Interns’ Blog

Interns often contribute to the museum’s ongoing work from behind the scenes.  The Interns’ Blog helps shine the spotlight on their important work by letting them share their personal perspective.

  • Exploring the Great State of Maine – Artists of the Jane Costello Wellehan Collection
    Our first internship weeks were marked with an extensive research project on approximately 50 artists, many who have some relationship with Maine. Their objects were generously donated to the Bates Museum of Art’s permanent collection…
  • Looking at Maine Landscapes from Tennessee
    When I was creating my presentation for Rollin’ to Olin, a program the museum offers annually for all Lewiston 4th-graders, I came across an amazing painting. I was in awe of its composition, subject matter,…
  • Education Internship
    I have greatly enjoyed being involved in the Bates Museum of Art and working as the Museum Education Intern this winter. I have had so many wonderful opportunities, from helping with block printing workshops to…
  • Chenoweth Hall (1908-1999)
    Chenoweth Hall was a musician, sculptor, writer, painter, and art professor who has over a dozen pieces in Bates College Museum of Art’s collection. Hall was truly a woman of the arts, having played violin…
  • Carl Sprinchorn and his Maine Odyssey
    Many times, in my years at Bates thus far, I have thought to myself, “How did I end up in Lewiston, ME? I am not at all disparaging the school that I have called home…
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