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Monday

January 3, 2011
2:50 pm

Bound to Art reveals rare books in Bates collections

Displaying more than 40 rare books from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bound to Art is part of an 18-month celebration of the facility’s 25th anniversary. The college’s book collection ranges from incunabula of printing’s infancy to the finely printed works of today’s flourishing book arts movement.

Monday

January 3, 2011
2:42 pm

Museum explores book art, video dialogues, great U.S. painters

Stunning examples of the book illustrator’s art, including rare Abstract Expressionist silkscreens and life-size bird prints by John James Audubon. A video series exploring the notion of dialogue. Paintings by Will Barnet, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Marguerite Zorach and other acclaimed artists associated with Maine. These are a few of the temptations the Bates College Museum of Art offers in exhibitions opening with a 6 p.m. reception on Friday, Jan. 14, and ending March 25.

Monday

March 23, 2009
1:05 pm

Former Maine governor to address 'green' leadership

Former Maine Gov. Angus King Jr. visits Bates on March 25 to address the theme “Protecting the Environment: Reflections on the Role of Leadership.”

Saturday

November 1, 2008
8:44 am

It's all about the paper trail for archives director Kat Stefko

Asked to describe her job as an archivist, Katherine Stefko’s stock reply is, “I’m paid to read other people’s mail.” The joke is revealing. Director of archives and special collections at Bates, Stefko oversees the delicate work of gathering documentary materials that reveal the details — sometimes very personal — of history.

Monday

October 13, 2008
1:45 pm

Muskie Oral History Project receives national award

The Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Project, a decade-long College effort to preserve memories and impressions of people who knew the late U.S. senator and secretary of state, has received an important award from the national professional organization of oral historians.

Friday

March 28, 2008
11:18 am

Expert on vice presidency visits Bates to discuss Muskie's 1968 run

Joel Goldstein, an expert on the U.S. vice presidency, presents the lecture “Campaigning for America: Edmund S. Muskie’s 1968 Vice Presidential Campaign” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.

Friday

March 28, 2008
11:04 am

New exhibit includes rare photos of U.S. Sen. Edmund S. Muskie '36

A new photographic exhibit, including seldom-seen family images, depicting the late Maine statesman and environmentalist Edmund S. Muskie is on display at Bates College’s Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.

Thursday

March 27, 2008
10:44 am

Archives to receive papers of family prominent in history of Bates, Maine

Joel Goldstein, an expert on the U.S. vice presidency, presents the lecture “Campaigning for America: Edmund S. Muskie’s 1968 Vice Presidential Campaign” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.

Tuesday

October 23, 2007
11:19 am

Lynd '79, pioneering ethanol researcher, to speak at Bates

Professor Lee Rybeck Lynd ’79, a pioneer in the sustainable production of ethanol fuels from abundant, inexpensive and renewable plant materials, gives two public presentations at Bates College in October.