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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, where the exhibition, “It’s What you Do with What You View": Selections from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, is currently on display. On the occasion of a visit to Bowdoin by Dorothy Vogel, Anne Goodyear, co-director of the Museum of Art, reflects on a legacy of art-giving.

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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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Screening of ‘Herb & Dorothy 50X50’ Highlights Museum's Vogel Exhibition

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art will present a free screening of the 2013 film Herb & Dorothy, 50X50 at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 4, in Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center.

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Animal Allies Exhibit at the Arctic Museum to Close August 31

Have you ever seen a parka made of seal intestine? Or touched a narwhal tusk? If not, hurry over to see the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum’s exhibit Animal Allies: Inuit Views of the Natural World before it closes on August 31 at 5 pm.

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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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Lecture: "Richard Tuttle: The Theater of Attention"

Lecture: "Richard Tuttle: The Theater of Attention"

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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