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Bowdoin's Kolster Opens Photography Exhibition at PhoPa Gallery

A photography exhibition by recent Guggenheim Fellow Michael Kolster is on view through October 25 in the PhoPa Gallery in Portland, Maine, with an opening reception on September 26 and an artist's talk on October 5.

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Findings from the Museum's Sculpture Conservation Work

Two life-size bronze statues outside the Museum of Art recently underwent an on-site conservation and cleaning by a team devoted to the conservation and preservation of cultural and historical objects.

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Anne Goodyear: Reflections on the Passion and Purpose that Inspired Two Collectors

Described as legendary collectors, Dorothy and Herb Vogels' generosity has enhanced collections across the country, including that of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Museum Co-Director Anne Goodyear reflects on the passion and purpose that Inspired them.

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Pres. Obama Honors LGBT Centers, Including Bowdoin's

At the end of August, Kate Stern received a letter from President Barack Obama in which he thanked the staff and volunteers of LGBT community centers across the nation.

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A Bowdoin Tradition: A Presidential Welcome on the Museum Steps

Every year, after first-year students have returned to campus from their orientation trips, they gather at the Museum of Art steps for a welcome from Bowdoin's administrators and to sing the alma mater together.

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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, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hawthorne Longfellow Library.

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Calendar of Events

Lecture: "Richard Tuttle: The Theater of Attention" - Streamed LIVE

Lecture: "Richard Tuttle: The Theater of Attention" - Streamed LIVE

October 2, 2014 4:30 PM  – 5:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Susan Tallman discusses Richard Tuttle's contribution to the field of contemporary printmaking.

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Music at the Museum: An Evening of "Minimalist Music" with George Lopez

Music at the Museum: An Evening of "Minimalist Music" with George Lopez

October 9, 2014 6:30 PM  – 8:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

George Lopez, will offer an evening of minimalist works by Philip Glass, Arvo Part and John Adams. This event is free, but tickets are required as seating is limited.

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Second Friday ArtWalk Brunswick

Second Friday ArtWalk Brunswick

October 10, 2014 5:00 PM  – 8:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art will be open until 8:00 p.m. as part of Brunswick's Second Friday ArtWalk.

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Brodie Family Lecture: "Race, Income, and the Reduction of Inequality in American Education."

Brodie Family Lecture: "Race, Income, and the Reduction of Inequality in American Education."

November 6, 2014 7:00 PM  – 9:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Sean Reardon delivers this year's Brodie Family Lecture address entitled, "Race, Income, and the Reduction of Inequality in American Education."

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