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From NYPL: Brand-New & Terrific | An Art Book Series Event

On Wednesday, September 15, 2015 the New York Public Library and Prestel Publishing presented An Art Book Series Event on Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s. This event featured a discussion and book signing with artist Alex Katz, The Brooklyn Rail’s Phong Bui, artist Elizabeth Payton, and Colby’s Katz Curator Diana …


Artist's View

Artist’s View: Study for 4 P.M. by Alex Katz
Travel + Leisure, September 2015


Fall Open House

All ages are welcome to attend an opening reception and celebration of the Museum’s fall exhibitions, Aesthetic Harmonies: Whistler in Context; Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s; From the Studio: New Works by Faculty Artists; and Whistler and the World: The Lunder Collection of James McNeill Whistler. Join us for food, art …


Film/Video Screening: The Man From Laramie

This free screening will be followed by a discussion with Steve Wurtzler, associate professor of cinema studies, and Diana Tuite, Katz Curator, about the film’s representation of landscape and the influence of wide-screen Technicolor cinematography on the early work of artist Alex Katz.
Cosponsored by Colby’s Cinema Studies Program and the Museum.


Workshop: Collage Making

All are invited learn how to make watercolor paper collages in the style and technique of Alex Katz’s work from the 1950s.


Community Day

Join the Museum in celebrating the opening of our summer exhibitions, Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s; An Artist’s Gift: Acquisitions from the Alex Katz Foundation; and Paper Trail: Contemporary Prints, Drawings, and Photographs from the Collection. Throughout the day there will be art-making activities, a scavenger hunt, curator tours of …


Recent Acquisitions: April 2015

… the spirit of small town life. Two of these photographs are gifts from Museum supporter, Paul J. Schupf, and two are gifts from the artist. Paintings by Alex Katz and Charles DuBack, works on paper by Faith Ringgold, Helmut Federle, John Zurier, a sculpture by Martin Puryear, and a photograph by Mexican artist Teresa Margolles …


Student Advisory Board: Powder and Wig performance of The Red Address

Colby College’s student-run theatrical group Powder & Wig will stage two performances of “The Red Address” by David Ives this Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14, at 7:30pm in the Paul J. Schupf Wing for the Works of Alex Katz.Before the performance, visitors are invited to view an accompanying installation of …


NEA 4 at Colby College: Holly Hughes Performs "Sapphic Sampler Platter"

… on censorship, society and the arts. Sapphic Sampler Platter is an original performance art piece written by Hughes and inspired by personal experience.
This event is organized by the Colby Theater and Dance Department. The performance will take place in the East gallery of the Paul J. Schupf wing for the Works of Alex Katz.


Guided Meditation by Losang Samten

… museum hours. His residency will take place from April 1 to April 9.
On Sunday April 6 at 3 pm Samten will provide a guided meditation in the East Gallery of the Paul J. Schupf Wing for the Works of Alex Katz. Chairs will be provided; feel free to also bring your own meditation pillow.


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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