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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.
Activities
In the William D. Adams Gallery (lobby)

Refreshments, including catered food and alcoholic beverages …



Art Break: Dancer by Dara Friedman

… art as a way to make connections and create meaning for yourself. These looking experiences will be facilitated by museum staff, interns, docents, and special guests.

Installation view of All in One: Selections from the Alex Katz Foundation Collection featuring Dancer (2011) by Dara Friedman, 2022, Colby College Museum of Art. Photo by Luc Demers.


"untitled sad piece:" dance performance

This weekend, join us for a performance of “untitled sad piece,” sponsored by the Colby College Department of Performance, Theater and Dance, in the Colby Museum’s Boulos Gallery of the Paul J. Schupf Wing for the Works of Alex Katz.
Set to songs by the 1970’s duo The Carpenters, “untitled sad piece” examines …


"untitled sad piece:" dance performance

This weekend, join us for a performance of “untitled sad piece,” sponsored by the Colby College Department of Performance, Theater and Dance, in the Colby Museum’s Boulos Gallery of the Paul J. Schupf Wing for the Works of Alex Katz.
Set to songs by the 1970’s duo The Carpenters, “untitled sad piece” examines …


Art Break: Burning House, Night, Vertical by Lois Dodd

… connections and create meaning for themselves. These looking experiences will be facilitated by museum staff, interns, docents, and special guests.
Lois Dodd, Burning House, Night, Vertical, 2007. Oil on linen, 64 x 48 x 1 1/2 in. (162.6 x 121.9 x 3.8 cm). Gift of the Alex Katz Foundation; 2009.067.


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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