Modeled after the Berkeley noontime Lunch Poems series, poets Stuart Kestenbaum (former Maine Poet Laureate and author of House of Thanksgiving) and Annaliese Jakimides (anthologized in Enough! Poems of Resistance and Protest and A Dangerous New World: Maine Voices on the Climate Crisis) will give a midday reading of their work. Light fare will be…

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What do English majors do for work after college? How have Colby alumni built careers in the publishing world? This panel will consist of former Colby College students who have become agents or editors for New York City’s top publishing houses and literary agencies. Bring your questions and listen to these distinguished alumni sharing their…

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Please join us for the Maine Lit Fest Kickoff Event, a FREE conversation between author Carmen Maria Machado and Colby Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and novelist Sarah Braunstein (author of The Sweet Relief of Missing Children). One of today’s most ground-breaking young writers, Carmen Maria Machado creates haunting and genre-defying work that blends sci-fi,…

open house at greene block + studios

Stop by Greene Block + Studios anytime between 12 pm – 7 pm on Sept. 9 for an Open House to see how you can get involved in free arts workshops, concerts, and performances.  From noon – 5 pm, meet the teaching artists as they demonstrate the free workshops that will be offered to the…

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Get to know the Lunder Institute for American Art Residential Fellows during the monthly Lunder Institute Open Studios at Greene Block + Studios. Joining the Lunder Institute this summer are textile artist, painter, and art educator Bryana Bibbs, the New York-based performance duo of Millie Kapp and Matt Shalzi, José Santiago Pérez, an artist and educator based in Chicago who…

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Join the Colby College Museum of Art for our annual Community Day celebration. Create your own works of art with the Common Threads Art Tent, engage with looking activities in our galleries, spend time in our summer exhibitions—Act of Sight: The Tsiaras Family Photography Collection, Sarah Cain: hand in hand, and Andrew Wyeth: Life and…

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evening event at Greene Block and Studios view from outside with colorful lights inside

  Kick off your Friday night in downtown Waterville with resident jazz ensemble, led by Jake Hickey. Stop in between 5 pm – 7 pm for music and community. Performer Bios: Jake Hickey is a jazz pianist, jazz organists, and composer. Jake holds a bachelor’s degree in music from Loyola University New Orleans. At Loyola…

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evening event at Greene Block and Studios view from outside with colorful lights inside

  Kick off your Friday night in downtown Waterville with resident jazz ensemble, led by Jake Hickey. Stop in between 5 pm – 7 pm for music and community. Performer Bios: Jake Hickey is a jazz pianist, jazz organists, and composer. Jake holds a bachelor’s degree in music from Loyola University New Orleans. At Loyola…

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evening event at Greene Block and Studios view from outside with colorful lights inside

  Kick off your Friday night in downtown Waterville with resident jazz ensemble, led by Jake Hickey. Stop in between 5 pm – 7 pm for music and community. Performer Bios: Jake Hickey is a jazz pianist, jazz organists, and composer. Jake holds a bachelor’s degree in music from Loyola University New Orleans. At Loyola…

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