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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

Modernism for All: The Bauhaus at 100

Modernism for All: The Bauhaus at 100

, Shaw Ruddock Gallery

By juxtaposing works of art and design by Bauhaus masters and their students this exhibition introduces the famous school as a highly successful learning environment.

Bowdoin Collects: Chinese Ceramics, Jades, and Paintings

Bowdoin Collects: 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.

Material Resources: Intersections of Art and the Environment

Material Resources: Intersections of Art and the Environment

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

This exhibition explores the intersections of art and the environment with works drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection. Featuring objects from antiquity to today, "Material Resources: Intersections of Art and the Environment" examines artists’ dependence on Earth’s material resources, while presenting art as an integral “material” resource in the study of the environment.

Among Women

Among Women

, Boyd Gallery

This exhibition explores the artistic portrayal of women in the United States over the last three centuries. Featuring outstanding portraits in all media from the Museum’s permanent collection and several important loans, it examines the myriad ways that artists have represented women in the history of American art

"Let's Get Lost" and "Listening Glass"

"Let's Get Lost" and "Listening Glass"

, Walker Gallery

"Let's Get Lost," a site-specific drawing by linn meyers will be complemented by an interactive sound installation, "Listening Glass" created by Rebecca Bray, James Bigbee Garver, and Josh Knowles in partnership with meyers. The projects include visual and acoustic components that can be activated through audience participation.

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