Colville House

Photograph of exterior of Colville House

Colville House, on the campus of Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, was the home of renowned Canadian artist Alex Colville, his wife Rhoda and their four children from 1949 to 1973. It was during these years that the artist produced many of his most important works, including Horse and Train and Nude and Dummy as well as two major murals on the campus of Mount Allison. Alex Colville was a graduate of the Fine Art program at Mount Allison (Class of 1942), and a teacher in the Fine Art Department from 1946 to 1963.

Visit the Colville House Website

Colville House offers visitors entry to the main floor of the house and a multi-media presentation devoted to Alex Colville as a Teacher and an Artist. Full colour reproductions of Colville's paintings and works on paper which relate to Mount Allison, Sackville and to the house itself are on display. Films on the artist and his work are available. Visitors to the Colville House are guided onto the campus and out into the community to the sites of Colville's works in Sackville and environs. Information brochures on the artist's art and life are also available.

Colville House is open each summer in July and August.

 

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