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…

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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their passion for these fascinating materials, facilitate hands-on exploration, and answer questions about production, historical content, and provenance.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…

Spend 30 minutes with a work of art on view in the Colby Museum galleries. This week, Student Guide Sally Kashala will lead the program focusing on The Gift by Kara Walker, located in the Cohen Gallery (part of the Jacob Lawrence: The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture exhibit) Talking as a group about works of…

Spend 30 minutes with a work of art on view in the Colby Museum galleries. This week, Diana Tuite, Katz Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, will lead a program, focusing on Bird Party by Bob Thompson, located in the Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine exhibition, Lower Jette Galleries. Talking as a group about…

Practice your Spanish language skills with other art lovers during You’re Speaking My Language, a language-based social program in the galleries of the Colby College Museum of Art. This program, cohosted by the Colby College Spanish department, uses art as a catalyst for conversation, connecting and building relationships among language learners and native speakers. Latin…

Practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by artworks in the galleries. Our virtual 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 November, our theme of Let’s Breathe Love is inspired by Vale of Kashmir by Robert S.…