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Helen Mohney ’15: Enabling the Disabled to Make Beautiful Art

Combining her interest in art and mental health, Helen Mohney '15 is working this summer at Spindleworks, a Brunswick art center for adults with disabilities.

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Elena Schaef '16 Mobilizes Art to Reach Disadvantaged Students

It's always evident when the ArtVan comes to town: it's a 12-passenger van splashed with multicolored designs over every visible surface, filled to the brim with art supplies — and you can spot Elena Schaef '16 behind the wheel.

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Slideshow: Museum of Art's Richard Tuttle Exhibition Opening

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition Richard Tuttle: A Print Perspective opened June 28 and runs through October 19, 2014.

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Vogel Volunteers: Students and Faculty Get Involved at the Museum of Art

Nine Bowdoin students donated their time, brainpower, and hard work to create the upcoming installation “It’s What You Do With What You View: Selections from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection" at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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Going Solo: Student's Play Explores Pressures on Young People

Earlier this semester when Phui Yi Kong ’15 was considering what project she wanted to work on for her independent theater assignment, her imagination and ambition traveled far beyond the edges of the stage, and far beyond Bowdoin's campus.

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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

Film Screening & Discussion: "Herb & Dorothy 50x50" (2013) by Megumi Sasaki

Film Screening & Discussion: "Herb & Dorothy 50x50" (2013) by Megumi Sasaki

September 4, 20144:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Screening of "Herb & Dorothy 50x50," 2013, followed by discussion with the film's director, Megumi Sasaki, and art collector Dorothy Vogel.

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Reception at the Museum of Art for Megumi Sasaki and Dorothy Vogel

Reception at the Museum of Art for Megumi Sasaki and Dorothy Vogel

September 4, 20146:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Reception at the Museum of Art with art collector Dorothy Vogel and film director, Megumi Sasaki celebrating the exhibition "'It's What You Do With What You View': Selections from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art."

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Gallery Conversations: "Printing with Richard Tuttle: Process and Collaboration"

Gallery Conversations: "Printing with Richard Tuttle: Process and Collaboration"

September 23, 20144:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Museum of Art, Bernard & Barbro Osher Gallery

Greg Burnet is a frequent collaborator with Richard Tuttle. Presenting rarely seen studio sketches, printing plates, and color proofs, he gives a full account of the making of some of Richard Tuttle's most acclaimed prints.

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Lecture: "Richard Tuttle: The Theater of Attention"

Lecture: "Richard Tuttle: The Theater of Attention"

October 2, 20144:30 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, 20146:30 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. Tickets will be available at the Museum Shop beginning on September 1, 2014. For more information please call Christine Piontek at (207) 725-3276.

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Second Friday ArtWalk Brunswick

Second Friday ArtWalk Brunswick

October 10, 20145:00 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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2014 Spring Events Calendar

Arts Calendar Spring 2014 PDF