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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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Barry Mills: An Artful President

At the end of June, Bowdoin will pay a fond farewell to President Barry Mills, who concludes a remarkable fourteen-year tenure at the College. Under his leadership, the arts at Bowdoin College have flourished.

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Seminar Students Work on Upcoming Exhibition

During the spring 2015 semester, students from the course “Sugar, Tobacco, Rice, and Rum: Art of the Atlantic World, 1620-1812” taught by Dana E. Byrd, assistant professor of art, became first-time curators, collaborating with the Bowdoin College Museum of Art on an original exhibition.

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Art Museum Fellow's Final Show Goes Back to Latin America's Future

Based on her interest in the relationship betwee past and future, and in Latin American art, Sarah Montross has put together the first-ever exhibition dedicated to postwar art of the Americas inspired by science fiction and space travel.

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Mathematics and Art Merge in New BCMA Exhibit

The deeply saturated and highly energetic colors of Dorothea Rockburne’s paintings and drawings seem to send vibrations through the gallery. At the end of a long grey winter, The Gift of Knowing: The Art of Dorothea Rockburne is a great place to recharge.

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Student Museum Collaborative Supports the Arts at Bowdoin

Through its programming, the Student Museum Collaborative is able to build connections between Bowdoin students, professors, staff and the greater Brunswick public and the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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