Archives for "Museum of Art"

Tuesday

July 17, 2012 2:22 pm

In a case of turnabout, museum director shows his own art in Chicago

On July 13, Chicago’s Zolla/Lieberman Gallery opened exhibitions by Bates Museum of Art Director Dan Mills and two other artists.

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.

Wednesday

May 11, 2011 11:42 am

Museum of Art offers inside look at Wyeths, installment of Maine Drawing Project

Long recognized for the strength of its drawing collection, the Museum of Art reveals multiple dimensions of that medium in major exhibitions this summer. Part of a statewide initiative exploring the art of drawing, the exhibition Emerging Dis/Order: Drawings by Amy Stacey Curtis, Alison Hildreth and Andrea Sulzer features new work by respected Maine artists. Meanwhile, art and illustrated letters from one of America’s most famous artist families constitute Andrew and Jamie Wyeth: Selections from the Private Collection of Victoria Browning Wyeth.

Thursday

March 10, 2011 9:05 am

Robin Starr '85 of Skinner Inc. to discuss her career in the arts

Robin Starr ’85, director of the American and European paintings and prints department at the Massachusetts auction house Skinner Inc., returns to Bates to discuss her career in the arts at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

February 25, 2010 12:07 pm

NEH grant supports preservation of Hartley materials at museum

The Bates College Museum of Art has received a $6,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the preservation of the college’s Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection, an assortment of artworks, personal effects and other materials relating to the Maine native and pioneering American modernist painter.

Wednesday

February 3, 2010 12:43 pm

Portland Press Herald, Sun Journal review student-curated Museum of Art show

Stories in the Portland Press Herald and Sun Journal about the current, student-curated Museum of Art’s exhibition, “Collection Project 4:…

Wednesday

February 3, 2010 11:43 am

Museum exhibitor Babb to discuss approach to color

Maine artist Joel Babb, known for his wilderness paintings and panoramic cityscapes, speaks about the use of color at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

January 7, 2010 1:12 pm

Bates College students curate Museum of Art exhibition honoring alumni gifts to collection

A reception opens an exhibition focusing on alumni gifts to the collections of the Bates College Museum of Art at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center at Bates, 75 Russell St. Under the guidance of museum staff, three Bates students serving as curatorial interns organized the exhibition “Collection Project 4: Selections From Alumni Collections.” The show runs through March 27.

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.”

Monday

September 21, 2009 3:42 pm

Art critic Carl Little discusses Bernard Langlais’ wood constructions

Renowned Maine art critic Carl Little discusses Bernard Langlais’ abstract wood constructions, currently featured in a Bates College Museum of Art exhibition, in lecture in the Olin Arts Center.