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Art Break — I See Red: Flathead Vest

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Pat Theriault will facilitate the conversation, focusing on I See Red: Flathead Vest by Jaune Quick-To-See Smith, located in the Sally and Michael Gordon Gallery.
Art Break is a program …


Art Break: Boy with Cow

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Priscilla Doel, museum docent, will facilitate the conversation, focusing on Boy with Cow by Yasuo Kuniyoshi, located in Cohen Gallery.
Art Break is a program that is based on the practice of …


Colby Museum Announces New Curatorial Hires

The Colby College Museum of Art announced today that Sarah Humphreville has been appointed Lunder Curator of American Art. Humphreville possesses a keen interest in museum collections and a deep commitment to identifying artists worthy of new research and recognition in the field of American art. With rigorous and comprehensive curatorial skills, special expertise in …


Art&: Emergency of Emergencies–The Aesthetics and Politics of Climate Justice

Join us for a public talk by T. J. Demos, founder of the Center for Creative Ecologies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, about the intersections of contemporary art, radical politics, and ecology. Demos’ work looks at the places where art, activism, and visual culture oppose racial, colonial, and extractive capitalism, working toward social …


Open House at Greene Block + Studios

Join us for an Open House at Colby College’s Greene Block + Studios. This event is free and open to all. Stop by to see what workshops, performances, and installations are happening this year and how you can get involved!

Noon–5 p.m.:

Meet Colby Arts Office and Lunder Institute of American Art staff …


Art Break: Dance

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Levi Prombaum, Colby Museum Katz Consulting Curator, will facilitate the program, focusing on Alex Katz’s 2022 “Dance” series located in the Alex Katz: Theater and Dance exhibition (Paul J. Schupf Wing …



Art Break: Miss A

Join us each Thursday,to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Marisa C. Sánchez, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow for Research and Scholarly Engagement at the Lunder Institute for American Art, will facilitate the conversation focusing on Miss A by Walt Kuhn, located in the …


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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