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South End Festival

Waterville’s South End Festival is back for its 17th year!
Hosted by the South End Neighborhood Association and other community partners, this event features plenty of family fun, with food from Living Water Church, a bounce house, and community resources.
Join the Colby College Museum of Art for art activities and free ice cream …


Atlantic Music Festival Contemporary Ensemble Performance

Members of the Atlantic Music Festival’s Contemporary Ensemble will perform music for flute and cello by J.S. Bach and Reinhold Glière in the Colby Museum galleries.
Featured artists include Robert Cart and Jameson Platte. All are welcome for this free program.
This program is part of a suite of free performances offered by …



Opening Day Artist Conversation for Alex Katz: Theater and Dance

In celebration of the Colby College Museum of Art exhibition, Alex Katz: Theater and Dance, join us for an opening day conversation between artist Alex Katz, curator Robert Storr, and Michael Novak, Artistic Director of Paul Taylor Dance Company, moderated by Colby Museum Katz Consulting Curator Levi Prombaum.
Storr and Novak will join Katz to …


Art in the Park: Kennebec River Collage

Art in the Park is back! Once again, the Colby College Museum of Art joins forces with Waterville Creates and the Waterville Public Library to offer a summer of dynamic, creative programming featuring hands-on arts experiences for all.
Join us each Thursday at Head of Falls, downtown Waterville’s outdoor gathering space adjacent to …


Art in the Park: Create Your Own Mini-Painting

*UPDATE: This program is moving from the Head of Falls to the Greene Block + Studios due to the heat advisories
Art in the Park is back! Once again, the Colby College Museum of Art joins forces with Waterville Creates and the Waterville Public Library to offer a summer of dynamic, creative programming featuring hands …



Common Threads Drop-In Sessions

Stop by the Greene Block + Studios, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12–5 p.m. from July 13–29 to gather with community in the tent and contribute to ongoing print and book projects for the culminating exhibition.
This workshop is part of Waterville Creates Common Threads, a project supported in part by the National Endowment for …


Common Threads Drop-In Sessions

Stop by the Greene Block + Studios, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12–5 p.m. from July 13–29 to gather with community in the tent and contribute to ongoing print and book projects for the culminating exhibition.
This workshop is part of Waterville Creates Common Threads, a project supported in part by the National Endowment for …


Common Threads Drop-In Sessions

Stop by the Greene Block + Studios, Wednesdays and Fridays, 12–5 p.m. from July 13–29 to gather with community in the tent and contribute to ongoing print and book projects for the culminating exhibition.
This workshop is part of Waterville Creates Common Threads, a project supported in part by the National Endowment for …


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].