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Senior Exhibition 2020

… Museum, but this year has been anything but typical. Over the last few months the nineteen members of the senior cohort—our largest group in recent years—have adapted resiliently and still produced impressive culminating bodies of work. Congratulations, class of 2020! Your hard work and creativity inspire us all.
View the virtual exhibition here.


Campus + Community Film Series: Monir (2017) – CANCELED

… Marta Ameri. This screening, presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Sea in A Jug: The Welch Collection of Islamic and Later Indian Art, on view February 20–May 3, 2020, is free and open to the public. [G. 54 minutes].
The Museum, in collaboration with Railroad Square Cinema, presents this series of films related …


Campus + Community Film Series: Growing Local (2014) – CANCELED

“Growing Local points to both the vibrancy and the growing pains of the local food movement in Maine, and the uncertain fate of the farmers and farmland that keep it alive. The films are a collaboration between Maine Farmland Trust and Seedlight Pictures and debuted at the 2014 Camden International Film Festival.” – Maine Farmland …


Campus + Community Film Series: Lifeboat (2018) – CANCELED

… can support our immigrant and refugee communities. 

This screening is presented in conjunction with the Colby Museum exhibition Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing, on view February 20 through June 7, 2020. The exhibition focuses on maritime vectors of mercantilism, colonialism, post-colonialism, migration, and diaspora. This screening is free and open to all.
The …


2019 Faculty Biennial Show

The 2019 Faculty Biennial features recent work by Colby’s teaching artists. This exhibition encompasses the diverse range of media explored by art department faculty members Bradley Borthwick, Bevin Engman, Gary Green, Amanda Lilleston, and Thalassa Raasch.


Terry Winters Prints 1999–2014

… Sammlung München/Pinakothek der Moderne surveyed Winters prints 1999–2014 and was accompanied by a publication including every print Winters made since 1999, when the first volume of his print catalogue raisonné appeared. The exhibition traveled to the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark, and was on view from June 18–August 30, 2015.


2019 Senior Exhibition

Seniors studying studio art have spent all year working on capstone projects in disciplines that include printmaking, photography, painting, and sculpture. This show serves as the culmination of their studies. An exhibition catalogue containing images, artists’ statements, and analyses of works in the show written by students in AR356 will also be available. Works by …


Recent Acquisitions: 2018

The Lunder Collection
A number of notable works entered the Lunder Collection in 2018. Among these was Jackson Pollock’s Composition with Masked Forms (1941), a frenetic painting of encircling masked forms consuming one another. A joint gift and purchase for the Lunder Collection, the painting exemplifies a transitional period in Pollock’s career as …


Campus + Community Film Series: Shield and Spear (2014)

Shield and Spear (2014) features visual activist Zanele Muholi and other leading South African contemporary artists and explores a constellation of stories about identity, art, race, and freedom of expression in South Africa, twenty years into democracy. This screening is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness, on …


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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