January 21, 2009 12:00 pm
The Somali Diaspora: A Journey Away, a touring exhibition of photographs chronicling the migration of Somali refugees to Maine and other U.S. locations, opens at Bates College.
October 22, 2008 12:00 pm
Renowned Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar will be signing books to celebrate the Islandport Press’ reprinting of The Little Fisherman, which she illustrated.
July 1, 2008 12:30 pm
In the year’s major exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art, 17 artists show their response to a disorienting urban transformation in China
July 1, 2008 10:39 am
The Harward Center and a fledgling Lewiston museum weave a working partnership.
March 27, 2008 1:20 pm
Seven studio art majors at Bates show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, in the Bates College Museum of Art.
March 27, 2008 9:28 am
“Bijin Playing a Biwa,” a woodblock print by Gakutei. Below: Gakutei’s “Oiran with Pipe.” Both are gifts of Douglas J. Macko ’65.
Curated by a Bates senior, an exhibition of woodblock prints highlighting the roles, variety and importance of kimono patterns in the Japanese genre called “ukiyo-e” opens with a public reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.
The Kimono and Traditional Japanese Culture: Investigating Kimono through Ukiyo-e in the Bates College Art Museum Collection runs through July 19 in the museum’s Synergy Seminar Gallery.
November 14, 2007 9:23 am
Karen Adrienne, a printmaker and member of the art faculty at the University of Maine at Augusta, visits Bates College to give a talk titled “Impermanent Art and Sustainable Community” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.
August 10, 2007 8:59 am
Museum L-A, an institution presenting the story of work and community in Lewiston-Auburn, opens the exhibition Portraits and Voices: Workers of Seven Mills at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in the Bates Mill Complex.
May 21, 2007 12:25 pm
With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. “Green Horizons” will present prominent artists from Maine and the world in an adventurous attempt to provoke conversations around the questions: What is green? What is sustainable?
January 20, 2003 1:50 pm
A two-year, $50,000 grant recently received by the Museum of Art will support educational programming for 400 local middle school students at the museum. The grant supports the museum’s Thousand Words Project.