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    Museum of Art Exhibition Examines Artists' Fascination with the Temptation of Saint Anthony

    Curator Joachim Homann says the legend of Saint Anthony, the fourth century hermit and visionary, provides "a platform for artists to come to terms with the possibilities of their art."

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    Studio Tour: Art Professor Jackie Brown's Biomorphic Sculptures

    If the door to Jackie Brown's studio happens to be open as you are walking down the Edward Center for the Arts second-floor hallway, and you happen to glance in, you'll see a vision that looks as if it could have been lifted from the pages of a fantastical children's book.

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    How Did Shakespeare Think About the Issue of Race?

    What do the Shakespeare's plays tell us about the issue of race? It's a question of particular interest to Associate Professor of English Aaron Kitch. "Perhaps the most important thing to remember," he said, "is that race means something quite different today, compared to what it did in Shakespeare's time. "

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    Visiting Artist, Filmmaker Lyès Salem Inspired by French-Algerian Roots

    The Algerian-born filmmaker and visiting artist in Francophone studies is teaching a seminar class on creative writing and filmmaking in which he will help students produce one or two short movies, in French.

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    Bowdoin’s vibrant quadrangle houses world-class museums and performance venues all within a five-minute walk.

    Recital HallPickard Theater and Wish Theater, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Studzinski Recital Hall, Edwards Center for Arts and Dance, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Harriet Beecher Stowe House

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    Upcoming Events

    Film Screening: 'Masquerades' - Directed by and Starring Bowdoin Visiting Artist, Lyes Salem

    December 7, 2016 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

    Please join us for a showing of the film 'Masquerades', followed by a discussion with the director/actor, Lyes Salem. A reception will follow.

    Visual Arts Fall 2016 Open House

    December 9, 2016 | 5:00 PM
    Edwards Arts Center, Miscellaneous

    Tea with Harriet

    December 15, 2016 | 1:00 PM
    Harriet's Writing Room

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