Inaugural Exhibitions to Highlight Renowned Collection of Historic, Modern, and Contemporary American Art
WATERVILLE, MAINE, July 12, 2013 – With the opening of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion this weekend, the Colby College Museum of Art—long recognized for its substantial and important American art collection—now has the most exhibition space of any art museum in Maine and has confirmed its status as one of the nation’s premier institutions of American...More »
With its grand reopening the Colby College Museum of Art will offer a special Community Day on Sunday, July 14, featuring activities and attractions for families. The new Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion—which will exhibit works from the renowned Lunder Collection, many for the first time—makes the Colby museum the largest art museum in Maine.
Highlights of Community Day include art-making activities, a live band, hourly tours, food, and ice cream from Maine-based Stone Fox Creamery....More »
Summer Celebration of New Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion Will Honor Collection Highlights and Welcome New Masterworks to the Museum
WATERVILLE, MAINE, May 13, 2013 – The Colby College Museum of Art will celebrate its reopening and inaugurate the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion July 13, 2013. Seven exhibitions will demonstrate the strength and breadth of the museum’s collection and offer new perspectives on the renowned Lunder Collection, one of the most important private...More »
26,000-Square-Foot Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, Designed by Frederick Fisher and Partners Architects, to Open July 13, 2013
Inaugural Exhibitions to Feature the Recently Donated Lunder Collection, With Historic, Modern and Contemporary American Art Valued at $100 Million
WATERVILLE, MAINE – Long recognized for its substantial and important American art collection, the Colby College Museum of Art will become the largest art museum in Maine, and confirm its status...More »
For decades American painter Alex Katz has split his time between New York City and Maine. From July 14 through Dec. 30, 2012, the Colby College Museum of Art, which holds the world's largest collection of Katz's work, will present an exhibition focusing on the themes of the city and the country in Katz's work from the 1950s to the present.
Drawn from the Colby Museum's collection and loans, Alex Katz: Maine/New York is curated by the New York poet and critic Carter...More »
Building construction of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion at the Colby College Museum of Art begins in October. The 26,000-square-foot expansion will include 10,000 square feet of new exhibition space, making Colby's the largest museum in Maine. The museum will close for construction Oct. 3, and selected galleries will reopen Nov. 8.
Designed by Los Angeles-based Frederick Fisher and Partners, the $15-million Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion was initiated in response to Peter and...More »