Events

Music in the Museum: David Hyun-su Kim, fortepiano

In celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, pianist David Hyun-su Kim returns to Colby to present an all-Beethoven program on a historically appropriate (ca. 1800) Viennese fortepiano.

Music in the Museum: Gulimina Mahamuti, piano

Internationally acclaimed Chinese-American pianist Gulimina Mahamuti will perform a recital of piano transcriptions of works by J.S. Bach, Egon Petri, Domenico Scarlatti, Enrique Granados, Franz Liszt, and Maine composer Lucas Richman, conductor of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra.

slice: stranger no more: photos + letters to my community

the connections we have to our community builds friendships, supports businesses, and creates opportunities in our professional lives. during this interactive afternoon inspired by i am not a stranger: portraits by séan alonzo harris exhibition, which includes fifty five new studio photographs of waterville residents, teens will get to know each other through a photography exercise. afterwards, students will craft letters to community members they admire.

slice (students learning innovative creative endeavors) is a pilot provides young adults with unique experiences to learn more about career paths in the creative arts. students ages 13-19 explore the behind-the-scenes operations at a historic opera house, an award-winning public library, a vibrant community art studio and education space, a nationally recognized art museum, a local music center, and an independent arthouse cinema. partnering with arts professionals throughout the city, each afternoon will be filled with interesting programming, inspiration, and pizza.

Free | Pre-Registration Required

Jasper Sunsets Exhibit: Artist Reception

Meet and Greet the Artists!
Friday, October 11th, 2019, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Music by DW GILL
Catering by Holy Cannoli with tea and coffee by Enchanted Herbs & Teas

This exhibit features
• book art & poetry by Bonnie Bishop
• abstract acrylics by Deb Pipes of Deborah Pipes Abstract Art Room
• photography by Casey Dingly
• acrylic abstracts and Prints by Scott Reed
• watercolor by Adria (Dee) Kenegey
• photograph collage & acrylics by Melissa Oprendek
• quilt art, beaded work, and rock illustrations by Sabina Tosch

Displaying at The Last Unicorn Restaurant:
• Pastels by Kay Sullivan

Displaying at Enchanted Herbs & Teas:
• Felt Pen Illustrations by Walter Dale

Displaying at Selah Tea Cafe
• Prints and Scarfs by Mimi McCutcheon of Raven Ridge Studio

Community + Campus Film Series: Moby Dick

The Museum, in collaboration with Railroad Square Cinema, presents this series of films related to current exhibitions and collections. Director John Huston’s classic film adaptation of Herman Melville’s novel Moby-Dick will be shown in conjunction with the exhibition, Alex Katz/Moby Dick on view at the Colby College Museum of Art through March 1, 2020. The film, which is set in 19th-century New England, tells the story of the lost whaling ship Pequod and its captain’s self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick. Colby College Museum of Art Anne Lunder Leland Curatorial Fellow Olivia Fountain will introduce the film. This screening is free and open to the public. Unrated. 1h 56 min.