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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.

Friday

February 11, 2011
8:36 am

An Open Book

Ordering information for the Bound to Art exhibition catalog.

Thursday

January 27, 2011
10:09 am

Saturday series relates poetry, visual arts for young people

Paul Janeczko, a prolific Maine author who specializes in teaching poetry to young people, will lead a workshop in the Museum of Art children’s program that explores writing in relation to the visual arts.

Thursday

January 27, 2011
9:02 am

Museum's language-arts initiative launches educational website, video

For more than a decade, the Thousand Words Project has been the flagship educational outreach program of the Bates College Museum of Art. Now the museum has launched an educational website for the program, complete with instructional video.

Monday

January 3, 2011
3:27 pm

American art shines in collaboration between Ogunquit, Bates museums

Curated by William Low of the Bates College Museum of Art, the BCMA exhibition Selections From the Collection of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art explores the collections of an institution recognized for its holdings in modern and contemporary art, and its strengths in artists associated with Maine.

Monday

January 3, 2011
3:20 pm

Dialogue, a video series features contemporary artists

Curated by Dan Mills, director of the Bates College Museum of Art, the BCMA exhibition Dialogue, a video series features four prominent contemporary artists: Christian Marclay of New York, Roy Villevoye and Jan Dietvorst of Amsterdam and Rachel Perry Welty of Boston.

Monday

January 3, 2011
2:50 pm

Bound to Art reveals rare books in Bates collections

Displaying more than 40 rare books from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bound to Art is part of an 18-month celebration of the facility’s 25th anniversary. The college’s book collection ranges from incunabula of printing’s infancy to the finely printed works of today’s flourishing book arts movement.

Monday

January 3, 2011
2:42 pm

Museum explores book art, video dialogues, great U.S. painters

Stunning examples of the book illustrator’s art, including rare Abstract Expressionist silkscreens and life-size bird prints by John James Audubon. A video series exploring the notion of dialogue. Paintings by Will Barnet, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Marguerite Zorach and other acclaimed artists associated with Maine. These are a few of the temptations the Bates College Museum of Art offers in exhibitions opening with a 6 p.m. reception on Friday, Jan. 14, and ending March 25.

Friday

December 3, 2010
8:16 am

Global Lens series concludes with Chinese film 'The Shaft'

The 2010 Global Lens series of films from around the world concludes at Bates with The Shaft by Chinese director Zhang Chi in screenings at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, and Monday, Dec. 6, at The Ronj, Bates’ student-run coffeehouse, 32 Frye St.