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Events - Sep 11 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)

07/12/19 - 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

08/08/19 - 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

08/27/19 - 12/31/19 at 12:00 am

Matthew Alexander Henson: First African-American at the North Pole

Matthew Henson spent years exploring the Arctic with Robert E. Peary and in 1909 he was the only other American to stand with Peary at the North Pole. Henson was excluded from receiving the many honors showered on white members of the expedition. Only near the end of his life did Henson received recognition for his remarkable career as an Arctic explorer. This exhibit is in conjunction with the AF/AM/50 celebrations, celebrating fifty years of Africana Studies, the African American Society, and the John Brown Russwurm African American Center.

Photograph by: Donald Baxter MacMillan, Matthew Henson on Deck by Sledges, aboard the S.S. Roosevelt at Battle Harbour, Labrador, September 1909. Gift of Donald and Miriam MacMillan.

09/10/19 - 09/11/19 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Art a la Carte at Points of View Art Gallery

Points of View Art Gallery hosts Art a la Carte, a show celebrating the unique approaches used by each Points of View Artist. 

On the 3rd floor, Craig Snapp presents Project 52, a collection of photos taken each week in 2018.  Both exhibits run from September 9 through October 4. 

Reception: Friday, September 13, 5-7 pm.   
Gallery location and hours: 18 Pleasant Street;  9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday.
FMI: povartistsmaine.com; 373-9300.

09/10/19 - 09/11/19 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Medicare 101 Session with Spectrum Generations

Learn about Medicare and its many “Parts” on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at People Plus.

Open to the public.

Registration required – call 729-0757.
Please notify us two weeks prior to an event if you require special accommodations.

Free, suggested $15 donation.

09/10/19 - 09/11/19 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Forest Bathing

The Brunswick – Topsham Land Trust trails await us just off the back porch of Jade Integrated Health’s Physical Therapy, Acupuncture and Yoga office at 12 Windorf Circle in Brunswick. We begin with a brief introduction to the concept of Forest Bathing and then do a little preparation with Cleo Wolf, L.Ac before walking into the woods, entering the forest, together.

A forest is a community in harmony. A harmonious community generates an energetic field that can be healing, calming, restorative to those willing to open to that influence. All of us have experienced what we might call the “vibes” of a place or person. It is that vibration the forest offers us, that physics explains as waves synching with our own energy that puts us in a state that encourages healing. Studies have shown that Forest Bathing speeds healing, boosts the immune system, reduces stress and improves mood and specifically benefits COPD and high blood pressure.

Cleo is uniquely qualified to lead you in your Forest Bathing process. A licensed acupuncturist and herbalist at Jade, she spent years on the Long Trail, Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail, walking thousands of miles and living in the mountains, woods and waterways in early adulthood. At ten she began Transcendental Meditation and followed her family’s eclectic celebration of divinity and later in life she ordained as a Buddhist monk, her practice is rooted in nature.

Join Cleo Wolf, L.Ac for this mindfulness based practice. Meet at Jade Integrated Health in Brunswick and take a short stroll through the woods to the Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust Labyrinth. Forest Bathing for all activity levels, walking sleep will be milk. Participants should feel comfortable walking on nature trails and standing for intermediate periods of time, chairs can be provided upon require.

 

Additional Details:

  • Wear clothing and footwear appropriate for a short walks in nature

  • Rain dates will be the 3rd Tuesday of every month (June 18th, July 16th, August 20th, September 17th)

  • No prior meditation experience is needed

  • Registration is not required but highly recommended

 

Time:4:00-5:30pm

Date: June 11th, July 9th, August 13th and September 10th

Investment: $10 Suggested Donation (proceeds will be donated to BTLT)

Brunswick Location: 12 Windorf Circle, Brunswick, ME 04011

More Information: www.jadientgratedhealth.com/forest-bathing-2019

09/11/19 - 09/12/19 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Art a la Carte at Points of View Art Gallery

Points of View Art Gallery hosts Art a la Carte, a show celebrating the unique approaches used by each Points of View Artist. 

On the 3rd floor, Craig Snapp presents Project 52, a collection of photos taken each week in 2018.  Both exhibits run from September 9 through October 4. 

