‘Dark Visions Illuminated’ in Museum of Art’s ‘Night Vision’ (Boston Globe)

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The Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960 has attracted major media attention, which began even before its June 27, 2015, opening, with mentions in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

In this Boston Globe review, Sebastian Smee writes, “Every work in the show amplifies the heart’s ambivalence about night.” Read the review, “At Bowdoin College Museum, Dark Visions Illuminated.”

EPA Recognizes Bowdoin for ‘Forward-Thinking’ Energy Efficiency Efforts

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Bowdoin with a 2015 Energy Star Combined Heat and Power award.

“We are very proud to recognize Bowdoin College for their forward-thinking commitment to maximizing energy efficiency, thus saving money and reducing carbon dioxide and other emissions from their electric power supply system,” said Curt Spalding, regional administrator of EPA’s New England office.

“Bowdoin is grateful for this recognition from the EPA because it underscores a college-wide commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship,” said S. Catherine Longley, Bowdoin’s senior vice president for finance and administration and treasurer.

“As the College moves closer to our goal of carbon neutrality by 2020, we will continue to seek innovative approaches to energy conservation and efficiency, and to take meaningful action to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.” Read the EPA news release.

Founding Principles: Congress

This is the third installment of “Founding Principles,” an educational video series dedicated to civics. Each one is narrated by Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government, who helps provide an introductory overview and basic understanding of American government.

Reviews and Media Coverage for ‘Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960’

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960, the first major museum survey dedicated to scenes of the night in American art from 1860 to 1960, has earned rave reviews and mentions in local and national publications. The show, which brings together 90 works in a range of media, opened June 27 and runs through October 18, 2015.

"The Fountains at Night, World’s Columbian Exposition," 1893, (detail), oil on canvas by Winslow Homer. from the 'Night Visions' exhibit at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

“The Fountains at Night, World’s Columbian Exposition,” 1893, (detail), oil on canvas by Winslow Homer. From the ‘Night Visions’ exhibit at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art