Stories about "Creativity"
Art majors' exhibition opens at Museum of Art

Monday, March 31, 2003 10:15 am

In photographs, sculpture, ceramics, prints and paintings in a variety of media, 15 art majors cap their college careers with the popular Annual Senior Exhibition, opening with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4. The exhibit at the Museum of Art runs through May 25 and is open to the public at no charge.

Alumnus Matt Tavares, children's book author-illustrator, gives talk

Tuesday, March 25, 2003 10:45 am

The art department presents a slide talk by Matt Tavares, a member of the class of 1997 and the author-illustrator of the children's book Zachary's Ball, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. The talk is open to the public at no cost.

Dance performances feature New York choreographer

Thursday, March 20, 2003 10:42 am

Bates students, faculty and a New York choreographer all show dances in...

‘Spanish Tragedy’ comes to the Gannett stage

Wednesday, March 5, 2003 3:58 pm

A production of The Spanish Tragedy, a play considered a major source for Shakespeare's Hamlet, will offer performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 21-22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Exhibit features images of Buddhists from around the world

Friday, January 24, 2003 2:56 pm

An exhibition of photographs titled "From Lynn to Lhasa: Photographs of Cambodian, Chinese, and Tibetan Buddhists" by Harvard photographer Kris Snibbe opens at the Bates College Chapel on Sunday, Jan. 26.

November cultural calendar puts theater in spotlight

Wednesday, October 23, 2002 9:37 am

The play's the thing when it comes to November's public arts and entertainment events at Bates College. Two productions are planned by the college's theater program (as well as two by the dance program), and there are two by the student theatrical troupe, the Robinson Players. Other performance highlights for November include two concerts by artist-in-residence Frank Glazer, a pianist of international stature. The month also holds a reading by Camden's own Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Richard Russo.

'Une Fete des Artes:' Bates College Leadership Academy, Twin Cities present community arts festival

Tuesday, September 17, 2002 9:03 am

In cooperation with the cities of Lewiston and Auburn, the Bates College Leadership Academy premieres "Une Fete des Artes," a community arts festival taking place along the Androscoggin River from 10 a.m. to sunset Saturday, Sept. 28. This showcase for local performers and visual artists will be held at Railroad Park, Lewiston, and across the footbridge in Auburn at Rodney Bonney Memorial Park and Auburn Festival Plaza. Admission is free.

Artists at museum of art explore polar landscapes, earthen mounds

Friday, September 6, 2002 4:16 pm

Exhibiting at the Bates College Museum of Art through Oct. 16 are Will Richard, a nature photographer from Georgetown, Maine, and Grace Knowlton, a nationally known artist whose works at Bates are inspired by earthen mounds. [singlepic id=3970 w=240 float=right template=post-caption] Richard has studied nature photography with Jim Blair, Gary Braasch, André Gallant, David Middleton, Freeman Patterson and Brenda Tharp. His work has been exhibited at the Chocolate Church, L.L. Bean, Maine Audubon, the Maine State House, Bowdoin College's Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, the Quebec-Labrador Foundation and the University of New England. This semester Richard teaches the seminar "Perceptions of Place and Time — High Altitude Bioregions" at Bates. With the goal of developing students' skills of perception, particularly visual, this seminar combines classroom work and field trips as far afield as the Gaspé Peninsula, in the province of Quebec. Richard's position at Bates as a fellow in environmental studies occurs through a program, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, designed to tap the expertise of off-campus experts from Maine and away. The Bates College Museum of Art is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. School groups and other tours are welcome. To schedule, please call 207-786-8302; for information, please call 207-786-6158.

College Choir performs Handel's Messiah

Wednesday, February 27, 2002 2:58 pm

In a concert appropriate for the Easter season, the College Choir performs the sections of Handel's oratorio Messiah dealing with Christ's crucifixion and resurrection at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Robert Feintuch discusses his paintings

Monday, February 25, 2002 8:12 am

A member of the Bates art faculty whose work has received prominent exhibitions in America and Europe, Robert Feintuch discusses his paintings at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center.

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