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Rare Ancient Portrait Acquired by Bowdoin College Museum of Art

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art recently added an Egyptian portrait created nearly 2,000 years ago to its esteemed collections.

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New Corequisite Combines Documentary Photography and Writing

Bowdoin students hone their documentary-making skills in a new corequisute that combines nonfiction writing and documentary photography

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A Cappella Groups Perform in First Parish Church

The end-of-year concert by the five student a cappella groups took place at the First Parish Church, on the corner of Bath Road and Maine Street, on May 13. The Longfellows, Miscellania, Ursus Verses, Boka, and Meddiebempsters all performed two songs each.

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A Quick Tour of Bowdoin's Presidential Portrait Gallery

Today the new portrait of former Bowdoin president Barry Mills will be revealed on the second floor of Hubbard Hall. In anticipation of this event, Co-director of the Bowdoin Museum of Art Anne Goodyear recently offered a brief tour of the gallery where Mills' portrait will hang.

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A Semester’s Worth of Art Fills Edwards Center

Students, faculty, staff, and community members toured the Edwards Arts Center last Friday night, checking out the end-of-semester open house of artwork produced in the spring semester's visual arts classes.

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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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Audubon 'Birds of America' Page-Turning

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June 3, 2016 12:30 P.M.  – 12:45 P.M.
Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Special Collections

Join Special Collections & Archives as we turn the page and reveal a new bird in John James Audubon's double-elephant folio Birds of America!

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