December 06, 2016 - March 12, 2017
Saint Anthony (ca. 251–356), often regarded as the founder of Christian monasticism, was a hermit in the Egyptian desert who, according to his biographer Athanasius of Alexandria, was tormented by supernatural appearances. This exhibition presents renderings of Saint Anthony’s visions since the late medieval period.
January 10, 2017 - April 16, 2017
This exhibition showcases drawings created in the mid-1950s by Japanese school children from Hiroshima.
February 02, 2017 - July 15, 2018
"AEGYPTUS Egypt in the Greco-Roman World" explores Egypt in the time of the Greeks and Romans. It examines the special place Egypt occupied in the history of the ancient world and its long-lasting hold on the culture and imagination of its conquerors.
February 16, 2017 - June 11, 2017
This exhibition explores the influence of western medieval forms, practices, and themes on German Expressionists and their opposition to the tradition of naturalism.
March 30, 2017 - July 09, 2017
Early twentieth-century New York City—with its increasingly diverse populace, expanding skyline, and changed public mores—made modern life in the metropolis a place of interest for artists working in a variety of media.
May 02, 2017 - September 03, 2017
Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery
Presenting historic and contemporary selections from one of the nation’s oldest collections of drawings, at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, this highly engaging exhibition explores the significance and pleasures found in tracing movements of the hand on paper by asking the question “Why Draw?”
June 24, 2017 - November 26, 2017
Shaw Ruddock Gallery
This exhibition constitutes a significant contribution to our understanding of a critical facet of late medieval and early modern culture: the centrality of the macabre.