Museum of Art's Hopper Exhibition Closes in Wake of Record-Breaking Attendance, Rave Reviews

Story posted October 17, 2011

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The Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition Edward Hopper's Maine opened July 15 with a flourish and was a beacon through the summer and early fall, attracting crowds and shattering the Museum's attendance records.

Nearly 44,000 visitors came to see the exhibition before it drew to a close Sunday, October 16.

The Hopper show also attracted media attention across the country and from as far away as Japan.View a compilation of reviews and media coverage.

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Gail Levin, distinguished professor of art history at Baruch College and the Graduate School of the City University of New York, speaks about her acclaimed biography of Edward Hopper Saturday evening in Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center. A reception at the Museum followed. Photo: Brian Wedge ’97.

Read about the Museum's exhibition After Atget: Todd Webb Photographs New York and Paris, opening October 28.

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