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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.

Tuesday

July 19, 2011
12:00 pm

Brownstoner discusses Brooklyn development with Charney '01

The Brooklyn-focused Brownstoner blog interviews Sam Charney ’01, project executive for the real estate development firm Two Trees. Charney recently…

Monday

April 18, 2011
12:15 pm

Video: Inspired by native Zimbabwe, studio art major Clyde Bango '11 makes wire sculptures

Video storyteller Brooke Morse-Karzen ’12 of Wilmette, Ill., portrays studio art major Clyde Bango ’11 as he prepares his yearlong…

Wednesday

April 6, 2011
12:27 pm

Art faculty's Feintuch shows paintings at New York's Sonnabend Gallery

Known as a mentor by student artists at Bates, senior lecturer Robert Feintuch enjoys a national reputation as the painter of images simultaneously evocative and quietly deadpan, serious and parodic. New York’s Sonnabend Gallery is showing recent paintings and drawings by Feintuch through April 30.

Thursday

March 24, 2011
8:53 am

Senior Exhibition 2011 enters final days

Fifteen studio art majors at Bates College, one of them from Maine, show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens with a public reception at 6 p.m. Friday, April 8, in the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

March 23, 2011
4:04 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Marta Solomianko

Family history inspired Solomianko’s paintings: In 1990, her parents emigrated from Poland to the United States. Starting “with images of…

Wednesday

March 23, 2011
4:01 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Anna Skarstad

Skarstad’s approach to painting has progressed from making representational landscapes into abstraction. Abstraction allows the work to be “about the…