Stories about "Olin Arts Center"
Slideshow: Senior Thesis Exhibition — ‘Our arts students will help show us the way forward’

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:55 pm

This year's virtual Senior Thesis Exhibition celebrates 15 studio art majors whose artwork, poignant and pivotal, is "essential to protecting and celebrating our humanity."

Olin Arts CenterPamela Johnson and senior art thesis students will be wrapping up a writing assignment. They then disperse to work in their Olin studios.
Multimedia: Three days with art and artists, music and musicians in Olin Arts Center

Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:05 pm

Bates photographers and writers share what they saw and heard in from students and professors in the college's arts center during three days in February.

Bates at Night: visiting with student artists in Olin Arts Center

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:48 am

Art and artists live in the Olin Arts Center. “I love coming...

Bates at Night: Brass Ensemble rehearsal

Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:23 am

Here's a look inside a rehearsal of the newly formed Bates Brass Ensemble.

Bates at Night: Nude figure drawing

Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:40 pm

During the figure drawing session in Olin Arts Center, the studio was quiet except for the sounds of charcoal on paper and hands sweeping over sketches.

Picture story: Student art majors who ‘vibe off each other’

Friday, April 22, 2016 12:33 pm

Featuring photographs of ceramic artists at work and play, here's a story about two seniors whose friendship, like their artwork, is both functional and inspired.

Bates in the News: Aug. 7, 2015

Friday, August 7, 2015 10:53 am

Can a human noses really detect one trillions odors, as reported in 2014? Maybe not, says Bates neuroscientist Jason Castro and an Arizona State colleague.

In a case of turnabout, museum director shows his own art in Chicago

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 2:22 pm

On July 13, Chicago's Zolla/Lieberman Gallery opened exhibitions by Bates Museum of Art Director Dan Mills and two other artists.

The Maine duo Cinder Conk plays music from the Balkans and elsewhere in Eastern Europe.
“Rollin’ to Olin” art-music programs resume Feb. 29

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 1:50 pm

The Bates College arts outreach program "Rollin' to Olin" resumes this month.

Video: Olin Arts Center’s 25th

Monday, October 10, 2011 1:18 pm

On an October day that could have passed for August, Bates marked the 25th anniversary of its Olin Arts Center with a family arts festival. And while the attractions included a marching band, popcorn, balloon animals and juggling, the festivity was much more than just another day at the circus. The headliners, avant-garde marching band Asphalt Orchestra and the New Vaudeville act Two, managed both to honor the long traditions they represent and to show them in a new light.

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