Exploding Native Inevitable and Related Events

Upcoming Events

February 28, 2024

Bates Museum of Art:

Presence is Power: An Evening of Indigenous Short Films

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March 4, 2024

Group discussion: Bates Community Read of Night of the Living Rez by Morgan Talty, Bates College Museum of Art, 6:00 PM

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Postponed – rescheduling TBD


Department of English:

Literary Arts Live – Morgan Talty

Co-sponsored by the Bates Museum of Art’s Exploding Native Inevitable Project

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Past Events

February 2, 2024

Bates Museum of Art:

Artist Lecture: Sky Hopinka, Olin 104, 4:30 PM

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Artist Bio

January 27, 2024

Department of Theater and Dance the Bates Dance Festival:

Dance workshops with visiting artist Rosy Simas

Co-sponsored by the Bates Museum of Art’s Exploding Native Inevitable Project

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January 26, 2024

Department of Theater and Dance and the Bates Dance Festival:

Artist Lecture: Dance and Transdisciplinary artist Rosy Simas, Olin 104, 7:30 PM

Co-sponsored by the Bates Museum of Art’s Exploding Native Inevitable Project

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January 11, 2024

Bates Museum of Art:

Reception: Exploding Native Inevitable and Brad Kahlhamer: Nomadic Studio, Maine Camp

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Photo credit: Jared and  Abby Lank
Photo credit: Jared and Abby Lank

Bates Museum of Art:

Performances and Video Screening: Mali Obomsawin Xtet + Nizhonniya Austin + Elisa Harkins and Ivanie Aubin-Malo + Sky Hopinka + New Red Order

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November 9 – 13, 2023

Department of Theater and Dance:

The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa Fasthorse

Director: Tim Dugan | Consultant: John Bear Mitchell

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November 8, 2023

Bates Museum of Art:

Artist Lecture: Interdisciplinary Artist Elisa Harkins

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October 9, 2023

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Lecture

John Bear Mitchell- Indigenous Americans in Entertainment: Giving Voice to a New Generation

Co-sponsored by the Bates Learning Associates Program and the Departments of Anthropology, History, and Theater and Dance