Guided Exhibition Tour

… and Surface Tension: Etchings from the Collection. These guided experiences will be led by staff, student interns, and our museum educators, offering special insight into each exhibition.

Alex Katz, Edges, 1997. Etching, 12 1/2 x 15 in. (31.8 x 38.1 cm). Colby College Museum of Art, Gift of the artist, 1997.056.

Community Day 2024

… view in this summer’s exhibitions:

Martha Diamond: Deep Time
Surface Tension: Etchings from the Colby College Museum of Art 1850 to Now
Eastman Johnson in Maine
Alex Katz: Repetitions
Painted: Our Bodies, Hearts, and Village

Or just sit back and enjoy time with friends and family.
Thanks to the support of Friends of Art …

Colby Museum Announces Four New Team Members

… and works on paper.
The Colby Museum currently holds more than 900 works by the artist Alex Katz, along with associated archival materials that make up the Alex Katz Collection. In addition, the museum owns approximately 500 artworks—ranging from folk art to American modernism and contemporary art—acquired as gifts from the Alex Katz

Art& Queer Reading

… Lunder Institute fellow Brian Smith, Mirken Coordinator of Campus Collaborations Jillian Impastato, and Colby student Char Butler ’26. Participants will engage in facilitated discussions in the exhibition Alex Katz: Repetitions before continuing the conversation and sharing a meal in the museum lobby. This event is free and open to all.

Alex Katz, Summer Flowers, 2018 …

Fall Open House

… museum exhibitions—Painted: Our Bodies, Hearts, and Village, Whistler: Streetscapes, Urban Change, Constellations: Forming the Collection, 1973–2023, Come Closer: Selections from the Collection, 1978–1994, and Alex Katz: Repetitions.
This all ages gathering is free and open to all.
In the William D. Adams Gallery (lobby)

Refreshments, including catered food and alcoholic beverages …

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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