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Tuesday

October 18, 2011
3:12 pm

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.

Pioneering photographer of American West to be discussed

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.

Wednesday

September 14, 2011
3:07 pm

The art of storytelling gets a new twist as the Museum of Art presents 'Tale Spinning'

“Tale Spinning,” a new Museum of Art exhibition, celebrates the power of narrative through a variety of art forms from video to sculpture to watercolor by six renowned artists. The museum is open to the public at no cost from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and till 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. The exhibition that opens with a talk by curator and museum director Dan Mills at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, in the museum, located in the Olin Arts Center at Bates, 75 Russell St. Kahlhamer talks about his artwork at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the museum. Also, with his musical partner Kelsey Barrett, he offers the mixed-media performance “Yondering” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. All events are open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact 207-786-6158 or museum@bates.edu.

Friday

September 2, 2011
3:02 pm

Talks about drawings, Wyeths to close museum's summer shows; Alvarez Bravo exhibition to open

Even as it readies a new display of images by a seminal Mexican photographer, the Bates College Museum of Art offers a series of talks to conclude its summer exhibitions.

Monday

June 13, 2011
8:40 am

Events Schedule: Summer 2011, revised

Hello from Bates! Here is a revised preview of public events at the college during summer 2011.

Wednesday

May 11, 2011
12:57 pm

Berkshire Eagle describes 'verve and nerve' of Wyeth '01 gallery talk

Berkshire Eagle writer Ruth Haskins Bass ’55 tells of the scintillating tour of Wyeth paintings led by family scion Victoria…

Monday

April 4, 2011
2:02 pm

Bates, Colby and Bowdoin museum directors respond to removal of 'Maine Labor Mural Cycle'

Bates College Museum of Art Director Dan Mills joins his counterparts at Bowdoin and Colby colleges in protest against the removal of the Maine Labor Mural Cycle. In a statement issued April 4, Mills, Bowdoin’s Kevin Salatino and Colby’s Sharon Corwin write that the removal of the mural from the state Department of Labor office raises serious issues including “censorship, historical revisionism, and artists’ rights.”

Thursday

March 24, 2011
8:53 am

Senior Exhibition 2011 enters final days

Fifteen studio art majors at Bates College, one of them from Maine, show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens with a public reception at 6 p.m. Friday, April 8, in the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Friday

February 11, 2011
3:23 pm

Conceptual artist Welty offers lecture in conjunction with 'Dialogue, a video series'

Rachel Perry Welty, one of three artists showing work in a video series at the Bates College Museum of Art, visits Bates to discuss her work at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The event is open to the public at no cost. Welty, along with New York artist Christian Marclay and Dutch artists Roy Villevoye and Jan Dietvorst, provided videos for the museum’s exhibition Dialogue, a video series.