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Wednesday

October 14, 2009
9:40 am

Painter who blends Japanese, European aesthetics to discuss her work

Takako Yamaguchi, a painter influenced by Western romanticism and a Japanese design aesthetic, speaks about her career in the visual arts at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in Olin Arts Center’s Room 104, 75 Russell St.

The event, which is open to the public at no cost, is sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art. For more information, call 207-786-6158.

Tuesday

October 13, 2009
9:07 am

Artist Barry Nemett to speak about drawings at Bates College

Barry Nemett, chair of the painting department at the Maryland Institute of Art, will speak about his work in conjunction with the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition “Barry Nemett: Drawings from Italy.”

The event has been rescheduled since it was first announced and will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Nemett’s exhibition will open on Oct. 10, in conjunction with “Joel Babb: The Process Revealed.”

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
8:48 am

Global Lens series continues with Argentinean film Possible Lives

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with “Possible Lives,” by Argentinean director Sandra Gugliotta, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Oct. 16, and Sunday, Oct. 18, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

September 17, 2009
12:29 pm

Global Lens film series continues with the Ecuadorian drama My Time Will Come

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with “My Time Will Come,” by Ecuadorian director Victor Arregui, with 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Oct. 2, and Sunday, Oct. 4, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

September 17, 2009
12:23 pm

Global Lens series continues with Brazilian film Mutum

The Global Lens series of films from around the world continues at Bates College with Mutum, by Brazilian director Sandra Kogut, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Sept. 25, and Sunday, Sept. 27, in the Olin Arts Center, Room 105, 75 Russell St. Hosted by the Bates College Museum of Art, the series continues on Fridays and Sundays throughout the fall. Admission is $5. Mutum is in Portuguese with English subtitles (86 mins.).

Monday

September 14, 2009
11:54 am

Global Lens film series presents I Am From Titov Veles

The 2009 Global Lens film series features the Macedonian film “I Am From Titov Veles” in showings at 8 p.m. Friday and Sunday, Sept. 18 and 20, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Hosted by the Bates College Museum of Art, the series continues on Fridays and Sundays at the same time and location throughout the fall. Admission is $5.

Wednesday

May 28, 2008
11:40 am

New Maine Folk Art Trail leads to Bates art museum

An exhibition of delicate works on paper and handcrafted document boxes from the 18th and 19th centuries Maine opens Saturday, June 7, at the Bates College Museum of Art, located in Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

March 27, 2008
9:28 am

Abe '08 curates woodblock print exhibition at Museum of Art

“Bijin Playing a Biwa,” a woodblock print by Gakutei. Below: Gakutei’s “Oiran with Pipe.” Both are gifts of Douglas J. Macko ’65.

Curated by a Bates senior, an exhibition of woodblock prints highlighting the roles, variety and importance of kimono patterns in the Japanese genre called “ukiyo-e” opens with a public reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

The Kimono and Traditional Japanese Culture: Investigating Kimono through Ukiyo-e in the Bates College Art Museum Collection runs through July 19 in the museum’s Synergy Seminar Gallery.

Tuesday

January 29, 2008
3:39 pm

Bates presents acclaimed multimedia piece by DJ Spooky

Paul D. Miller, the musician, essayist and media artist also known as DJ Spooky, presents a live performance of his internationally renowned multimedia project “Rebirth of a Nation” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Lewiston Middle School, 75 Central Ave.

Wednesday

September 26, 2007
12:41 pm

Noted environmental artist to present Otis Lecture

Agnes Denes, a renowned environmental artist who brought a wheat field to the Manhattan cityscape, offers the annual Otis Lecture at Bates College at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.