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    The Sacred and the Profane: Why Rome is the Ideal 21st Century Horror Movie Setting

    Alison Cooper describes how Rome's richly symbolic history makes it the perfect setting for a gory twenty-first-century horror movie, director by cult film-maker Dario Argento

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    Japanese Print Class Sees Rarely Seen Prints

    Students from Alison Miller’s Japanese Print Culture seminar took a day trip to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts on Dec. 9 to see Japanese prints that are not available to wide public viewing.

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    To Be Seen: A Semester of Art at the Edwards Center

    For the Visual Arts department's end-of-semester open house on Dec. 9, the Edwards Center for Art and Dance was transformed into a temporary museum filled with riveting works.

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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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    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

    Tea with Harriet: "Sledding down Federal Street"

    January 19, 2017 | 1:00 PM
    Harriet's Writing Room

    Please join us for an afternoon tea and conversation about the life and legacy of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Through readings and other activities, Harriet's Writing Room staff will invite reflection on the power and potential of writing.

    Exhibition Opening: "Shoot, Snap, Instagram: A History of Photography"

    January 25, 2017 | 5:00 PM
    Second Floor Gallery

    Roundtable Discussion: "Iconoclasm and the Power of Images"

    January 26, 2017 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Winter Open House at the Museum of Art

    January 26, 2017 | 5:30 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Film Screening: A Theatrical Performance of Anton Chekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard"

    January 29, 2017 | 6:00 PM
    Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

    Michael Amano '17 - Gallery Conversation: "Perspectives from Postwar Hiroshima"

    January 31, 2017 | 12:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Audubon's Birds of America Page-Turning with special guest Thomas Hayward

    February 3, 2017 | 12:30 PM
    Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Special Collections

    Family Saturday at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

    February 4, 2017 | 10:00 AM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Panel Discussion and Book Signing: "Take Me to the River: Photographs of Atlantic Rivers"

    February 9, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Gallery Conversation: "Artistic Expression in Modern Japanese Prints"

    February 10, 2017 | 12:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    "We Love our Members" Sale

    February 11, 2017 | 10:00 AM
    Museum of Art

    "We Love our Members" Sale

    February 12, 2017 | 1:00 PM
    Museum of Art

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