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Bates College Museum of Art

75 Russell St, Lewiston, ME 04240-6044
+1 207-786-6158
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Small Museum, interesting exhibition

A small museum showing changing exhibitions. When we visited the Thesis Projects from arts... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
David P

We traveled up for the Phantom Punch exhibit we read about and enjoyed this gem of a museum very... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
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75 Russell St, Lewiston, ME 04240-6044
+1 207-786-6158
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

A small museum showing changing exhibitions. When we visited the Thesis Projects from arts students graduating in 2017 were on display. Some capable and thought-provoking work. Well worth a visit.

Thank David P
Reviewed 20 February 2017

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

Thank MakeupArtist40
Reviewed 27 September 2016

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

1  Thank Birdie2050
Reviewed 13 September 2016

There is always something that is stimulating and unique to see. The museum changes the themes that are always and intriguing perspective.

Thank Catie M
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I spent a lot of time here while attending Bates, and it still is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon.

Thank petermcarey
Reviewed 16 October 2015

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.

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 August 2015

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

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Nice, small museum. I enjoy the student shows at the end of the academic year. Bates grounds are nice and you can enjoy a walk around the pond.

Thank Twokidsonedog
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Bates College has a great campus and the Museum always maintains displays that are quite impressive. Jazz was the central theme, but Maine landscapes were also displayed and were quite striking. You'll want to visit there in the Fall of the year, but with the...More

Thank RideHigh10
Reviewed 22 October 2013

From my own experience, I would say that this free art Museum is worth the time! It is not extremely busy, either. Well-worth the few minutes it took.

Thank TheFloridaAdvisor
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