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Revealing a more complicated/richer/diverse American Story: Fifteen Drawings gifted by halley harrisburg ’90 and Michael Rosenfeld

Which stories are we able to tell with works in the Museum of Art collection? What are the “blind spots” in our recount of the history of art? These questions recently came up in conversations with halley harrisburg ’90 and her husband Michael Rosenfeld.

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Will Schweller ’17 on "My Favorite Piece in the Bowdoin College Museum of Art"

Will Schweller, class of 2017, speaks about his favorite work in the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, "Studies of Running Figures," 1590-1650, by Abraham Bloemaert, Dutch, 1566-1651.

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Collectors’ Collaborative Gathers in New York City

Members of the Museum of Art's Collectors’ Collaborative met in New York City in March. Now in its tenth year, this group of Bowdoin alumni gathers twice annually to attend exhibitions and other art-related events.

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Museum Acquires Monhegan Seascape by George Bellows

The Museum announces the acquisition of George Bellow’s "Green Breaker," an oil on panel that the artist created on Maine’s Monhegan Island in 1913

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Interview with Sarah Freshnock, ’17, Student Curator of Upcoming Museum Exhibition

Sarah Freshnock ’17 studies art history and visual arts at Bowdoin. Working with Professor Dana Byrd, Sarah curated Urban Impressions: New York City in Prints, 1900-1940, which will open on March 30, 2017 at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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"Modern Medieval: Materiality and Spirituality in German Expressionist Prints" opens at the Museum

"Modern Medieval: Materiality and Spirituality in German Expressionist Prints" juxtaposes early twentieth-century German prints with late-medieval objects and will be on view through June 4, 2017 at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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Rare and Vivid 2,000-year-old Mummy Mask at Bowdoin Art Museum

Bowdoin College Museum of Art will display this mask, which was created for a mummy, in its new show, AEGYPTUS: Egypt in the Greco-Roman World. The Feb. 2-July 15 exhibition explores Egypt in the time of the Greeks and Romans.

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Bowdoin Senior Follows 63-year-old Art History Trail to Hiroshima

Bowdoin’s Michael Amano ’17 had a Curatorial Fellowship from the Bowdoin College Museum of Art to spend last summer in Japan tracking down and interviewing some of the people who had participated in a 1952-1953 art exchange between Japanese and US schoolchildren.

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Student-Led Programs at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art this Semester

The Museum of Art is pleased to offer three new student-curated exhibitions and related programs this semester.

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Recent Acquisitions of Feminist Video Art on view in Museum of Art's Media Gallery

The Museum of Art's media gallery currently features a rotation of recent acquisitions that represent iconic artists working at the intersection of feminist video art and performance art.

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