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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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Museum of Art Exhibition Examines Artists' Fascination with the Temptation of Saint Anthony

Curator Joachim Homann says the legend of Saint Anthony, the fourth century hermit and visionary, provides "a platform for artists to come to terms with the possibilities of their art."

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Artwork at the Museum of Art: Student Choice – Blanche Froelich '19

Blanche Froelich, Bowdoin class of 2019, explains why she is especially intrigued by the Assyrian relief depicting the "Winged Spirit or Apkallu Anointing the Emperor."

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Unveiling "The Battle of Gettysburg"

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art will unveil the painting "The Battle of Gettysburg" by Isaac White Fisher Eaton on December 7

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Art Beyond the Museum

In this piece, Bowdoin College Museum of Art intern June Lei , class of 2018, reflects on the powerful impact the arts can have not only within the Museum, but across campus.

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Interview with Steff Chávez-Flores ’17, student curator of the exhibition "Where do I go from here?"

Steff Chávez-Flores ’17 spent last summer working at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. As Curatorial Fellow she developed an exhibition of vernacular photography that opens on November 3 at the Museum.

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Bowdoin College Museum of Art Announces the 2016 Collectors’ Collaborative Acquisition: Folkert de Jong’s When H2 leaves O, 2015

A striking self-portrait by the Dutch artist Folkert de Jong, "When H2 leaves O," 2015 is acquired by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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