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Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Bowdoin College Museum of Art Facts

The collections of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art range from the cultures of the ancient Mediterranean world to artwork created in the first years of the 21st century. The various collections including Decorative Arts, Paintings, Sculpture, and Works on Paper are among the most comprehensive of any college museum in the country. The collections continue to grow through purchase, gift, and bequest.

The Museum of Art is open as follows:
Tuesdays through Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday evenings to 8:30 p.m.
Sundays 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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 new Pavilion entrance.

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art offers interactive educational tours for a wide audience, ranging from pre-schoolers through adult groups. Through tours and activities, the Museum aims to provide an environment that stimulates curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking through the interdisciplinary study of works of art and culture.