Events


Past Events

An archive of events held in the past

Nov
18

Life Drawing Session

As a service to our community of creative students, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Nov
16

Film Screening: I Know a Man … Ashley Bryan

Free admission, but tickets are requiredAs part of programming for the exhibition Let’s Celebrate Ashley Bryan! the museum presents this screening of the documentary film, I Know…

Nov
11

Life Drawing Session

As a service to our community of creative students, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Nov
9

Paint Night #2

As a fun remote activity for students, the Museum of Art is now offering a monthly paint night! On October 12th, November 9th, and December 7th, we’ll…

Nov
4

Life Drawing Session

As a service to our community of creative students, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Oct
29

Film Screening: I Know a Man … Ashley Bryan

Free admission, but tickets are requiredAs part of programming for the exhibition Let’s Celebrate Ashley Bryan! the museum presents this screening of the documentary film, I Know…

Oct
28

Life Drawing Session

As a service to our community of creative students, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Oct
22

Lecture: “Ashley Bryan” by Nikki Giovanni

Renowned poet Nikki Giovanni discusses the life and work of Ashley Bryan from her perspective as a longtime friend of and collaborator with the artist…

Oct
21

Life Drawing Session

As a service to our community of creative students, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Oct
14

Life Drawing Session

As a service to our community of creative students, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Oct
12

Paint Night #1

As a fun remote activity for students, the Museum of Art is now offering a monthly paint night! On October 12th, November 9th, and December 7th, we’ll…

Oct
7

Life Drawing Session

As a service to our community of creative students, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Sep
30

Life Drawing Session

As a service to our community of creative students, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Sep
23

Life Drawing Session

As a service to our community of creative students, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Sep
16

Life Drawing Session

As a service to our community of creative students, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Sep
9

Life Drawing Session

As a service to our community of creative students, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Sep
2

Life Drawing Session

As a service to our community of creative students, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

May
27

Life Drawing Session

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy, Life Drawing sessions have been cancelled until further notice. As a service to the artists in our on…

May
20

Life Drawing Session

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy, Life Drawing sessions have been cancelled until further notice. As a service to the artists in our on…

May
13

Life Drawing Session

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy, Life Drawing sessions have been cancelled until further notice. As a service to the artists in our on…

May
6

Life Drawing Session

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy, Life Drawing sessions have been cancelled until further notice. As a service to the artists in our on…

Apr
29

Life Drawing Session

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy, Life Drawing sessions have been cancelled until further notice. As a service to the artists in our on…

Apr
22

Life Drawing Session

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy, Life Drawing sessions have been cancelled until further notice. As a service to the artists in our on…

Apr
15

Life Drawing Session

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy, Life Drawing sessions have been cancelled until further notice. As a service to the artists in our on…

Apr
8

Life Drawing Session

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy, Life Drawing sessions have been cancelled until further notice. As a service to the artists in our on…

Apr
1

Life Drawing Session

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy, Life Drawing sessions have been cancelled until further notice. As a service to the artists in our on…

Mar
27

CANCELLED: Pysanky Workshop #2 with Lesia Sochor

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy the two Friday, March 27th, Pysanky Ukranian egg decorating workshops with artist Lesia Sochor have been cancelled. The Bates College Museum of Art…

Mar
27

CANCELLED: Pysanky Workshop #1 with Lesia Sochor

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy the two Friday, March 27th, Pysanky Ukranian egg decorating workshops with artist Lesia Sochor have been cancelled. The Bates College Museum of art…

Mar
25

Life Drawing Session

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy, Life Drawing sessions have been cancelled until further notice. As a service to the artists in our on…

Mar
18

Life Drawing Session

UPDATE: Due to the college’s COVID-19 policy, Life Drawing sessions have been cancelled until further notice. As a service to the artists in our on…

Mar
11

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our on and off campus communities, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year,…

Mar
6

Block Printing Workshop

Relief printing is one of the oldest methods with which to mass-produce art. Learn how to use modern printmaking materials to create a simple graphic…

Mar
4

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our on and off campus communities, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year,…

Feb
26

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our on and off campus communities, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year,…

Feb
12

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our on and off campus communities, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year,…

Feb
7

Bates Arts Festival

The Bates Arts Festival is a celebration of visual and performance art of current Bates students for the greater Lewiston-Auburn community. The event will run…

Feb
5

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our on and off campus communities, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year,…

Jan
29

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our on and off campus communities, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year,…

Jan
22

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our on and off campus communities, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year,…

Jan
20

Workshop: German Art, American Vision: Understanding How Miracles and Glory Abound Addresses Historical Narratives

As a part of the MLK Day 2020 observation at Bates, the Museum of Art is holding a workshop entitled “German Art, American Vision: Understanding…

Jan
17

Free Espresso Drinks at the Museum

In the need for a pick me up? Start the year off right with a boost of energy! From 4 to 6 PM, an espresso…

Jan
15

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our on and off campus communities, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year,…

Jan
8

Life Drawing Session

As a service to the artists in our community, we host a life drawing session every Wednesday throughout the academic year, 6-9 p.m. in Olin…

Nov
15

Block Print Workshop

Relief printing is one of the oldest methods with which to mass-produced art.  Learn how to use modern printmaking materials to create a simple graphic…

Nov
1

Exhibition Reception: “Ralph Eugene Meatyard: Stages for Being”

Join us for a free reception celebrating our exhibition Ralph Eugene Meatyard: Stages for Being. A free panel discussion will be held in Olin Arts…

Nov
1

Panel Discussion: “Ralph Eugene Meatyard: Stages for Being”

A panel discussion with the Ralph Eugene Meatyard: Stages for Being exhibition curator, director of the organizing museum, and noted critic and writer. Attend and…

Oct
30

Mask-Making Workshop #2

Not ready for Halloween?  We can help!  Ages 8 and up, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The fee for the workshop…

Oct
29

Mask-Making Workshop #1

Not ready for Halloween?  We can help!  Ages 8 and up, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The fee for the workshop…

Oct
25

Opening Reception: Vanessa German: Miracles & Glory Abound

Reception to follow performance. Miracles and Glory Abound explores the power of stories through the assembled sculptures of Vanessa German (American, born 1976). The exhibition draws…

Vanessa German performance at Ford Foundation for the Opening of Perilous Bodies. 2019. Photo: Jane Kratochvil
Oct
25

Performance: Miracles & Glory Abound

Celebrate the opening of the exhibition Vanessa German: Miracles & Glory Abound with a spoken-word opera performance by the artist featuring poetry, storytelling, music, and movement. Free,…