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.

  • Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection
    The Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection at the Bates College Museum of Art consists of over 400 artworks and objects. 
  • Bulls, Bears, and Others Symbols of Wall Street Protest Art
    HYPERALLERGIC | When traders on r/wallstreetbets started bankrupting short sellers of GameStop and AMC stock, social media rejuvenated imagery stretching back to the 19th century.
  • Bringing New Voices to Children
    THE BATES STUDENT | While searching through documents about slavery, thinking about history, and wondering how to celebrate the humanity within us all, children’s book artist and illustrator Ashley Bryan saw a world waiting to be…
  • Photos: Bates donates books to Lewiston-Auburn teachers
    SUN JOURNAL | Education curator Anthony Shostak said a copy of “Beautiful Blackbird” was donated to each kindergarten, first and second grade teacher in Lewiston and Auburn public schools.
  • To Be Framed: Curating Figures and Fruit by Beth Van Hoesen
    I had an awesome semester at the Museum. It commenced with a research project on recently donated work from the Jane Costello Wellehan Collection (see our previous post). For the latter half of our internship,…
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