Museum of Art

Museum of Art Museum of Art

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The Museum of Art is open to the public and free of charge. Closed on Mondays and national holidays.

Current Exhibitions

Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts

Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts

, Focus Gallery, Media Gallery, Center Gallery, Halford Gallery, Becker Gallery, Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery

Presenting exceptional works of art since 1970 from the collection, many on view for the first time, this exhibition highlights art’s purposes as tools for observation, inquiry, and learning in a Liberal Arts context.

Emerging Modernisms, American and European Art, 1900–1950

Emerging Modernisms, American and European Art, 1900–1950

, Shaw Ruddock Gallery

This overview of Bowdoin’s collection of artwork from the first half of the twentieth century addresses the development of new visual languages and new philosophical sensibilities as artists explore how to render the ineffable tangible.

Chinese Ceramics, Jades, and Paintings

Chinese Ceramics, Jades, and Paintings

, Markell Gallery

Rarely seen masterpieces from Bowdoin’s collection offer insights into the materials, technologies, and changing tastes that shaped Chinese art over the past five centuries.

In the Round: Ancient Art from All Sides

In the Round: Ancient Art from All Sides

, Rotunda

This exhibition examines the geometry and design of ancient art and the efforts by artists to represent depth and movement by influencing the vantage point of the viewer.


Upcoming Exhibitions