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Rare and Vivid 2,000-year-old Mummy Mask at Bowdoin Art Museum

Bowdoin College Museum of Art will display this mask, which was created for a mummy, in its new show, AEGYPTUS: Egypt in the Greco-Roman World. The Feb. 2-July 15 exhibition explores Egypt in the time of the Greeks and Romans.

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Bowdoin Senior Follows 63-year-old Art History Trail to Hiroshima

Bowdoin’s Michael Amano ’17 had a Curatorial Fellowship from the Bowdoin College Museum of Art to spend last summer in Japan tracking down and interviewing some of the people who had participated in a 1952-1953 art exchange between Japanese and US schoolchildren.

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Student-Led Programs at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art this Semester

The Museum of Art is pleased to offer three new student-curated exhibitions and related programs this semester.

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Recent Acquisitions of Feminist Video Art on view in Museum of Art's Media Gallery

The Museum of Art's media gallery currently features a rotation of recent acquisitions that represent iconic artists working at the intersection of feminist video art and performance art.

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Celebrating Bowdoin’s Molinari Medals and Plaquettes

High quality reproductions of the Molinari medals and plaquettes will be added this spring to the Museum of Art website.

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Five Professors Discuss Art Desecration by Religious Fanatics

The destruction of the ancient city of Palmyra by the Islamic State and the dynamiting of the giant Bamiyan buddhas by the Taliban shocked and horrified the world. Yet these acts of contemporary vandalism of artworks by today's religious fantastic are only the latest episode in a millennia-long struggle to control images.

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Historic Lincoln Inauguration Photograph Unveiled

"The slice of time captured here marks the moment when the final contest over slavery became truly inevitable—the point at which a great hypocrisy at the founding of the nation could be righted."

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Acquisition of Rare Photograph of Abraham Lincoln’s First Inaugural

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art announces the acquisition of a rare vintage photograph of Abraham Lincoln’s first inaugural.

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Artwork at the Museum-Student Choice: Emma Hamilton

Emma Hamilton, class of 2017, chooses the "Joined Great Chair" as one of the most fascinating works in the decorative arts collection at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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Japanese Print Show Collaboration

During the past semester, students from Alison J. Miller’s course, “Japanese Print Culture,” had the opportunity to curate an exhibition, "Sōsaku-hanga: Twentieth Century Japanese Creative Prints " at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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