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.
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.
American Art Publication Celebration and Talks
noonMUSEUM OF ART
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 American Art, published by the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Lessing's essay, "Theatrical Mayhem in Junius Brutus Stearns's Hannah Duston Killing the Indians" focuses on a 19th-century genre painting at the Colby College Museum of Art. Sheehan also discusses an artwork in Colby's collection (Jacob Lawrence's Often Three Families Share One Toilet) in "Confronting Taboo: Photography and the Art of Jacob Lawrence."
Please join the Colby Museum in celebrating their publications with gallery talks by Lessing and Sheehan on January 9, 2015, 12-1pm.