Museum of Art Events

Monday

October 1, 2012 7:30 pm

Global Lens – Fat, Bald, Short Man

Global Lens – Fat, Bald, Short Man

Lonesome, middle-aged virgin Antonio Farfán is picked on and ridiculed as a matter of course, whether by coworkers or his bullying mooch of a brother (who only calls when he needs money). An employee of a notary’s office, his…

Saturday

October 6, 2012 2:30 pm

Imaging the Universe – Lecture by Alumnus Jeff Kenney

Imaging the Universe – Lecture by Alumnus Jeff Kenney

Bates alumnus Jeffrey Kenney, Professor of Astronomy, Yale, offers a lecture sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 6.  A reception follows from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Museum’s exhibition, Starstruck: The Fine…

Saturday

October 6, 2012 8:00 pm

Star Parties

Star Parties

Star Parties allow you to see distant stars and galaxies with your own eyes, through telescopes provided by Bates Astronomy Club and local astronomy clubs.  These telescopic views give visitors a greater appreciation of the capabilities of artists to…

Monday

October 8, 2012 7:30 pm

Global Lens – The Finger

Global Lens – The Finger

After seven years of dictatorship, a remote village in Argentina formally becomes a town with the birth of its 501st inhabitant. Hidalgo, a slick and ingratiating scion, is eager for the new post of mayor. Smelling a rat, Baldomero…

Thursday

October 11, 2012 6:00 pm

Artist Lecture by Jacqueline Woods

Artist Lecture by Jacqueline Woods

California artist Jacqueline Woods discusses her work in an artist’s talk titled “Discovering the Black Sun” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 11in Olin Arts Center room 104, sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art in association with…

Monday

October 15, 2012 7:30 pm

Global Lens – Grey Matter

Global Lens – Grey Matter

  Set in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, this radiantly self-referential film-within-a-film describes the vision and trials of a determined filmmaker named Balthazar, as he tries to produce his first feature, The Cycle of the Cockroach. The trenchant drama, about a…

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 12:00 am

Astrophotography Workshop at West Branch Pond Camp

Astrophotography Workshop at West Branch Pond Camp

Journey to Maine’s Moosehead Lake region to image the stars as seen in dark skies in a workshop led by Babak Tafreshi, founder of The World at Night (TWAN).  Tafreshi specializes in photographing the night skies in the context…

Monday

October 22, 2012 6:00 pm

Artist Babak Tafreshi Discusses The World At Night

Artist Babak Tafreshi Discusses The World At Night

Award-winning artist and science journalist Babak Tafreshi discusses the importance of the night sky in an artist’s talk 6 p.m. on Monday, October 22 in Olin Arts Center room 104, sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art in…

Monday

October 22, 2012 8:00 pm

Star Party

Star Party

Star Parties allow you to see distant stars and galaxies with your own eyes, through telescopes provided by Bates Astronomy Club and local astronomy clubs.  These telescopic views give visitors a greater appreciation of the capabilities of artists to…

Thursday

October 25, 2012 7:30 pm

1000 Airplanes on the Roof

1000 Airplanes on the Roof

  The production of the 1000 Airplanes on the Roof is an innovative interdisciplinary trilateral artistic collaboration between the Bates College Museum of Art, the Department of Music, and the Department of Theater and Dance. This science fiction music…