Museum of Art Archives


December 6, 2017 4:07 pm

“Alen MacWeeney’s Photographs”

This fall semester I worked as a Collections Management Intern for the Bates College Museum of Art. I am interesting…


December 6, 2017 4:03 pm

Yoko Ono’s “Cut Piece”

A recent exhibition at the Bates Museum of Art titled “In Yor Way,” focused on Kate Gilmore, a feminist performance…


April 22, 2015 2:40 pm

Thousand Words Project Teacher Innovator Grants, 2015 Call for Proposals

Thousand Words Project Teacher Innovator Grants, 2015 Call for Proposals

Through the generous support of the O’Connor Family Foundation, Bates College Museum of Art offers up to six $300 grants…


January 25, 2014 1:10 pm

21st Century Afterschool Community engagement project

Thousand Words Project connects with the 21st Century Program


November 11, 2013 11:58 am


Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday evenings until 7:30 p.m. during the academic year Closed between exhibitions,…


May 14, 2013 10:03 am

21st Century students create narratives about themselves



May 13, 2013 1:14 pm

Portaits of a Community

Students have been working on identifying who is in their community. They have been writing “who me?” poetry and looking…


April 16, 2013 1:51 pm

Visiting the Museum

21 st Century students visited the museum this week during their Spring Break. Everybody took a turn at drawing each…


March 29, 2013 11:57 am

Rapping about landscape

We are at the end of our 6 week art class on landscape! It has been fun! The  students composed…


March 15, 2013 10:16 am

21st century students create collage

  21st Century Students making landscape collage inspired by TWP lessons on “Your Place in Maine”