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.

  • 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…
  • The Unexpected Find
    As a Collections Management intern at Bates Museum of Art, I spent most of my time interacting directly with works of art: observing them, describing them, and cataloging them. For the majority of the time…
Intern’s Blog Archives