Our third program, Orchestral Master Works, presents two enduring Germanic orchestral pieces: Robert Schumann’s Romantic Symphony No. 3, Rhenish, and Carl Maria von Weber’s Overture to Der Freischütz, a magical, mysterious, and folk-inspired showcase of heroic horns and shimmering strings. The program also highlights the orchestra’s principal flutist and Colby Music Associate Nicole Rabata, who will perform…

How can we bring our own memories and experiences to our interpretation of art? How can queerness be a creative tool for observing and connecting with the world? Join us for a night of exploring queerness in art in the Colby Museum galleries. Participants will engage in facilitated discussions in the exhibition Alex Katz: Repetitions…

Esopus Magazine was an alternative arts publication that helped realize the visions of artists such as Jenny Holzer, Kerry James Marshall, and Marilyn Minter. Join Tod Lippy, the magazine’s founder, and Chris Young, its printer, in a conversation on the process behind creating a magazine that continually pushed the boundaries of what was possible in…

Join the fun at the Colby Museum’s Thursday Art Party, co-hosted by the Colby College Student Government Association. Get creative as you decorate your own mug inspired by art on view at the museum. Enjoy Grey December’s set in the lobby and hear the Colby 8 perform in the galleries. We’ve got refreshments covered, including…

Each Thursday at 12:30pm! Join us to spend thirty minutes with one work of art on view in the Colby College Museum of Art’s galleries. Art Break is grounded in the practice of slow looking, an educational approach that asks people to give patient, immersive attention to a work of art as a way to…

Johnny O'Neal wearing a suit and top hat playing the piano

Pianist Johnny O’Neal is an absolute jazz legend, one of the few still walking the earth. In addition to leading his own trios, He has worked with such jazz luminaries such as: Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Clark Terry, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Nancy Wilson, Joe Pass, Lionel Hampton, Anita O’Day, Sonny Stitt, Carmen…