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Admission, Hours, and Directions

The Colby College Museum of Art is always free and open to all. 

Colby College Campus Location

5600 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, Maine

The Colby Museum is a forum for experimentation, research, dialogue, and connection. On campus, the museum features thematic displays that draw from its collection of nearly 11,000 artworks as well as a vibrant schedule of rotating exhibitions and programs.

Regular Hours

Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm
Sunday: Noon–5 pm
Open Thursdays until 9 pm, September–May
Closed Mondays

Holiday Hours

Independence Day: Closed
Thanksgiving: Closed
Christmas Eve: 10 am–3 pm
Christmas Day: Closed
New Year’s Eve: 10 am–3 pm
New Year’s Day: Closed

The Joan Dignam Schmaltz Gallery of Art
at the Paul J. Schupf Art Center

93 Main Street, Waterville, Maine

Located in the heart of downtown Waterville, the Joan Dignam Schmaltz Gallery of Art is the Colby Museum’s dedicated gallery space at the Paul J. Schupf Art Center, presenting rotating exhibitions of contemporary art and selections from the Colby Museum’s collection.

Additional offerings at the Art Center include the Maine Film Center, the Ticonic Gallery + Studios, and the Waterville Opera House, all part of Waterville Creates. 

Regular Hours

Wednesday–Monday: 11 am–7 pm
Closed Tuesdays

Holiday Hours

Independence Day: Closed
Thanksgiving: Closed
Christmas Eve: 10 am–3 pm
Christmas Day: Closed
New Year’s Eve: 10 am–3 pm
New Year’s Day: Closed

Dining

The Museum Café, located next to the main museum entrance, serves light refreshments Tuesdays though Fridays from 11 am to 4 pm. For recommendations on other area dining and accommodations, visit this page