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Art in the Park: Art for the Helpers

Who are community helpers? We sometimes forget all the workers who keep the city clean, mow the grass, empty the trash, or plow the snow. Come help us create a woven artwork as a thank you to our community helpers. Each participant will help with a collaborative work and create a mini weaving to bring …


Art in the Park: Friendship Collages

What do you love about your friends? This week, we’ll read I Am You: A Book About Ubuntu by Refiloe Moahloli. Inspired by this story of friendship, we will create friendship collages to give to our friends and loved ones.
The Colby College Museum of Art has joined forces with Waterville Creates and the …


First Friday, Downtown Waterville: End-of-Summer Art & Games Night

Have some relaxing, end-of-summer fun at the Paul J. Schupf Art Center. Play board games and puzzles in the HUB space, enjoy outdoor games on Castonguay Square (weather-permitting) and self-guided art activities available at our creative carts.
Please note that the Joan Dignam Schmaltz Gallery of Art will be closed for …



Community Day

Join the Colby College Museum of Art for a day of family-friendly art, creative workshops, music, food, and interactive gallery experiences.
Create your own works of art at the Art Tent with Lunder Institute resident fellow Genevieve Gaignard and Papay Solomon. Engage in looking activities in our galleries, and spend time in our exhibitions …


Opening Day Celebration: Whistler: Streetscapes, Urban Change

Join us for an opening day celebration for our new exhibition Whistler: Streetscapes, Urban Change. Curator David Park Curry will lead gallery tours and sign advance copies of the accompanying exhibition catalogue.
Tours will be offered at 2 and 3:30 pm, and he will be available to sign books and talk with visitors in …


2023 Museum Summer Luncheon Honorees and Participants

Honoring

Shannon Haines
Recipient of the 2023 Jetté Award for Leadership in the Arts
Shannon Haines was hired as president and CEO of Waterville Creates in October of 2016. Under her leadership, Waterville Creates completed a formal merger with the Maine Film Center and the Waterville Opera House in the fall of 2018 with the …


Area Accommodations and Activities

Things to do
Colby College Museum of Art
5600 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, Maine
Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm
Sunday: Noon–5 pm
Paul J. Schupf Art Center
Ongoing
93 Main Street, Waterville
(207) 873-7000

Home to the Colby Museum’s Joan Dignam Schmaltz Gallery of Art, featuring the exhibition Ashley Bryan / Paula Wilson …


Guided Exhibition Tours

Join a free, in-person tour of our special exhibitions, offered at 2 pm on Wednesdays throughout the summer. These guided experiences will be led by staff, student interns, and museum docents, offering highlights of our current exhibitions. These include: Painted: Our Bodies, Hearts, and Village; Whistler: Streetscapes, Urban Change; Come Closer: Selections from the …


Guided Exhibition Tours

Join a free, in-person tour of our special exhibitions, offered at 2 pm on Wednesdays throughout the summer. These guided experiences will be led by staff, student interns, and museum docents, offering highlights of our current exhibitions. These include: Painted: Our Bodies, Hearts, and Village; Whistler: Streetscapes, Urban Change; Come Closer: Selections from 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
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].