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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 …


Lunder Institute @ Crystal Bridges: Bite-Sized Conversations

American art is dynamic! Are you curious about how Crystal Bridges thinks about the pressing issues of American Art? How are new directions in American art reflected in our collection? How will multiple perspectives impact our new galleries?
In partnership with the Colby College Museum of Art’s Lunder Institute for American Art, Crystal Bridges …


Sparkle #6: It's Giving

A performance by 2023 Lunder Institute for American Art and Colby Arts Office visiting fellow, performance art fellow and Summer Think Tank 2023 participant Ayana Evans as part of the Taking the White Gloves Off Performance Art Series in Honor of Lorraine O’Grady, a partnership with the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, the Colby …


Nyugen E. Smith Performance

A performance by 2023 Lunder Institute for American Art and Colby Arts Office visiting fellow, performance art fellow and Summer Think Tank 2023 participant Nyugen E. Smith as part of the Taking the White Gloves Off Performance Art Series in Honor of Lorraine O’Grady, a partnership with the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, the …


Tsedaye Makonnen Performance

A performance by 2023 Lunder Institute for American Art and Colby Arts Office visiting fellow, performance art fellow and Summer Think Tank 2023 participant Tsedaye Makonnen as part of the Taking the White Gloves Off Performance Art Series in Honor of Lorraine O’Grady, a partnership with the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, the Colby …


Funeral Doom Spiritual.

A performance by 2023 Lunder Institute for American Art and Colby Arts Office visiting fellow, performance art fellow and Summer Think Tank 2023 participant M. Lamar as part of the Taking the White Gloves Off Performance Art Series in Honor of Lorraine O’Grady, a partnership with the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, the Colby …


Dear BlaQness: emotionally nude. but BEAUTIFUL you are. [As. Is.] worthy of love.

A performance by Lunder institute for American Art fellow Dominique Duroseau as part of the Taking the White Gloves Off Performance Art Series in Honor of Lorraine O’Grady, a partnership with the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, the Colby College Museum of Art’s Lunder Institute for American Art, and the Colby Arts Office …


Shabbat in The World Outside: Louise Nevelson at Midcentury

Join the Center for Small Town Jewish Life and the Colby College Museum of Art for a special Shabbat dinner and guided exploration of the art and life of artist Louise Nevelson.
Louise Nevelson, born Leah Berliawsky, moved from Ukraine to Rockland, Maine, as child where her family belonged to Adas Yoshuron Synagogue. Nevelson was …


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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