Events

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Upcoming Events

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

Keynote Program: "Expanding the Canon"
4:00PM
Keynote Program: "Expanding the Canon"

This roundtable conversation explores recent efforts to rethink and expand on the art history canon.

Opening Reception and Family Activities: "Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts"
5:00PM
Opening Reception and Family Activities: "Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts"

Exhibition preview, reception, and family activities to celebrate the summer exhibition "Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts"

Family Art Night at the Museum of Art
4:00PM
Family Art Night at the Museum of Art

Activities for families led by Bowdoin College students.

Art and Music: a Family Program with the Bowdoin International Music Festival
10:00AM
Art and Music: a Family Program with the Bowdoin International Music Festival

Art and Music: Bowdoin International Music Festival leads a family program in the Museum of Art

Gallery Conversation: “When What is Old is New Again”
12:00PM
Gallery Conversation: “When What is Old is New Again”

Anne Collins Goodyear, co-director, leads a discussion of the exhibition "Emerging Modernisms, 1900–1950"

Music at the Museum
11:00AM
Music at the Museum

Faculty from the Bowdoin International Music Festival perform in conjunction with the exhibitions at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Children's Hour at the Museum of Art
5:00PM
Children's Hour at the Museum of Art

A family program led by Bowdoin College students

Student Composer Concert
2:00PM
Student Composer Concert

Student composers from the Bowdoin International Music Festival perform in the Museum of Art

Gallery Conversation: “How to Master a Contemporary Art Obstacle Course”
12:00PM
Gallery Conversation: “How to Master a Contemporary Art Obstacle Course”

Joachim Homann leads a discussion in the exhibition "Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts"

Listening Glass Live
5:00PM
Listening Glass Live

The artists of "Let's Get Lost" and "Listening Glass" offer a concert in the exhibition.

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

Bowdoin students offer a variety of activities for families at the Museum of Art.

Gallery Conversation: “What Happened to Painting?”
12:00PM
Gallery Conversation: “What Happened to Painting?”

Joachim Homann, Curator, leads a discussion in the exhibition "Art Purposes"

Gallery Conversation and Artist’s Workshop with Hilary Irons
6:30PM
Gallery Conversation and Artist’s Workshop with Hilary Irons

Portland-based painter Hilary Irons responds to works in Art Purposes and leads visitors in a hands-on activity.

Family Art Night at the Museum
4:00PM
Family Art Night at the Museum

Bowdoin students offer a variety of activities for families, based on the exhibitions on view.