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2021 Senior Exhibition Opening Celebration

Join us via this link on Wednesday, May 12, starting at 5:30 p.m. for a virtual livestream of our 2021 Senior Exhibition opening night celebration.
Seniors studying studio art have spent all year working on capstone projects in disciplines that include printmaking, photography, painting, and sculpture. Featuring works by Grace Connolly, Cole Guerin …


Guided Canoe Trip with Ryan Linehan — FULL

… with a guided gallery experience, followed by a light lunch, before proceeding to the canoe launch site. The 2½-hour canoe trip will be guided by Ryan Linehan, Associate Director of Campus Life and Director of Outdoor Education at Colby. This program is designed for ages 18+, but children ages 7+ may attend if accompanied …


Guided Canoe Trip with Ryan Linehan

… with a guided gallery experience, followed by a light lunch, before proceeding to the canoe launch site. The 2½-hour canoe trip will be guided by Ryan Linehan, Associate Director of Campus Life and Director of Outdoor Education at Colby. This program is designed for ages 18+, but children ages 7+ may attend if accompanied …


Whistler’s Cities, Our Cities

… What lessons can we learn to build inclusive and sustainable cities?
This program will be set up as a Zoom webinar; please register here to receive the link to join the program.
This virtual program will be introduced by Elisa Germán, the Colby Museum’s Lunder Curator of Works on Paper and Whistler Studies, and …


Rizzoli Bookstore: Alex Katz: Theater & Dance Conversation

… dance companies, with robust domestic and international touring; an ever-expanding repertory that includes the Taylor canon, historical masterpieces, and works he commissions; an annual engagement at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; and several education programs to inspire the next generation of dancers and dance advocates.

Levi Prombaum, Colby Museum Katz Consulting Curator, holds …


Register for Art Boxes: Feeling Festive

… caregivers: if there are more than two children in the home, boxes can be addressed to multiple names.
Included activities are designed for children in grades 4–6. Younger children may need adult assistance to complete the activities.
Please contact Linde Family Foundation Senior Coordinator of School and Teacher Programs Abigail Newkirk with any questions.


Contact Us

… arrange a tour, and we need at least two weeks in order to schedule it as we rely on volunteer docents. To arrange a tour, please contact Linde Family Foundation Senior Coordinator of School and Teacher Programs Abby Newkirk, at [email protected] or 207.859.5623.
Image Rights and Reproduction Requests:
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Art @ Home: Make a New Friend: Carmen Herrera

… ruler. And have fun being precise. Carmen Herrera once said of this part of her work: “There is nothing I love more than to make a straight line. How can I explain it? It’s the beginning of all structures, really.”
It may be hard to choose just two colors for your composition. One of …


Artful Healing: Time to Let Go

… choices from a conscious place moving forward.
Recommended Materials:

Lined or white paper for writing
Pen or pencil
Paper for drawing – 8 1/2 X 11 (you may use smaller or larger paper depending on what feels right for you and what you have available)
Chalk or oil pastels (may be substituted by other drawing …


Art @ Home: Marsden Hartley

… think looks like the view that Marsden Hartley might have seen.

Let’s get inspired by Marsden Hartley and create our own landscape, a picture of a place. You may have noticed that one of the first things you notice are the rocks—they really stand out because he outlined them in thick black …


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
Works in the museum's collection are presented with basic information consisting of artist, date and media. When available, an image of the artwork is displayed. Images are presented as a fair use educational resource and commercial use is strictly prohibited. To request an image, please contact [email protected].