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Art Break: Crickett by Cara Romero

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the Colby College Museum of Art’s galleries. This week, Siera Hyte, Lunder Institute Manager of Programs and Fellowships will facilitate a conversation focusing on Crickett by Cara Romero.
Art Break programs are grounded in the practice of slow looking …


Art Break: Marwencol on My Mind by Mark Hogancamp

UPDATE: Please notice that this event has been rescheduled from April 4 due to inclement weather.

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the Colby College Museum of Art’s galleries. This week, Tod Lippy, an artist, designer, writer, editor, and co-curator of the A Lot …


Art Break: Untitled Basket by Sarah Sockbeson

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the Colby College Museum of Art’s galleries. This week, Jaime McLeod, museum communications manager, will facilitate a conversation focusing on Untitled Basket by Sarah Sockbeson.
Art Break programs are grounded in the practice of slow looking, an educational approach …


Art Break: Artist's Project: Ghost Form by William Christenberry

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the Colby Museum’s gallery spaces. This week, Yeon Hong ’25, a Colby student and museum intern, will facilitate a conversation focusing on Artist’s Project by William Christenberry
Art Break programs are grounded in the practice of slow looking …



Art Break: Martha Ellen Connell by Milton William Hopkins

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the Colby Museum’s gallery spaces. This week, Sarah Duff, Assistant Professor of History, will facilitate a conversation focusing on Martha Ellen Connell’s portrait by Milton William Hopkins
Art Break programs are grounded in the practice of slow looking …


Frame by Frame: Pom Poko

Join us for a free screening of Pom Poko (1994, 1h 59m), a Japanese animated fantasy film from Studio Ghibli that follows the playful adventures of tanuki, Japanese magical raccoon dogs who shapeshift. Before the film, hear a few words from Professor of East Asian Studies, Laura Nuffer, about the connection between Japanese Folklore and …


Thursday Art Party

Join the fun at the Thursday Art Party, co-hosted by the Colby College Student Government Association. Get creative as you decorate your own mug inspired by art on view at the museum. Enjoy Grey December’s set in the lobby and hear the Colby 8 perform in the galleries. We’ve got refreshments covered …



Frame by Frame: Blue Velvet (an Esopus Magazine pick)

Join us for a free screening of Blue Velvet (1986, 2h), a cult classic from David Lynch (co-creator of Twin Peaks), that is equal parts psychological thriller, film noir, and coming-of-age story. This screening is inspired by A Lot More Inside: Esopus Magazine, an exhibition on view at the Colby College Museum …


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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