Join the Colby College Museum of Art on campus for a day of free art workshops, music, food, and interactive gallery experiences for people of all ages! Create your own works of art with Lunder Institute for American Art resident fellows at the Art Tent, play with the Children’s Discovery Museum and Colby students, move…

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Our weekly summer tours are back! Join us at our location on campus from 2–3 p.m. every Friday for an in-person tour of our current exhibitions. These guided experiences will be led by staff, student interns, and our museum educators, offering special insight into each exhibition. Summer Exhibitions: Painted: Our Bodies, Hearts, and Village • May…

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Meet artist Tom Jessen and help dismantle, construct, and reconstruct his work in the gallery as part of a group art-making activity.  No experience necessary! Image: Tom Jessen, Thomas.   At Play: Works by Tom Jessen is sponsored by: Morning Sentinel/ Kennebec Journal, Kennebec Savings Bank, City of Waterville, Colby College Center for the Arts…

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Meet artist Tom Jessen and help dismantle, construct, and reconstruct his work in the gallery as part of a group art-making activity.  No experience necessary! Image: Tom Jessen, Thomas.   At Play: Works by Tom Jessen is sponsored by: Morning Sentinel/ Kennebec Journal, Kennebec Savings Bank, City of Waterville, Colby College Center for the Arts…

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At the Paul J. Schupf Art Center, 93 Main Street: 5–7pm Tom Jessen in Ticonic Gallery with At Play Step into the creative world of artist Tom Jessen as he brings his piece Atsuko to life right before your eyes at Ticonic Gallery. Following the construction of Atsuko, visitors will be invited to become a…

At the Paul J. Schupf Art Center, 93 Main Street: 5–7pm Opening Reception for Alive and Kicking at the Joan Dignam Schmaltz Gallery of Art  This exhibition brings together three contemporary artists who have never shown together before, but are all remarkable for their punchy, surreal installations. Gladys Nilsson and Catalina Schliebener Muñoz contribute original works,…

Light Sentinels, crafted by the Australian-based creative team Skunk Control, consists of 10 towering (16–20 feet) kinetic flower-based sculptures. These sculptures captivate viewers by dynamically unfurling and closing their petals, projecting vibrant and continually evolving colored light shadows over the surrounding landscape. Skunk Control is the 2024 award recipient for Waterville Creates’ Call for Proposals…

Celebrate Pride on First Friday! At the Waterville Public Library, 73 Elm Street: 3-4:30pm Button Making at the Waterville Public Library—Fireplace Room (First Floor) Visit the library and design your own pinback button! There will be a selection of Pride flag and pronoun pin designs, as well as an exciting miscellany of other materials. At…

Waterville Creates and Ticonic Gallery are currently seeking vendor applications for the ninth annual Holiday Bazaar, which will be held from October 4, 2024–January 27, 2025 in the Paul J. Schupf Art Center at 93 Main Street in Waterville, Maine. The Ticonic Gallery is transformed into a marketplace filled with unique and distinctive gifts created…

Join us for the opening reception of At Play: Works by Tom Jessen Friday, May 24 from 4-7pm. Step into the creative world of artist Tom Jessen as he brings his piece Atsuko to life right before your eyes at Ticonic Gallery. Following the construction of Atsuko, visitors will be invited to become a part of the…

Join us for First Friday (5–7pm) to celebrate Together and the opening of its three exhibitions: Together: Hearing, Holding, Healing in the Ticonic Gallery; Together: Anecdotes and Inspirations throughout the Paul J. Schupf Art Center; and Together: Art for All, a community-wide exhibition in and around Waterville’s Main Street.  A Community Conversation with Together project leader Peter Bruun will take place…

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At the Paul J. Schupf Art Center: 5–7pm Opening Reception for Together: Hearing, Holding, Healing, Together: Anecdotes and Inspirations, and Together: Art for All Come enjoy refreshments at the opening night of the Together exhibitions located in the Ticonic Gallery, throughout the Paul J. Schupf Art Center, and in different downtown businesses. Together: Hearing, Holding, Healing…