Previous Events

Colby Summer Receptions

Colby will hold a series of receptions across the country in August 2022. Incoming families and local members of the Colby community are encouraged to attend.

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!

Colby Mini-Reunion in Boston

April 27, 2022

Colby is hosting a happy hour to connect Boston area alumni who are not celebrating a reunion this summer. We invite you to join members of the Classes of 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2008, and 2009 for a mini-reunion at Za in Cambridge, Mass. Hear updates from Colby and meet some alumni volunteers.

Giving Tuesday 2021

November 30, 2021

Thanks to the Alumni Council, any gift of $1–$99 made to Colby on this global day of philanthropy will be boosted to $100! One boost per donor. Boosted dollars will go to Colby’s greatest needs to list up the next generation of changemakers.

Art&: Titian, Thompson, and Mythmaking

October 25, 2021

Like many American painters of his generation, Bob Thompson sought inspiration in mythological subjects. In Thompson’s case, this meant reinterpreting compositions such as Titian’s Perseus and Andromeda, which is currently on view in the United States for the first time.

Art&: Art and Social Change

October 21, 2021

Join us for a conversation about how art can empower social justice work. Hear from educators and artists who center a Bob Thompson painting in Project Reset, a diversion program based in the New York City area in which participants can attend an arts program as an alternative to appearing in court.

SLICE: Social Justice and Art with Maine Inside Out and the Colby College Museum of Art

October 20, 2021

At this interactive virtual workshop, Bashir Matan, Noah Bragg, and Stacy Perez of Maine Inside Out, Portland, will give teens an understanding of what it means to create art that is inspired by social justice issues.

Art& Dread Scott: The Art of Liberation

October 12, 2021

Dread Scott imagines a world free of oppression and exploitation, with resistance and liberation at the forefront. During this talk, the artist will present a range of work from the past 30 years that addresses themes of American identity and patriotism.

Colby College Book Club: ‘The Book of Longings’

October 1, 2021 - December 8, 2021

There will be ongoing weekly discussions featuring different topics on the Colby Book Club’s online forum Oct. 1 - Dec. 8. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with alumni, family and friends and to engage in meaningful discussions about great books. Join anytime to be part of the conversation.