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Reading with Mary Ruefle, 2022-23 Kristina Stahl Writer-in-Residence

… as a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. She is also the author of My Private Property (Wave Books, 2016), Trances of the Blast (Wave Books, 2013), Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures (Wave Books, 2012), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, and Selected Poems (Wave Books, 2010), winner …

Homecoming 2022: Exhibition Open House

Celebrate Homecoming Weekend with the Museum.
Join museum staff, who will be stationed throughout our galleries—ready for conversations and questions about our current exhibitions on view this fall. Light refreshments will be available.

Homecoming 2022: Art + Cart: Faces and Places with our Terra Collection in Residence

Celebrate Homecoming Weekend with the Museum.
Visitors of all ages can drop in anytime at our Art + Cart station in the galleries to have a conversation about the Terra Collection in Residence, and engage with activities that encourage careful looking and personal connections. For adult caregivers with young children, a new Art-Tastic Gallery Bag …

Welcome Fall 2022: Colby Jazz Collective + Fall Exhibitions

Join the Colby College Museum of Art and the Music Department for a fall celebration of music and art. We’ll kick off our Music in the Museum series with an outdoor performance by the Colby Jazz Collective, featuring Colby music department faculty playing a collection of well-known tunes from the standard Jazz repertoire …

2022 Senior Exhibition Opening Reception

Join us for the 2022 Senior Exhibition Opening Reception. Spend time in the Davis Gallery, viewing the capstone projects of 12 senior studio art majors. Pick up an exhibition catalogue containing images, artist statements, and analyses of works in the show, written by students in AR356. Enjoy refreshments, and remarks from faculty and staff.
The …

2022 Summer Luncheon

Saturday, July 9, 2022
Colby College Museum of Art
Waterville, Maine
Participate in the return of this storied event!
Join alumni, parents, artists, and friends from across the country on Mayflower Hill as we come together to celebrate the mission and impact of the Colby College Museum of Art and …

Penobscot Artist Sarah Sockbeson Named a 2021–22 Lunder Institute Senior Fellow

WATERVILLE, MAINE, December 9, 2021—The Lunder Institute for American Art is pleased to announce that Maine-based artist Sarah Sockbeson will serve as a Lunder Institute senior fellow and will be the recipient of the 2021–22 Alfonso Ossorio Creative Production Grant.
Established in 2019 supported by the Ossorio Foundation, the Alfonso Ossorio Creative …

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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