Artful Meditation: Time to Flow

In this Artful Meditation, Jing Ye, a meditation teacher and a counselor at Colby College, will guide you through a meditation that will ground your thoughts and mindfulness inspired by Maya Lin Pin River-Kissimmee, 2008, fostering greater mind-body connection.
In the 1960s, Florida’s meandering Kissimmee River was forcefully constrained to a straight …

Artful Movements: Time to Flow

In the 1960s, Florida’s meandering Kissimmee River was forcefully constrained to a straight channel, resulting in detrimental impacts on the surrounding environment. In response, artist Maya Lin, currently a Lunder Institute for American Art Senior Fellow, mapped the the complexity of the river’s former course using hundreds of pushpins inserted directly into the …

Jacqueline Terrassa Named Director of the Colby College Museum of Art

… the Colby Museum a destination for American art in a global context. The collection includes works by Romare Bearden, Alexander Calder, John Chamberlain, David Driskell, Winslow Homer, Maya Lin, Joan Mitchell, Georgia O’Keeffe, Kiki Smith, Carrie Mae Weems, and Ai Weiwei, among many other artists. Central to the collection are more than 300 works …

Colby Museum spring exhibitions examine empire

… Joan Mitchell, Isamu Noguchi, and Alma Thomas. The museum also maintains a significant collection of contemporary American art including works by Alex Katz, Agnes Martin, Sol LeWitt, Maya Lin, Kara Walker, Elizabeth Murray, Martin Puryear, Terry Winters, and Julie Mehretu. Other principal areas of the collection include Greek and Roman antiquities, European prints and drawings …

Colby faculty and staff guest edit special edition of The Brooklyn Rail

… City. The Colby iteration, a satellite show to Rail Curatorial Projects’ contribution to the Venice Biennale, features works by Lauren Bon, David Brooks, Mel Chin, Mark Dion, Maya Lin, Meg Webster and others responding with heightened awareness to the fragility of planet earth.
“The decision to orient the Colby iteration around environmental issues and climate …

Past Events

… Yourself

Saturday, May 1, 1:00 p.m.

Maine on the Map of Memory: Lunder-Buck Interns and What Is Missing?

Monday, May 3, 6:00 p.m.

The Maine Art Museum Trail: Lecture with Maulian Dana

Tuesday, May 4, 6:00 p.m.

Memorializing the Natural Environment: Maya Lin in conversation

The Lunder Collection: A Gift of Art to Colby College

… Frederick Remington, Paul Manship, Elie Nadelman, and Alexander Calder, and important contemporary works by Romare Bearden, Donald Judd, Louise Nevelson, Claes Oldenburg, John Chamberlain, Jenny Holzer, and Maya Lin. The exhibition also includes more than 30 prints and paintings by James McNeill Whistler. These works are drawn from the Lunder Collection’s deep Whistler holdings …

Highlights from the Permanent Collection

… refreshed, this display reflects the Museum’s commitment to developing an ever more comprehensive representation of the art of the Americas and global contemporary art.
Highlights include Maya Lin’s monumental marble sculpture Disappearing Bodies of Water (2013), David Smith’s steel Voltri Bolton II (1962), and James McNeill Whistler’s oil painting Chelsea in …

Colby College Museum of Art to Present Bernard Langlais Retrospective in Summer 2014

… recent gifts from the Alex Katz Foundation, and select loans. Supported by the Henry Luce Foundation, this display will reflect the Museum’s ongoing commitment to a deep representation of American art from the 19th century through the present.
Highlights will include David Smith’s steel sculpture Voltri Bolton II (1962), Maya Lin‘smonumental …

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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