Reflecting on Quilted Conversations

“At first I wondered if I would be a good fit for this project. I am a person from the community who is old enough to be the grandmother of the students involved. But the more I worked with the girls and listened to their conversations, the more I enjoyed myself. I realized we were similar as well as different.”

Loose Threads

Reflections on Teresa Margolles

“At the core of Margolles’s recent work are questions about the insufficiencies of traditional modes of representation. Must a work of art embody or internalize brutality in order to address it?”

Artist Attributed

Ruth Henshaw Bascom's Pastels

“The surviving volumes of Bascom’s diary accumulate references to over 1,100 likenesses, and the more than two hundred extant portraits demonstrate her sensitivity to nuances of physiognomy and dress and her facility with a range of materials.”

Intern Exchange

A Visit from Bowdoin

The Colby-Bowdoin intern partnership enhances our students’ network, knowledge, and skills.