On View Now
March 10 – July 31, 2018
Issues of gun ownership, culture, and violence continue to divide the United States. Gun Country explores representations of firearms in the Addison’s collection in order to examine the historical underpinnings of the country’s gun fascination. On view in the Museum Learning Center, these objects are shown together for the first time and serve as an invitation to a community discussion of the pervasive cultural iconography of the gun in America.