Stories about "Arts"
$100K Bates art museum grant to benefit Marsden Hartley collection

Thursday, June 21, 2018 9:22 am

The Bates College Museum of Art’s purchase of a painting by 20th-century artist Marsden Hartley is one of the outcomes of a $100,000 grant to the museum.

Blue Moons: Bates and Walls ’99 arrange a visit with Ipcar

Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:41 pm

Opening June 8 at the Bates College Museum of Art, "Blue Moons & Menageries" comprises a stunning range of work by the beloved Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar.

A day in the life of a Short Term in London

Friday, May 18, 2018 11:56 am

Sarah Rothmann '19 details a typical Monday, which includes class at the British Museum, museum visits, Shakespeare's Globe, and, of course, making sure Professor Freedman has his hat.

As 15 students of Shakespeare prepare for London, it’s much ado about leaving

Friday, May 4, 2018 11:26 am

As they gather for London, English professor Sanford Freedman has some things weighing on his mind. Like the weight of his students' luggage.

Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson to deliver 2018 Commencement address, joined by honorands Lynsey Addario, Jill Lepore, and Bob Ludwig

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 am

Stevenson's work has freed wrongfully convicted death-row prisoners, reduced excessive sentences given to others, and brought greater equality to the U.S. criminal justice system.

‘In love with something’: Senior Thesis Exhibition 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018 2:51 pm

As studio art majors work up to Bates' senior exhibition, it helps if they "fall in love with something.”

Bates in the News: March 30, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018 11:29 am

After the Trump administration rolled back the definition of an organic egg, PBS NewsHour interviewed Jesse Laflamme ’00, CEO of Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs.

Artist-in-residence Darsono brings lifetime of expertise to gamelan

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 4:51 pm

Darsono, a prominent Javanese performer and an artist in residence at Bates, has found that the college is surprisingly well-equipped for his teaching.

Social justice takes many forms at inaugural Bates Film Festival

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 2:13 pm

When it was time for students in the Bates College course “Film Festival Studies” to produce the inaugural Bates Film Festival, friends were ready to help.

Look What We Found: A note from Seamus Heaney to Georgia Nigro

Thursday, March 1, 2018 10:36 am

Heaney sent Nigro a poem with handwritten revisions.

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