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51 days (but who's counting) and Anna will be calling this place home. Can't imagine a better family to leave her with than the Colby one but I'll certainly treasure each precious moment between now and then. 💕

Colby's Georgian architecture is so pleasing. It has been an even greater pleasure to be here installing Marsden Hartley's Maine with a terrific team of colleagues. #colbymuseum #colbycollege #marsdenhartleymaine

Join us for art making, food trucks, ice cream from the Stone Fox Creamery, tours and more! Free and open to the public. We are open till 5 pm! #colbymuseum #stonefoxcreamery #communityday

We are waving goodbye to "Marsden Hartley's Maine" as Hartley's paintings travel home to Maine where the artist was born and died. If you are in Maine this summer, be sure to visit our friends at the Colby College Museum of Art (@colbymuseum) From July 8th - November 12th where the exhibition will be on view. Marsden Hartley (American, 1877-1943). Summer, Sea, Window, Red Curtain, 1942. #ColbyMuseum #ColbyCollege #MarsdenHartley #MetBreuer

Spent a few hours at the Colby Museum of Art today. No photos allowed, but I am filled up with inspiration and ideas. They are currently hosting a Marsden Hartley exhibit, which is wonderful. I bought a postcard of one of his log paintings, which I love. 😍 The museum is much larger than I expected and the permanent collection was quite impressive with lots of well known American artists represented: Dove, Rauschenberg, O'Keefe, Sargent, Whistler, and so on. It's about 1.5 hours North of Portland, ME and worth the trip. Oh, and admission is FREE! #julielovesart #marsdenhartley #marsdenhartleysmaine #colbymuseum

See "Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950's" at the CMA through 8/6! Combining abstraction with recognizable imagery, Katz’s boldly simplified portraits and landscapes foreshadowed the development of Pop Art. For more info about the exhibition, visit clevelandart.org. #CMAkatz
This show was organized by @colbymuseum and curated by Diana Tuite in close collaboration with the artist. #CMAkatz #katz1950s #colbymuseum
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Image: Four People, 1953-54. Alex Katz (American, b. 1927). Oil on Masonite; 60.9 x 60.9 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of the artist, 1991.310. Art © Alex Katz / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

Today I spent my morning working in the Colby Museum of Art lobby! The piece in the background is by Peter Soriano and is based on various things on Colby's campus. Soriano was in the Museum Wednesday speaking about his work to students studying contemporary art and giving a talk in conjunction with a professor. -Holly #thiscolbylife #colbycollege #colbymuseum #art

"Vinyl up! One step closer to opening 'Picasso: The Vollard Suite,' which is on view June 2-August 21! #ColbyMuseum #ColbyCollege" @Regrann from @colbymuseum

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Plenty of memories sitting in that chair #colbymuseum #marstonhartley #andawholelotmore

Love this exquisite marble sculpture @colbymuseum !
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Erastus Dow Palmer, "Good Morning", 1863
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#figure #figuresculpture #marble #fineart #inspiration #detail #sculpture #colbymuseum #erastusdowpalmer #sculptor #maine

Alex Katz #colbymuseum

IDSVA and David Driskell at the Colby College Museum of Art #colbycollege #colbymuseum #idsva #artistphilosopher #daviddriskell #georgesmith

I may have found my spirit animal.... #marsdenhartley #colbymuseum #saltysailor #spiritanimal

After a morning spent in the classroom, a tour of the #colbymuseum was just what our students needed. @colbycollege @colbymuseum

Looking closely at this stunning Richard Estes painting, Columbus Circle at a Night, rewards careful inspection with marvelous details. I particularly enjoyed finding his signature in the bus stop sign #contemporaryart #realism #photorealism #cityscape #richardestes #architecture #painting #colbymuseum #lunderinstitute

Alma Thomas, the first African-American woman to have a solo exhibition @whitneymuseum in 1972, was included in this year's "Making Space: Women Artists and Postwar Abstraction" @themuseumofmodernart. It was in that exhibition that I was drawn to her work, and pleased to recently see this painting, "Red Tree in High Water" on view @colbymuseum #painting #abstractart #womenartists #abstractexpressionism #colbycollege #colbymuseum #moma #modernart #almathomas

Classic Marsden Hartley composition, apparently

Things that have washed up on the shore

I went beachcombing this morning but didn't really find any sea glass that was smooth enough to take home. I did find plenty of blueberries, though

College with an on-campus museum and a bar..... wao #colbymuseum #amf2017 #colbycollege #maine

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