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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.
Isadora Alteon '13
Ben Herbst '08
Bree Jeppson '93
Julia Lo '14
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.
The Met Breuer
945 Madison Avenue
Remarks and private exhibition viewing
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.