Museum of Art

Museum of Art Museum of Art

MUSEUM HOURS

The Museum will be closed for ten days, June 4 through June 13, 2019 for floor maintenance.  Reopening on June 14, 2019.

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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

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.

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.

"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