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Events - Jul 23 19

Exhibition: The Nineteenth Century: American and European 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

Exhibition: Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts 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.

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

Summer Dance at The Moving Company Dance Studio 07/10/19 - 08/12/19 at 9:30 am - 7:45 pm

Summer Dance at The Moving Company Dance Studio

This year’s 5-week summer dance session will run July 10 – August 12, and features our popular preballet, ballet/tap combo, ballet, modern and tap classes for ages 2 through adult. And new this summer, we are happy to be able to offer:

Hip Hop FUNdamentals! – Focusing on the basics of hip hop dance for dancers age 8-12. Students will learn about improvisation, popping, locking, breakdancing and other fundamental styles that make up hip hop dance culture. High energy and fun!

Making Dances – An opportunity for dancers age 8-12 to explore different choreographic concepts as a means to creating their own works. In-studio performance for family and friends at the end of the final class!

Newsies Jr – A high energy musical theater dance class for ages 8-12, featuring a final performance outside Bowdoin College’s Pickard Theater before Maine State Music Theatre’s August 9 production of Newsies!

QUICK LINKS:

Summer Dance Schedule

Registration 

*please email to confirm availability before sending in a registration*

 
Exhibition: Let’s Get Lost and Listening Glass 07/12/19 - 09/29/19 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition: Let’s Get Lost and Listening Glass

Let’s Get Lost, a site-specific drawing by linn meyers, is complemented by an interactive sound installation, Listening Glass, created by Rebecca Bray, James Bigbee Garver, and Josh Knowles in partnership with meyers. The joint projects includes visual and acoustic components that can be activated through audience participation. Listening Glass heightens the interaction of visitors with Let’s Get Lost from contemplative observation to active involvement.

linn meyers Lets Get Lost Exhibit Installation 2018

Dimitri Murrath Masterclass 07/23/19 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dimitri Murrath Masterclass

Masterclasses give the audience a first-hand look into the teaching and learning process that goes into creating music. Honing technical craft, understanding the nuances of musical language, and finding personal meaning in music are all part of a great masterclass.

Cost: FREE

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

A Tale of Two Maine Towns - Sources, Stories, and Histories of Topsham & Lovell 07/23/19 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A Tale of Two Maine Towns - Sources, Stories, and Histories of Topsham & Lovell

A TALE OF TWO MAINE TOWNSSources, Stories, and Histories of Maine Towns by Bob Williams
July 23, 1-4 p.m., Midcoast Senior College

A workshop on the sources, stories, and histories of Maine towns, with an emphasis on the instructor’s two books on Lovell and Topsham — Lovewell’s Town. Lovell, Maine, from Howling Wilderness to Vacationland in Trust (2007) and Topsham, Maine: From the River to The Highlands (2015). The class may wish to contribute from their own town histories and experiences.

Robert C. Williams is a retired historian. He received his B.A. in Mathematics from Wesleyan University, his A.M. in Russian Studies and Ph.D. in History from Harvard University, and an honorary doctorate from Wittenberg University. 

$25 registration fee; to register visit https://midcoastseniorcollege.org/2019-summer-seminars/ or call 207-725-4900

Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine Community Concert 07/23/19 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine Community Concert

Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine is located in the Arts District of downtown Portland, Maine and features a wide variety of interactive exhibits and activities for children and families. Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine exists to inspire discovery and imagination through exploration and play.

Cost: FREE

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

Sea Dogs Community Concert 07/23/19 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sea Dogs Community Concert

The Festival will be performing the National Anthem at Hadlock Field to start off the game! The Portland Sea Dogs are a Minor League Baseball team based in Portland, Maine, that currently plays in the Eastern League. Established in 1994, the Sea Dogs are the Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.

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

Young Artists Performance 07/23/19 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Young Artists Performance

Cost: FREE

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

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