Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing

On February 20, 2020, London-based artist Hew Locke offered a talk at the Colby College Museum of Art for the opening of Here’s the Thing, the most comprehensive exhibition of his work to date. Born... more >

Art 497: Sex in Art

Looking at art and sex through the lens of censorship, this class engages in a hands-on exploration of the circuitous journey that constitutes research. Taking advantage of a museum exhibit specially designed for this class,... more >

Art 110A: Student Docent Program

In a class that combines elements of an education course with art history, Colby College students do lots of practical, hands-on work. They learn about museum studies, gallery teaching techniques, and the museum collection, practical... more >

Fall Open House 2014

On September 4, the Colby College Museum of Art hosted their second annual Fall Open House celebration. It is a way to kick off the fall season in style, to welcome Colby students, faculty and... more >

Behind the Design

Architect Frederick Fisher explains the inspiration behind the design of the new Alfond-Lunder Pavilion at the Colby College Museum of Art.

Wall Drawing #559 Installation

The first artwork to appear in the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion is now complete. It is the conceptual work entitledWall Drawing #559 by Sol LeWitt. This wall drawing consists of 12-inch wide alternating arcs in yellow, red,... more >

Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion Construction

This time-lapse video documents the construction of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, a 26,000-square-foot addition to the Colby College Museum of Art, from the groundbreaking on October 21, 2011, to the completed installation, in March 2013,... more >

Rediscoveries 4 – Comedy, Seriously Installation

Established in 2011, the Rediscoveries exhibition series invites members of the Colby College community to select and arrange artworks from the Colby Museum’s permanent collection. For Rediscoveries 4, guest curator Sarah Keller, assistant professor of... more >