Archives for "Bates College Museum of Art"

Thursday

October 7, 2004 1:58 pm

Performance closes exhibition by major Chinese artist

The Bates College Museum of Art installation “From Middle Kingdom to Biological Millennium,” by Chinese artist Wenda Gu, closes with a reception and a performance piece by Gu at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The event takes place during Parents and Family Weekend at Bates.

Thursday

July 8, 2004 1:30 pm

Bates Dance Festival opens 22nd season with hoi polloi

The Bates Dance Festival, celebrating its 22nd season of producing contemporary dance, presents hoi polloi in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 17, in Schaeffer Theatre, College Street. A discussion with the artists immediately follows the concert.

Wednesday

June 9, 2004 11:58 am

Bates museum, MECA jointly present major Chinese artist

In a collaboration unusual for Maine’s academic museums, the Bates College Museum of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, will jointly present an exhibition by Wenda Gu, one of the most important artists to emerge from China in recent decades.

Thursday

May 13, 2004 8:44 am

Bates College Museum of Art, Maine College of Art offer joint exhibition of major Chinese artist

In a collaboration unusual for Maine’s academic museums, the Bates College Museum of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, will jointly present an exhibition by Wenda Gu, one of the most important artists to emerge from China in recent decades.

Friday

April 9, 2004 2:08 pm

Art majors show work at Museum of Art

Twelve art majors cap their Bates College careers with the popular Annual Senior Exhibition, opening with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 9. The exhibit at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., runs through May 30 and is open to the public at no charge.

Monday

March 8, 2004 11:08 am

University of Chicago scholar offers lecture on Bates College Museum of Art exhibit

Wu Hung, professor in the College of the Humanities at the University of Chicago, offers a lecture on the Bates College Museum of Art exhibit “Documenting China: Contemporary Photography and Social Change” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 12, in the Lower Gallery of the museum, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

February 24, 2004 2:04 pm

Artist discusses spiritual, political and aesthetic vision for artwork in Bates exhibit

Artist and activist Betty LaDuke will give two talks and lead a participatory workshop to accompany an exhibition of her paintings and sketches, “Latin American Transitions: The Art of Betty LaDuke,” on display at the Bates College Chapel now through March 26.

Thursday

January 15, 2004 9:53 am

Museum opening reception schedule

A discrepancy in the published times for the Jan. 16 opening lecture and reception for a Bates College Museum of Art exhibition has resulted in a schedule adjustment that may affect the plans of your art reviewers and readers.

Friday

January 9, 2004 10:30 am

Fireworks added to Asia Week events at Bates College

In observance of the Lunar New Year, Bates College and the student organization Sangai Asia have added a fireworks display to Asia Week, the college’s major celebration this month of the diverse cultures of Asia and particularly China.

Tuesday

September 23, 2003 10:07 am

Exhibition takes populist view of Russian religious art

Opening at the Museum of Art Oct. 17, an exhibition of Russian Orthodox icons spanning several centuries offers an intimate perspective on a genre rarely explored by Maine art presenters: religious objects.