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Students Create Digital Art in New Video Class

To meet growing student interest in video production, Bowdoin’s Visual Arts Department has hired Visiting Artist Erin Johnson to teach several new video classes.

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Spanish Seminar Visits Famous Orozco Mural at Dartmouth College

A Bowdoin Spanish class recently visited Hanover, N.H., to see Dartmouth College's Orozco mural, which was painted by Mexican artist José Clemente Orozco between 1932 and 1934 in the reserve corridor of Baker Library, now called the Orozco Room.

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Students of American Furniture Learn to Make Shaker Boxes

Students from Assistant Professor of Art History Dana Byrd’s course American Furniture, By Design recently had a hands-on experience at the Bowdoin Craft Center. Under the tutelage of Bowdoin’s Director of Religious and Spiritual Life Bob Ives ’69, the students created their own Shaker boxes.

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PechaKucha Night: Student Artists Share Their Stories

Reporter Elina Zhang ’16 recently attended a PechaKucha night at the Edwards Center for Art and Dance put on recipients of two grants, the McKee Photography and Kaempfer Summer Art grants.

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House Renovation Preserves Legacy of Harriet Beecher Stowe

Bowdoin is just about finished its renovation of 63 Federal Street, the 19th-century home where Harriet Beecher Stowe lived during her brief but productive time in Brunswick.

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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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Common Hour - Student Chamber Ensembles

December 4, 2015 12:30 PM  – 1:30 PM
Studzinski Recital Hall, Kanbar Auditorium

The final Common Hour of the Fall semester! Come enjoy a relaxing midday concert of wonderful music performed by students in Bowdoin's Department of Music.

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Visual Art Fall Open House

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December 11, 2015 5:00 PM  – 7:00 PM
Edwards Arts Center, Miscellaneous

Students from all Fall 2015 visual arts courses will exhibit a culmination of their work.

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