Past Events EventsUpcoming Events Past Events Past Symposiums 22Apr Art + Storytelling: Color Saturday, April 8, 11:00 a.m.Saturday, April 22, 11:00 a.m. 20Apr Lecture: The Surrealist Revolution Thursday, April 20, 4:30 p.m. 20Apr K-12 Educators Only: Educator Evenings Thursday, January 19, 4:00 p.m.Thursday, February 16, 4:00 p.m.Thursday, March 16, 4:00 p.m.Thursday, April 20, 4:00 p.m.Thursday, October 20, 4:00 p.m.Thursday, November 17, 4:00 p.m.Thursday, December 15, 4:00 p.m. 20Apr Music in the Museum: The Kim-Basney Duo Thursday, April 20, Noon 19Apr Noontime Art Talk: Zao Wou-Ki’s Travels Wednesday, April 19, Noon 13Apr You’re Speaking My Language Thursday, February 9, 4:00 p.m.Thursday, February 16, 4:00 p.m.Thursday, March 2, 4:00 p.m.Thursday, March 9, 4:00 p.m.Thursday, March 16, 4:00 p.m.Thursday, April 6, 4:00 p.m.Thursday, April 13, 4:00 p.m. 12Apr Lecture: Luis Camnitzer: Revilusion, or the Battle of Utopias Wednesday, April 12, 7:00 p.m. 06Apr Curator Tour: Zao in Context Thursday, April 6, 7:00 p.m. 30Mar Artist Talk: Arnold Chang Thursday, March 30, 7:00 p.m. 25Mar Art + Storytelling: Shapes Saturday, March 4, 11:00 a.m.Saturday, March 25, 11:00 a.m. 10Mar Noontime Art Talk: Men at War: George Bellows and World War I Friday, March 10, Noon 03Mar Noontime Art Talk: Betye Saar’s Leader Friday, March 3, Noon 01Mar Noontime Art Talk: What Are the Nun and the Priest Doing in Jacob Lawrence’s Protest Rally? Wednesday, March 1, Noon 23Feb Date Night in the Museum Thursday, February 23, 7:00 p.m. 23Feb Noontime Art Talk: Zao Wou-Ki and Calligraphy Thursday, February 23, Noon 18Feb Art + Storytelling: Oh, What a Hat Saturday, February 4, 11:00 a.m.Saturday, February 18, 11:00 a.m. 14Feb Noontime Art Talk: Reproducing Museum Wall Texts: Meleko Mokgosi’s The Root of African Savages Tuesday, February 14, Noon 10Feb Noontime Art Talk: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons Friday, February 10, Noon 09Feb Performance: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons: Llego FeFa.Remedios II Thursday, February 9, 7:00 p.m. 21Jan Art + Storytelling: This Place is a Zoo! Saturday, January 7, 11:00 a.m.Saturday, January 21, 11:00 a.m. 17Dec Art + Storytelling: All About Snow Saturday, December 3, 11:00 a.m.Saturday, December 17, 11:00 a.m. 08Dec Picasso in the Classroom: Professor Véronique Plesch and Art 471/French 281 Students Thursday, December 8, 6:00 p.m. 07Dec Performance: Bahar, Bahar, Bahar, Bahar, Bahar (Sea, Sea, Sea, Sea, Sea) Wednesday, December 7, 5:30 p.m. 01Dec K-12 Educators Only: Revolutions in Dance Workshop Tuesday, November 29, NoonThursday, December 1, Noon 30Nov Noontime Art Talk: Students Discuss Teresa Margolles: We Have A Common Thread Wednesday, November 30, Noon 22Nov K-12 Educators Only: Colby Musicians Perform Tuesday, November 22, Noon 19Nov Art + Storytelling: Giving Thanks Saturday, November 5, 11:00 a.m.Saturday, November 19, 11:00 a.m. 10Nov Museum Mash-Up Thursday, November 10, 7:00 p.m. 10Nov Noontime Art Talk: Reading Race in the Work of Glenn Ligon Thursday, November 10, Noon 09Nov Film Screening: Eva Hesse Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 p.m. 07Nov For College Students Only: What’s the Worst Thing That Could Happen? Monday, November 7, 7:00 p.m. 05Nov Museum in the Concert Hall: Homage to the Soloist Saturday, November 5, 7:30 p.m. 03Nov Music in the Museum: Morton Feldman’s Last Pieces, and Hearing, Listening (and Seeing) à la Jean-Luc Nancy Thursday, November 3, 7:00 p.m. 03Nov Material, Environment and Architecture: the artistic process and creating space Thursday, November 3, 4:00 p.m. 27Oct Miles and Katharine Culbertson Prentice Distinguished Lecture: Leonardo Drew Thursday, October 27, 7:00 p.m. 