Space, Place, and Belonging

in Leah Modigliani's How Long Can We Tolerate This?

This October, students from Associate Professor Winifred Tate’s anthropology class “Space, Place, and Belonging” visited the Colby College Museum of Art. They each selected one photograph from Leah Modigliani’s installation, How Long Can We Tolerate This?, and analyzed it as a representation of place.

Marsden Hartley’s Glass Paintings

Hartley’s first glass paintings from 1917 are primitive compared to his canvas paintings from prior years. A complicated procedure, reverse painting on glass requires that details and highlights be painted first, then the foreground carefully laid on top.

A Trip to the Science Fair

The Art Doctor

“In examining works of art we can use the electromagnetic spectrum to our advantage, allowing us to see far more than we can with just our naked eye.”

From STEM to STEAM

Arts Integration at the Museum

“This student’s extensive research into the ecology represented shed new light on this artwork, and demonstrated the potential for arts integration to define alternative pathways in art history.”