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Reunion Weekend 2022

June 2-12, 2022

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Mayflower Hill. Whether it’s been decades since you last stepped foot on campus or you feel like you were a student just yesterday, Colby will always be a place you can call home. Join us to reminisce, reconnect, and engage. Register today!

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A tradition now in its 30th year, Colby’s Last Lecture brings together the senior class as a bridge between exams and Senior Week. Read about Associate Professor of History Arnout van der Meer’s speech, full of optimism inspired by his studies. #Colby2022 http://spr.ly/6011z3HXl

Today for #InternationalMuseumsDay, we invite you to plan your next visit to your favorite museum.

The Colby Museum is free and open to all Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm and Sunday: Noon–5 pm. Learn more: https://museum.colby.edu/visit/

Throughout June, Lunder Institute Residential Fellow Veronica A. Perez is partnering with the Children's Discovery Museum to develop one-of-a-kind interactive art pieces through a series of creative community workshops for audiences ages 3–12. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3PmIt2S

The final installment of our Senior Standout series highlights Kaliyah Bennett, Riley Kelfer, Lylah Paine, and Suixin “Cindy” Zhang. Find out what makes them and our other outstanding seniors so amazing: http://spr.ly/6018zMoiA #Colby2022

As #AAPIHeritageMonth continues, we're highlighting another work by an Asian artist in our collection—Entang Wiharso's No Time to Hide. Wiharso infuses contemporary life with both Indonesian and Western mythologies, exploring the socio-political conditions of his home country.

Today we’re featuring five more notable members of the Class of 2022 in our Senior Standout series: Lukas Alexander, Lensky Augustin, Misael Beltran-Guzman, Isabella Valdes, and Songtao Xu. Learn more about their accomplishments: http://spr.ly/6016zz7b0 #Colby2022

Maine K–12 Educators—apply for the opportunity to embark on an all-expenses-paid overnight art retreat for Maine educators on Allen Island, a private island located 5 miles south of Port Clyde. Learn more and apply by 5/23 for the 6/27–6/28 trip: https://bit.ly/3LnTYE2

The Class of 2022 boasts some remarkable Mules with outstanding accomplishments. Kicking off our Senior Standout series this week are Joseph Bui, Erica Chung, Sharde Johnson, Christian Krohg, and Courtney Naughton. #Colby2022 http://spr.ly/6017zKj1J

Today on #LoveATreeDay, enjoy Laburnum Tree, a painting by German Expressionist artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, newly on view in our Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery.

Visit the Colby Museum, open Tuesday–Sunday, to see the work in person.