Colby’s Presidential Inauguration Open to Public October 21

On Saturday, October 21, Colby College in Waterville will hold the inauguration installation ceremony for President William D. Adams. The 3 p.m. ceremony will take place in the Wadsworth Gymnasium of the Harold Alfond Athletic Center. It will be the first inauguration at Colby since 1979 and only the second since 1960. Adams is Colby’s 19th president since the college received its charter in 1813.

Family Homecoming Weekend Includes Public Events

Friday, October 6, through Sunday, October 8, is Family Homecoming Weekend at Colby College and many events on the campus in Waterville are open to the public. All events listed are free of charge.

Richard Serra Sculpture “4-5-6” Installed

On August 1 a 90-ton solid steel sculpture by American artist Richard Serra was officially presented to the public at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville, Maine. The three block elements of "4-5-6," designed expressly for the museum's courtyard, are solid, forged steel, and each measures four feet by five feet by six feet. "There's a lot of romantic sensibility-something that has a heroic presence-and people sense it," said New York gallery owner Renato Danese about the sculpture.

Colby Museum of Art Closed July 30

The Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville will be closed Sunday, July 30. Regular museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.