Contemporary Sculpture: Books From Our Collection

Come visit Bixler Library and peruse our monthly book exhibit. This month we feature books on contemporary sculpture. We are extremely fortunate to have the fabulous sculpture collection of the Colby College Museum of Art just footsteps away from our Arts Library. Artists represented in the Colby College Museum of Art include Louise Nevelson, Richard...

Maya Line to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedon

On Wednesday November 16th President Barack Obama named 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. According to the whitehouse.gov press release, “The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace,...

Teresa Margolles in the Bixler Library Collection

Wednesday, November 9 at 7pm in Olin 1 there will be a screening of the films associated with the Teresa Margolles exhibit “We Have a Common Thread,” on view until December 11, 2016 at the Colby College Museum of Art. To prepare for the screening or get some more background on the exhibit, check out these...

“Music and the Revolutionary Impulse” Fall 2016 Book Display

  “Music and the Revolutionary Impulse,” our fall 2016 book display in Bixler Art and Music Library, was organized by Arts Librarian Margaret Ericson and Arts Projects Assistant Rachel Bird. Compiled to celebrate the campus annual humanities theme of “Revolutions,” sponsored by the Colby Center for the Arts and Humanities, “Music and the Revolutionary Impulse”...

Photography and the Changing Landscape Book Exhibit now on display

Photography and the Changing Landscape is the latest book exhibit to be featured in Bixler Art and Music Library. Celebrating our 15-16 Center for the Arts and Humanities theme of “Human/Nature,” and compiled in conjunction with Robert Adams-Turning Back at the Colby College Museum of Art, the photography books on display demonstrate the variety of artistic approaches to...

Garden Design book display in Bixler Library for Nov. 7 Southworth Symposium

The new display in Bixler Library, located in our Lunder Reading Room, features books on the theme of garden design and gardens in art, in honor of the upcoming Clara M. Southworth Symposium on the theme of “The Culture of Nature: Garden Design, East and West.” The accompanying Southworth Symposium Bibliography includes books of symposium speakers...