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Bowdoin Art Students Pursue their Craft from Coast to Coast

From southern California to midcoast Maine, five Bowdoin students are pursuing self-directed artistic endeavors with the help of Bowdoin's Kaempfer Art Grants.

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Bowdoin's Gibbons Fellows Get Technical

Several students this summer have a unique opportunity from Bowdoin to find creative technical answers to academic questions. They are part of the Gibbons Summer Research Program, established by John Gibbons ’64, which enables students to work one-on-one with professors to apply technology to aspects of faculty research or work..

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Reviews and Media Coverage for ‘Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960’

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960, the first major museum survey dedicated to scenes of the night in American art from 1860 to 1960, has earned rave reviews and mentions in local and national publications.

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Dance, Film, Music: Creative Students Collaborate

This spring, students studying dance, music and film worked together to make four unique short films.

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Museum Pieces 2015: A Farewell To President Mills

Museum Pieces, a Bowdoin tradition for more than 20 years, capped off this year's Common Hour series. This year's show featured a farewell dance for departing President Barry Mills and his wife, Karen.

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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, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hawthorne Longfellow Library.

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Calendar of Events

Anne Collins Goodyear and Frank Goodyear, Gallery Conversation: "Gilbert Stuart: From Boston to Brunswick"

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August 6, 2015 7:00 PM  – 8:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Anne Collins Goodyear and Frank Goodyear, co-directors of the Bowdoin College Museum lead a discussion of "Gilbert Stuart: From Boston to Brunswick" on view at the Museum.

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Jane Brox, Gallery Conversation: "Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960"

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August 13, 2015 12:00 PM  – 1:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Jane Brox, author of "Brilliant: Evolution of Artificial Light" will lead a gallery conversation in the exhibition "Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960."

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Brunswick Artwalk: Night at the Museum

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August 14, 2015 5:00 PM  – 8:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

During Brunswick's Artwalk, join us at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art for special activities and refreshments.

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Joachim Homann, Gallery Conversation: "Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960"

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August 20, 2015 12:00 PM  – 1:00 PM
Museum of Art, Pavilion

Joachim Homann, curator at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art and of the exhibition, will lead a gallery conversation in the exhibition "Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960."

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