A symposium presented in conjunction with the exhibition Marsden Hartley’s Maine at the Colby College Museum of Art and the Colby College 2017–18 Humanities theme “Origins.”
Friday, October 6, 2017
Colby College Museum of Art
Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building
On the occasion of Marsden Hartley’s Maine, an exhibition organized by the Colby College Museum of Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Colby College will present the symposium, “Somehow a Past”: New England Regionalism, 1900 to 1960. Taking its title from the autobiography of Marsden Hartley, an artist closely associated with Maine, this gathering of leading scholars will explore the interest in regional, New England subjects among American artists who contributed to the development and maturation of modernism.
The symposium is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. Please contact Elizabeth Finch, Lunder Curator of American Art, for additional information.
“Somehow a Past”: New England Regionalism, 1900 to 1960 is sponsored by the Colby Museum, the Center for the Arts and Humanities, and the Art Department.
Marsden Hartley’s Maine is organized by the Colby College Museum of Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The exhibition is made possible by the Henry Luce Foundation, Bank of America, Betsy Cohen and Edward Cohen/Aretê Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Everett P. and Florence H. Turner Exhibition Fund.