Stories about "Arts"
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Celebrate Thoreau’s 200th birthday with a summer poem from a Bates author

Monday, July 10, 2017 12:13 pm

Chute's "Heat Wave in Concord" recreates a sizzling summer day in 1852 when Thoreau and a friend went on a "fluvial walk" in the Concord River.

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Q&A: Novelist Elizabeth Strout ’77 interviewed by President Spencer

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:09 am

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author talks about her approach to writing, being an English major at Bates, and how being a Mainer has given her the "opposite of a worldview."

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Q&A: Poet Robert Strong on ‘Bright Advent’ and King Philip’s War

Thursday, June 15, 2017 4:21 pm

A poet and Bates College faculty member, Robert Strong explores the origins of King Philip's War in his latest book, Bright Advent.

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Q&A: Beating and unbeaten, famed artist Kate Gilmore ’97 is Bates-bound

Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:23 pm

This summer, visitors to the Bates College Museum of Art get to experience acclaimed artist Kate Gilmore's work up close and personal.

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Video: Denali Nalamalapu ’17 finds a beginning and ending

Friday, May 26, 2017 9:55 am

2017 Fulbright Fellow Denali Nalamalapu '17 reflects on her personal journey as a Multifaith Fellow at Bates.

Photographed at her current workplace, the Chicago Cultural Center, Shoshona Currier succeeds Laura Faure as the director of the Bates Dance Festival. (Mark Hackman)
Maine native Shoshona Currier comes home from Chicago to helm Bates Dance Festival

Thursday, May 25, 2017 4:08 pm

Currently director of performing arts for the city of Chicago, Currier has been appointed as the next director of the Bates Dance Festival.

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Video: Maddie McLean ’17 and the power of love songs

Thursday, May 4, 2017 7:00 pm

In our latest "Voices From the Class of 2017," Maddie McLean explores her love of love songs.

"The Trinity" is a 2016 inkjet print by Calvin Reedy.
Meet the student artists, and view their work, featured in the 2017 Senior Thesis Exhibition

Friday, April 28, 2017 10:00 am

Bates College's annual Senior Thesis Exhibition is a conversation among artists, but also among the diverse media they work in.

With the mural taking shape behind them, an unidentified Lewiston High School student, left, and Eden Rickolt '20 choose their steps carefully on the scaffold. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
With Bates’ help, young leaders show true colors in a mural project

Friday, April 21, 2017 1:45 pm

Last fall, new to the Bates faculty and to Lewiston, artist Carolina...

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Stories, photos, video from Mount David Summit 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017 8:22 am

Enjoy this look back at the 2017 Mount David Summit, the college's premiere showcase of student research and academic work.

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