26Oct Artist Talk: Regina José Galindo Wednesday, October 26, 7:00 p.m. 26Oct Noontime Art Talk: Rivane Neuenschwander Wednesday, October 26, Noon 22Oct Art + Storytelling: Pumpkins Galore Saturday, October 22, 11:00 a.m. 20Oct Lecture: Picasso’s Vollard Suite Thursday, October 20, 7:00 p.m. 19Oct Noontime Art Talk: Folk Art of the Atlantic World Wednesday, October 19, Noon 13Oct Noontime Art Talk: Picturing Freedom: Pedro Tovookan Parris’s Autobiographical Landscape Thursday, October 13, Noon 12Oct Noontime Art Talk: Conserving A Usable Past Wednesday, October 12, Noon 11Oct Music in the Museum: Baroque Songs of England and Italy Tuesday, October 11, Noon 05Oct Wendy Warren on Slavery and Colonization in Early America Wednesday, October 5, 7:00 p.m. 24Sep Quilted Conversations: Voicing Challenges in Our Own Communities Saturday, September 24, 1:00 p.m. 24Sep Art + Storytelling: Ready, Set, Recycle Saturday, September 24, 11:00 a.m. 22Sep Noontime Art Talk: Understanding Weather Vanes and Trade Signs Thursday, September 22, Noon 20Sep Noontime Art Talk: Death, Grief, and Mourning in 19th-Century Folk Art Tuesday, September 20, Noon 13Sep Music in the Museum: Faculty Violin Recital Tuesday, September 13, Noon 12May Educator Evenings Thursday, January 14, 6:00 p.m.Thursday, February 11, 6:00 p.m.Thursday, March 10, 6:00 p.m.Thursday, April 14, 6:00 p.m.Thursday, May 12, 6:00 p.m.Thursday, October 8, 6:00 p.m.Thursday, November 12, 6:00 p.m. 06May Opening Reception: Shakespeare Visionen Friday, May 6, 4:00 p.m. 27Apr Noontime Art Talk: Dollar Trees in the American Landscape Wednesday, April 27, Noon 27Apr Big Dances for a Small Stage Tuesday, April 26, NoonWednesday, April 27, Noon 21Apr Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images Thursday, April 21, 7:00 p.m. 19Apr Artist-in-Residence Lecture: Maya Lin Tuesday, April 19, 7:00 p.m. 19Apr Noontime Art Talk: Highway Visions: Automobility and Art in the Postwar Era Tuesday, April 19, Noon 14Apr Building Community through the Arts Thursday, April 14, 7:00 p.m. 14Apr Noontime Art Talk: Liberty, Equality, and Phrygian Caps: Martin Puryear’s Up and Over Thursday, April 14, Noon 12Apr Noontime Art Talk: Lewis and Clark in the Work of Robert Adams Tuesday, April 12, Noon 09Apr Community, Culture, Conservation Conference: Sustaining Livelihoods and Landscapes Friday, April 8, 9:00 a.m.Saturday, April 9, 9:00 a.m. 05Apr Studio Artist Lecture: Elizabeth Jabar Tuesday, April 5, 4:30 p.m. 16Mar Noontime Art Talk: Making and Keeping Permanent Maintenance Wednesday, March 16, Noon 10Mar Music in the Museum: Trancing in the Palace: Kabbalah, Altered States, and Morton Feldman’s Palais de Mari Thursday, March 10, 7:00 p.m. 08Mar Student Musicians Perform Tuesday, March 1, NoonTuesday, March 8, Noon 02Mar Noontime Art Talk: The Taos Society of Artists and the Changing Image of the Indian Wednesday, March 2, Noon 11Feb Noontime Art Talk: Turning Back and Looking Forward: A Photographer’s Thoughts on the work of Robert Adams Thursday, February 11, Noon 03Dec Evening of Ekphrasis Thursday, December 3, 6:30 p.m. 03Dec Noontime Art Talk: Icicles on the Nose, Frost in the Studio: Whistler and the Weather Thursday, December 3, Noon 18Nov Noontime Art Talk: Romanticism and Julia Margaret Cameron’s Heaven (1864) Wednesday, November 18, Noon 11Nov Music in the Museum: The Andrés Segovia Continuum Wednesday, November 11, Noon 04Nov Noontime Art Talk: Maine Basket Making Wednesday, November 4, Noon 22Oct Film/Video Screening: Christian Marclay Thursday, October 22, 7:00 p.m. 13Oct Noontime Tour of Brand-New and Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s Tuesday, October 13, Noon 08Oct Music in the Museum: Members of BOOM (Baroque Orchestra of