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Friends of the Museum

Become a Friend of the Museum of Art!

Robert Indiana, <em>The Hartley Elegies, KVF I </em>, 1990, silkscreen, 80 x 55 1/2 in., ed 11/12, Gift of the Artist

Your support of the Bates College Museum of Art enables the Museum to grow as a cultural and educational resource for every member of our community.  It funds:

  • educational programming for our students at Bates and our local communities;
  • exhibitions, publications and new acquisitions; and
  • the care and preservation of the art collections.

Benefits include invitations to all exhibitions, lectures, and a growing number of special events.  Should you wish to discuss donations of works of art or estate planning, please call the Director at 207-786-6259 or the Curator at 207-786-8301.

To become a Friend, you can join online or print this page, complete the information and mail it.  Please make checks payable to Friends of Bates College Museum of Art. Bates College now has a secure server through which you can join the Friends of the Museum of Art.


Click here to join.


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  • Hours

    Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Wednesday evenings until 7 p.m. during the academic year
    Closed between exhibitions, see exhibition page for dates.