January 3, 2011 3:20 pm
Curated by Dan Mills, director of the Bates College Museum of Art, the BCMA exhibition Dialogue, a video series features four prominent contemporary artists: Christian Marclay of New York, Roy Villevoye and Jan Dietvorst of Amsterdam and Rachel Perry Welty of Boston.
January 3, 2011 2:50 pm
Displaying more than 40 rare books from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bound to Art is part of an 18-month celebration of the facility’s 25th anniversary. The college’s book collection ranges from incunabula of printing’s infancy to the finely printed works of today’s flourishing book arts movement.
January 3, 2011 2:42 pm
Stunning examples of the book illustrator’s art, including rare Abstract Expressionist silkscreens and life-size bird prints by John James Audubon. A video series exploring the notion of dialogue. Paintings by Will Barnet, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Marguerite Zorach and other acclaimed artists associated with Maine. These are a few of the temptations the Bates College Museum of Art offers in exhibitions opening with a 6 p.m. reception on Friday, Jan. 14, and ending March 25.
December 20, 2010 3:46 pm
Construction workers in Hedge Hall got an early Christmas present Dec. 16 with the installation of one of the permanent stairways. After months of lugging themselves and their equipment up and down ladders and vertigo-inducing open-sided stairs, the workers can now change altitude in comfort and dignity. “It will make a huge difference,” says project manager Paul Farnsworth.
December 6, 2010 10:27 am
It isn’t the prettiest wrapping job you’ll see this time of year. But when the plastic sheeting around the Hedge Hall addition does come off, probably in January, you can expect a fine present indeed: neat courses of brick and granite that masons are laying now.
December 2, 2010 8:59 am
A talk scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, by author Lisa Nakamura has been canceled due to illness.
November 30, 2010 8:47 am
Hello from Bates! Here is a revised preview of public events at the college in December 2010. What’s new in…
November 12, 2010 1:49 pm
The Bates helicopter fleet not being at our disposal, Campus Construction Update has spent some time seeking a high vantage point to photograph the work being done atop Roger Williams Hall.
November 12, 2010 11:59 am
Three dance performances featuring work by local and New York choreographers, a film from Serbia in the Global Lens films series, concerts by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the combined Bates and Bowdoin college orchestra featuring pianist Frank Glazer: Why stay home?
November 9, 2010 3:26 pm
Michael Martinez of Dallas, Texas, has joined an unusual and innovative Bates initiative for enhancing student diversity. Currently director of a highly successful college access program for high school students, Martinez joins Bates as associate dean for admission and student transition on Dec. 1.