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More Recognition for Bowdoin Art Professor Jackie Brown

Brown has been awarded a Maine Artist Fellowship by the Maine Arts Commission. Jackie’s work stems from an interest in nature, science, and a wholehearted belief in the arts to enrich the way we see, experience, and understand the world around us," said the Commission.

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At the end of the semester, Bowdoin's a cappella groups come together to give a finale performance. Last Friday, the six groups — plus the seniors in each group — performed at the First Parish Church.

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Bowdoin College 213th Commencement Ceremony

May 26, 201810:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Museum of Art, Steps

The 213th Commencement ceremony will be held on the terrace of the Walker Art Building, Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Line up for the processional is at the following times and locations: seniors at Baxter House at 8:20 a.m.; alumni in front of the VAC at 9:05 a.m.; all marching faculty and staff at 9:05 a.m. in front of Hubbard Hall.

For more information about Commencement Weekend, please visit or contact the Events Office at or 207-725-3433.

For family and friends unable to attend, the Commencement ceremony will be streamed live. Please visit Bowdoin College Live Events on the day of the event.

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Audubon 'Birds of America' Page Turning with Craig Hupper '83

June 1, 201812:30 PM – 1:00 PM
Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Special Collections

Join Special Collections & Archives staff for the monthly page-turning of Audubon's beautiful and majestic double-elephant folio Birds of America.

This month's special guest is Craig Hupper '83, the grandson of Roscoe H. Hupper '07 who donated the majestic Audubon to the College in honor of his mother in 1955.

Come engage with this incredible book, celebrate reunion weekend, and take home a keepsake bird-of-the-month button!

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"Revisiting Winslow Homer: A Conversation with the Curators"

June 23, 20184:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Frank H. Goodyear, co-director, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, and Dana E. Byrd, assistant professor of art history, deliver the keynote lecture to open the major exhibition Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting. The exhibition explores the question of Homer’s relationship with the medium of photography and its impact on his artistic practice.


Presented by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.  Free and open to the public.


Illustration: Winslow Homer with “The Gulf Stream” in his Studio, ca. 1900, (detail), gelatin silver print, by an unidentified photographer. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine.


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