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Addison Gallery of American Art

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180 Main St
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
(978) 749-4015 https://addison.andover.edu/Pages/default.aspx

The Addison Gallery of American Art, as a department of Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, is an academic museum dedicated to collecting American art.

October 2019

Opening Reception for the Fall Exhibitions

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, 180 Main St
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
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Join us in celebrating the opening of our new shows. Enjoy great company, refreshments, and the best of American art!

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, 180 Main St
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
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Superman and Wonder Woman are two of the most beloved icons in American pop culture. Created in times of economic adversity and war, these characters quickly emerged as beacons of American morality, representing the ideals of truth, justice, and the American way.

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Lecture: Of Waistbands and Journeys: Exploring Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, 180 Main St
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
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Join Men of Steel, Women of Wonder organizing curator, Alejo Benedetti (Assistant Curator, Contemporary Art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art) as he discusses the exhibition's artworks, themes, and origin story.

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Lecture: Hillary Chute

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, 180 Main St
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
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Hillary Chute (PA 1994), Distinguished Professor of English and Art + Design at Northeastern University, explores the theme of justice through the lens of comics and graphic novels. This program will be presented in Kemper Auditorium.

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November 2019

Art 400 Exhibition Opening Reception

November 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, 180 Main St
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
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Join the Phillips Academy students from Art 400: Visual Culture: Discovering the Addison Collection for a gallery talk and reception celebrating the opening of the exhibition that they curated.

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February 2020

Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950

February 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - April 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, 180 Main St
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
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​​During the 1940s, American photographer Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught photographer making portraits and documenting everyday life in Saint Paul and Chicago to a visionary professional shooting for Ebony, Glamour, Smart Woman, and Life. For the first time, the formative first decade of Parks’s 60-year career is the focus of an exhibition, which…

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