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    Human-Animal Relationship Inspires Printmaker and Visiting Artist Nancy Diessner

    As a Spring 2017 Marvin Bileck Printmaking Project Visiting Artist, Diessner recently spent some time on campus, where she shared her insights with students, gave a presentation to the Bowdoin community, and exhibited her work in the Edwards Main Gallery.

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    Biographer Peter Logan ’75 Discusses Audubon, 'The Greatest Naturalist'

    Peter B. Logan ’75, the author of a new biography of John James Audubon (1785-1851), visited campus on Thursday and Friday to give a public talk and meet with students, staff, and faculty who are interested in printmaking and conservation.

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    Professor Mark Wethli's Sculpture 'Piper Cub' in Rockland Gallery

    A show at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art features professor Mark Wethli's "Piper Cub," an abstract framework of an airplane.

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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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    Black History Month Offers Slate of Intellectual, Musical Fare

    Throughout February, Bowdoin College has lined up a series of events to celebrate Black History Month.

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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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    Calendar of Events

    Upcoming Events

    'On Black Struggle: Love, Loss, Freedom' Roundtable with Maurice Wallace

    March 30, 2017 | 4:15 PM
    Thorne Hall, Daggett Lounge

    Maurice Wallace, professor of English and the associate director of the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia, will be joined by Bowdoin Professors Aaron Kitch and others in a roundtable discussion.

    Gallery Conversation: Urban Impressions: New York City in Prints, 1900-1940

    March 30, 2017 | 5:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    African Fashion Show

    April 1, 2017 | 8:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Film Screening: "Return to Cuba: In the Footsteps of Walker Evans"

    April 2, 2017 | 4:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

    Film Screening: A Choreographic Performance of Leo Tolstoy's 'Anna Karenina'

    April 2, 2017 | 6:00 PM
    Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

    A Reading by Author Sarah Domet: 'The Guineveres'

    April 3, 2017 | 4:15 PM
    Massachusetts Hall, Faculty Room

    The Future of Black Metropolis

    April 3, 2017 | 6:00 PM
    Moulton Union, Main Lounge

    Ada Cohen: "From Nimrud to (New) England: Assyrian Art Over Time"

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

    Audubon's 'Birds of America' Page-Turning with Special Guest Matthew Klingle

    April 7, 2017 | 12:30 PM
    Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Special Collections

    Family Saturday at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

    April 8, 2017 | 10:00 AM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Robin Reisenfeld"The Presence of Spirituality in German Avant-Garde Responses to World War I"

    April 13, 2017 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Inuit Clothing and Identity in the Modern World

    April 19, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Music in the Museum with George Lopez

    April 20, 2017 | 5:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Music in the Museum with George Lopez

    April 20, 2017 | 7:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

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