7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Meeting Room
23 Pleasant St
Brunswick, ME 04011
The co-director of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Anne Collins Goodyear, Ph.D., will be guest speaker at the Bath-Brunswick Branch of the American Association of University Women
Wednesday, Nov. 18 at the Curtis Memorial Library Morrell Room at 7 p.m. The program is open to the public.
“Art museums today have a great deal to contribute to the creative economy that enables us to identify and create new opportunities in a wide range of areas,” says Collins. In this presentation, she will explore how artists both reflect and model creative practice over time. She will describe how art museums, through their exhibition of both historic and contemporary art and related programming can stimulate the innovative thinking of their audiences. A discussion will follow.
Dr. Collins is co-director of the Bowdoin College Musem of Art with Frank Goodyear. She is a former Curator of Prints and Drawings at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, where she became the first curator to collect digital and time-based art. She has curated numerous exhibitions and published and lectured widely about modern and contemporary American art and portraiture. She is widely published in several scholarly journals. She has served as President of the College Art Association from 2012-2014 and is an At-Large Member of the National Committee of the History of Art (United States).
Curtis Memorial Library Morrell Room
23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick