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Tuesday

April 1, 1997
2:49 pm

Ground breaking for $17M Bates building set

Bates College will break ground for a new $17 million academic building on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the corner of Bardwell Street and Andrews Road.

Monday

August 26, 1996
11:09 am

Bates College Museum of Art celebrates 10 years

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Bates College’s Olin Arts Center, the Museum of Art will launch its 1996-97 season at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 with an opening reception for an upper-gallery exhibit by Bates College faculty. An exhibition of highlighted works from the museum’s permanent collection along with “Modern Artists and Book Illustration” will also be on display on the lower-level gallery.

Thursday

May 30, 1996
11:47 am

Embroidered textiles exhibit to open in the Museum of Art

The exhibition “Nancy Hemenway: Embroidered Wall Sculptures” will open at the Bates College Museum of Art on June 7 with a reception for the internationally recognized artist at 7 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

May 30, 1996
11:46 am

Bates to participate in Maine Museum Day

The Bates College Museum of Art will participate in the second annual Maine Museum Day on June 8 by opening its doors to the public free of charge from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
11:00 am

Flutist Ariel Cahn to Perform With Frank Glazer at Bates

The recital’s featured presentations will included the sonata “Undine” by Reinecke, a challenging 19th-century work for the flute and piano, and “Sonatine” by Dutilleaux, a modern French virtuoso selection.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
10:44 am

Asian Studies Scholar to Lecture at Bates

An expert in late imperial and early modern Chinese history, she is the author of several books including “Agricultural Change and the Peasant Economy of South China,” “Chinese Society in the Eighteenth Century” and “Education and Literacy in Ch’ing China” as well as the editor of “Death Ritual in Late Imperial and Modern China.”

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
10:35 am

Labor Historian to Speak at Bates

A consultant for “Struggles in Steel: The History of African-American Steelworkers,” a documentary film to be released later this year, Hinshaw is the author and editor of numerous publications concerned with race, ethnicity and labor history, including the forthcoming book he co-edited with Paul LeBlanc, “U.S. Labor in the Twentieth Century: Studies in Fragmentation and Insurgency” (Humanities Press, 1997).

Wednesday

March 6, 1996
10:01 am

Brower to Present Muskie Lecture

Known to many as the godfather of the environmental movement, Brower served from 1952 to 1969 as the first executive director of the Sierra Club. During that time the organization grew from 2,000 to 77,000 members and became one of the nation’s most influential voices for environmental protection. In 1969 he founded Friends of the Earth, which now operates in 53 countries.