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Bowdoin Marks Close of Academic Year with Baccalaureate Ceremony

Bowdoin College held its Baccalaureate ceremony Friday, May 25, 2018, in the Sidney J. Watson Arena, marking the official close of the academic year. The College’s 213th Commencement will be held Saturday, May 26.

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Artist Mariah Reading ’16 Turns Litter into Landscapes

Reading's interest in making art that speaks to the ways humans connect to the outdoors is in harmony with parks' interest in teaching their visitors how to care for the land and to leave no trace.

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Tea with Harriet

June 21, 20181:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Harriet's Writing Room

Join Harriet's Writing Room staff for a monthly afternoon tea and conversation about the life and legacy of Harriet Beecher Stowe. This month we celebrate Stowe as a gardener and painter. Light refreshments will be served.

Open to the public but reservations required. Free tickets can be reserved online at:  http://bowdo.in/tea



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Walk with Harriet

June 22, 201810:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Harriet's Writing Room

Be a part of a guided walking history tour of sites related to Harriet Beecher Stowe’s time in Brunswick, Maine. Led by Stowe House Educator Cathi Belcher, the tour will move from homes Stowe frequented to the church she attended to the campus where her husband taught. During the hour-long tour, Belcher will recount stories about Stowe, her family and friends, and the writing of her famous novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

Tours start and end at the Stowe House, 63 Federal Street, promptly at 10:00am every Friday from June 8 through October 26, and go rain or shine.

Free and open to the public with no reservation necessary. FMI: 207-721-5059

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Harriet's Writing Room Book Discussion: Tears We Cannot Stop

June 23, 20183:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Harriet's Writing Room

Join staff of Harriet's Writing Room and Linda and James Ford to discuss the New York Times bestseller Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America (2017) by Michael Eric Dyson. Free and open to the public Presented by the Bowdoin College Library and the Abyssinian Meeting House.

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Revisiting Winslow Homer: A Conversation with the Curators;

June 23, 20184:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Frank H. Goodyear, co-director, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, and Dana E. Byrd, assistant professor of art history, deliver the keynote lecture to open the major exhibition Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting. The exhibition explores the question of Homer’s relationship with the medium of photography and its impact on his artistic practice.

 

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

 

Illustration: Winslow Homer with “The Gulf Stream” in his Studio, ca. 1900, (detail), gelatin silver print, by an unidentified photographer. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine.

 

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Reception: Celebrate the Exhibition "Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting"

June 23, 20185:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

The major exhibition, Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting, opens to the public on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

The afternoon begins with the keynote lecture at 4:00 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium, "Revisiting Winslow Homer: A Conversation with the Curators" by Frank H. Goodyear, co-director, Bowdoin College Museum of Art and Dana E. Byrd, assistant professor of art history, Bowdoin College.

A reception and family activities at the Museum of Art follow the lecture from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy the exhibition and refreshments al fresco (weather permitting).  Museum interns will lead family activities related to the works on view.

Free and open to the public.

Presented by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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Bowdoin International Music Festival at the Museum of Art

June 28, 201811:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

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

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

Open to the public.

 

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Walk with Harriet

June 29, 201810:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Harriet's Writing Room

Be a part of a guided walking history tour of sites related to Harriet Beecher Stowe’s time in Brunswick, Maine. Led by Stowe House Educator Cathi Belcher, the tour will move from homes Stowe frequented to the church she attended to the campus where her husband taught. During the hour-long tour, Belcher will recount stories about Stowe, her family and friends, and the writing of her famous novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

Tours start and end at the Stowe House, 63 Federal Street, promptly at 10:00am every Friday from June 8 through October 26, and go rain or shine.

Free and open to the public with no reservation necessary. FMI: 207-721-5059

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The Sun King's Medals

July 3, 201812:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Lecturer Robert Wellington of the Centre for Art History and Theory, Australian National University, speaks about Renaissance medals in conjunction with the exhibition, A Handheld History: Medals from the Molinari Collection at Bowdoin College in a presentatation entitled "The Sun King's Medals."

Free and open to the public.

 


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