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Expanded Colby College Museum of Art to Open with Seven Exhibitions

… A Thing Alive” reflects on the bold changes that occurred in 20th-century artistic representations of the natural and built environments.
Nowhere But Here: Art From the Alex Katz Foundation, on view from July 13 through Jan. 5, 2014, presents more than 30 modern and contemporary works given to the Colby College Museum of Art …



Construction of Colby Museum Addition to Begin

… view beginning Nov. 8 and during construction will be an exhibition dedicated to the pavilion’s design, rotating highlights from the permanent collection, and works from the Alex Katz collection. Starting Nov. 8 visitors will enter through a temporary entrance adjacent to the Paul J. Schupf Wing for the Works of Alex Katz. For additional …


Colby Museum to Celebrate Art Museum Day May 18 

… of writers—scholars, curators, critics and artists—are paired with reproductions of pieces from the collection: James Cuno on Henri Fantin-Latour, Rackstraw Downes on John Marin, Alex Katz on Winslow Homer and Richard Hell on Joe Brainard, for example. Participation by AAMD member museums emphasizes the lasting impact art museums have on their communities …



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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