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Thursday Art Party: Dance & Design

Join us for a night at the museum, curated by the Colby Museum Student Board. Design tote bags inspired by Alex Katz: Theater and Dance, watch student dance and theater performances in the galleries, participate in a scavenger hunt, and enjoy music and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages for ages 21+ (two tickets per person).

Art Break: Torso #378 by Isamu Noguchi

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Jillian Impastato, Mirken Coordinator of Campus and Community Collaboration, will facilitate the conversation, focusing on Isamu Noguchi’s Torso #378, located in the Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery.
Please note, this will …

Art Break: Sparkle Knot III by Lynda Benglis

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Siera Hyte, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, will facilitate the conversation, focusing on Sparkle Knot III by Lynda Benglis, located in All in One: Selections from the Alex Katz Foundation …

Elm City Small Press Fest

The Elm City Small Press Fest is back for a second year!
Elm City Small Press Fest is a community event that focuses on independent publishing in the Maine region. This event highlights contemporary print and publishing culture while activating conversations around creative labor and commerce as viable artistic practices. The goal of the Fest …

Joy to the Ville at the Paul J. Schupf Art Center

Embrace the holiday spirit at the 5th annual Joy to the Ville community celebration at the new Paul J. Schupf Art Center! All activities will take place at 93 Main Street, Waterville, unless otherwise noted.
Join the Colby College Museum of Art,Waterville Creates, the Waterville Public Library, the Children’ Discovery Museum, and Bixby Chocolate …

Naeem Mohaiemen: grace Opening Reception

Join us for a special reception to celebrate the opening of Naeem Mohaiemen: grace.

As a caregiver to a family shaped by an uneven experience of migration (those who left, and those who stayed), Mohaiemen has experienced hospital bureaucracies in Dhaka, Delhi, and New York. While there have been many moments of precision, kindness, and …


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Friends of Art provides critical support to the Colby College Museum of Art to create world-class exhibitions, academic engagement opportunities for students across disciplines, and free educational programming for the wider community. Every dollar raised sustains Colby’s …

You're Speaking My Language

Practice your language skills and converse with other art lovers. This program is designed to connect and build relationships among language learners and native speakers using art as a catalyst for conversation. Come join us for a scavenger hunt to explore the galleries and practice your target language! Speakers of Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, German, Russian …

Let Art Inspire: Yoga in the Galleries

Practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by artworks in the Alex Katz: Theater and Dance exhibition, now on view at the Colby College Museum of Art.
Our Let Art Inspire: Yoga in the Galleries sessions begin with a deeper look at an artwork, followed by yoga and meditation led by Kathleen Leisure Haberstock …

Art&: A Conversation with Sarah Cain

Join us for a virtual program featuring the artist Sarah Cain in conversation with Beth Finch, the curator of hand in hand, Cain’s current exhibition in the William D. Adams Gallery. They will discuss how Cain realized this extraordinary painting installation, her inspirations for it, and the interplay between her studio practice and site …

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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