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Thursday Art Party: Dance & Design

Join us for a night at the museum, curated by the Colby Museum Student Board. Design tote bags inspired by Alex Katz: Theater and Dance, watch student dance and theater performances in the galleries, participate in a scavenger hunt, and enjoy music and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages for ages 21+ (two tickets per person).


Art Break: Sparkle Knot III by Lynda Benglis

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Siera Hyte, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, will facilitate the conversation, focusing on Sparkle Knot III by Lynda Benglis, located in All in One: Selections from the Alex Katz Foundation …


Let Art Inspire: Yoga in the Galleries

Practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by artworks in the Alex Katz: Theater and Dance exhibition, now on view at the Colby College Museum of Art.
Our Let Art Inspire: Yoga in the Galleries sessions begin with a deeper look at an artwork, followed by yoga and meditation led by Kathleen Leisure Haberstock …


Taylor X Katz

Polaris (Music by Donald York)
Scudorama (Music by Clarence Jackson)
Sunset (Music by Edward Elgar)
Diggity (Music by Donald York)
World-renowned painter Alex Katz first collaborated with Paul Taylor in 1960 and designed sets and costumes for sixteen Taylor dances. The four amazing works on this program provided this incomparable artist with a canvas …



Colby Museum Announces New Curatorial Hires

… project Care Syllabus. Prombaum is assistant editor and a contributor for the catalog accompanying the Guggenheim Museum’s upcoming retrospective, Alex Katz: Gathering. Following the close of Alex Katz: Theater and Dance, Prombaum will install a new rotation of the Alex Katz Collection in the Paul J. Schupf Wing for the Works of Alex Katz


Art Break: Dance

… work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Levi Prombaum, Colby Museum Katz Consulting Curator, will facilitate the program, focusing on Alex Katz’s 2022 “Dance” series located in the Alex Katz: Theater and Dance exhibition (Paul J. Schupf Wing for the Works of Alex Katz).
Art Break is …


Welcome Fall 2022: Colby Jazz Collective + Fall Exhibitions

… the Colby Jazz Collective, featuring Colby music department faculty playing a collection of well-known tunes from the standard Jazz repertoire. Visit the Museum’s special exhibitions—Alex Katz: Theater and Dance, All in One: Selections from the Katz Foundation Collection, Andrew Wyeth: Life and Death, and Sarah Cain: hand in hand. Enjoy food and …


Campus + Community Film Series: The Mind of a Dancer

… ideas about what he wants from his life in a country where traditionalism reigns in the world of dance, and in society as whole. This film series is inspired by the exhibition, Alex Katz: Theater and Dance, on view now at the Colby College Museum of Art.
This screening is free and open to all.


Campus + Community Film Series: The Mind of a Dancer

… go next. The film was shot in black and white by director Noah Baumbach, stylistically described as French New Wave revivalism by many critics. This film series is inspired by the exhibition, Alex Katz: Theater and Dance, on view now at the Colby College Museum of Art.

This screening is free and open to all.


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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