Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"

Wednesday

April 6, 2005 2:02 pm

Work by students, alumna drives exhibitions at Bates College museum

Exhibitions now at the Bates College Museum of Art revolve around the efforts of Bates College art majors — four who will graduate this spring and one alumna.

Thursday

March 3, 2005 9:16 am

Three faculty members receive tenure

Faculty members in the fields of art, psychology and the study of American and African American culture were awarded tenure at Bates College this year. The three tenure recipients are assistant professor Pamela Johnson of the Department of Art and Visual Culture; associate professor John McClendon of the programs in African American studies and American cultural studies; and assistant professor Michael Sargent of the Department of Psychology.

Wednesday

November 3, 2004 1:32 pm

Bates symposium to focus on artist Marsden Hartley

The Bates College Museum of Art presents a symposium on Marsden Hartley, a Lewiston native and a pioneer in modern American art, on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 5-6.

Thursday

October 7, 2004 1:58 pm

Performance closes exhibition by major Chinese artist

The Bates College Museum of Art installation “From Middle Kingdom to Biological Millennium,” by Chinese artist Wenda Gu, closes with a reception and a performance piece by Gu at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The event takes place during Parents and Family Weekend at Bates.

Thursday

October 7, 2004 1:31 pm

Second Bates graduate awarded 2004-05 Fulbright scholarship

Cristin McKnight, of Los Angeles, is the second Bates College graduate to receive a 2004-05 grant for postgraduate research from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Thursday

October 7, 2004 1:16 pm

Senior exhibits documentary images of wine harvest

Bates senior Ryan Heffernan of Napa, Calif., exhibits “Portraits of the Harvest 2004,” a series of black and white photographs of workers harvesting grapes in Mendoza, Argentina, and in his hometown, in Chase Hall Gallery, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the exhibition, on display through Oct. 18, at no charge. A two-hour reception with the photographer will be held in the exhibtion space at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9.

Friday

April 9, 2004 2:08 pm

Art majors show work at Museum of Art

Twelve art majors cap their Bates College careers with the popular Annual Senior Exhibition, opening with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 9. The exhibit at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., runs through May 30 and is open to the public at no charge.

Wednesday

March 24, 2004 8:39 am

Senior art majors show work at Bates College Museum of Art

Twelve art majors, three of them from Maine, cap their Bates College careers with the popular Annual Senior Exhibition, opening with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 9. The exhibit at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell Ave., runs through May 30 and is open to the public at no charge.

Monday

January 19, 2004 11:42 am

Senior's art transforms Perry Atrium

A senior art major’s thesis project has transformed Pettengill Hall’s Perry Atrium, covering most of its three-story glass wall with translucent paintings that flood this popular space with the glowing colors of stained glass.

Tuesday

September 23, 2003 10:07 am

Exhibition takes populist view of Russian religious art

Opening at the Museum of Art Oct. 17, an exhibition of Russian Orthodox icons spanning several centuries offers an intimate perspective on a genre rarely explored by Maine art presenters: religious objects.