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Friday

October 30, 2009 11:15 am

Bates College Museum of Art exhibitions explore role of drawing

Featuring Maine artist Joel Babb and Maryland artist Barry Nemett, two exhibitions dedicated to drawings open Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Bates College Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

October 13, 2009 9:07 am

Artist Barry Nemett to speak about drawings at Bates College

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.”

Wednesday

October 23, 2002 4:20 pm

Theatrical presentations claim spotlight in November cultural calendar

For journalists covering arts and entertainment, the emphasis in November’s public arts and entertainment events at Bates College is on stage. Two productions apiece are planned by the college’s theater and dance programs, and three by the student theatrical troupe, making the month rich for performance fans. Another highlight for your story planning is the fact that Frank Glazer, an artist in residence at Bates and a pianist of international stature, has two concerts on tap during November. In addition, the month holds one must-cover in literature at Bates, a reading by Camden’s own Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Richard Russo (Empire Falls).

Wednesday

October 23, 2002 9:37 am

November cultural calendar puts theater in spotlight

The play’s the thing when it comes to November’s public arts and entertainment events at Bates College. Two productions are planned by the college’s theater program (as well as two by the dance program), and there are two by the student theatrical troupe, the Robinson Players. Other performance highlights for November include two concerts by artist-in-residence Frank Glazer, a pianist of international stature. The month also holds a reading by Camden’s own Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Richard Russo.

Wednesday

October 23, 2002 8:58 am

Babb exhibition enters final weeks

A major exhibition of Maine landscapes by Joel Babb, whose realist approach has made him a favorite with collectors all over the Northeast, is featured at the Bates College Museum of Art through Dec. 29.A resident of Buckfield and an instructor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Babb has been a notable presence in New England art for more than 20 years. He is known for large, luminous, boldly colored works whose approach to imagery and composition is virtually photographic.

Friday

October 4, 2002 4:23 pm

Joel Babb shows landscapes at museum of art

A major exhibition of Maine landscapes by Joel Babb, whose realist approach has made him a favorite with collectors all over the Northeast, opens at the Bates College Museum of Art.

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.