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Students in “AR256: African American Art” (taught by Professor Tanya Sheehan) will present original research on a selection of early African American artworks in the museum’s collection. Those artworks include a painted portrait by Joshua... more >
Noontime Art Talk by Andrew Eschelbacher, Susan Donnell and Harry W. Konkel Assistant Curator of European Art Portland Museum of Art Catch a glimpse into life in 19th century Paris with this French Impressionist painting, which... more >
Noontime Art Talk by Ankeney Weitz, Ellerton M. and Edith K. Jette Professor of Art In conjunction with currents7: Elizabeth Atterbury, the Museum has on view are several oracle bones from the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh. Ankeney Weitz will introduce the... more >
Noontime Art Talk by Véronique Plesch, Professor of Art History A talk on the practice of the Grand Tour and on the souvenirs that were brought back, mostly in the 19th century and from Italy.... more >
Noontime Art Talk by Ramey Mize, Anne Lunder Leland Curatorial Fellow In the gouache Evening on the Beach, 1871, and the oil painting of the same name, Winslow Homer meticulously renders the unwieldy intersection of... more >
Please join us for a celebration of the arts at Colby College with presentations of creative scholarship in both the Museum and The Bixler Art and Music Center. Schedules of the events as well as... more >
Visit our spring exhibitions during their final month on view and join us for community day. In addition to a free book-making workshop, small presses, poets and artists will have books on display, and for... more >
Congratulations to Lauren Lessing, Mirken Curator of Education at the Colby Museum, and Tanya Sheehan, Associate Professor of Art, for the publication of their research articles in the Fall 2014 issue of the journal of... more >