The Museum of Art is closed in between exhibitions

As we prepare for our upcoming Senior Thesis Exhibition 2021, the museum will be closed to the public. In the meantime, check out our upcoming exhibitions and events.

Upcoming: Senior Thesis Exhibition 2021
May 7 – 29, 2021

Since its dedication in 1986, The Bates College Museum of Art has maintained a special relationship with the college’s Department of Art & Visual Culture. Part of this is a commitment to supporting the work of Bates students through our Annual Senior Thesis Exhibition. The exhibition highlights work selected from the thesis projects of graduating seniors majoring in Studio Art.

An Afternoon with Art: Mindfulness with Visual Art
April 25 & May 23

The Bates Museum of Art and the Multifaith Chaplaincy are pleased to announce a new program for Spring 2021; An Afternoon with Art: Mindfulness with Visual Art. In this program, join us for an art-centered mindfulness practice and discussion with intentionally selected pieces from the museum’s collection. 

More about this program
Museum announces major Marsden Hartley project

As a teaching museum at a liberal arts college, the Museum of Art and its exhibitions, collections, stewardship, and interpretation bring a world of ideas to campus that enhance the vitality of the intellectual and cultural life of Bates, the surrounding communities, and beyond.


Monday through Saturday, 10AM – 5PM
Monday and Wednesday open until 7:30PM, September through May
Closed between exhibitions, see exhibition page for dates.

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Bates College Museum of Art
Olin Arts Center
75 Russell Street
Lewiston, Maine 04240

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