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Friday

October 9, 1998
2:11 pm

Bates librarian elected Music Library Association president

Paula Matthews, associate librarian and music librarian of the George and Helen Ladd Library at Bates College, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Music Library Association (MLA). The organization’s election results were announced at its recent 67th annual meeting in Boston.

Friday

September 18, 1998
1:48 pm

Modern Dance Company performs eclectic series

The Bates College Modern Dance Company in Concert will showcase the performance and choreography talents of student, faculty and alumni artists during Parents and Families Weekend at Bates Friday, Oct. 9, and Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7:45 p.m. in the Schaeffer Theater. The public is invited to attend free of charge with no reservations accepted.

Thursday

September 10, 1998
3:57 pm

"Thinking, Seeing and Painting" to be discussed at Bates

“Thinking, Seeing and Painting,” a panel discussion on landscape oil sketching with Maine artists Ann Lofquist, Joel Babb and James Linehan, will be held at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

August 25, 1998
3:16 pm

Landscape painting expert to discuss special exhibit at Bates

John Arthur, author of “Spirit of Place: Contemporary Landscape Painting and the American Tradition” will give the opening lecture for “Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine,” a special two-month exhibit of landscape painting, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Bates College Museum of Art. A reception inaugurating the exhibition will follow Arthur’s talk. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.

Friday

August 14, 1998
3:09 pm

Landscape painting exhibition opens at the Museum of Art

“Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine,” a special two-month exhibit of landscape painting, will be on view in the Bates College Museum of Art from Aug. 28 to Oct. 30. The exhibit features small-scale oil sketches by more than 40 American landscape painters of the late 19th and 20th century.

Thursday

March 26, 1998
4:17 pm

Annual senior exhibition highlights student work

An exhibition of works by nine graduating studio art majors will open with a reception in the upper gallery of the Museum of Art Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

March 24, 1998
4:12 pm

'Africa Peace Tour' to mirror Clinton's visit to Africa, make a stop at Bates

As part of its visit to New England, an “Africa Peace Tour” sponsored by The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), will make a stop at Bates April 1 at 4 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the program free of charge.

Friday

March 13, 1998
3:49 pm

Modern Dance Company to perform annual spring concert

The Bates Modern Dance Company, under the artistic guest direction of Lionel Popkin, presents its annual spring concert in a series of three performances March 27 and 28 at 8 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for seniors.

Friday

February 27, 1998
4:08 pm

Painter to discuss spiritualism

William Hart McNichols, iconographer, AIDS hospice chaplain and priest, will discuss A Painter’s Spiritual Journey as part of a Bates lecture series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul” March 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. This event is co-sponsored by the Museum of Art, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

February 23, 1998
4:03 pm

$500K Keck award to support classroom technology

A $500,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation of Los Angeles awarded to Bates College will support the construction of an innovative “kaleidoscope” classroom in the college’s new $18-million academic building, scheduled for completion in the summer of 1999.