Reception: Friday, September 13, 5-7 pm.   
Gallery location and hours: 18 Pleasant Street;  9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday.
FMI: povartistsmaine.com; 373-9300.

09/11/19 - 10/13/19 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibition: In the Round: Ancient Art from All Sides

This exhibition examines the geometry and design of ancient art and the efforts by artists to represent depth and movement by influencing the vantage point of the viewer. By simply flipping a coin, rotating a vase, or walking around a sculpture, the composition changes and new perspectives emerge. Using artifacts from the ancient Mediterranean, In the Round explores early innovations in representational art.

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

09/11/19 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ounce of Prevention: Gut Health: How it Affects Your Body

On Wednesday, September 11, the Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness presents Gut Health: How it Affects Your Body, featuring Kim Dovin, MD, of Mid Coast Medical Group–Family Practice at Parkview, the latest discussion in the Ounce of Prevention series.

Ounce of Prevention takes place at Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick. Presentations are free and open to the public.

For more information, please call (207) 373-6585.

09/11/19 - 09/12/19 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

FREE Tennis Red Ball Kids Ages 4-7

Calling all kids ages 4 – 7! Maine Pines is offering FREE Red Ball Tennis Sessions this year on USTA approved red ball courts.

Players ages 4 – 7 will be taught hand-eye coordination, tennis footwork, and the basic skills and strategies of the game. Players will have fun while learning to play through game-based play.

The sessions meet Mondays and/or Wednesdays from 5 – 6 PM. You must register: calling 729-8433 or email tennis@mainepines.com .

Free One Month Sessions begin the first of each month. We can’t wait to see your kids on the courts!

09/11/19 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tennis Ages 8-11 Orange Ball Maine Pines

Orange Ball Tennis is for kids ages 8-11. This program teaches tennis skills and strategies through game based drills, as well as footwork patterns and coordination. Players will have fun while learning to play, enjoying the game right from the start.

Cost is $45/1 day/week, $60/2 days/week.

Register using the following: call Maine Pines at 729-8433 or email tennis@mainepines.com. See you on the courts!

Maine Pines Beginner Tennis clinic photo of tennis racket 09/11/19 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Adult Tennis Beginner 123

1-2-3 Tennis is geared toward the beginning player or player returning to tennis. It includes 3 weeks of lessons designed to instruct the player in all aspects of the game. For the time of the program, it includes a court fee membership with free Sat & Sun court time. 123 also includes a complimentary cardio tennis class, social tennis mixer, a fitness & yoga pass for the length of 1-2-3, and the option to purchase a ball machine card for $30 during the month of the membership.

It meets beginning the first week of the month. Session choices are as follows: Tues 9 am, OR Wed 6 pm, OR Sat 10 am
COST: $55.00 per session (3 classes) (Go to Groupon for a 1/2 price coupon!).

Register by calling 729-8433 or email tennis@mainepines.com.

Maine Pines Beginner Tennis clinic photo of tennis racket

09/11/19 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Citizens' Climate Lobby - Monthly meeting

CCL Bath-Brunswick works within the communities of Mid Coast Maine to advocate, educate and build political will so that we can persuade our local members of Congress to enact a national carbon fee and dividend. We work by building relationships and finding common ground. We welcome anyone in the area to join us.

09/11/19 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A Performance by Willie Thrasher and Linda Saddleback

Willie Thrasher is an Inuk singer-songwriter from Aklavik, Northwest Territories. At five, Thrasher was taken from his family and sent to a residential school where he was forbidden to practice his Inuvialuit culture. In the mid-1960s, he drummed for the Cordells, one of the first Inuit rock bands. One evening, a stranger recommended that the group tap into their Aboriginal roots instead of the charts for inspiration. This prompted Thrasher to write songs about his life, people, and the environment (as heard on 1981’s Spirit Child LP, CBC).

Thrasher currently performs with his partner Linda Saddleback and is featured on Light in the Attic Records’ Native North America (Vol. 1): Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966-1985.

He is a trailblazing troubadour with an Indigenous heartbeat sound.

This performance is free and open to the public, all ages are welcome.

Sponsored by: The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum & Arctic Studies Center. Made possible by a gift from Rebecca J. Rowe ’97.

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