Background

Arts and Culture

Bowdoin Arts in Social Media

    Arts & Culture News

    Human-Animal Relationship Inspires Printmaker and Visiting Artist Nancy Diessner

    As a Spring 2017 Marvin Bileck Printmaking Project Visiting Artist, Diessner recently spent some time on campus, where she shared her insights with students, gave a presentation to the Bowdoin community, and exhibited her work in the Edwards Main Gallery.

    Read more »


    Biographer Peter Logan ’75 Discusses Audubon, 'The Greatest Naturalist'

    Peter B. Logan ’75, the author of a new biography of John James Audubon (1785-1851), visited campus on Thursday and Friday to give a public talk and meet with students, staff, and faculty who are interested in printmaking and conservation.

    Read more »


    Professor Mark Wethli's Sculpture 'Piper Cub' in Rockland Gallery

    A show at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art features professor Mark Wethli's "Piper Cub," an abstract framework of an airplane.

    Read more »


    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.

    Read more »


    Black History Month Offers Slate of Intellectual, Musical Fare

    Throughout February, Bowdoin College has lined up a series of events to celebrate Black History Month.

    Read more »


    Bowdoin’s vibrant quadrangle houses world-class museums and performance venues all within a five-minute walk.

    Recital HallPickard Theater and Wish Theater, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Studzinski Recital Hall, Edwards Center for Arts and Dance, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Harriet Beecher Stowe House

    Take a virtual campus tour.

    Calendar of Events

    Upcoming Events

    CANCELLED: 'On Black Struggle: Love, Loss, Freedom' Roundtable with Maurice Wallace

    March 30, 2017 | 4:15 PM
    Thorne Hall, Daggett Lounge

    Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. Please call 725-3552 for more information.

    Gallery Conversation: Urban Impressions: New York City in Prints, 1900-1940

    March 30, 2017 | 5:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    African Fashion Show

    April 1, 2017 | 8:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Film Screening: "Return to Cuba: In the Footsteps of Walker Evans"

    April 2, 2017 | 4:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

    Film Screening: A Choreographic Performance of Leo Tolstoy's 'Anna Karenina'

    April 2, 2017 | 6:00 PM
    Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

    A Reading by Author Sarah Domet: 'The Guineveres'

    April 3, 2017 | 4:15 PM
    Massachusetts Hall, Faculty Room

    Ada Cohen: "From Nimrud to (New) England: Assyrian Art Over Time"

    April 4, 2017 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Audubon's 'Birds of America' Page-Turning with Special Guest Matthew Klingle

    April 7, 2017 | 12:30 PM
    Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Special Collections

    Family Saturday at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

    April 8, 2017 | 10:00 AM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Robin Reisenfeld: "The Presence of Spirituality in German Avant-Garde Responses to World War I"

    April 13, 2017 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Film Screening: 'Hedi' - Directed by Mohammed Ben Attia

    April 13, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

    Becky Qilavvaq: "Inuit Clothing and Identity in the Modern World"

    April 19, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Music in the Museum with George Lopez

    April 20, 2017 | 5:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Music in the Museum with George Lopez

    April 20, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    More Arts & Culture Events