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Events - Aug 8 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)

07/10/19 - 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*

 
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

08/07/19 - 08/08/19 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Points of View Art Gallery is on the Cutting Edge

Points of View Art Gallery hosts Alan Mast, Carolyn Judson and guest artist Middy Thomas in  The Cutting Edge: views of nature both realistic and abstract.  On the 3rd floor, Carolyn Judson and guest artists Cathy Bloom, Betsy Fear, and Nan Moran exhibit whimsical ceramic Tiles and Beyond

Gallery location and hours:  18 Pleasant Street;  9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday.
FMIpovartistsmaine.com; 207-373-9300.

08/08/19 at 12:00 am

Summer Dance

Welcome to The Moving Company’s Summer Dance 2019 schedule!

This year’s 5-week summer dance summer dance session will run July 8 – August 10, and features our popular preballet, ballet/tap combo, ballet, modern and tap classes for ages 3 through adult. All movers are welcome!

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you are wondering where to place your dancer.

QUICK LINKS:

Summer Dance Schedule: www.movingcompanydancestudio.com/summer-2019

 

08/08/19 - 08/09/19 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Points of View Art Gallery is on the Cutting Edge

Points of View Art Gallery hosts Alan Mast, Carolyn Judson and guest artist Middy Thomas in  The Cutting Edge: views of nature both realistic and abstract.  On the 3rd floor, Carolyn Judson and guest artists Cathy Bloom, Betsy Fear, and Nan Moran exhibit whimsical ceramic Tiles and Beyond

Gallery location and hours:  18 Pleasant Street;  9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday.
FMIpovartistsmaine.com; 207-373-9300.

08/08/19 at 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

Curtis Library Hosts Town Commons 300th Anniversary Exhibit

Curtis Library is proud to host an exhibit honoring the 300th Anniversary of the Town Commons, developed by Jym St. Pierre, and the Town Commons Committee, in partnership with the Pejepscot Historical Society

Come discover the history of the Town Commons, learn how it inspired local authors and artists, and how it influenced municipal development. The Town Commons exhibit is part of the “A Walk in the Woods” Collaboratory exhibt. Learn about local ecology with participatory activities such as leaf rubbings, forest yoga, tree ring dating, bird identification, and more.

 

08/08/19 - 01/05/20 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition: Chinese Ceramics, Jades, and Paintings

Rarely seen masterpieces from Bowdoin’s collection offer insights into the materials, technologies, and changing tastes that shaped Chinese art over the past five centuries. Selections range from a Ming-dynasty porcelain box and an eighteenth-century jade bowl from the Qianlong Emperor’s personal collection to a recently acquired work by one of modern China’s most revered painters, Chen Yifei.

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

Pejepscot Historical Society logo 08/08/19 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Chamberlain Happy Hour

Join PHS for Chamberlain Happy Hour! Enjoy a drink and listen to this month’s guest, Troy Ancona, discuss Joshua Chamberlain’s 1876 speech, “Maine: Her Place in History.”

RSVP required. $5 for PHS members; $10 for non-members.

08/08/19 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Gallery Conversation and Artist’s Workshop with Hilary Irons

Portland-based painter Hilary Irons responds to works in Art Purposes and leads visitors in a hands-on activity. Irons is co-director, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, and a graduate of the Parsons School of Design and the Yale School of Art. She has received fellowships from the American Academy in Rome and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

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

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