Summer Luncheon 2023

Once again celebrating the museum’s commitment to 
transforming lives through art, the contributions of artists, 
and the unwavering support of friends like you.

Saturday, July 8, 2023

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Shannon Haines, President and CEO, Waterville Creates
Recipient of the 2023 Jetté Award for Leadership in the Arts

Fred Wilson
Recipient of the 2023 Cummings Award for Artistic Excellence

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10:30 a.m.
Morning program featuring artists Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo), Daniel Minter D.F.A. ’23, and Paula Wilson in conversation with Jacqueline Terrassa, Carolyn Muzzy Director
Given Auditorium

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12 p.m.
Reception, lunch, and awards, including remarks by President David A. Greene
Colby Green

3 p.m.
Dessert reception and viewing of exhibitions and collections
Colby Museum

Honorary Event Chairs

Paula Crane Lunder
Peter Lunder

Event Co-Chairs

Katherine Bishop ’87
Valerie Carberry

Hilary Barnes Hoopes ’89, Chair, Museum Board of Governors
Richard Blanco Litt.D. ’14, Vice Chair, Museum Board of Governors
Alice Kang, Vice Chair, Museum Board of Governors

The Museum Board of Governors

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