Houses like the ones he painted can still be seen in this area. He liked to walk and spent a lot of time on the road. He collected thoughts and memories and then used them later on somewhere else. The waterfall Hartley painted is on Great Brook and today you can’t see it because it’s all grown back up with forest growth.
Last week, the 2017 Faculty Biennial Show opened in the Davis Gallery at the Colby Museum. This three-week exhibition features a variety of artworks created by five distinguished faculty members of Colby’s art department.
Through the Colby Docent Program, what we all really hope is that students make a personal connection with a work of art, that we break down barriers for entering an art museum, and that they enjoyed the experience enough to return with friends or family.
Margaret Aiken, Linde Family Foundation Coordinator of School and Teacher Programs
Large and wonderfully varied, the Pestana Collection of World War I materials is a rich resource for the study of the 1914–1918 time period, reflecting Dr. Pestana’s long interest in World War I history and material culture.
Erin Rhodes, Archives Education Librarian, Colby College Special Collections
“Individuality is the most important quality I took away from Zao Wou-Ki and my time at Colby College. Since I graduated, I’ve found the strength to express my individuality and push myself to continue to challenge myself.”
For twenty-three years, the award has celebrated institutions that demonstrate extraordinary and innovative approaches to public service and have made a difference for individuals, families, and communities.
Tammy L. Rabideau, associate director, Waterville Public Library