The Tsiaras Family Photography Collection was built through friendships with photographers that led to a network of close relationships and interconnections. Moderated by Séan Alonzo Harris, this panel will bring together photographers Elizabeth Greenberg, Lola Flash, and Charles Daniel Dawson to talk about their favorite images in the Act of Sight: The Tsiaras Family Photography Collection exhibition,…

Join the Colby College Music Department for a series of live performances in the Colby Museum galleries, featuring local and regional musicians. This program, titled Suites, Sonatas, and Standards, features Peter Bloom on flute and Mark Leighton on guitar performing a chamber-jazz excursion from the salons of Paris, Vienna, and São Paulo to the nightclubs of…

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Join us for an in-person poetry workshop with Adam Giannelli, who teaches literature and creative writing at Colby College. Participants will discuss poems written about works of art, a type of poetry called ekphrasis. We’ll play a word and image game and read poems written by Colby students, followed by a chance to write your…

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Experience greater mind-body connection through our in-person Artful Meditation and Expression program. 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…

Beets and Letters is a performance centered around food, grief, and community. During the performance, the artist will offer freshly steamed beets, homemade halva, fresh hot tea, and letters from a wheeled cart for guests’ consumption. Letters written by Iranian authors for lost loved ones will be performed for any individual who orders food. Golaleh…

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

This First Friday, Celebrate Creativity with a Community-Wide Upcycled Fashion Show!  Join participants from Kim Bernard’s Upcycled Wearables Workshops to create your own upcycled looks and debut them on the runway at Greene Block + Studios. Bring your own materials or pull from Kim’s stash to design and construct clothing, adornments, accessories, sculptures, anything wearable…

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Several of the photographers represented in the Tsiaras Collection were instrumental in establishing the first programs dedicated to teaching photography in the United States. For this Art& program, Beth Finch, chief curator, and invited speakers Roz Gerstein, Gary Green, and Anthony Lee, will consider how the practice and study of photography took root in the…

Join us in Sarah Cain: hand in hand, the color-filled new exhibition in the Colby Museum lobby, for a night of fun activities curated by our student guides. Enjoy hands-on photography projects, student bands, and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages for those ages 21+ (two drink tickets per person). This event is free and open to…

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Priscilla Doel, museum docent, will lead the program, focusing on Acoma by Thomas Moran, located in the Osher Gallery.

Join the Colby College Music Department for a series of live performances in the Colby Museum galleries, featuring local and regional musicians. This program features mezzo-soprano Joëlle Morris, with Christina Spurling on piano, in a celebration of American women composers, highlighting works by early 20th century composers Florence Price and Amy Beach, as well as…

Each Thursday, join us to spend time with a work of art on view in the galleries at the Colby Museum. This week, Stella Gonzalez, student guide, will lead the program, focusing on Untitled by Alexander Calder, located in the Davis Gallery. This work is part of the exhibition, The Poetics of Atmosphere: Lorna Simpson’s…