Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"
January 10, 2012 9:19 am
Xie Xiaoze, an artist featured in a Museum of Art retrospective, opens the museum’s winter exhibitions with a lecture on Thursday, Jan. 26.
January 10, 2012 9:05 am
An important collection of lithographs by Belgian artist James Ensor goes on display at the Bates College Museum of Art on Monday, Jan. 23.
December 20, 2011 9:01 pm
“Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments (1993-2008)” opens Jan. 26.
December 12, 2011 9:19 pm
Two important exhibitions at the Bates College Museum of Art are in their last days.
December 9, 2011 9:50 pm
The bold and creative work of photographer Ryan Heffernan ’05 has been the focus of visual communications media outlets. Communication…
October 25, 2011 2:37 pm
A 1971 project to paint a colorful mural on a Lisbon Street brick wall was a sign of the times.
October 17, 2011 9:55 am
With an economic recession, lengthy overseas wars and a run of natural disasters hitting the U.S. and other lands, these are trying times. Yet scholars visiting Bates for the Medieval Miseries: Responses to Hard Times conference know that things could be even tougher. Bates hosts the 38th annual New England Medieval Conference on Saturday, Oct. 22, in Room G65, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).
October 3, 2011 10:34 am
The vibrant arts community at Bates takes the spotlight as Bates celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Olin Arts Center in 2011-12. The celebration begins with an Oct. 8 family arts festival at Olin and a Museum of Art exhibition exploring the museum’s collection.
September 26, 2011 10:47 am
A Native American musician and visual artist, a singer from a self-described fusion-trance-zouk band, a video artist and an avant-garde composer join forces for a multimedia experience at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St. Artist-performer Brad Kahlhamer and vocalist Kelsey Barrett of the Brooklyn-based band Effi Briest offer their program “Yondering.” They share the evening with video artist Ursula Scherrer and composer-bassist Kato Hideki, who create abstract sound-and-light pieces. All the artists hail from New York City.
September 2, 2011 3:02 pm
Even as it readies a new display of images by a seminal Mexican photographer, the Bates College Museum of Art offers a series of talks to conclude its summer exhibitions.