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Addison events will be virtual this season. All programs are free, but registration is required.


WINTER 2021​

The Meaning of Land: Indigenous and Euro-American Mapping

Thursday, January 14, 12:30–1:30 pm
How can maps reflect the world-view and relationships to the land of their creators? Look closely and engage with maps made by both Native and Euro-American cartographers. Led by Michelle LeBlanc, Director of Education at the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center​, this virtual workshop will incorporate close looking, sketching and discussion of maps and art from the Sidney R. Knafel Map Collection as well as others. This program is free, but space is limited.​
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Virtual Gallery Talk: Currents/Crosscurrents: American Art 1850–1950 with Gordon Wilkins
Part 1: 1850–1900
Wednesday, January 27, 2:00 pm
Organized chronologically, Currents/Crosscurrents places iconic paintings, photographs, works on paper, and sculptures in dialogue with works by and lesser-known and unknown artists. In the first presentation of this three-part series, Curator Gordon Wilkins will explore works created between 1850 and 1900, by artists including Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and James McNeill Whistler. This free program is presented via Zoom in conjunction with Andover’s Memorial Hall Library​; registration is required. 
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Virtual Gallery Talk: Currents/Crosscurrents: American Art 1850–1950 with Gordon Wilkins
Part 2: 1900–1930
Wednesday, February 10, 2:00 pm
Organized chronologically, Currents/Crosscurrents places iconic paintings, photographs, works on paper, and sculptures in dialogue with works by and lesser-known and unknown artists. In the second presentation of this three-part series, Curator Gordon Wilkins will explore works created between 1900 and 1930, by artists including Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, and John Singer Sargent. This free program is presented via Zoom in conjunction with Andover’s Memorial Hall Library; registration is required.
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Virtual Gallery Talk: Currents/Crosscurrents: American Art 1850–1950 with Gordon Wilkins
Part 3: 1930–1950
Wednesday, February 17, 2:00 pm
Organized chronologically, Currents/Crosscurrents places iconic paintings, photographs, works on paper, and sculptures in dialogue with works by and lesser-known and ​unknown artists. In the final presentation of this three-part series, Curator Gordon Wilkins will explore works created between 1930 and 1950, by artists including Ruth Asawa, Jacob Lawrence, Jackson Pollock, and Andrew Wyeth. This free program is presented via Zoom in conjunction with Andover’s Memorial Hall Library; registration is required.
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Mindfulness at the Museum
Sunday, February 28, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Join us virtually for a mindful observation experience focused on finding ground within unpredictability. This deep seeing experience uses artworks, the body, and breath to help you unwind and relax into the present moment with the amplified impact of group meditation. No prior experience is necessary. Come away with tools for stress relief, new awareness, and a deepened sense of community. Led by India Clark, Museum Mindfulness Guide & Life Path Mentor for Creative Souls; Founder of the Wayfinder Institute. Sponsored with the Tang Institute at Andover​. This workshop is free, but space is limited and advance signup is required.
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