The Colby Museum presented artist Rackstraw Downes with the 2018 Cummings Award for Artistic Excellence. On July 14, 2018, as part of the Museum’s annual summer luncheon, Sharon Corwin, the Museum’s Carolyn Muzzy Director and... more >
A conversation featuring the Deputy Director for Art and Research at the Art Institute of Chicago, Martha Tedeschi, on the transformative role of art museums as centers for teaching, learning, and mentorship. Panelists include Associate... more >
The Colby College Museum of Art commissioned artist Peter Soriano to create a major wall drawing for its lobby gallery. Entitled Permanent Maintenance, this new work, which the museum has acquired for its collection, was... more >
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 >
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 >
Created and produced by Yoke and John DiGiorgio A Nature’s Art Productions Film In the last eleven years of his life, Bernard Langlais poured his physical and creative energies into the construction of more than... more >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
Upper and Lower Jetté Closed
The Museum’s Upper and Lower Jetté galleries are closed until February 20th in preparation for upcoming exhibitions.
We apologize for any inconvenience to our visitors.