Events

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Upcoming Events

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art offers extensive public programs throughout the year.

Gallery Conversation with Vyjayanthi Selinger
12:00PM
Gallery Conversation with Vyjayanthi Selinger

Vyjayanthi Selinger leads a discussion in the exhibition "Art Purposes"

What Blackouts Illuminate
4:30PM
What Blackouts Illuminate

Marcela Guerrero, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, addresses Puerto Rico’s massive blackout following Hurricane Maria.

Family Saturday at the Museum of Art
10:00AM
Family Saturday at the Museum of Art

Museum of Art student education assistants lead a program for all ages.

Gallery Conversation: "Getting the Art Idea"
12:00PM
Gallery Conversation: "Getting the Art Idea"

Mary McGuigan and John McGuigan, art historians, discuss nineteenth-century American works

"Art Purposes Alumni Panel Discussion"
4:30PM
"Art Purposes Alumni Panel Discussion"

Four Bowdoin alumni reflect on the important work to be done by the arts today.

Citizen Affects and Narratives: The Voices of Others
5:30PM
Citizen Affects and Narratives: The Voices of Others

Mexican artist and cultural activist Lorena Wolffer (1971) will share two of her recent projects that revolve around the stories of women and nonnormative individuals—insistently excluded from official narratives of Mexico,the city and the country—and the affects that cross, regulate, and define their interactions with others and with the powerstructures that surround and legislate them.

"Chance Encounters"
12:00PM
"Chance Encounters"

Gallery Conversation with Jay Sosa and Shu-Chin Tsui

Music at the Museum with George Lopez
5:00PM
Music at the Museum with George Lopez

Beckwith Artist-in-Residence George Lopez performs in the Museum

Music at the Museum with George Lopez
7:00PM
Music at the Museum with George Lopez

Beckwith Artist-in-Residence George Lopez performs at the Museum

Music at the Museum with George Lopez
12:00PM
Music at the Museum with George Lopez

Beckwith Artist-in-Residence George Lopez performs at the Museum

Contemporary Art and the Reframing of History
12:00PM
Contemporary Art and the Reframing of History

Anne Collins Goodyear speaks in connection with the "Art Purposes" exhibition at the Museum of Art

Family Saturday at the Museum of Art
10:00AM
Family Saturday at the Museum of Art

A family program in the Museum of Art led by Bowdoin College students.

Students' Choice at the Museum of Art
3:00PM
Students' Choice at the Museum of Art

Bowdoin students discuss selected works at the Museum of Art

The Artist Archives Initiative: The Digital Future of Preserving Artistic Practices Past
4:30PM
The Artist Archives Initiative: The Digital Future of Preserving Artistic Practices Past

A discussion of a new platform to access archival information about contemporary art.

Curators' Tour: "African/American: Two Centuries of Portraits"
12:00PM
Curators' Tour: "African/American: Two Centuries of Portraits"

A gallery discussion in the new exhibition "African/American: Two Centuries of Portraits"

"Land and Sea: Painting Coastal Economies of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries"
12:00PM
"Land and Sea: Painting Coastal Economies of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries"

A discussion of historic paintings that shed light on people's shifting relationships to and interpretations of the sea.

Insights: Bowdoin Slam Poets at the Museum
7:00PM
Insights: Bowdoin Slam Poets at the Museum

Students from the Bowdoin Slam Poets Society perform at the Museum

Student Research Night at the Museum
7:00PM
Student Research Night at the Museum

Students give presentations on research projects at the Museum

Gallery Conversation: Assyria to America
3:00PM
Gallery Conversation: Assyria to America

A discussion about the ancient and modern histories of the Northwest Palace at Nimrud

Family Saturday at the Museum of Art
10:00AM
Family Saturday at the Museum of Art

Bowdoin students lead a family program at the Museum of Art

Curators' Tour: "Rufus Porter's Curious World"
12:00PM
Curators' Tour: "Rufus Porter's Curious World"

A tour of the new exhibition, "Rufus Porter's Curious World"

Music at the Museum
5:00PM
Music at the Museum

Beckwith Artist-in-Residence George Lopez performs a program of music in the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Music at the Museum
7:00PM
Music at the Museum

Beckwith Artist-in-Residence George Lopez performs a program of music in the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Music at the Museum
12:00PM
Music at the Museum

Beckwith Artist-in-Residence George Lopez performs a program of music in the Bowdoin College Museum of Art