“Art in Bloom,” an exhibition pairing works of art from the Colby College Museum of Art with floral arrangements designed by members of area garden clubs and local florists, will be on view June 3-5 at Colby’s museum in Waterville. The exhibit will be open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
A reception to open the show will be held Thursday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and refreshments will be served.
“Art in Bloom” will include 40 floral arrangements, each complementing the style and feel of an individual work on display in the museum as part of the permanent collection or in the Tabletop Arenas exhibition. The event is sponsored by the Central Maine Garden Club.
Simultaneously on view at the museum will be The Joan Whitney Payson Collection, 21 works including paintings by world-famous Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists (through June 6); Tabletop Arenas, contemporary still-life paintings by members of the national association Zeuxis (through June 13); Contemporary Highlights from the Permanent Collection (through October 31); works by Alex Katz in The Paul J. Schupf Wing for the Art of Alex Katz (ongoing); and American art from Colby’s permanent collection, including the John Marin Collection, in The Lunder Wing (ongoing).
Colby museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free, and the museum is accessible to persons with disabilities. For information call 207-872-3228 or visit www.colby.edu/museum.