Archives for "Olin Arts Center"

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.

Friday

February 22, 2002 3:09 pm

Lewiston Middle School students to exhibit art

Students from Lewiston Middle School exhibit their artworks in a variety of media in an annual exhibit at the Museum of Art. The exhibit opens with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, and runs through March 24.

Wednesday

December 26, 2001 4:16 pm

Le Corbusier designs depicted at Bates College Museum of Art

New York architect Elizabeth Donoff discusses her photographs of two structures designed by Le Corbusier, one of the 20th century’s most influential architects, in a lecture Friday, Jan. 11, at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Friday

November 16, 2001 9:53 am

Bates College Museum of Art devotes winter to architecture

Running from Dec. 6 through March 24, two exhibits at the Bates College Museum of Art approach architecture from very different angles.

Thursday

October 25, 2001 2:01 pm

New England Piano Quartette returns

One of northern New England’s premiere chamber ensembles, the New England Piano Quartette, brings music by Mahler, Mozart and Chausson performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Thursday

October 11, 2001 8:09 am

'Coming Home To Eat' author speaks

Gary Paul Nabhan, who spent a year eating only foods produced in the desert Southwest within 250 miles of his home, discusses that experience at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College Tuesday, Oct. 23.

Wednesday

September 26, 2001 8:07 am

Chinese painting exhibition opens at Bates College

A Chinese painting exhibition by Nanjing artist Zhang Yi will be on view in the Bates College Museum of Art Lower Gallery Sept. 28 through Nov. 25.

Friday

September 14, 2001 3:28 pm

Jerry O'Sullivan to perform at Bates

Jerry O’Sullivan will perform traditional Irish music on pipes and whistle at Bates College in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall Wednesday, September 26.