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Installation of upcoming Marsden Hartley exhibition.Included in the photographs: Gerald Walsh, art preparator (he is an independent contractor) vacuums dust bunnies from Hartley’s 1942 painting “Christ” (oil on masonite); education curator Anthony Shostak; curator Bill Low; and Corie Audette, assistant collections manager and museum registrar.
13 nuggets from a gem of an exhibition about Lewiston-born modernist artist Marsden Hartley

Friday, September 24, 2021 11:25 am

Personal effects and mementoes, alongside a powerful showcase of artwork, gives nuanced meaning to Marsden Hartley: Adventurer in the Arts, now at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Video: Works by Ashley Bryan, who ‘finds love and joy in what we live in,’ at Bates Museum of Art

Friday, October 23, 2020 11:46 am

Renowned poet Yolande Cornelia “Nikki” Giovanni Jr. touched her heart with her...

Bates in the News: Sept. 10, 2020

Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:32 pm

Wired and The Guardian turn to Bates people for insights into troubling issues, plus Jason Castro explains how a mouse can smell without using its nose.

Donald Lent, artist, teacher, and mentor who built the visual arts program at Bates College, dies at age 86

Thursday, July 9, 2020 11:13 am

The architect of the college's studio art program, Lent mentored and instilled "a sense of possibilities" in generations of Bates art students.

From left, James Jones '20 of Colorado Springs, Colo., Vanessa Paolella '21 of Dingman's Ferry, Pa., and Abby Hamilton of Yarmouth, Maine, joined Dorothy Foster Kern ’42 of Auburn, Maine, in Commons for a lunchtime conversation about what life is like on campus now vs. how it was back in the day.Kern turned 100 years old on Monday, Sept. 23, and was on campus today for her first-ever lunch in Commons, where the dining staff serenaded her with "Happy Birthday" and served up a specially-prepared birthday cake prepared by Head Baker Daisy Taylor and presented by Assistant Vice President for Dining, Conferences and Campus Events Christine Shwartz.
Bates in the News: Jan. 24, 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020 10:57 am

One professor writes about rural school closures, another studies urban heat islands, and an alumni centenarian makes it on NPR.

During a visit to Bates College, students from the Tripp Middle School in Turner stop for a tour of the Bates Museum of Art, where they view two exhibitions on display.Upstairs: "Vanessa German:Miracles and Glory Abound" (October 25, 2019 ñ March 28, 2020)Downstairs: "Ralph Eugene Meatyard:Stages for Being (October 25, 2019 ñ March 28, 2020)Louise Ouillette, Bates Museum of Art attendant, and Tony Leavitt, a science teacher at the Tripp Middle School, takes a closer look at Vanessa German's art work in the Upper Gallery of the Museum.
Bates in the News: Dec. 20, 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019 9:20 am

An alum in Congress, an old-timey movie star, and two picture-book experts feature in this last Bates in the News of the decade.

Man Ray (American 1890-1976)[Marsden Hartley], 1925Gelatin silver printGift of Norma Berger1955.1.118
Fueled by $192,000 grant, Bates museum to publish catalog of art by Marsden Hartley

Monday, September 16, 2019 2:17 pm

Creation has begun of the first-ever comprehensive, publicly accessible guide to all known artworks of Marsden Hartley, a pioneer of American Modernism, thanks to a major grant to Bates College from a foundation dedicated to the arts.

Five bales of plastic recyclables sit outside Commons. But is it art yet?

Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:18 am

Five bales of plastic recyclables sitting on the lawn outside Commons challenge our "out of sight, out of mind" attitudes.

$100K Bates art museum grant to benefit Marsden Hartley collection

Thursday, June 21, 2018 9:22 am

The Bates College Museum of Art’s purchase of a painting by 20th-century artist Marsden Hartley is one of the outcomes of a $100,000 grant to the museum.

Blue Moons: Bates and Walls ’99 arrange a visit with Ipcar

Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:41 pm

Opening June 8 at the Bates College Museum of Art, "Blue Moons & Menageries" comprises a stunning range of work by the beloved Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar.

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