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​Please join us for our upcoming events:

Fall 2018

*POSTPONED* Opening Reception for the Fall Exhibitions
Join us for a festive evening to celebrate the opening of our fall shows.
New date to come Friday, September 14, 6:00–8:00 pm 

Gallery Talk: Paul Manship and His Artistic Legacy
Manship Artists Residency + Studios (MARS) President Rebecca Reynolds and Addison Gallery Associate Director and Robert M. Walker Curator of Art before 1950, Emerita Susan Faxon will discuss the significant work of Paul Manship, his influential presence in Gloucester, and his connection to the Addison. This event will take place at the Addison and is offered as part of Essex National Heritage Area’s Trails & Sails program; learn more at www.trailsandsails.org​.
Sunday, September 30, 2:00 pm 

Contemplating the View Gallery Tours ​
Exhibition Curator Allison Kemmerer will lead visitors through the galleries to discuss the themes and works presented in the exhibition. The program will be offered twice. Organized with Andover’s Memorial Hall Library, the events are free, but space is limited. Please register online at www.mhl.org/events​ or call 978.623.8430.
Wednesday, October 24, 7:00 pm ​
Thursday, October 25, 11:00 am 

Artist Talks: Starfield through Contemporary Lenses
The first MARS artists-in-residence will discuss their work and their experiences exploring the Manship estate.
Barbara Bosworth and S. Billie Mandle: Sunday, October 28, 2:00 pm
Justin Kimball and Abelardo Morell: Sunday, December 2, 2:00 pm 

Friends of the Addison Event: Tour of Manship Artists Residency + Studios (MARS)
Friends of the Addison are invited to join us for a tour of MARS in Gloucester. Explore Paul Manship’s former estate and summer home, inspiration for many of the works included in From Starfield to MARS, with MARS President Rebecca Reynolds. Light refreshments will be offered. For reservations or to join Friends of the Addison, please contact Anna Gesing at 978.749.4023 or agesing@andover.edu.
By reservation: Saturday, November 3, 2:00 pm 

ART 400 Exhibition Opening Reception
This fall, students in the Phillips Academy course Visual Culture: Curating the Addison Collection will curate an exhibition of works from the Addison’s holdings following their investigation of the question “What is America?”
Wednesday, November 14, 5:00–6:30 pm ​

All Addison programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.