Past Events at the Museum

An archive of events held in the past.

May
16

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

May
11

Paint Night

Looking for a last-minute gift for Mother’s Day? Come to the Bates College Museum of Art’s Spring Paint Night on Friday, May 11! The Paint…

May
9

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

May
2

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Apr
25

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Apr
11

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Maria-Anna Chrysovergi, Untitled, 2018, Inject print, 32 x 22 inches
Apr
6

Senior Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception

Friday, April 6 from 5:00-7:00 pm Since its dedication in 1986, The Bates College Museum of Art has maintained a special relationship with the college’s…

Apr
4

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Mar
30

Printmaking Workshop

The Bates College Museum of Art will host a printmaking workshop for ages 5 and up on Friday, March 30, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to…

Mar
28

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Mar
21

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Mar
14

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Mar
7

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Mar
2

Gallery Talk by Artist & Scholar Gu Zheng

Photographer and art historian, Gu Zheng, returns to the the Bates College Museum to discuss his work in the museum’s collection in an informal gallery…

Mar
2

The Bates College Museum of Art will host two Ukrainian egg decorating workshops with Lesia Sochor on Friday, March 2, 2018. The workshops will take…

Mar
2

Pysanky! Learn the Art of Ukrainian Egg Decorating with Lesia Sochor

The Bates College Museum of Art will host two Ukrainian egg decorating workshops with Lesia Sochor on Friday, March 2, 2018. The workshops will take…

Feb
28

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Feb
15

Panel Discussion/Conversation: artists Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch, with Phong Bui, and Dan Mills

Panel Discussion/Conversation: artists Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch, with Phong Bui, and Dan Mills Reception to follow at the Museum Rona Pondick has exhibited extensively…

Feb
14

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Feb
7

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Jan
31

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Jan
29

Lecture by artist Claire Van Vliet: “Text & Image: 60 Years of the Janus Press”

A reception from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the museum’s lower gallery. Claire Van Vliet is an artist working mainly in lithography and paper pulp paintings.  She…

Jan
24

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Jan
17

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Curlee Raven Holton, Knowledge of Betrayal from Re-Imagining Othello in Sepia, 2012, etching, aquatint, dry point on paper, 22 1/2 x 15 inches, Museum purchase with the Leander W. Smith Fund and Elizabeth A. Gregory MD ’38 Fund
Jan
15

Gallery Talk: Curlee Raven Holton and Re-Imagining Othello in Sepia

  As part of the college’s Martin Luther King Day events, the Museum of Art proposes to bring noted African American artist Curlee Raven Holton…

Jan
10

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Dec
13

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Dec
8

Moonlit Moose Paint Night

The Bates College Museum of Art will be hosting a FREE Paint Night for Bates students. Materials and refreshments will be provided. Space is limited…

Dec
6

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Nov
29

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Nov
17

Family Printmaking Workshop

The Museum will host a family printmaking workshop for ages 5 and up on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 3:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The…

Nov
15

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Nov
13

Dressing for Eternity: The Coptic Textiles of Early Byzantine Egypt

Lecture by Rebecca Corrie, Phillips Professor, Bates College Department of Art & Visual Culture. Rebecca W. Corrie is Phillips Professor of Art and Visual Culture and…

Nov
8

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Nov
1

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Oct
27

Exhibition Opening Events

Gallery Talk with artists Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch, Senior Lecturer, Bates College Department of Art & Visual Culture, in conjunction with the exhibition Heads,…

Oct
25

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Oct
11

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Oct
4

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Sep
27

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Sep
25

Panel discussion on Performance Art

Panel discussion on Performance Art, featuring Kate Gilmore ’97, Stamatina Gregory, curator and art historian, and Associate Dean, Cooper Union, and  Myron Beasley, Associate Professor,…

Sep
20

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Sep
13

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Sep
8

Welcome/Welcome Back to Campus Reception

Welcome/Welcome Back to Campus Reception for Faculty, Staff, Students, Families, and Friends. Come celebrate the beginning of the academic year together! On view: Kate Gilmore:…

Sep
8

Lecture: ‘A visible fourth dimension’: Marsden Hartley’s Landscapes of Maine

Lecture by Gail R. Scott, Modern and Contemporary art scholar and curator. Gail R. Scott began her career as Assistant Curator of Modern Art at the…

Sep
6

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Jun
10

Lecture by Kate Gilmore ’97

              Kate Gilmore, a graduate of the Bates College class of 1997, will speak about her work. Gilmore’s work…

May
24

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

May
17

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

May
10

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…