Marsden Hartley's Maine: Private Viewing and Reception

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The Friends of Art, Alumni of Color Network, and Bridge Alumni

invite you and a guest to a private viewing and reception
celebrating Colby's collaborative exhibition with the
Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Marsden Hartley's Maine

We are excited to welcome New York alumni, parents, and Museum friends to celebrate this tremendous exhibition co-organized between the Colby College Museum of Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The night begins with a private viewing of Marsden Hartley's Maine followed by a reception at the nearby Carlyle hotel where guests will have the opportunity to connect with one another and learn about the importance of diversity, inclusion, and the arts through direct conversations with Colby senior leaders.

Hosted by
Isadora Alteon '13
Ben Herbst '08
Bree Jeppson '93
Julia Lo '14

Special Guests
Karlene Burrell-McRae '94, Dean of the College
Sharon Corwin, Carolyn Muzzy Director and Chief Curator, Colby Museum of Art
Randall R. Griffey, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Thursday, May 4, 2017
New York, N.Y.

 6 p.m.
Event check-in
The Met Breuer
945 Madison Avenue

6:30 p.m.
Remarks and private exhibition viewing

7-9 p.m.
The Carlyle
The Carlyle Restaurant
35 East 76th Street


Learn more about about the exhibition by listening to a podcast or reading a review
published recently by WNYC News.


Image: Marsden Hartley (American, 1877–1943)
Mt. Katahdin (Maine), Autumn #2, 1939–40
Oil on canvas
301⁄4 x 40 1⁄4 in. (76.8 x 102.2 cm)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Edith and Milton Lowenthal Collection
Bequest of Edith Abrahamson Lowenthal, 1991


Marsden Hartley’s Maine is organized by the Colby College Museum of Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

It is made possible by the Henry Luce Foundation, Bank of America, Betsy Cohen and Edward Cohen/Aretê Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Everett P. and Florence H. Turner Exhibition Fund.

A grant from the Wyeth Foundation for American Art has supported the Colby College Museum of Art’s scholarly contributions to the exhibition catalogue published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The catalogue is made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Charles Butt, and Laura and Robert W. Stone.