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    Artist Mariah Reading ’16 Turns Litter into Landscapes

    Reading's interest in making art that speaks to the ways humans connect to the outdoors is in harmony with parks' interest in teaching their visitors how to care for the land and to leave no trace.

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    Professor Killeen's 'Babette's Feast' Garners Rave Reviews in NYC

    A "lush theatrical celebration of generosity and communal healing," wrote one reviewer. "Wrapped in resplendent generosity, it’s a gift that feels undeserved and unexpected," wrote another.

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    Erin Johnson's Latest Video Installation Uses Senior Center as Stage

    Art professor Erin Johnson has collaborated with fellow artist Jessica Hankey and participants from three senior centers in El Paso, Texas, to create a bilingual, multichannel, video installation.

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    'Blossoming Tundra' on View in Photography Show at Arctic Museum

    You may think of the Arctic as a barren wasteland, but plant life abounds. As soon as the snow melts flowers begin to bloom, taking advantage of round-the-clock sunlight. In 1947 botanist and photographer Rutherford Platt captured some stunning images.

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    Bowdoin Grads Produce Documentary on South African Comedians

    Hannah Rafkin and Meg Robbins, both class of 2017, examine how black South African comedians are using their mother tongue, rather than English, to win over their audiences and tackle important issues.

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    Revisiting Winslow Homer: A Conversation with the Curators;

    June 23, 2018 | 4:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Keynote lecture to open the major exhibition "Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting" by Frank Goodyear and Dana E. Byrd.

    Bowdoin International Music Festival at the Museum of Art

    June 28, 2018 | 11:00 AM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    The Sun King's Medals

    July 3, 2018 | 12:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Gallery Conversation with Martica Sawin

    July 10, 2018 | 12:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Family Art Night at the Museum of Art

    July 13, 2018 | 4:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    International Music Festival Family Program at the Museum of Art

    July 14, 2018 | 10:00 AM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Gallery Conversation on "Winslow Homer and the Camera"

    July 17, 2018 | 12:00 PM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

    Music in the Museum

    July 19, 2018 | 11:00 AM
    Museum of Art, Pavilion

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