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Events - Jul 6 19

Bowdoin College Museum of Art 05/02/19 - 01/12/20 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition: The Nineteenth Century: American and European Art

This exhibition features outstanding nineteenth-century paintings and sculptures from the Museum’s permanent collection and highlights collectors such as James Bowdoin III, George William Boyd, and Mary and Harriet Walker who were instrumental in building a fine arts collection at Bowdoin College.

Museum Hours

Tuesday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Special Sunday hours: 12:00 noon–5:00 p.m. (June 29–November 10, 2019)

Closed on Mondays and national holidays.The Bowdoin College Museum of Art is open to the public free of charge, although donations are welcome. The Museum is wheelchair accessible through the Pavilion entrance. Bowdoin College Museum of Art is a member of The Maine Art Museum Trail

Bowdoin College Museum of Art

06/29/19 - 11/10/19 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition: Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts

Sharing personal discoveries, challenging assumptions, probing identities, and shaping communities, artists engage their audiences with the contemporary world. Presenting exceptional works of art since 1970 from the collection, many on view for the first time, this exhibition highlights art’s purposes as tool for observation, inquiry, and learning in a liberal arts context. Selections include works by Jenny Holzer, Alfredo Jaar, Glen Ligon, Chris Ofili, Nancy Spero, Andy Warhol, William Wegman, Cui Xiuwen, and many others.

Museum Hours

Tuesday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Special Sunday hours: 12:00 noon–5:00 p.m. (June 29–November 10, 2019)

 

Illustration: Shapes in the Sky During Rainy Season, 1974, mixed media on denim by Twins Seven-Seven, Nigerian, 1944–2011.

06/29/19 - 01/05/20 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

EXHIBITION: Emerging Modernisms, American and European Art, 1900–1950

Drawn from Bowdoin’s collection, this exhibition addresses the birth of revolutionary artistic strategies, including abstraction, conceptually-driven work, and the use of photography and commercial printing techniques. Such new materials and methods reflected a world transformed by technology, world war, and the growing demand for equality for women and individuals of color.

Museum Hours

Tuesday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Special Sunday hours: 12:00 noon–5:00 p.m. (June 29–November 10, 2019)

07/06/19 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Farnsworth Art Museum Community Concert

The Farnsworth Art Museum offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America’s greatest artists, with 20,000 square feet of gallery space and over 15,000 works in the collection.

Cost: FREE

Call: (207) 373-1400 for more information.

07/06/19 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Young Artists Performance

Cost: FREE

Call: (207) 373-1400 for more information.

07/06/19 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Gamper Festival Performance

NATHAN SHIELDS
Tenebrae
Olivia Hyoyeon Kim, harp • David Bernat, Tong Chen, violin • Hyemi Choi, viola • Atticus Mellor-Goldman, cello

GABRIELA ORTIZ
Puzzle-Tocas
Adam Wilson Sadberry, flute • Shawn Hutchison, oboe • Ning Zhang, clarinet • Steven Palacio, bassoon • Cort Roberts, horn

AMY WILLIAMS
Abstracted Art
Sylvia Jiang, EunAe Lee, piano

RUSSELL PINKSTON
Zylamander
Cort Roberts, horn • Electronics

CHRISTOPHER THEOFANIDIS
Peace Love Light YOUMEONE (from Visions and Miracles)
Yingchen Zhang, Rebecca Kasdan, violin • Halam Kim, viola • Javier Iglesias Martin, cello

RAMON LAZKANO
Laiotz
Benjamin Dominguez, Sylvia Jiang, piano • TBD, TBD, percussion

ERIC MOE
SUPERHERO
Yi Xiang, flute and piccolo • William Colby Bond, clarinet • Rebecca Kasdan, violinAndrew Laven, cello • Benjamin Dominguez, piano • TBD, percussion

Cost: FREE

Call: (207) 373-1400 for more information.

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