Art History at Bowdoin offers courses that examine works of art in their historical, social, religious, and philosophical contexts. Students study not only the formal aesthetic values of these works, but also the ways in which they reflect the cultures and the personalities that produced them.
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Exciting Fall 2020 Art History Courses

Art History faculty have put together a great course offering for this fall semester. Designing their courses with remote learning in mind, their goal is to ensure you will experience the same quality of instruction Bowdoin has traditionally offered!


2020 Bowdoin Honor Prizes Awarded

Congratulations to this year's
Art History Honor Prize Recipients!

Anne Bartlett Lewis Memorial Prize 
Mackenzie Philbrick '20

Art History Junior-Year Prize 
Grace Clipson '21, Sabrina Lin '21,
and Brooke Wrubel '21

Art History Senior-Year Prize 
Maria McCarthy '20 and Benjamin Wu '18 

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