Entries by Mareisa Weil

Open Call for Fellowship Applications: 2020-2021 Research Fellows Program

Lunder Institute for American Art Research Fellows Program, 2020-21 Call for Fellowship Applications The Lunder Institute for American Art seeks to appoint in 2020-21 a group of Research Fellows to pursue original scholarship on artistic modernisms of the Southwest, a region with unstable and contested boundaries shaped by sovereign Indigenous communities, settler colonialism, and ecological […]

Register Now for the Lunder Institute Research Symposium on Art by African Americans

Register Now! David C. Driskell Center’s Living Legacy National Speaking Tour: David C. Driskell and Curlee R. Holton in Conversation, March 12, 2020, 5:30pm    Lunder Institute Research Symposium: Art by African Americans, March 13, 2020, 9:30am to 5:00pm   Organized by the Lunder Institute for American Art and Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, […]

Daniel Minter announced as Visiting Artist in Spring 2020

The Lunder Institute for American Art is pleased to announce Daniel Minter as a Visiting Artist for Spring 2020.  Minter is an American artist working primarily in painting and assemblage, creating an oeuvre that often deals with themes of displacement and diaspora, spirituality in the African American world, and meanings of home. For the past […]

Lunder Institute Research Symposium: Art by African Americans

SAVE THE DATE Lunder Institute Research Symposium: Art by African Americans Lunder Institute for American Art, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine March 12-13, 2020  The Lunder Institute is organizing a research symposium in conjunction with its inaugural Research Fellows Program focused on art by African Americans. To kick off this free public event, […]

Theaster Gates: Amalgam at Tate Liverpool

  Theaster Gates: Amalgam at Tate Liverpool December 13, 2019 through May 3, 2020 Opening Night Artist Talk December 12   Theaster Gates: Amalgam is an opportunity to see how Gates’s Lunder Institute appointment and his time in Maine have influenced his artistic practice. On December 12, the Lunder Institute is sponsoring an artist talk […]

Renowned American artist Carrie Mae Weems to deliver 2019 Miles and Katharine Culbertson Prentice Lecture on October 23

The Lunder Institute for American Art and the Colby College Museum of Art are pleased to welcome Carrie Mae Weems to deliver the 2019 Miles and Katharine Culbertson Prentice Distinguished Lecture. Considered one of the most influential contemporary American artists, Weems has investigated family relationships, cultural identity, sexism, class, political systems, and the consequences of […]

Meet Jessamine Batario, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow

Jessamine Batario joined the Lunder Institute team in August after earning her PhD in art history at The University of Texas at Austin. She just bought her first real pair of snow boots, but already had a canoe. Jessamine works on a variety of programming for Lunder Institute fellows, visiting artists, and scholars, linking them […]