Calendar of Public Programs/ Events Public Programs/Events
Each year, the Colby College Museum of Art offers an array of public programs including lectures, performances, classes, and workshops. All of these events are free and open to the public.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Nicole Rabata and Michael Albert

noonMUSEUM OF ART

Music associates Nicole Rabata, flute, and Michael Albert, oboe, will perform a concert of Baroque music featuring works by Bach, Telemann, and Handel. 

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Sam Van Aken's "Tree of 40 Fruit"

noonMUSEUM OF ART

Debra Campbell, Professor of Religious Studies, will deliver a Noontime Art talk on Sam Van Aken's Tree of 40 Fruit

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Third ART21 Screening

7 pmMUSEUM OF ART

Join the Colby Museum's Student Advisory Board for these special public screenings produced by and screened in collaboration with ART21, Inc., a contemporary art organization serving artists, students, teachers, and the general public. Popcorn and beverages will be served!

 

Monday, November 10, 2014

Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Aaron T Stephan

5 pmOLIN 1

The Department of Art is pleased to host Aaron T Stephan, a Portland, Maine artist who will visit the Colby campus to engage with students currently enrolled in the Sculpture I and Sculpture III studio curricula. Stephan will participate in a review of student works to date, and will then present his own creative folio to the Colby community with an image-based lecture.

Please join the Department of Art in our welcoming of Aaron T Stephan to campus; we look forward to sharing in the conversation that will undoubtedly complement the presentation of his creative achievements. 

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Ethical Photography: Lewis Hine's "Immigrants"

noonMUSEUM OF ART

Laura Saltz, Associate Professor of American Studies, will deliver a Noontime Art talk on Lewis Hine's Immigrants.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Fourth ART21 Screening

7 pmMUSEUM OF ART

Join the Colby Museum's Student Advisory Board for these special public screenings produced by and screened in collaboration with ART21, Inc., a contemporary art organization serving artists, students, teachers, and the general public. Popcorn and beverages will be served!

 

Artist's Talk: Tim Rollins and K.O.S.

7 pmGIVEN AUDITORIUM

Based in New York, Tim Rollins is an artist and educator who works with K.O.S. (Kids of Survival). Rollins and K.O.S. develop work out of critical engagement with texts, an example of which is the Colby Museum's recent acquisition Darkwater (after W. E. B. Du Bois), 2013, acquired in honor of Colby President Emeritus William D. Adams.

Please join Tim Rollins and members of K.O.S. on Thursday, November 13, at 7 pm in Given Auditorium for the Colby Museum's Miles and Katharine Culbertson Prentice Distinguished Lecture.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Community Day: Migrations

10 amMUSEUM OF ART

Join us for art making, tours, gallery games, and snacks, all focused on Colby College's Center for the Arts and Humanities annual theme Migrations. All ages are welcome! 

Thursday, November 20, 2014

American Art Journal November 2014 Celebration!

5 pmMUSEUM OF ART

Please join us at the Colby Museum as we celebrate the publication of the November 2014 issue of the American Art journal, featuring essays by both Lauren Lessing, Mirken Curator of Education, and Tanya Sheehan, Associate Professor of Art. Wine and cheese will be served in the Museum lobby in celebration and commemoration of the rich scholarship being done here at Colby! 

Evening of Ekphrasis 2014

7 pmMUSEUM OF ART

Join faculty and students in Colby's Creative Writing Program as they read poetry written in response to artworks in the Museum's galleries. This event is cosponsored by the Center for the Arts and Humanities as well as the Creative Writing Program.

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Migrations: Between Heaven and Hell- The Human Experience

7:30 pmMUSEUM OF ART

The Colby Chamber Choir will take the audience through a musical journey featuring compositions by American composers of the 20th and 21st centuries who address the complexities of the human experience. 

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Holiday Card-Making Workshop 2014

10 amMUSEUM OF ART

The Colby College Museum of Art invites adults and children of all ages to drop in and make holiday cards using printmaking, watercolor, and stenciling. This free workshop is open to all ages, but attendance is limited and preregistration is required. To register, call 207.859.5613.