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Lunder Institute for American Art Resident Fellow Open Studios

Get to know the Lunder Institute for American Art Resident Fellows during and visit their work spaces at the Greene Block + Studios.
Lunder Institute resident fellowships provide artists with spacious studios as well as opportunities for collaboration with Colby College faculty, students, staff, and the Waterville community. The program, encompasses artists at all stages of …


Afterschool Art Club: Creating Conceptual Art

Learn about Sol LeWitt, an artist who made huge drawings on walls, and then make your own art (on slightly smaller walls). After School Art Club is a program of the Ticonic Gallery + Studios, in collaboration with other area organizations. The Colby Museum joins forces with them to present this week’s program.
About Afterschool …


Ghetto Gastro All-Day Takeover

Join Ghetto Gastro, a globally recognized culinary collective, for an all-day takeover of Colby College. During their visit to campus, Ghetto Gastro will engage students through a class visit, a panel discussion, and a campus-wide dining takeover, inspired by recipes from their Black Power Kitchen cookbook, in order to generate dialogue and community …


Music in the Museum: Kamala Sankaram and Brian Shankar Adler, Crescent and Other New Works

Kamala Sankaram and Brian Shankar Adler present Crescent, a sonic exploration of global temperature data, microplastics, and the other impacts of catastrophic climate change. The program is rounded out with music inspired by philosophical explorations of the human condition as well as music from Sankaram and Shankar’s eclectic surf-noir band Bombay Rickey.
Music …


Music in the Museum: The Journey, Piano Trios by Women Composers

Christina Spurling (piano), Chris Nemeth (violin), and Marisa Solomon (cello) bring a program of piano trios in honor of Women’s History Month, featuring music by Florence Price, Lera Auerbach, and Clara Schumann.
This program is funded in part by the Hazel Hoyt Witherell Memorial Concert Fund.
Music in the Museum is a series of …


Music in the Museum: Duane Edwards Trio, New and Original Compositions

Colby Music Instructor Duane Edwards and his ensemble present selections from two solo releases, Time Machine (2019) and Birds (2023), and new compositions—playing improvisatory music in the spirit of jazz with modern takes on rock and Cuban music.
Music in the Museum is a series of live performances, curated by the Colby College Music …


Music in the Museum: David Hyun-su Kim, Fortepiano

David Hyun-su Kim returns to Colby to present a program of Clara Schumann and Franz Schubert on a mid-19th-century Viennese fortepiano.
Music in the Museum is a series of live performances, curated by the Colby College Music Department, and featuring local and regional musicians.


CANCELED-Art Break: Crickett by Cara Romero

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the Colby Museum’s gallery spaces. This week, Siera Hyte, Lunder Institute Program Manager, will facilitate a conversation focusing on Crickett by Cara Romero, located in the Lower Lunder Wing Gallery, Painted: Our Bodies, Hearts, and Village exhibition.
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Art Break: Untitled (Face in Dirt) by David Wojnarowicz

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the Colby Museum’s gallery spaces. This week, Emma Baker ’24 and the Barringer Museum Practice Intern during Summer 2023, will facilitate a conversation focusing on Untitled (Face in Dirt) by David Wojnarowicz, located in the Lower Jetté Gallery.
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Art Break: The Dance House: Nocturne by James McNeill Whistler

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the Colby Museum’s gallery spaces. This week, Elisa Germán, Lunder Curator of Works on Paper and Whistler Studies, will facilitate a conversation focusing on The Dance House: Nocturne by James McNeill Whistler, located in the Davis Gallery.
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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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