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Michel Auder’s Video Installation as Contemporary Counterpoint to "Night Vision"

This summer’s major exhibition, Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960, makes apparent that many artists of the past were drawn to the dark. Michel Auder’s recent video installation in the Museum’s media gallery confirms that the night continues to be an inspiration to this day.

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Bowdoin Students Get Professional at the Museum of Art this Summer

This summer’s group of talented Bowdoin students working at the Museum will be getting key professional experience that will serve them in careers in the arts and beyond.

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A Nocturnal Partnership: Music at the Museum presented by the Bowdoin International Music Festival

This summer, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art is proud to partner with the Bowdoin International Musical Festival in presenting a pair of concerts of musical nocturnes amidst their visual counterparts on July 2nd and July 23rd.

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First Major Survey Exploring Night in American Art Opens at Bowdoin College Museum of Art on June 27

"Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960" proposes central importance of nocturnal images in the rise of American modernism, featuring 90 works by leading artists, including Ansel Adams, Charles Burchfield, Winslow Homer, Lee Krasner, Georgia O’Keeffe, Albert Ryder, John Sloan, Edward Steichen, and Andrew Wyeth

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'American Artists Look at the Night': Museum of Art's 'Night Vision' in The Wall Street Journal

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art's summer exhibition, Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960, with works by Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe and Andrew Wyeth, has attracted the attention of The Wall Street Journal, which provides an overview that includes an interview with Museum of Art Curator Joachim Homann.

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Abelardo Morell ’71 H’97 talks about his new exhibition "A Mind of Winter"

On May 5, the Museum opened "A Mind of Winter: Photographs by Abelardo Morell." On the afternoon of the exhibition’s opening, Morell spoke in Kresge Auditorium about this project, his time as a Bowdoin student, and the life of a fine art photographer.

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Enduring Engagement in "Past Futures"

Past Futures: Science Fiction, Space Travel, and Postwar Art of the Americas close on June 7, yet for those who are not able to view the exhibition in person, there are several ways to engage with the project, via online and published resources.

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Four of the “Five Kings” Come to the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

In anticipation of the upcoming exhibition "Gilbert Stuart: From Boston to Brunswick," which opens on July 9th, the Museum has acquired four of the five so-called “American Kings” prints.

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Baskets by Molly Neptune Parker at Bowdoin College Museum of Art

This May Bowdoin College is celebrating Molly Neptune Parker’s extraordinary work by awarding her an honorary degree. To mark this occasion, a selection of her baskets is on view in the Rotunda of the Museum. They will remain on view through May 31, 2015.

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First-year Student and World-Renowned Photographer Come Together in the Maine Winter

First-year Bowdoin student Nevan Swanson calls photographer Abelardo Morell the “nicest guy ever.” Swanson got the opportunity to assist Morell as the artist produced new photographs for an exhibition at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, entitled "A Mind of Winter: Photographs by Abelardo Morell," on view from May 5 to September 27, 2015.

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