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Art Break: Acoma by Thomas Moran

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Priscilla Doel, museum docent, will lead the program, focusing on Acoma by Thomas Moran, located in the Osher Gallery.

Talking as a group about works of art can offer us new ways …


Thomas Moran, Acoma

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Thomas Moran, Acoma, 1902. Oil on canvas, 20 in. x 30 in. (50.8 …


Jigsaw Puzzles

… experiences and knowledge. Is there anything that reminds you of your own life, or does this work of art teach you something new?

Digital jigsaw puzzles from the Colby Museum collection:

George Caleb Bingham, Landscape with Fisherman

Grafton Tyler Brown, Yellowstone Falls

John George Brown, Watching the Circus

Winslow Homer, The Trapper

Thomas Moran, Acoma


Recent Acquisitions: 2018

… held seventy-two Native American prisoners from the so-called Red River War, a military campaign launched by the United States Army in 1874 to remove the Comanche, Kiowa, Southern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes from the Southern Plains. On the reverse is a drawing divided horizontally by a gentle undulating line that ingeniously functions to …


Banner Image: Sanford Robinson Gifford, A Twilight in the Adirondacks, 1864, Oil on canvas, 10 1/2 in. x 18 1/2 in., The Lunder Collection, 2013.130
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