Addison Updates Archive

Art of the Day Explores Contemporary Art Acquisitions Over the Years

A new three-part lecture series examines acquisitions of contemporary art throughout the Addison's history. Charles H. Sawyer Curatorial Assistant | Librarian | Archivist Kelley Tialiou will discuss the art-historical context of each period and the influence of museum directors, patrons, and other tastemakers on the acquisition process. Meet in the Museum Learning Center. 

Circa 1932: Edward Hopper, Manhattan Bridge Loop
Wednesday, October 8, 1:30 pm

Circa 1946: Charles Sheeler, Ballardvale
Wednesday, October 15, 1:30 pm

Circa 2003: Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawings
Wednesday, October 22, 1:30 pm

Join us for any or all of the lectures. This series is free and open to the public.

Image: Edward Hopper, Manhattan Bridge Loop, 1928, oil on canvas, gift of Stephen C. Clark, Esq., 1932.17