Recent Acquisitions

Recent Acquisitions: 2019

The Lunder Collection  The scope of the Lunder Collection expanded and deepened in 2019. The addition of works by Cecilia Beaux, Elizabeth Catlett, Rebecca Salsbury Strand James, and Carrie Mae Weems continue to diversify the... more >

Recent Acquisitions: 2018

The Lunder Collection A number of notable works entered the Lunder Collection in 2018. Among these was Jackson Pollock’s Composition with Masked Forms (1941), a frenetic painting of encircling masked forms consuming one another. A... more >

Recent Acquisitions: 2017

The Lunder Collection Building on acquisitions from 2016 and the inauguration of the Lunder Institute for American Art, the Lunder Collection added a number of exemplary works this year, including Ai Weiwei’s Colored Vases, 2006–8.... more >

Recent Acquisitions: 2016

The Colby College Museum of Art welcomed more than three hundred artworks into its collection in 2016. These objects have already expanded the stories presented in the Museum’s galleries and will continue to increase the... more >
Andrew Wyeth, Door to the Sea (detail), 1952. Watercolor on paper, 29 x 21 ½ in. Colby College Museum of Art. Gift of Audrey M. and Carlton D. Leaf ’52

Recent Acquisitions: October 2015

The Museum is pleased to announce a selection of its recent acquisitions. In conjunction with the commission and installation of Peter Soriano’s conceptual wall drawing Permanent Maintenance, currently on view in the William D. Adams... more >

Recent Acquisitions: April 2015

The Museum is pleased to announce a selection of its recent acquisitions. Artist Terry Winters, whose complete prints are represented in the collection, gave the museum Atmospheres (2014), a series of twelve monumental screenprints produced... more >