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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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  • A small museum with a nice varied collection. Can't beat the price (free). I especially enjoyed the Tiffany lamp, which was lit in a darkened room (the light in the room was on a motion sensor, so.....  more »
  • The Colby College Art Museum is off the beaten path for most tourists who don't venture up to Bar Harbor by car from points south. It requires an effort ....but I guarantee you will be rewarded for.....  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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