Archives for "Bates College Museum of Art"

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.

Monday

November 29, 2010 9:59 am

'Les Femmes du Maroc' artist to speak

Lalla Essaydi, a photographer whose work is on display at the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition Les Femmes du Maroc through Dec. 18, discusses her art at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

October 27, 2010 3:47 pm

Global Lens series continues with Iranian film 'My Tehran for Sale'

The Global Lens series of films from around the world continues at Bates College with “My Tehran for Sale” by Iranian director Granaz Moussavi, showing at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, and Saturday, Oct. 30, in the Olin Arts Center, Room 105, 75 Russell St.

Friday

October 15, 2010 2:24 pm

Global Lens series continues with Uruguayan film 'Leo's Room'

The Global Lens series of films from around the world continues at Bates College with “Leo’s Room” by Uruguayan director Enrique Buchichio, showing at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, and Monday, Oct. 18, at the Ronj, 32 Frye St.

Wednesday

October 6, 2010 11:57 am

Maine Sunday Telegram notes emergence of Museum of Art's Dan Mills as art leader

The Maine Sunday Telegram reports that Dan Mills’ appointment as director of the Bates College Museum of Art come with…

Wednesday

September 29, 2010 11:20 am

Museum of Art exhibitions explore Roman mythology, women in Islamic societies

The exhibits “Les Femmes du Maroc: An Exhibition by Lalla Essaydi,” featuring photographs based on 19th-century Orientalist paintings, and “Metamorphoses: A Collaboration with Ovid by Wally Reinhardt,” a collection of gouache paintings interpreting writings of the Roman poet, open Oct. 8 at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Tuesday

September 28, 2010 1:03 pm

Global Lens series continues with Algerian film 'Masquerades'

The Global Lens series of films from around the world continues at Bates College with Masquerades by Algerian director Lyes Salem, showing at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, and 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, at the Ronj, 32 Frye St.

Tuesday

September 28, 2010 1:00 pm

Global Lens series continues with Peruvian film 'Gods'

The Global Lens series of films from around the world continues at Bates College with “Gods” by Peruvian director Josué Méndez, showing at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, and 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in the Ronj, 32 Frye St.