Museum of Art Archives


December 7, 2018 12:23 pm

My experience as a Museum Intern

Categorizing items and managing databases are things I had been doing extensively prior to being an intern at the Bates…


December 7, 2018 12:21 pm

Third Times a Charm

It was about mid-July, and I finally realized that unfortunately my summer was not going to turn out quite how…


December 7, 2018 12:16 pm

Peter Turnley Photographs

Peter Turnley (American, b. June 22, 1955) New York, 9-11-01, 2001, 2001 Archival Pigment Print 20 x 24 1/8 inches…


September 21, 2018 2:31 pm

Calvin Reedy and His Experience With the Bates College Museum of Art

My name is Calvin, I’m a senior, and I spent the Winter semester here at the Bates Museum of Art…


September 21, 2018 2:31 pm

Landscape Rap

We are rapping about landscape this week. Students wrote poetry that made them think about colors in a landscape. How…


September 21, 2018 2:18 pm

Museum Curatorial Internship Reflection

As the winter semester winds up and the internship concludes, I realized I would have never known about the different…


April 18, 2018 3:28 pm

A Short Interview with the Senior Art and Visual Culture Majors

For my blog, I interviewed the senior studio art majors during the Senior Thesis show on Friday, April 6, 2018….


April 18, 2018 2:18 pm

Combining Environmental Studies and Art into a curatorial internship

Over the past year, I have been working with the museum’s director, Dan Mills, as a curatorial intern for the…


April 13, 2018 2:47 pm

Three Pure Ones

Being the Art Museum’s Collections Management Intern for the semester has been nothing but fascinating. Getting the opportunity to explore…


April 12, 2018 2:18 pm

What Makes a Presentation Better

Since I started working as an Education Intern at the Bates College Museum of Art, I have been thinking quite…