The National Garden Bureau has announced 2021 as the year of the sunflower.  Waterville Creates, in collaboration with a volunteer core led by garden enthusiasts Margy Burns Knight and Steve Knight, together with community partners at the Waterville Public Library, City of Waterville, Alfond Youth Community Center, Children’s Discovery Museum, Waterville Farmers’ Market, and the…

Grab & Go Kits for May 2021

The Waterville Public Library offers Grab & Go kits for adults and teens! The kits will be available on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month and distributed while supplies last. Each kit will contain the supplies and instructions for the current craft or activity! Instruction videos for the kits will also be uploaded to…

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Grab & Go Kits for May 2021

The Waterville Public Library offers Grab & Go kits for adults and teens! The kits will be available on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month and distributed while supplies last. Each kit will contain the supplies and instructions for the current craft or activity! Instruction videos for the kits will also be uploaded to…

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Please join us for the virtual opening of the L.C. Bates summer 2021 exhibition: Marks and Tracks. The event will take place on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. EST. We are pleased that artists Alen Bray, Jeff Epstein, Natasha Mayers and Karen Adrienne will speak about their work as part of…

Practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by artworks in the galleries. Our Artful Movements sessions begin with a deeper look at an artwork, followed by yoga and meditation led by Kathleen Leisure Haberstock of School Street Yoga. In this Artful Movements session, we will be inspired by Large Plate with Chrysanthemum Pattern from Yuan dynasty China,…

Experience greater mind-body connection though our Artful Meditation program. During this session, Jing Ye, a meditation teacher and a counselor at Colby College, will guide participants through a meditation inspired by Large Plate with Chrysanthemum Pattern from Yuan dynasty China.   Artful Meditation is part of the Museum’s wellness initiative, Let Art Inspire, all of which are available online…

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Practice a series of hands-on activities inspired by artworks in the galleries. In our Artful Healing sessions, Bodhi Simpson, LCPC, ATR, an art therapist with a private practice in Waterville, Maine, called Conscious Art Therapy will gently guide participants through a creative healing exercise inspired by a work of art in the Museum’s collection. This…

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The Colby College Museum of Art and its Lunder Institute for American Art are pleased to announce that An-My Lê will present the 2021 Miles and Katharine Culbertson Prentice Distinguished Lecture. By means of photographs that are at once exacting and ambiguous, An-My Lê interrogates power and identity as they manifest across the landscapes of war…

Join Colby students Helen Bennett ‘22 and Cal Waichler ‘21 via Zoom as they reflect on their year working on the What Is Missing? project with Lunder Institute senior fellow Maya Lin and her team of researchers. Bennett and Waichler will discuss their experiences building a Maine environmental history timeline and translating that research into an installation…

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This spring, The Maine Art Museum Trail is proud to present a digital program series that explores the notion of “making a home” and what that means for institutions and the communities they exist within, bringing to light the stories that have not been told and reflect on the changing museum field. A Conversation with The…

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This spring, The Maine Art Museum Trail is proud to present a digital program series that explores the notion of “making a home” and what that means for institutions and the communities they exist within, bringing to light the stories that have not been told and reflect on the changing museum field. Lecture with Maulian Dana…

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