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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Crafternoons for May

Crafternoons are fun weekly crafts for young children and their families! Join Mrs. Liz at 3PM on the Waterville Public Library’s Facebook page for instructions and a video demonstration. The kits for each craft will be available through Library to go the Monday* before the event. 5/4: Mother’s Day Paper Ribbon 5/11: Paint Your Pet Rock…

Virtual Homeschool Hub: Transplanting Seedlings

Virtual Homeschool Hub (via Zoom) returns on Thursday, May 20, 2021, from 12:30 to 1:30PM! “Transplanting Seedlings” is presented in cooperation with Mid-Maine Permaculture Group. Join the Mid Maine Permaculture Group to learn how to transplant and care for seedlings! Registration for the event is required! The Zoom link will be provided after we receive your registration.…

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Enjoy tasty tidbits of our new children’s collection. Each week on Thursdays from 7 to 7:30PM, Mrs. Liz will read an excerpt from a book off one of the New Books shelves. You may discover your family’s new favorite book! See the video on https://www.facebook.com/watervillelibrary/ FMI: Call 207-872-5433, email [email protected], or go to http://www.watervillelibrary.org

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Rhymetime, Every Friday @ 10:30AM

Fridays just aren’t the same without Rhymetime. So, to stay engaged with our baby, toddler, and preschool families, Mrs. Liz live streams with all the music and early literacy read-a-louds on our Facebook page.  The themes for April are: 5/6: Mother’s Day 5/14: My Pet Dog 5/21: My Pet Cat 5/28: Feelings If you don’t have…

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Will Bonsall, director of the Scatterseed Project

Waterville Seed Library presents the next in a three-part live virtual lecture series with Will Bonsall, director of the Scatterseed Project. Join us in Waterville Public Library’s Zoom via the links below! Pollination Control: When Purity Matters https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/89520982023 Meeting ID: 895 2098 2023 SIP: [email protected] About the Presenter: Will Bonsall, director of the Scatterseed Project (https://www.scatterseedproject.org/), is best known…

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Will Bonsall, director of the Scatterseed Project

Waterville Seed Library presents the next in a three-part live virtual lecture series with Will Bonsall, director of the Scatterseed Project.   Join us in Waterville Public Library’s Zoom via the links below! Biennials: What to do When One Year Just Isn’t Enough Time Click to Join: https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/83710200978 Meeting ID: 837 1020 0978 SIP: [email protected] About the Presenter:…

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