Maine) Thursday, October 8, Noon 07Oct Noontime Art Talk: Whistler and the London Art Market Wednesday, October 7, Noon 30Sep Studio Artist Lecture: Emmet Gowin Wednesday, September 30, 7:00 p.m. 30Sep Noontime Art Talk: Conversation with Nicola Twilley and Geoff Manaugh Wednesday, September 30, Noon 09Sep Noontime Art Talk: Humanity and Abstraction in Alex Katz Wednesday, September 9, Noon 16May #ArtMuseumDay Saturday, May 16, 10:00 a.m. 07May Senior Art Show Exhibition Opening Thursday, May 7, 4:30 p.m. 05May Noontime Art Talk: Renoir’s Confidences Tuesday, May 5, Noon 02May Kaleidoscope Workshop Saturday, May 2, 10:00 a.m. 29Apr Colby Liberal Arts Symposium (CLAS) Wednesday, April 29, 6:00 p.m. 28Apr Noontime Art Talk: Recently Acquired: Teresa Margolles’s El Testigo (2013) Tuesday, April 28, Noon 27Apr Two Videos by Christian Marclay Monday, April 27, 7:00 p.m. 25Apr Photography and Migration Tours Saturday, April 25, 12:30 p.m. 22Apr Noontime Art Talk: The Origins of Chinese Writing: Oracle Bones of the Shang Dynasty (1600–1045 BCE) Wednesday, April 22, Noon 16Apr Performance in “The Servant of Two Masters” Thursday, April 16, 6:00 p.m. 14Apr Colby’s Collection of Himalayan Sacred Art: Meaning, Production, and the Visual Practices of Tibetan Buddhism Tuesday, April 14, 4:00 p.m. 08Apr Music in the Museum: From Spain to Latin America Wednesday, April 8, Noon 04Apr Egg-sploring Art Saturday, April 4, 10:00 a.m. 02Apr Lecture and Film Screening: Alexandra Exter and Aelita Thursday, April 2, 5:30 p.m. 31Mar Noontime Art Talk: Toward an Antiestablishment Art: Bern Porter’s Founds Tuesday, March 31, Noon 17Mar Noontime Art Talk: The Color of Sound and the Sound of Color: A Musician’s View of Aural-Visual Synergies Tuesday, March 17, Noon 14Mar Student Advisory Board: Powder and Wig performance of The Red Address Friday, March 13, 7:30 p.m.Saturday, March 14, 7:30 p.m. 14Mar “Found” Poetry Workshop Saturday, March 14, 10:00 a.m. 09Mar Film Screening: Frederick Wiseman’s National Gallery Monday, March 9, 6:00 p.m. 04Mar Noontime Art Talk: The Grand Tourists and their Souvenirs Wednesday, March 4, Noon 03Mar Lecture: The Photographic Self-Portraits of Martin Chambi Tuesday, March 3, 6:30 p.m. 26Feb Noontime Art Talk: 19th Century Fashion and the Elements: Winslow Homer’s Evening on the Beach Thursday, February 26, Noon 19Feb Student Advisory Board: “Not on View” Thursday, February 19, 7:00 p.m. 18Feb Noontime Art Talk: Felix Gonzalez-Torres Wednesday, February 18, Noon 17Feb Clara M. Southworth Lecture: François Gérard and the Art of the Interior Tuesday, February 17, 7:00 p.m. 12Feb Student Advisory Board: Winter Open House Celebration Thursday, February 12, 6:00 p.m. 07Feb Art to Heart: Valentine Printmaking Workshop Saturday, February 7, 10:00 a.m. 09Jan American Art Publication Celebration and Talks Friday, January 9, Noon 13Dec Holiday Card-Making Workshop 2014 Saturday, December 13, 10:00 a.m. 04Dec Migrations: Between Heaven and Hell- The Human Experience Thursday, December 4, 7:30 p.m. 20Nov Evening of Ekphrasis 2014 Thursday, November 20, 7:00 p.m. 20Nov American Art Journal November 2014 Celebration! Thursday, November 20, 5:00 p.m. 15Nov Community Day: Migrations Saturday, November 15, 10:00 a.m. 13Nov Artist’s Talk: Tim Rollins and K.O.S. Thursday, November 13, 7:00 p.m. 13Nov Fourth ART21 Screening Wednesday, August 13, 7:00 p.m.Thursday, November 13, 7:00 p.m. 12Nov Ethical Photography: Lewis Hine’s “Immigrants” Wednesday, November 12, Noon 10Nov Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Aaron T Stephan Monday, November 10, 5:00 p.m. 06Nov Third ART21 Screening Thursday, November 6, 7:00 p.m. 05Nov Sam Van Aken’s “Tree of 40 Fruit” Wednesday, November 5, Noon 04Nov