, Moths, Flies, a Beetle, and a Slowworm" by the Dutch artist Pieter Withoos (1655–1692).

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Digitization and Electronic Resources at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

As the 2016-2017 school year begins, the Museum of Art continues to expand its digital resources, providing new modes of electronic access to its collections.

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Bowdoin Students Profiled in Japanese Newspaper

The two Bowdoin students are currently in Japan carrying out research for an exhibition next year at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art featuring drawings made by Hiroshima schoolchildren in the 1950s.

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An Interview with Artist Hasan Elahi

Hailey Beaman ’18 recently interviewed artist Hasan Elahi about how he conceives of identity–and privacy–in the technologically pervasive twenty-first century. Elahi's work is included in the exhibition "This Is a Portrait If I Say So: Identity in American Artm 1912 to Today" at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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