Archives for "Bates College Museum of Art"

Tuesday

July 17, 2012 2:22 pm

In a case of turnabout, museum director shows his own art in Chicago

On July 13, Chicago’s Zolla/Lieberman Gallery opened exhibitions by Bates Museum of Art Director Dan Mills and two other artists.

Wednesday

June 6, 2012 3:49 pm

Good heavens! Museum of Art offers one of the first major exhibitions of astrophotography

Good heavens! Museum of Art offers one of the first major exhibitions of astrophotography

The headlining exhibition at the Museum of Art this summer, “Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography” is among the first major exhibitions examining astrophotography as an art genre.

Friday

March 23, 2012 3:55 pm

Senior art majors embrace bold diversity of concepts, genres in annual exhibition

Senior art majors embrace bold diversity of concepts, genres in annual exhibition

In media running the gamut from pencil drawing to digital painting, 14 studio art majors show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition.

Tuesday

January 10, 2012 9:19 am

Museum exhibitions opening soon: Xiaoze Xie retrospective, Ensor prints

Museum exhibitions opening soon: Xiaoze Xie retrospective, Ensor prints

Xie Xiaoze, an artist featured in a Museum of Art retrospective, opens the museum’s winter exhibitions with a lecture on Thursday, Jan. 26.

Tuesday

January 10, 2012 9:05 am

Ensor lithographs coming to Museum of Art

Ensor lithographs coming to Museum of Art

An important collection of lithographs by Belgian artist James Ensor goes on display at the Bates College Museum of Art on Monday, Jan. 23.

Tuesday

December 20, 2011 9:01 pm

In Museum of Art exhibition, Xie explores history, media, memory

In Museum of Art exhibition, Xie explores history, media, memory

“Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments (1993-2008)” opens Jan. 26.

Monday

December 12, 2011 9:19 pm

Museum of Art autumn exhibits in final days

Museum of Art autumn exhibits in final days

Two important exhibitions at the Bates College Museum of Art are in their last days.

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 3:12 pm

Pioneering photographer of American West to be discussed

Pioneering photographer of American West to be discussed

Art historian Weston Naef discusses the work of Carleton Watkinds, a photographer who documented the American West in its last years of pristine beauty, in a lecture at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

October 4, 2011 9:46 am

25: Selections from the Permanent Collection

As part of the 2011-12 celebration of the Olin Arts Center’s 25th anniversary, the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition 25: Selections from the Permanent Collection offers an in-depth exploration of the museum’s holdings. Paul Cezanne, Mary Cassatt, Charlie Hewitt and Robert Indiana are among the many artists featured.

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.