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​Please join us for our upcoming events:

Winter 2020

Gallery Tours
In collaboration with Andover’s Memorial Hall Library, Addison curators will lead Gallery Tours of the winter exhibitions, offering a discussion of the works and themes presented. The tours are free, but space is limited. Please register online at​ or call 978.623.8430. 

Man Up! Visualizing Masculinity in 19th-Century America​ with Gordon Wilkins
Tuesday, February 4, 11:00 am 

Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 with Allison Kemmerer
Tuesday, February 25​, 11:00 a​m 

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves with Gordon Wilkins
Tuesday, March 24, 11:00 am​

Opening Reception for the Winter Exhibitions
Join us in celebrating the opening of our new shows. Enjoy great company, refreshments, and the best of American art!
Saturday, February 8, 6:00–8:00 pm 

Gallery Tour: Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950​
Join organizing curator, Philip Brookman (Consulting Curator, Department of Photographs, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.), as he discusses the exhibition and its focus on the formative decade of Gordon Parks's 60-year career.
Sunday, February 9​, 2:00 pm 

Friends of the Addison Event: Tour of the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)
Friends of the Addison are invited for a behind-the-scenes tour of the NEDCC in Andover, a premier lab for the preservation of photographs, drawings and more, where many works from the Addison’s collection have undergone treatment. For reservations or to join Friends of the Addison, please contact 978.749.4023 or
Thursday, March 12, 2:30 pm

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