Entries by Jaime McLeod

Join the Lunder Institute @ the Addison Gallery

    Join the Addison Gallery of American Art of American Art and the Colby College Museum of Art’s Lunder Institute for American Art for Defining American Art: Then and Now the fourth Lunder Institute @ conversation of 2024. The Addison’s founding history provides a snapshot into the state—and stakes—of American art in the 1920s […]

Watch Lunder Institute @The Broad

This weekend, The Broad Museum in Los Angeles, in collaboration with the Colby College Museum of Art’s Lunder Institute for American Art, presented Making The Un-Private Collection: Sayre Gomez + Patrick Martinez + Lynell George, the second of six Lunder Institute @ programs at museums around the country. The first Un-Private Collection conversation of 2024 […]

Join the Lunder Institute @ Crystal Bridges

  Join Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Colby College Museum of Art’s Lunder Institute for American Art for Bite-Sized Conversations, the third Lunder Institute @ conversation of 2024. American art is dynamic! Are you curious about how Crystal Bridges thinks about the pressing issues of American Art? How are new directions in […]

Watch Lunder Institute @ the deYoung Museum

This weekend, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, in collaboration with the Colby College Museum of Art’s Lunder Institute for American Art, presented Making America: Conversations on Creative Work + Freedom of Expression, the first of six Lunder Institute @ programs at museums around the country. Invited guests examined the state of American art […]

Join the Lunder Institute @ The Broad

Join The Broad and the Colby College Museum of Art’s Lunder Institute for American Art for The Un-Private Collection: Sayre Gomez + Patrick Martinez + Lynell George, the first Un-Private Collection conversation of 2024. Featuring Desire, Knowledge, and Hope (with Smog) exhibition artists Sayre Gomez and Patrick Martinez, and moderated by noted author and native Angelino Lynell George. Gomez and […]

Taking off the White Gloves: A Performance Art Series in Honor of Lorraine O’Grady

The Lunder Institute for American Art is incredibly excited to partner with the Davis Museum at Wellesley College for 𝘛𝘢𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘞𝘩𝘪𝘵𝘦 𝘎𝘭𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘴 𝘖𝘧𝘧: 𝘈 𝘗𝘦𝘳𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘈𝘳𝘵 𝘚𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘏𝘰𝘯𝘰𝘳 𝘰𝘧 𝘓𝘰𝘳𝘳𝘢𝘪𝘯𝘦 𝘖’𝘎𝘳𝘢𝘥𝘺 ‘𝟻𝟻. This performance series features six multidisciplinary artists—Dominique Duroseau, M. Lamar, Tsedaye Makonnen, Nyugen E. Smith , Ayana Evans, and Eleanor Kipping—to […]

Join the Lunder Institute @ the deYoung Museum

Examine the state of American art through the lens of radical imagining and collective care. The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, in collaboration with the Colby College Museum of Art’s Lunder Institute for American Art, present Making America: Conversations on Creative Work + Freedom of Expression, an afternoon of discussion featuring artists, curators, and […]

Jessa Rae Growing Thunder Named a 2024 Lunder Institute Ossorio Fellow

  The Colby College Museum of Art’s Lunder Institute for American Art is pleased to announce that artist Jessa Rae Growing Thunder (Dakoda/Nakoda) is the recipient of the 2024 Alfonso Ossorio Creative Production Grant and will serve as a Lunder Institute fellow for the coming year. Established in 2019 supported by the Ossorio Foundation, the […]

We’re Going on the Road! Announcing Lunder Institute @

The Colby College Museum of Art’s Lunder Institute for American Art is excited to announce its newest initiative, Lunder Institute @. We’ve invited invited six prominent art institutions across the nation to respond to the question, “What is the state of American art?” In February, the de Young Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco will […]

Meet Our Spring 2024 Fellows

The Lunder Institute for American Art is excited to welcome a new cohort of fellows for the 2024 spring semester.The Lunder Institute supports scholarly and creative research by selecting one or more scholars, curators, or artists annually whose work aligns with its mission of reshaping the contours of American Art. These fellows contribute to the […]

Recapping the Painted: Our Bodies, Hearts, and Village Symposium

On November 3 and 4, 2023, the Colby College Museum of Art and its Lunder Institute for American Art hosted a two-day symposium, in conjunction with the Painted: Our Bodies, Hearts, and Village exhibition, featuring exhibition collaborators, artists, curators, and scholars of Native American art, American art, and art of the American West. Together, participants reflected on […]

Meet our Summer Think Tank Guests for August

We have had an amazing group of people join us in June and July and we are very excited to announce our August participants for the Lunder Institute for American Art Summer Think Tank. In July, we welcomed a cohort of performance artists, celebrated Ossorio Fellow, Paula Wilson, and a group of visual artists, museum […]

Summer Think Tank: Spotlight on Performance Art

As a highlight of our inaugural Summer Think Tank: _______American 2023 The Lunder Institute for American Art is pleased to welcome a cohort of six performance artists: Ayana Evans, Tsedaye Makonnen, Dominique Duroseau, Nyugen Smith, M. Lamar, and Eleanor Kipping. Performance Art takes center stage in contemporary art with many influential Black artists leading the […]

Meet our Summer Think Tank Guests for July

We have had an amazing group of people join us in June and we are very excited to announce our July participants for the Lunder Institute for American Art Summer Think Tank. In July, we welcome a cohort of six performance artists, Ayana Evans, Tsedaye Makonnen, Dominique Duroseau, Nyugen Smith, M. Lamar, and Eleanor Kipping, […]

See What’s Cooking with Our New Chefs in Residence Program

Since launching the pilot of the Lunder Institute for American Arts chefs in residence program in April, the Lunder Institute has hosted four supper clubs for artists, staff, and students. Our most recent supper club, held on the ground floor of Greene Block + Studios served to welcome three new resident fellows to the Lunder […]