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Alumni Weekend - Curator Tour of The World Outside: Louise Nevelson at Midcentury

One of the first exhibitions to explore Louise Nevelson’s sculptures and works on paper in dialogue with their historical moment, The World Outside: Louise Nevelson at Midcentury illuminates the artist’s multidimensional command of form and attunement to postwar culture in the United States. It features more than sixty defining artworks by Nevelson, including …


Alumni Weekend - Curator Tour of The World Outside: Louise Nevelson at Midcentury

One of the first exhibitions to explore Louise Nevelson’s sculptures and works on paper in dialogue with their historical moment, The World Outside: Louise Nevelson at Midcentury illuminates the artist’s multidimensional command of form and attunement to postwar culture in the United States. It features more than sixty defining artworks by Nevelson, including …


First Friday: Lunder Institute Open Studios

Get to know the current cohort of artists in residence with Lunder Institute of American Art Fellows during the Lunder Institute Open Studios event at Greene Block + Studios. Lunder Institute fellows Papay Solomon, Dominique Duroseau, and Brian Smith invite community members to visit their studios, see their in-progress work, and learn more about their …


Shape, Surface, and Form: A Printmaking Workshop with Elizabeth Jabar and Veronica Perez

Join the Colby College Museum of Art and HINGE Collaborative for a free printmaking workshop guided by two local artists: printmaker Elizabeth Jabar and sculptor Veronica Perez.
Register here.
Taking inspiration from the exhibit The World Outside: Louise Nevelson at Midcentury, workshop participants will create their own constructed and assembled prints.
One key aspect of …


First Friday: Youth Art Month

Join the Colby College Museum of Art to celebrate Youth Art Month at the Joan Dignam Schmaltz Gallery of Art in the Paul J. Schupf Art Center, downtown Waterville.
The Colby Museum is one of the exhibition sponsors of Youth Art Month at the Ticonic Gallery.
Enjoy complimentary refreshments in the HUB while mingling with …


Art Break: Esprit de Corpse by Jared Flood

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the Colby College Museum of Art’s galleries. This week Glenda Winn will facilitate a conversation focusing on Esprit de Corpse by Jared Flood and his collaborators.
Art Break programs are grounded in the practice of slow looking, an educational …


Art Break: Rain Forest Wall by Louise Nevelson

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the Colby College Museum of Art’s galleries. This week, Dominic Bellido ’24, Colby College senior and museum intern, will facilitate a conversation focusing on Rain Forest Wall by Louise Nevelson.
Art Break programs are grounded in the practice of …


Metagame: Conversation + Game-Play

Are you into games like Cards Against Humanity and Apples to Apples? Do you like debating with your friends about movies, TV shows, and art? Join us to hear from John Sharp, one of the creators of The Metagame, and Tod Lippy, founder and editor of Esopus Magazine, followed by some fun and casual rounds …


Art& Queer Reading

How can we bring our own memories and experiences to our interpretation of art? How can queerness be a creative tool for observing and connecting with the world?
Join us for a night of exploring queerness in art in the Colby Museum galleries with Lunder Institute fellow Brian Smith, Mirken Coordinator of Campus Collaborations Jillian …


Art& The Making of Esopus Magazine

UPDATE: Please notice that this event has been rescheduled from April 4 due to inclement weather.

How does a seemingly simple idea take shape and become a magazine described in the New York Times as “a thing of lavish, eccentric beauty?”
Esopus Magazine was an alternative arts publication that helped realize the visions of artists …


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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