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Events - Jul 7 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

Music on the Mall summer concerts graphic 06/26/19 - 08/28/19 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Music on the Mall

Music on the Mall, Downtown Brunswick’s Summer Concert Series, presents FREE concerts Wednesday evenings at 6 PM throughout the summer on the Brunswick Town Mall (Green- see map). Grab a blanket or chair, bring your family and friends, order a picnic dinner or dine at a local Brunswick restaurant, then relax and enjoy great music. FREE Admission.

Download the concert schedule here.

2019 Concert Schedule:

DATEBAND/PERFORMER
June 26Cilantro - Classics from the past 50 years with blended harmonies and delicate instrumentation
July 3 Nikki Hunt Band - Pop Rock
July 10Ronda Dale - Patsy Cline Special
July 17Mes Amis - Gypsy Jazz
July 24Pat Colwell and the Soul Sensations - A powerful mix of Motown/Memphis Soul Music.
July 31JimmyJo & the Jumbol’Ayuhs - Cajun & Zydeco
August 7Delta Knights - Swing, Rock n' Roll, Blues
August 14Dirty McGurdy - Dance Music from the 50's on
August 21Maine State Music Theatre Night - Enjoy a variety of performers from MSMT's shows. Begins at 5:30!
August 28Three's Country - Country rock

All concerts start at 6 PM unless otherwise noted.
In the case of inclement weather, rain date performances will be held on Thursdays when available.

 

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)

07/07/19 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Imani Winds

The Festival is thrilled to welcome Imani Winds for this wide-ranging program of American composers with roots in Argentina, Cuba, and New York City. Formed in 1997, Imani Winds have built an international reputation on a “concept of connectivity,” engaging with the public through innovative and relevant programming and commitment to inspiring through outreach.

Over the course of their 20+ year career, Imani Winds has discovered what audiences value most from their concerts: a sense of connection – with the music, the performers, the composers, the artistry and beyond. Imani Winds has created a distinct presence in the classical music world through their dynamic playing, culturally relevant programming, virtuosic collaborations and inspirational outreach programs.

IMANI WINDS
Brandon Patrick George, flute • Toyin Spellman-Diaz, oboe • Mark Dover, clarinet • Monica Ellis, bassoon • Jeff Scott, horn

JEFF SCOTT
Startin’ Sumthin’

JOHN HARBISON
Quintet for Winds

LALO SCHIFRIN
La Nouvelle Orleans

PAQUITO D’RIVERA
Kites

SIMON SHAHEEN (ARR. Jeff Scott)
Dance Mediterrania

Sponsored by The Daniel. 

 

Cost: $45.00

Box Office: (207) 373-1400

07/07/19 at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Vacation Bible School - Fun Fair Kick Off

Please join us for a Fun Fair Kick-Off on Sunday, July 7th from 3 – 5 pm on the Town Mall. We will have a Bounce House, Carnival Games, Prizes, Face Painting, Hot Dogs, Pop Corn, Fried Dough, Cotton Candy and Drinks. This event is completely free, so come and join us and invite your friends!

Berean’s VBS is for all children from ages 3 – finished 5th grade. Each night there will be games, crafts, snacks, Bible lesson, and a fun drama. We will take a collection each night and all the funds go to help support the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program.

07/07/19 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Young Artists Performance

Cost: FREE

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

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