Nicole Rabata and Michael Albert Tuesday, November 4, Noon 30Oct An Artful Halloween: Costume Party at the Colby Museum Thursday, October 30, 6:00 p.m. 30Oct Horace Vernet, Painter of Modern Life Thursday, October 30, Noon 28Oct Remaking the World: the Artist as Environment Builder Tuesday, October 28, 7:00 p.m. 25Oct Making Faces Workshop Saturday, October 25, 10:00 a.m. 16Oct Second ART21 Screening Thursday, October 16, 7:00 p.m. 16Oct A Militia Parade Thursday, October 16, Noon 15Oct Histories of Slavery and Cultural Exchange: Images of the Ramayana Dance-Drama in Thailand and Myanmar Wednesday, October 15, Noon 09Oct First ART21 Screening Thursday, October 9, 7:00 p.m. 09Oct Travels of Tea Thursday, October 9, Noon 08Oct Stan Renard and Yuri Lily Funahashi Wednesday, October 8, Noon 02Oct The Migrations of Terry Tempest Williams: Readings and Ruminations Thursday, October 2, 7:00 p.m. 25Sep From Kiev to Chicago: Gregory Orloff’s “At the Movies” and the International Language of Silent Film Thursday, September 25, Noon 18Sep Student Docent Night Thursday, September 18, 7:00 p.m. 17Sep Music’s Quill with Special Guest Todd Borgerding Wednesday, September 17, Noon 13Sep Langlais Art-Making Workshop Saturday, September 13, 10:00 a.m. 11Sep Curator’s Talk: Bernard Langlais Thursday, September 11, Noon 04Sep Museum Fall Open House and Artist Lecture by Lois Dodd Thursday, September 4, 5:30 p.m. 20Jul Community Day Celebration Sunday, July 20, 5:00 p.m. 01May Mayflower Chills A Cappella Concert Thursday, May 1, 8:00 p.m. 30Apr Colby Liberal Arts Symposium Opening Night Wednesday, April 30, 6:00 p.m. 24Apr New Dance Works in Response to “Histories of Now” Thursday, April 24, 7:00 p.m. 24Apr John P. Turner: Noontime Art Talk Thursday, April 24, Noon 22Apr Sarah Keller: Noontime Art Talk Tuesday, April 22, Noon 19Apr Egg-sploring Art 2014 Saturday, April 19, 10:00 a.m. 09Apr Sascha Scott, “Seeing Strange: Ernest Blumenschein’s Indian Paintings” Wednesday, April 9, 7:00 p.m. 09Apr Dismantling Ceremony: Losang Samten Wednesday, April 9, 4:00 p.m. 09Apr Poems in Response to Losang Samten Wednesday, April 9, 1:00 p.m. 09Apr Noontime Concert: Nicolas Alberto Dosman, Voice and Yuri Funahashi, Piano Wednesday, April 9, Noon 09Apr Noontime Concert Wednesday, April 9, Noon 07Apr Reflections on the Sacred Sand Mandala: A Talk by Losang Samten Monday, April 7, 7:00 p.m. 06Apr Guided Meditation by Losang Samten Sunday, April 6, 3:00 p.m. 02Apr Southworth Lecture: Lee Glazer Wednesday, April 2, 6:00 p.m. 20Mar Lynn Hannum and Beth Finch: Noontime Art Talk Thursday, March 20, Noon 18Mar Timothy McDowell: Printmaker Lecture Tuesday, March 18, 4:30 p.m. 13Mar NEA 4 at Colby College: Holly Hughes Performs “Sapphic Sampler Platter” Thursday, March 13, 7:00 p.m. 13Mar Justin McCann: Noontime Art Talk Thursday, March 13, Noon 05Mar Andrea Modica: Photography Lecture Wednesday, March 5, 7:00 p.m. 05Mar Elizabeth LaCouture: Noontime Art Talk Wednesday, March 5, Noon 03Mar Film Screening: The Square Monday, March 3, 7:00 p.m. 27Feb Ahmed Abdalla: Noontime Art Talk Thursday, February 27, Noon 25Feb Charles Butcosk: Noontime Art Talk Tuesday, February 25, Noon 20Feb Seth Thayer: Noontime Art Talk Thursday, February 20, Noon 14Feb “Be Our Valentine” Celebration and Museum Open House Friday, February 14, 7:00 p.m. 13Feb Kim Besio: Noontime Art Talk Thursday, February 13, Noon 11Feb Lecture: Jessica Winegar, Arts and Revolution in Egypt Tuesday, February 11, 7:00 p.m. 10Feb Rian Kerrane: Sculpture Lecture Monday, February 10, 4:00 p.m. 08Feb Art to Heart: Valentine Printmaking Workshop 2014 Saturday, February 8, 10:00 a.m. 06Feb Professor of Music Steven Nuss Performs Japanese Noh Chants Thursday, February 6, 7:00 p.m.