Stories about "Olin Arts Center"
Leah Sturman '17 of Huntington Beach, Calif., plays her french horn part.

The Bates Brass Ensemble, led by Olin Arts manager Alan Carr, rehearses Wednesday night, Mar. 22 2017 in the Olin Arts Center.
Bates at Night: Brass Ensemble rehearsal

Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:23 am

Here's a look inside a rehearsal of the newly formed Bates Brass Ensemble.

Deshun Peoples '17 (left) of Chicago is among the artists who joined the figure drawing session on March 8. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Bates at Night: Nude figure drawing

Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:40 pm

During the figure drawing session in Olin Arts Center, the studio was quiet except for the sounds of charcoal on paper and hands sweeping over sketches.

Natalie Silver '16 of Bennington,  Vt., a double major in studio art and history, and Sasha Lennon '16 of Cape Elizabeth, a double major in studio art and psychology, prepare for their senior exhibition in their ground-floor Olin Arts studio. Both co-directors of 2015 AESOP, they are good friends and fellow artists who share not only a studio but also a sensibility for the balance of form and function in their ceramic art. They are close to the end of their preparations but are still throwing pots for their final show at Bates.
Picture story: Student art majors who ‘vibe off each other’

Friday, April 22, 2016 12:33 pm

Featuring photographs of ceramic artists at work and play, here's a story about two seniors whose friendship, like their artwork, is both functional and inspired.

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Bates in the News: Aug. 7, 2015

Friday, August 7, 2015 10:53 am

Can a human noses really detect one trillions odors, as reported in 2014? Maybe not, says Bates neuroscientist Jason Castro and an Arizona State colleague.

In a case of turnabout, museum director shows his own art in Chicago

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 2:22 pm

On July 13, Chicago's Zolla/Lieberman Gallery opened exhibitions by Bates Museum of Art Director Dan Mills and two other artists.

The Maine duo Cinder Conk plays music from the Balkans and elsewhere in Eastern Europe.
“Rollin’ to Olin” art-music programs resume Feb. 29

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 1:50 pm

The Bates College arts outreach program "Rollin' to Olin" resumes this month.

Asphalt Orchestra performs on the Olin Arts Center terrace on Oct. 8. Photograph by Jose Leiva.
Video: Olin Arts Center’s 25th

Monday, October 10, 2011 1:18 pm

On an October day that could have passed for August, Bates marked the 25th anniversary of its Olin Arts Center with a family arts festival. And while the attractions included a marching band, popcorn, balloon animals and juggling, the festivity was much more than just another day at the circus. The headliners, avant-garde marching band Asphalt Orchestra and the New Vaudeville act Two, managed both to honor the long traditions they represent and to show them in a new light.

25: Selections from the Permanent Collection

Tuesday, 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.

Unpack the Elephant! and other delights at the Olin Arts Center anniversary party

Tuesday, 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.

Family arts festival, exhibit on tap as Bates celebrates Olin's 25th

Monday, 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.

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