Special time, meet in the Museum lobby at 4:00 p.m.

Abstract:
This session will provide an overview of the Origins theme as it relates to the collection of the Colby Museum, and will include works of art by Ai Weiwei, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Marsden Hartley, and John James Audobon.

Biosketch:
Shalini Le Gall is an art historian and museum educator with extensive experience in object-based teaching and learning.  In her current position as the Curator of Academic Programs at the Colby College Museum of Art, she works with faculty across the College to integrate the museum’s collection into their teaching, assignments, and research, through installations and exhibitions.  Le Gall received her Ph.D. in Art History from Northwestern University, specializing in nineteenth-century European art.
  • Art Museum November 6, 2017 cmhall20As a newfound student and fan of art, I was excited to see find we were looking at the art museum for this week’s lecture. Though I have never studied ...
  • The Many Origins in Art October 31, 2017 Sarah TaftOn October 10th, our discussion of origins brought us to Shalini Le Gall, the curator of academic programs at the Colby Museum of Art. We have explored many different origin ...
  • Colored Vases October 27, 2017 Haley AndonianOrigins Colby Art Museum Haley Andonian October 11, 2017   Walking around the art museum, I was shocked to see how many pieces of art work relate to the origins theme.  Origins can be found ...
  • Museum Trip October 24, 2017 amcola20Colby College students have such an amazing resource right on campus, yet many do not find the time to go and explore it; including myself. Walking through the museum last ...
  • Angry About Pots? October 24, 2017 vjones20We found ourselves outside of our usual lecture space surrounded by an eclectic collection of works. These works ranged from photographs and paintings to sculptures that you have to get ...
  • Creative Confinement October 24, 2017 srkohliAaron Hanlon began his origins talk on buildings – architecture, layout, categorization, and compartmentalization. From displaying pictures of Miller, to breaking down many of the individual buildings surrounding campus and ...
  • Unnatural Instincts October 22, 2017 ssrabi20When walking through the museum, something students rarely find the time to do in the busy schedule, it became clear how much amazing art is at our disposal. When walking ...
  • Human as an Origin October 20, 2017 bkibet  Museum originating from Greek form, mouseion, which meant “seat of the muses” was designated as a place of contemplation. When I go to a museum, I wonder what kind of ...
  • Colby Art Museum (Origins) October 20, 2017 Phillip KimOn Tuesday we toured the Colby College Museum of Art looking at artworks that had connections to the theme of Origins. Our guide Shalini Le Gall first talked about the ...
  • October 10th 2017 October 19, 2017 Scarlet HolvenstotOn October 10th the origins lecture took place in the museum. We first learned about the origins of the museum. In the 1950s/60s Colby was gifted American + Maine based ...