Henry Luce Foundation Grant Aids Museum’s Exhibition of Permanent Collection

A $165,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation will help the Colby College Museum of Art reinstall its American art collection. Dynamic new exhibitions will be mounted as the museum transitions from the initial installation in the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion to subsequent exhibitions. “This generous grant will allow us to rethink the installation of our...

Colby Museum of Art Receives Major Grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Colby College Museum of Art, which expanded in 2013 with the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, has received $600,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support its role as a teaching museum. The grant will enhance curricular engagement between the museum and faculty, bolster collaborations with other museums, and implement seminars for faculty at Colby...

Museum Addition is “Ground Breaking”

A Maine Sunday Telegram feature calls the upcoming addition to the Colby College Museum of Art  "a gleaming expansion" that will "cast its world-class collections in a new—and natural—light."

The Gift

"Peter and Paula Lunder quietly accumulated $100 million in art. Then, just as quietly, they gave it all to Colby College."