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2019 Summer Luncheon

SAVE THE DATE
Saturday, July 20, 2019
SUMMER LUNCHEON
Colby College Museum of Art
Waterville, Maine
Celebrating 60 years of opening doors to art
Join alumni, parents, and friends from across the country to celebrate the mission and impact of the Colby College Museum of Art. Over the last sixty years the Colby Museum has …



Conversation with Rackstraw Downes | Summer Luncheon 2018

The Colby Museum presented artist Rackstraw Downes with the 2018 Cummings Award for Artistic Excellence. On July 14, 2018, as part of the Museum’s annual summer luncheon, Sharon Corwin, the Museum’s Carolyn Muzzy Director and Chief Curator, sat down with Rackstraw Downes to discuss the creation process of his works, his career trajectory …


2018 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’s statements, and analyses of works in the show written by students in AR356 will also be available.

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Recent Acquisitions: 2017

The Lunder Collection
Building on acquisitions from 2016 and the inauguration of the Lunder Institute for American Art, the Lunder Collection added a number of exemplary works this year, including Ai Weiwei’s Colored Vases, 2006–8. In this work, Ai paints over the surfaces of Neolithic pottery (5000–3000 B.C.E.) to transform …


2018 TRAVELING ART SHOW: Closing Reception

The Museum Student Advisory Board invites you to the first annual Traveling Art Show this April, 2018. The show features student artists from a variety of disciplines and with a range of
preferred mediums and styles. On view in the Athletic Center April 12–15, and in the Museum Student Lounge April 17–19, with …


2018 TRAVELING ART SHOW: Opening Reception

The Museum Student Advisory Board invites you to the first annual Traveling Art Show this April, 2018. The show features student artists from a variety of disciplines and with a range of
preferred mediums and styles. Opens at the Athletic Center on April 12 with a reception at 7 pm. On view in the Athletic …


Lively Spaces Summer Camp July 9–28, 2018

Join us for three weeks of art making, dancing, poetry reading, and writing during Colby Museum’s Lively Spaces Summer Camp. Colby Museum’s collection will inspire rising 3rd graders through 7th graders to move, write, speak, draw, and perform.
The camp takes place Monday–Friday, 10 am–1 pm from July 9–28, 2018 …


Opening Reception: 2018 Senior Exhibition

This annual Senior Exhibition brings together art created by Colby seniors who have completed extensive work in their chosen media. This exhibition will run through May 27.


2018 Summer Luncheon

… Chief Curator Sharon Corwin
Given Auditorium
Noon
Luncheon
Colby Lawn
2 p.m.
Coffee reception and exhibition viewing
Colby Museum
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Questions? Contact Director of Museum Development Liz Menard
[email protected] | 207-859-4367


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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