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The Colby College Museum of Art announces various exhibitions and events with press releases, which are archived below, beginning with the most recent.
COLBY COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART TO OPEN 
NEW ALFOND-LUNDER FAMILY PAVILION THIS WEEKEND – JULY 13 AND 14
July 12, 2013

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 »

Colby Museum to Celebrate Reopening with Community Day, July 14
July 1, 2013

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 »

Expanded Colby College Museum of Art to Open with Seven Exhibitions
May 13, 2013

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 »

New Pavilion and Renowned Collection Make the Colby College Museum of Art the Largest in Maine and a Premier Museum of American Art
December 20, 2012

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 »

Alex Katz To Be Subject and Curator of Colby College Museum of Art Exhibitions
June 13, 2012

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 »

NOTICE: Partial gallery closure during construction
January 23, 2012

Please note that only selected galleries will remain open while construction of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion is underway.  Click ...More »

Construction of Colby Museum Addition to Begin
August 23, 2011

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 »

Photography Dominates Colby College Museum of Art This Summer
June 22, 2011

For Immediate Release
Contact: Ruth Jacobs, 207-859-4353, ruth.jacobs@colby.edu

Photography Dominates Colby College Museum of Art This Summer...More »