The digital magazine of the Colby Museum
“Drew invited me to think differently about the ancient objects and ruins that I study each day, to see them in a new context of beauty and decay.”
“The Museum was a staff of four—and we all wore multiple hats to say the least…I distinctly remember sweeping the gallery floors and installing exhibition labels right before each exhibition opening!”
Stretching the expanse of the lobby, Rivane Neuenschwander’s Ze Carioca was installed over the course of several days. This time lapse video condenses the process into a single minute.
“Though nostalgia initially drew me back to Mayflower Hill, it was the new ideas and connections that made my day truly special; as always, the weathervane atop Miller Library is perpetually poised to point students in new directions. “
“For Durand, though, painting in nature wasn’t just a mode of practice; it was a way of living and working in communion with the very subject matter he put on canvas.”