Archives for "Museum of Art"
July 17, 2012 2:22 pm
On July 13, Chicago’s Zolla/Lieberman Gallery opened exhibitions by Bates Museum of Art Director Dan Mills and two other artists.
September 14, 2011 3:07 pm
“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 email@example.com.
May 11, 2011 11:42 am
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.
March 10, 2011 9:05 am
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.
February 25, 2010 12:07 pm
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.
February 3, 2010 12:43 pm
Stories in the Portland Press Herald and Sun Journal about the current, student-curated Museum of Art’s exhibition, “Collection Project 4:…
February 3, 2010 11:43 am
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.
January 7, 2010 1:12 pm
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.
October 13, 2009 9:07 am
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.”
September 21, 2009 3:42 pm
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.