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Colby College is pleased to announce these upcoming events. Both are free and open to the public.

Opening Reception: Contemporary Art at the Colby College Museum of Art: Gifts from the Alex Katz Foundation
Saturday, July 14, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Colby College Museum of Art
The exhibition presents gifts in a variety of media from the Alex Katz Foundation by some of the leading artists of the past half century. Artists represented include Will Ryman in sculpture; Rudy Burckhardt, Justen Ladda, and Evelyn Hofer in photography; Julian Opie and Chuck Close in printmaking; and paintings by Jennifer Bartlett, Robert Bordo, Richard Bosman, Francesco Clemente, Michele Francis, Adolph Gottlieb, Gary Hume, Raoul De Keyser, Julian Lethbridge, Robert Moskowitz, Jan Muller, Elizabeth Murray, Ellen Phelan, Jack Pierson, Murray Reich, Dana Schutz, Susan Shatter, Philip Taaffe, and John Zurier.

Curator’s Tour: Whistler and Printmaking
Friday, July 20, noon
Colby College Museum of Art
David P. Becker will lead a tour of the exhibition Whistler and Printmaking. Becker, a research fellow in the Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has lectured widely and is the author of several books and exhibition catalogues on prints and printmaking.

The Colby College Museum of Art is open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free, and the museum is accessible to people with disabilities. For more information call 207-859-5600 or visit http://www.colby.edu/museum.