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Digital Initiatives at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art is pleased to announce three major digital initiatives: placing the collection on-line for teaching and research; making a group of more than 7,000 historic images of the Museum available; and publishing an on-line catalogue of the Old Master drawings bequeathed by James Bowdoin III.

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The Bowdoin College Museum of Art Welcomes (Back) Colleagues

This summer, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art enjoyed welcoming four new colleagues to our ranks, and is pleased to welcome back another.

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NEA Chair Makes Stop at Bowdoin Museum of Art

Jane Chu, the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, has been touring the country to see firsthand how art intersects with and supports community life. Chu included in her travels around Maine a stop at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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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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