Experience greater mind-body connection through our in-person Artful Meditation and Expressionprogram. Participants will join art therapist Bodhi Simpson in a guided meditation session in the Colby Museum galleries, followed by an art making experience in our Mirken Education Center. This offering will support your personal comfort with creative expression, increase self-awareness, and offer simple tools to…

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Kris Bergquist, Mirken Curator of Education and Engagement, will lead the program focusing on Buddhist Memorial Pillar, located in the Turner Gallery. Talking as a group about works of art can offer…

Through movement, text, audience participation, collaboration, and institutional critique, five artists will use performance to explore and challenge institutional spaces and histories. Performances take place in the galleries and public spaces of the Colby College Museum of Art. Artists in this temporary exhibition include Jensen Ghidella ’22, Domenica Gomez ’25, Sakina Mustafa ’22, Brian Vera…

Join Lunder Institute Residential Fellow Veronica A. Perez in a braiding circle to braid and share. Perez’s work focuses on identity, experience, and existence. This workshop will guide participants in braiding a three strand braid, while discussing lived experiences of identity. Come braid and share experiences about identity, hair and race. In addition to the workshop,…

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, student guide Stella Gonzalez will lead the program focusing on Leader by Betye Saar, located in the Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery. Talking as a group about works of art can offer…

specialty books and papers on a green background

Join us for an afternoon filled with rare books and other formats that span six centuries and include zines, artists’ books, scrolls, manuscripts, scrapbooks, and broadsides. SC&A staff members will be on hand to share their passion for these fascinating materials, facilitate hands-on exploration, and answer questions about production, historical content, and provenance.  Special Collections…

Diana Tuite, Katz Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and exhibition curator of Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine, will be one of the featured speakers at this virtual program, organized by the New York Studio School. Their Evening Lecture Series is free and open to the public, and registration for this program is available…

K-12 educators, join Colby College Museum of Art staff and guest instructors for a monthly virtual meeting to have fun, spark ideas for your classroom, and create a community of practice and support. Each month, we’ll share a new set of looking activities, games, or other innovative approaches to encountering art. In November, we will…