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Laura Griffee’17 Virtually Games Her Way to Interactive Art

During a yearlong independent study, Laura Griffee ’17 adapted virtual reality software to make a DIY sculpture tool. Griffee, a visual arts major, worked with Google Cardboard and other virtual reality software to enable users to interact with the sculptures of Assistant Professor of Art Jackie Brown.

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Frenkel '16 Paper on Deep Sea Coral Published in Academic Journal

Using radiocarbon dating techniques, Megan Frenkel '16 was able to make new discoveries about the growth rates of deep sea coral. She is now a PhD candidate at Columbia University.

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Music at the Museum

June 29, 2017 11:00 AM  – 12:15 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Bowdoin International Music Festival faculty perform in conjunction with the summer exhibitions at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

Free and open to the public.

Due to limited seating, free tickets are required.  Telephone 207-725-3276 or e-mail cbaljon@bowdoin.edu.



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Audubon's 'Birds of America' Page-Turning

July 7, 2017 12:30 PM  – 1:00 PM
Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Special Collections

Join SC&A staff for the monthly page-turning of Audubon's beautiful Birds of America. Learn about Audubon and his process for creating the monumental work, and take home a keepsake button.

Friday, July 7, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. on the third floor of Hawthorne-Longfellow Library in the Special Collections & Archives reading room.

Free and open to the public.

Presented by the Bowdoin College Library.

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"Sketch, Study, Cartoon - Workflow in the Studio"

July 11, 2017 12:00 PM  – 1:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Joachim Homann, curator, leads a discussion about selections of drawings on view in the exhibition Why Draw? 500 Years of Drawings and Watercolors at Bowdoin College

Presented by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. 


Free and open to the public.

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"Growing/Drawing-Translating Nature into Art"

July 14, 2017 5:00 PM  – 6:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Artist John Walker and curator Joachim Homann discuss Walker's recent series of works on paper, Sydney Botanical Gardens, on view at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. 

Presented by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in conjunction with the exhibition John Walker: A Painter Draws and Second Friday Brunswick!

The Museum will be open until 7:00 p.m.

Second Friday Brunswick is organized by the Brunswick Downtown Association and is intended to give residents and visitors a unique opportunity to engage with the arts. Second Friday Brunswick offers a fun evening of artistic exploration featuring visual art, live music, dance and theatrical performances, and extended shopping hours all within walking distance of Maine Street.

Photo:  John Walker in his studio in Maine.

 

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Family Saturday at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

July 15, 2017 10:00 AM  – 11:00 AM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Join David Ying and Phillip Ying, artistic directors for the Bowdoin International Music Festival, for a family program about music and the fine arts.

Photo:  Phillip Ying in the rotunda of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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"Winslow Homer-Drawing and Watercolor"

July 18, 2017 12:00 PM  – 1:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Frank Goodyear, co-director of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, leads a discussion of works on paper by Winslow Homer and his contemporaries in the exhibition Why Draw? 500 Years of Drawings and Watercolors at Bowdoin College.

Sponsored by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Free and open to the public.

Photo:  Frank Goodyear

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Children's Hour at the Museum of Art

July 20, 2017 5:00 PM  – 6:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Bowdoin students lead creative activities relating to the exhibitions for children and families.

Presented by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.  Free and open to the public.

Photo: The Family Evening, 1924 (detail) by Marguerite Thompson Zorach. Gift of Dahlov Ipcar and Tessim Zorach.  Bowdoin College Museum of Art.


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