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October 7, 2011 10:56 am
George Mitchell, the former U.S. senator delivers the keynote address during a weeklong celebration of international and interdisciplinary education at Bates
October 7, 2011 10:49 am
More about “Bates Unbounded: Open to the World” speakers Gary Hirshberg, Paul Marks ’83 and U.S. Sen. George Mitchell.
October 4, 2011 9:46 am
As part of the 2011-12 celebration of the Olin Arts Center’s 25th anniversary, the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition 25: Selections from the Permanent Collection offers an in-depth exploration of the museum’s holdings. Paul Cezanne, Mary Cassatt, Charlie Hewitt and Robert Indiana are among the many artists featured.
October 4, 2011 9:33 am
A family arts festival at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 kicks off the celebration of the Olin Arts Center’s 25th anniversary. The festival features the high-intensity New Vaudeville ensemble Two, pianist Ahmad Hussan Muhammad and New York’s avant-garde marching band Asphalt Orchestra, which will lead tours of the building and perform in concert.
October 3, 2011 10:34 am
The vibrant arts community at Bates takes the spotlight as Bates celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Olin Arts Center in 2011-12. The celebration begins with an Oct. 8 family arts festival at Olin and a Museum of Art exhibition exploring the museum’s collection.
September 14, 2011 3:49 pm
Back-to-back concerts by household names in music kick off a season-long celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College. Called “one of the finest pianists in the world” by The Washington Post, Richard Goode returns to Bates on Friday, Sept. 30. Then, the renowned all-male a cappella ensemble Chanticleer performs its popular program Love Song, spanning 500 years of music, on Saturday, Oct. 1.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 26, 2011 11:55 am
“It’s the windows,” said Doris Vincent, administrative assistant for the Off-Campus Study Program. “There are so many big, bright windows.” It was also the wall colors that glowed so pleasantly in the light from all those windows. And it was the generous space in the new offices. And the long views from the big windows. And the cozy lounges. In short, the few staffers and faculty from Off-Campus Study and the foreign language departments who toured Roger Williams Hall on July 7 were glowing right along with the wall paint.
July 6, 2011 8:56 am
Despite its 14 feet of height and 500 pounds of weight, a copper cupola seemed surprisingly delicate as a crane hoisted it back into place atop the College Chapel’s southeast tower on June 9.
July 6, 2011 8:53 am
On June 27, right on schedule, faculty members in philosophy, religious studies and environmental studies moved into their new offices in the renovated Hedge Hall. About 10 faculty and staff, out of 20 total occupants, were on campus to take possession of their new quarters, says project manager Paul Farnsworth.