Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"

Tuesday

January 10, 2012 9:19 am

Museum exhibitions opening soon: Xiaoze Xie retrospective, Ensor prints

Museum exhibitions opening soon: Xiaoze Xie retrospective, Ensor prints

Xie Xiaoze, an artist featured in a Museum of Art retrospective, opens the museum’s winter exhibitions with a lecture on Thursday, Jan. 26.

Tuesday

January 10, 2012 9:05 am

Ensor lithographs coming to Museum of Art

Ensor lithographs coming to Museum of Art

An important collection of lithographs by Belgian artist James Ensor goes on display at the Bates College Museum of Art on Monday, Jan. 23.

Tuesday

December 20, 2011 9:01 pm

In Museum of Art exhibition, Xie explores history, media, memory

In Museum of Art exhibition, Xie explores history, media, memory

“Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments (1993-2008)” opens Jan. 26.

Monday

December 12, 2011 9:19 pm

Museum of Art autumn exhibits in final days

Museum of Art autumn exhibits in final days

Two important exhibitions at the Bates College Museum of Art are in their last days.

Friday

December 9, 2011 9:50 pm

Visual media focus on emerging photographer Ryan Heffernan ’05

Visual media focus on emerging photographer Ryan Heffernan ’05

The bold and creative work of photographer Ryan Heffernan ’05 has been the focus of visual communications media outlets. Communication…

Tuesday

October 25, 2011 2:37 pm

Lisbon Street mural project of 1971

Lisbon Street mural project of 1971

A 1971 project to paint a colorful mural on a Lisbon Street brick wall was a sign of the times.

Monday

October 17, 2011 9:55 am

Medieval scholars visit to discuss 'Responses to Hard Times'

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).

Monday

October 3, 2011 10:34 am

Family arts festival, exhibit on tap as Bates celebrates Olin's 25th

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.

Monday

September 26, 2011 10:47 am

Concert includes video, music, desert tales and 'signseeker-walkabouts'

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.

Friday

September 2, 2011 3:02 pm

Talks about drawings, Wyeths to close museum's summer shows; Alvarez Bravo exhibition to open

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.