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If you are a fan of Maine artists and especially Marsden Hartley, this exhibition is for you. We spent about 45 minutes there and enjoyed the smaller, intimate presentation of his life and effects. Paintings, drawings, photographs and personal items donated to the Bates Museum...More
An interesting presentation of drawings, photographs, paintings, and memorabilia relating too Marsden Hartley, and a worthwhile adjunct to the major current show at Colby. The performance art exhibit on the main gallery upstairs was of no interest.
The museum entrance is not adequately signed.
We traveled up for the Phantom Punch exhibit we read about and enjoyed this gem of a museum very much. No admission fee or even a suggested donation. Just a gentle offer to buy the book for $5 which described the exhibit which was very...More
If you're traveling in the Lewiston-Auburn area, save time to visit the Museum of Art at Bates College. The collection is focused on modern and contemporary art. The Robert Indiana exhibition (through Oct 8, 2016) was beautifully presented. The exhibit halls had a staff member...More
I have visited Bates College since I was a kid. I never attended Bates as a student, but I always loved playing tennis there as a child and seeing the football games. I live in California now, but love seeing Bates when I visit Lewiston.
We stumbled upon this college while visiting in Maine. The certain day we picked, the college had a reception for Shirin Neshat. I did get to see her paintings and was amazed at her work. Later in the summer, I took an art appreciation class...More