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Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville

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The Colby College Museum of Art is an art museum located on the campus of Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Founded in 1959 and now comprising five wings, nearly 8,000 works and more than 38,000 square feet of exhibition space, the Colby College Museum of Art has built a collection that specializes in American and contemporary art with additional, select collections of Chinese antiquities and European paintings and works on paper. The Museum serves as a teaching resource for Colby College and is a major cultural destination for the residents of Maine and visitors to the state.

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  • Took visitors here from New Jersey and were impressed with the collection. I am a novice when it comes to art and even I recognized some of the artists - Winslow Homer, Jackson Pollock, and Maya...  more »
  • This museum is amazing and has an incredible array of artists' works. I was expecting a much smaller museum with a minimal collection. I was blown away! First, the admission is free. Second, the...  more »
  • Great museum with collections of modern, American, folk, western, sculpture, photography, world art, and more. Admission is free which is always a plus. I think you could really see everything in the museum in about 3 hours. Parking is plentiful and there is a small gift store and Cafe on site. Definitely recommended!
  • Accessable, wide variety of art. Several sculptures as well. One of the best collections American Art you will find. Changing exhibits.

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