Events

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Upcoming Events

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

"Fast Fashion/Slow Art": An Artist Workshop with Cat Mazza
3:00PM
"Fast Fashion/Slow Art": An Artist Workshop with Cat Mazza

Cat Mazza, whose artwork is featured in the exhibition "Fast Fashion / Slow Art," leads a workshop

Gallery Talk with Andrea Dezso
4:30PM
Gallery Talk with Andrea Dezso

Andrea Dezsö, the halley k harrisburg ’90 and Michael Rosenfeld Artist-in-Residence at Bowdoin, gives an inside look at her work in "The Visitors"

"Recovering Nimrud: Smithsonian’s Projects in Iraq"
4:30PM
"Recovering Nimrud: Smithsonian’s Projects in Iraq"

Smithsonian Institution staff share their important work recovering cultural heritage.

Fulbright Forum: Forging New Global Relationships in the Ethical Display of African Art
4:30PM
Fulbright Forum: Forging New Global Relationships in the Ethical Display of African Art

A panel of distinguished speakers will address global influences in the creation and exhibition of African art.

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

Student education assistants lead a program for all ages, including a discussion of works on view and a related hands-on activity.

"Rufus Porter: The Polymath at Work"
12:00PM
"Rufus Porter: The Polymath at Work"

Laura F. Sprague highlights the artist-inventor’s wide range of paintings, publications, and inventions

"Slow Art Day" at the Museum of Art
10:00AM
"Slow Art Day" at the Museum of Art

n honor of :Slow Art Day," student education assistants engage visitors and with selected works from "Fast Fashion/Slow Art"

"Fashion, Allure, Labor"
4:30PM
"Fashion, Allure, Labor"

Otto von Busch, associate professor of integrated design at Parsons School of Design, speaks on "Fashion, Allure, Labor"

"Rufus Porter and Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century America"
12:00PM
"Rufus Porter and Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century America"

Juliet Sperling, faculty fellow in American art, Colby College, speaks in the exhibition "Rufus Porter's Curious World"

Curators' Tour: "The Presence of the Past"
12:00PM
Curators' Tour: "The Presence of the Past"

David Gordon, professor of history, and his students speak about the exhibition.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Curator's Tour: "Along the Water"
3:00PM
Curator's Tour: "Along the Water"

Student curator Alex Withers ’21 leads a discussion

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

Student education assistants lead a program for all ages, including a discussion of works on view and a related hands-on activity.

“Styling Sustainable Fashion Practices”
12:00PM
“Styling Sustainable Fashion Practices”

Allison J. Martino speaks in conjunction with "Fast Fashion/Slow Art."

Student Research Presentations
3:00PM
Student Research Presentations

Bowdoin students speak about their work involving the Museum's collections.

Student Gallery Talk: "Creeping Pavement: Depictions of an Urbanizing America"
4:30PM
Student Gallery Talk: "Creeping Pavement: Depictions of an Urbanizing America"

Bowdoin’s Student Museum Collective discuss the exhibition, "Creeping Pavement"

Urban Aspirations of the New State of Maine: Town and City Views from 1830 to 1870
4:30PM
Urban Aspirations of the New State of Maine: Town and City Views from 1830 to 1870

Earle G. Shettleworth Jr., Maine State Historian, presents a keynote lecture

"What Is and Isn’t There: The Evolving Bowdoin Landscape"
12:00PM
"What Is and Isn’t There: The Evolving Bowdoin Landscape"

John Cross '76, speaks about Bowdoin College images in the eshibition "Maine's Lithographic Landscape"

Members' Evening at the Museum
5:00PM
Members' Evening at the Museum

A presentation of recent acquisitions for members and guests

Gallery Talk with Carole Frances Lung
12:00PM
Gallery Talk with Carole Frances Lung

Carole Frances Lung, Frau Fiber's archivist and biographer, speaks in "Fast Fashion/Slow Art"

Workshop with Frau Fiber
4:00PM
Workshop with Frau Fiber

A workshop will be led by Frau Fiber, whose artwork is featured in the exhibition "Fast Fashion / Slow Art"

Poetry in Maine: Learning to Listen to the Land and its People
4:00PM
Poetry in Maine: Learning to Listen to the Land and its People

Stuart Kestenbaum, Maine's Poet Laureate, discusses the work of artists and poets in Maine

Opening Reception and Family Activities: Summer Exhibition
5:00PM
Opening Reception and Family Activities: Summer Exhibition

Opening reception with family activities o celebrate the major summer exhibition "At First Light: Two Centuries of Artists in Maine."