In the Galleries: Iterations of Wood

  The current installation in the lobby of the Colby Museum of Art features works by Thaddeus Mosley, Nabil Nahas, and Sherrie Levine that draw on the formal qualities of

In the Galleries: Representations of Migration

In her book Borderlands/La Fontera: The New Mestiza (1987), Chicana theorist, scholar, and poet Gloria Anzaldúa states that “The U.S.-Mexican border es una herida abierta [an open wound] where the

Poems in Conversation with the Work of Andrew Moore

For this assignment, Intro to Creative Writing students learn to make metaphors using Andrew Moore’s photograph, Courtyard, former Cass Technical High School building, as inspiration. Through a series of generative-writing

Man with a Flowered Coat: Once Nameless, Now Known

Editor’s note: close looking by Matthew Brown ’24 led to new, or rediscovered, associations between a portrait in the Colby Museum’s collection and several others in museums worldwide. The visual connections Brown

Art + Conversation: Another World is Possible

Watch Elizabeth Jabar, inaugural Director of Civic Engagement and Community Partnerships at Colby College, and co-founder of Hinge Collaborative, and Olivia Fountain, Anne Lunder Leland Curatorial Fellow at Colby College

Art + Conversation with Kifah Abdulla

This virtual program offers a glimpse into calligraphy, one of the art forms featured in the exhibition, The Sea in a Jug: The Welch Collection of Islamic and Later Indian