| by Lois Alter Mark

The Colby College Museum of Art was listed in an article titled “10 reasons you need to travel the Maine Art Museum Trail” in USA TODAY July 9. The article highlights Red Tree in High Winter, a painting by Alma Thomas in the museum’s collection. “The first African-American woman honored with a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Thomas reflected on the barriers posed by segregation, saying, ‘One of the things we couldn’t do was go into museums, let alone think of hanging our pictures there,'” the paper reports.

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