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Events - Nov 12 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 - 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)

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.

09/16/19 - 11/17/19 at 12:00 am

Ft Kent to Ft Myers Fitness Challenge!

Gather a team and get ready for an epic virtual walk — from Ft. Kent, Maine to Ft. Myers, Florida! You and your teammates will count every step you take and with luck, log enough to “travel” the 1,842 miles.

Prizes and incentives all along the route … The best prize is fun and fitness! Register now!

10/02/19 - 11/30/19 at 4:00 am - 5:00 am

Art Show Opening: Self Portrait with Secret Everything

Thornton Oaks invites the public to the opening reception of Self Portrait with Secret Everything, an exhibit by DiTa Ondek from Tenants Harbor. The reception begins at 4:00 at which time DiTa will discuss her work and respond to questions. There is no admission fee.

DiTa’s zest for life are evident in her still life room vignettes of empty kitchens and old parlors. Her work is the connection of evocative colors, unexpected patterns of light and the sublime quality of ordinary objects.

The exhibit will run through October and November.

        

10/31/19 - 11/30/19 at 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Mystery House 2019 - Jungle Expedition

Join us for the 3rd annual Mystery House. This year explore deep into the heart of the Jungle, a hand crafted immersive art installation experience from the artists at Spindleworks.

Expeditions begin on Halloween Day, October 31st from 4-9pm. This unique exhibition will be on view throughout November at 7 Lincoln St, Brunswick ME

Halloween Day October 31st, 1-4pm
On View through November

 

Farmers Market opens graphic 11/12/19 at 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Brunswick Farmers' Market

All of your favorite vendors are looking forward to being back outside!
Find them all twice a week – May 3 through November 26!

11/12/19 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary Fall Meet and Greet Open House

The Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary welcomes new members to join us at a fall gathering to learn about our current initiatives and upcoming fundraising efforts, all in support of our region’s healthcare system.

Throughout the year, the Auxiliary offers the opportunity to make new friends, learn new skills, and engage in fun activities. Come get a taste of what we are all about!

Meet with Auxiliary members, and learn about committees and volunteer opportunities. Refreshments will be provided.

11/12/19 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Adult Ballet

Ballet is for everyone! In this class, students of all abilities are welcome to experience the beauty, elegance, and precision of classical ballet with teacher Joanna Patterson. Class will follow the traditional format of barre, center, and across the floor technique. Students will apply fundamental anatomical principles to improve their technique and refine their artistry as they increase their familiarity with the movement vocabulary of ballet.

Joanna Patterson is owner/director/teacher at The Moving Company Dance Studio, and is a dancer, teacher and choreographer. She has recently been a Teaching Artist in the Theater and Dance Department at Colby College, as well as adjunct faculty at the University of New England. She is a member of the National Dance Education Organization, and is certified in Progressing Ballet Technique.

**No class on 11/26**

11/12/19 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Land and Sea: Painting Coastal Economies of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

George S. Keyes, former chief curator, Detroit Institute of Art; Laura F. Sprague, senior consulting curator; and Susan E. Wegner, associate professor of art history discuss historic paintings from Italy, the Netherlands, and colonial America that shed light on peoples’ shifting relationships to and interpretations of the sea.

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

Illustration: Fish Shambles, mid seventeenth century, (detail) oil on canvas by an unknown Italian artist.  Bequest of the Honorable James Bowdoin III. Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

11/12/19 - 11/13/19 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.

11/12/19 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Ostomy Support Group

The Ostomy Support Group offers education and emotional support for people who have an ostomy.

This free ongoing support group will discuss all aspects of living with an ostomy, from body image and relationship concerns to self-care and management.

The group is associated with United Ostomy Association of America (UOAA).

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

11/12/19 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Food for Health: The Benefits and Harms of a Ketogenic Diet

Food for Health is offered free monthly. It provides cooking demonstrations and education showing how chronic diseases can be prevented, treated, and even reversed with a plant-based diet for an overall healthier lifestyle.

On Tuesday, November 12, join us at the Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness for a cooking demonstration and discussion titled The Benefits and Harms of a Ketogenic Diet by Timothy R. Howe, MD.

For more information, please call (207) 373-6585 or visit midcoasthealth.com/wellness/lifestyle-medicine.

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