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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 […]

Expansive Robert Adams exhibit featured at Museum

Expansive Robert Adams exhibit featured at Museum

Having first debuted at the Colby Museum’s Winter Open House on February 11, “Turning Back” is an expansive exhibition that is currently on display until June 5. The collection features the work of acclaimed photographer Robert Adams, and consists of 164 photographs accompanied by excerpts of the photographer’s personal writing. Spanning both the Lower and Upper Jetté Galleries, the series […]

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 […]

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. […]