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    Art Museum's Hendricks Exhibition Highlights "New, Liberating Way of Seeing Black People on Canvas" (Artsy)

    The exhibition, Barkley Hendricks: “Let’s Make Some History, features five privately owned paintings by Hendricks, "four of which have never been seen publicly before."

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    Ellis Price ’18 Works in an Old Maine Mill with Modern Textiles

    Besides receiving artistic guidance from textile designer Erin Flett, Ellis Price says she’s learned some of the ins and outs on how to run a small business.

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    Evolving as an Artist, Coretta King '12 Releases New Songs

    Nashville-based King has just released a collection of her own songs online—freely available through SoundCloud. This material she characterizes as a taster, something to whet the appetitie of her fans as she works on a bigger album project down the road.

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    Vineet Shende's Solo Violin Work 'A Dazzling Showpiece'

    Former New York Times music and culture writer Allan Kozinn said the work could be a "substantial addition to the repertory for unaccompanied violin."

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    Art Fellow Logan House ’17 Gets Lost in a Crowd

    When Logan House }17 began inspecting his photographs more closely, particularly the ones he took at parties, he noticed that the people caught within the frame had an unguarded aspect to their expressions that he rarely saw in posed photos or when he drew from real-life models in the studio.

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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, Edwards Center for Arts and Dance, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Harriet Beecher Stowe House

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    Upcoming Events

    Workshop with Artist Elise Ansel: "Tracing the Artist's Hand"

    August 24, 2017 | 6:30 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Artist Elise Ansel leads a drawing workshop in conjunction with the exhibition, "Why Draw?"

    Nicholas Basbanes: "On Materiality: A Cultural Consideration of Paper and the Book"

    August 30, 2017 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    "Appreciating Paper: Art's Best Supporting Actor"

    August 31, 2017 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    A Conversation With Sir Paul Ruddock

    September 7, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Second Friday Brunswick at the Museum of Art

    September 8, 2017 | 4:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Book Salon: "The Ivory Mirror" and Memento Mori in Shakespeare's "Hamlet"

    September 10, 2017 | 2:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    "The Ivory Mirror" Film Series: Modern Day Macabre: Ghosts, Zombies, and the Supernatural in Cinema

    September 12, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    "Exhibiting Ivory Today: Historical Artifacts in a Contemporary Context"

    September 13, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Exhibit Talk: The Book at Bowdoin

    September 15, 2017 | 12:00 PM
    HL Second Floor Gallery

    Family Saturday at the Museum of Art

    September 16, 2017 | 10:00 AM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

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