Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"

Thursday

February 25, 2010 9:54 am

Function and beauty come together in Bates ceramicist's work

Paul Heroux, a ceramicist on the Bates studio art faculty who has been described as a “painter who uses clay as his canvas,” is one of 15 members of the Maine Crafts Association showing work in “The Inspired Hand IV,” an exhibition in the Atrium Gallery at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College.

Wednesday

February 3, 2010 12:43 pm

Portland Press Herald, Sun Journal review student-curated Museum of Art show

Stories in the Portland Press Herald and Sun Journal about the current, student-curated Museum of Art’s exhibition, “Collection Project 4:…

Wednesday

February 3, 2010 11:43 am

Museum exhibitor Babb to discuss approach to color

Maine artist Joel Babb, known for his wilderness paintings and panoramic cityscapes, speaks about the use of color at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

January 7, 2010 1:12 pm

Bates College students curate Museum of Art exhibition honoring alumni gifts to collection

A reception opens an exhibition focusing on alumni gifts to the collections of the Bates College Museum of Art at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center at Bates, 75 Russell St. Under the guidance of museum staff, three Bates students serving as curatorial interns organized the exhibition “Collection Project 4: Selections From Alumni Collections.” The show runs through March 27.

Monday

November 30, 2009 3:32 pm

The Stanford Daily reports on symposium honoring art history professor Wanda Corn '62

The Stanford Daily reports on the “Great American Thing,” a two-day symposium honoring Wanda Jones Corn ’62, professor emeritus at…

Monday

October 19, 2009 9:34 am

Alumni showing artwork

Vogestad ’00 in Iceland Lana Vogestad ’00 presents video and sound installations in the exhibition No Man’s Land at the…

Tuesday

October 13, 2009 9:07 am

Artist Barry Nemett to speak about drawings at Bates College

Barry Nemett, chair of the painting department at the Maryland Institute of Art, will speak about his work in conjunction with the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition “Barry Nemett: Drawings from Italy.”

The event has been rescheduled since it was first announced and will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Nemett’s exhibition will open on Oct. 10, in conjunction with “Joel Babb: The Process Revealed.”

Wednesday

September 30, 2009 3:13 pm

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…

Monday

September 21, 2009 3:42 pm

Art critic Carl Little discusses Bernard Langlais’ wood constructions

Renowned Maine art critic Carl Little discusses Bernard Langlais’ abstract wood constructions, currently featured in a Bates College Museum of Art exhibition, in lecture in the Olin Arts Center.

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 11:09 am

Arts' Desire

A sociology class plumbs the depths of student interest in creative arts at Bates