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    Bowdoin's Killeen in Venice for an Unusual Production of Shakespeare's "Merchant"

    Associate Professor of Theater Abigail Killeen is currently in Italy for the premiere this week of a production of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, in the city where the play is set.

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    A Big Book of Wildflowers: Kate Furbish's Botanical Drawings

    Bowdoin Library has recently partnered with Jed Lyons ’74, president and CEO of Rowman & Littlefield, to publish, for the first-time, a complete two-volume edition of Furbish's illustrations of Maine's flowering plants and conifers.

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    Beyond the Saxophone: Mauceri Creates Multimedia Music

    Many of Mauceri's compositions explore the interface between the audio and the visual, between the human and the machine.

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    Bowdoin's Erin Johnson Curates Performance Series at Fort Gorges in Casco Bay

    Inspired by the site and history of Fort Gorges, Bowdoin Visiting Artist Erin Colleen Johnson is curating a three-day event, called A Long Wait, at the island fort on July 9, July 15, and July 23. The $10 or $15 tickets include a round-trip ferry ride from Portland's Chandlers Wharf to the island.

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    Curators Offer Insight into 'This Is a Portrait If I Say So' Exhibition

    Bowdoin College Museum of Art’s big summer/fall exhibition gathers a collection of portraits from 1912 to today that do not fit the conventional notion of portraiture. Not one of the show’s pieces relies upon a recognizable face, with two eyes, a nose, and a mouth, to convey identity.

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    Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen: "Travels with Hattie & Eleanor: Researching Biography with Barbara Cooney"

    August 4, 2016 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, the Anthony W. and Lulu C. Wang Curator of American Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, speaks about the research of her aunt, Barbara Cooney to prepare paintings for the books, 'Hattie and the Wild Waves' and 'Eleanor.'

    Jonathan Frederick Walz - Gallery Conversation: "Portraiture Abstraction"

    August 16, 2016 | 12:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

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