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Tuesday

November 26, 2002
4:05 pm

Three local farms profiled by Bates students

The students, participants in the “World Agriculture” course taught by Peter Rogers, will present their findings from research into the operations of Nezinscott Farm, Turner; Avalon Farm, North Yarmouth; and Bell Farms, Auburn

Thursday

October 31, 2002
4:09 pm

Maine Day brings in-state students to Bates

A high spot is an often lively, 45-minute question-and-answer session with current Bates students. “The audience is encouraged to find out what life is like here on campus and what the academic atmosphere is,” says Harrison

Friday

October 4, 2002
4:23 pm

Joel Babb shows landscapes at museum of art

A major exhibition of Maine landscapes by Joel Babb, whose realist approach has made him a favorite with collectors all over the Northeast, opens at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Thursday

September 26, 2002
8:32 am

Environmental gathering scrutinizes local landscape

Two specialists in interpreting the natural landscape will discuss their impressions of lands protected by the Androscoggin Land Trust in 7 p.m. presentations on Saturday, Oct. 12, and Sunday, Oct. 13, at Bates College. The Saturday talk is in Chase Hall Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, and Sunday’s event is in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road. The talks by plant ecologists Tom Wessels and Mitchell Thomashow, both of Antioch New England Graduate School, are open to the public at no charge.

Friday

September 13, 2002
9:15 am

Midcoast Symphony woodwind principals to perform

The Midcoast Woodwind Quintet, composed of the principal woodwind players of the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, performs a program of mostly 20th-century music at Bates College at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. Admission is free.

Friday

September 6, 2002
4:16 pm

Artists at museum of art explore polar landscapes, earthen mounds

Exhibiting at the Bates College Museum of Art through Oct. 16 are Will Richard, a nature photographer from Georgetown, Maine, and Grace Knowlton, a nationally known artist whose works at Bates are inspired by earthen mounds.

[singlepic id=3970 w=240 float=right template=post-caption] Richard has studied nature photography with Jim Blair, Gary Braasch, André Gallant, David Middleton, Freeman Patterson and Brenda Tharp. His work has been exhibited at the Chocolate Church, L.L. Bean, Maine Audubon, the Maine State House, Bowdoin College’s Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, the Quebec-Labrador Foundation and the University of New England.

This semester Richard teaches the seminar “Perceptions of Place and Time — High Altitude Bioregions” at Bates. With the goal of developing students’ skills of perception, particularly visual, this seminar combines classroom work and field trips as far afield as the Gaspé Peninsula, in the province of Quebec. Richard’s position at Bates as a fellow in environmental studies occurs through a program, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, designed to tap the expertise of off-campus experts from Maine and away.

The Bates College Museum of Art is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. School groups and other tours are welcome. To schedule, please call 207-786-8302; for information, please call 207-786-6158.

Tuesday

September 3, 2002
8:15 am

Exhibiting artists at explore polar landscapes, earthen mounds

Exhibiting at the Bates College Museum of Art through Oct. 16 are Will Richard, a nature photographer from Georgetown, Maine, and Grace Knowlton, a nationally known artist whose works at Bates are inspired by earthen mounds. The Knowlton exhibit in the museum’s upper gallery, titled “Dirt Piles,” opens at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, with an artist’s lecture and opening reception. The museum welcomes the public at no charge.

Thursday

June 6, 2002
9:11 am

Carl Sprinchorn, Maine's King of the Woods, featured at Bates College Museum of Art

An exhibit of some three dozen works by Carl Sprinchorn, renowned for the art he made while exploring the Maine wilderness over four decades, opens at the Bates College Museum of Art with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7. The exhibit runs through Aug. 23. Admission to the museum, located in the Olin Arts Center on Russell Street, is open to the public free of charge.

Thursday

April 4, 2002
4:06 pm

Carl Sprinchorn, Maine's 'King of the Woods,' featured this summer at museum of art

An exhibit of some three dozen works by Carl Sprinchorn, renowned for the art he made while exploring the Maine wilderness over four decades, opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7 at the Bates College Museum of Art. The exhibit runs through Aug. 23. Admission to the museum is open to the public free of charge.

Tuesday

March 26, 2002
3:49 pm

Longtime Maine grower and author discusses garden design

Longtime Maine grower and former Atlantic Monthly art director Terry Silber will talk about perennial garden design at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Muskie Archives.