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Colby Museum of Art

www.watervillecreates.org

Upcoming Events

February 2018

Poetry Reading and Conversation

Tue. Feb 27

Colby’s Given Auditorium, Bixler Art and Music Center

Join Colby Museum of Art for an Evening with Richard Blanco event. The Museum's Lunder Institute for American Art welcomes Richard Blanco, artist in residence and presidential inaugural poet, Blanco will read and discuss selections of his work centered on the meaning of home, including his latest book, Boundaries, which was in collaboration with landscape photographer…

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March 2018

Making Space for We: Building Bridges through Art and Social Action

Thu. Mar 15

Common Street Arts

Waterville Creates! and the Colby Museum are cohosting a series of public discussions on public art and creative placemaking. Designed to build community capacity for public art projects, establish a common understanding of best practices, and develop a shared language for community discussion. The series begins with Elizabeth Jabar, associate dean and director of public…

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Noontime Art Talk

Fri. Mar 16

Colby Museum of Art

Hosted by Colby Museum of Art, Noontime Art Talk! Join Tim Hood, Colby Class of 2019, in the art talk: Exploring Game Time.

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I Know a Man: Ashley Bryan

Wed. Mar 21

Railroad Square Cinema

Join Colby Museum of Art for a special screening of this feature documentary film with post-screening discussion and Q&A led by director Richard Kane and special guest Ashley Bryan. Before the film screening, Ashley Bryan will host a public reading of one of his children's books at the Waterville Public Library. Bryan is a 94…

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April 2018

Peanuts and Cracker Jacks -Colby

Sat. Apr 21

Colby Museum of Art

Visit Colby for an afternoon of activities and food! It's game time! Colby will have hot dogs, cotton candy, peanuts, and Cracker Jacks. There will be other ballpark-themed food and drink along with gallery tours and activities.

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Community Discussion with Philadelphia’s Monument Lab

Tue. Apr 24

Colby’s Given Auditorium, Bixler Art and Music Center

Waterville Creates! and the Colby Museum are cohosting a series of public discussions on public art and creative placemaking. Designed to build community capacity for public art projects, establish a common understanding of best practices, and develop a shared language for community discussion, this is the second discussion in this series.  Taking civic dialogue and…

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May 2018

2018 Senior Exhibition- Opening Reception

Thu. May 10

Colby Museum of Art

Visit the Colby Museum of Art in the William D. Adams Gallery for the opening of 2018 Senior Exhibition. The annual Senior Exhibition brings together art created by Colby seniors who have completed extensive work in their chosen media.

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Family Weekend Workshop: Design Your Own Picture Frame

Sat. May 12

Mirken Education Center

Join Colby Museum of Art for a Family Weekend Workshop: Design Your Own Picture Frame! Families and friends are welcome to come decorate your own picture frame for your favorite 5" x 7" photo. You are encouraged to come up with your cheesiest smile for the onsite Polaroid photo booth. All ages are welcome to…

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June 2018

Walter Iooss at Colby

Fri. Jun 8

Colby’s Given Auditorium, Bixler Art and Music Center

Join Colby for an artist talk by Walter Iooss. Walter Iooss, whose work is on view in the exhibition Game Time: The Sports Photography of Walter Iooss, is an award-winning photographer focusing on sports and beauty. Iooss has worked for Sports Illustrated for more than 50 years, and his work has graced the cover of the magazine more…

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