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Colby Museum of Art from outside perspective

Colby joins top 20 in world for large donations

The Colby College Museum of Art has received a transformative gift from Peter and Paula Lunder, valued at over $100 million, that will add almost 1,150 pieces of art to the museum’s collection. The gift will also launch the Lunder Institute for American Art, a global research center dedicated to scholarly and creative exchange across disciplines. With this gift, Colby […]

Pequod senior editors call for art and literature submissions

Pequod senior editors call for art and literature submissions

It’s that time of year again: The Pequod, Colby’s student-run publication featuring creative work from artists and writers, is accepting submissions for its fall edition. The magazine has been an integral part of Colby’s Creative Writing program since 1968. Though faculty largely oversaw the submission and acceptance process in the past, recently The Pequod has relied primarily on students for […]

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Getting to Know Colby Pottery

Getting to Know Colby Pottery

Without the pressure of spending Mother’s Day at home, it’s pretty easy for college students to avoid the idea of coil mugs altogether. Many, however, have opted to begin or continue their love of ceramics by joining the Colby Pottery Club. “I became interested in ceramics in my freshmen year. I had never done pottery before, and my friend took […]

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New Works Festival producers prepare for opening night

New Works Festival, a culmination of a semester’s worth of work by students and faculty involved in seven classes across both the Theater and Dance Department and the Music Department, prepares to open.

Senior artist profile: Sitting down with Emma Rosenfield ’16

Each year in May, The Colby Museum of Art hosts the Senior Art Show, an exhibition featuring works by senior students ranging a variety of mediums, including photography, sculpture, printmaking and painting. Over the course of the next several months, the Echo will feature interviews with the senior artists, showcasing their work and speaking to them about their personal inspirations […]

Davis Curricular Gallery adds dimension across disciplines

Davis Curricular Gallery adds dimension across disciplines

Walk through the glass double doors in the museum lobby, make a left-hand turn, and visitors to the Colby College Museum of Art will find themselves in the Davis Curricular Gallery. The gallery is a large, rectangular, white-walled room with frames neatly-spaced on the walls, and a sculpture that stands regally at the far end of the room. However the […]

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Annual Costume Party signals Museum’s increasing appeal

Annual Costume Party signals Museum’s increasing appeal

As per tradition, the Colby College Museum of Art celebrated Halloween with a full night of festivities on Thursday, October 29 with their annual Museum Costume Party.  Whether they were children from the local Waterville community, Colby students, or parents visiting for Family Homecoming weekend, almost 200 people filled the William D. Adams Gallery last Thursday night and celebrated the […]

Art students and professors tour New York art scene

Art students and professors tour New York art scene

Over fall break, 13 Colby art majors and three Colby faculty members traveled to New York City on a Colby sponsored trip. The trip, made possible by the Mirken Family Endowment for Education, allowed students to explore the art world by taking them to one of the most exciting art hubs in the United States. This year, trip coordinators Mirken […]

Senior artist profile series: Jonah Belk ’15

Senior artist profile series: Jonah Belk ’15

Each year in May, The Colby Museum of Art hosts the Senior Art Show, an exhibition featuring works by senior students ranging in a variety of mediums, including photography, sculpture, printmaking and painting. In the weeks leading up to the opening, the Echo has featured each artist, showcasing their work and speaking to them about their personal inspirations and processes. […]

Senior artist profile series: Barrie Tovar ’15

Each year in May, The Colby Museum of Art hosts the Senior Art Show, an exhibition featuring works by senior students ranging in a variety of mediums, including photography, sculpture, printmaking and painting. In the weeks leading up to the opening, the Echo has featured each artist, showcasing their work and speaking to them about their personal inspirations and processes. […]