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​Please join us for our upcoming events:

Winter 2018

Open Studio Sessions with Sumi Ink Club
Draw on the gallery walls with the artists of Sumi Ink Club​! The mural created during these sessions will remain on view at the Addison through the summer. Additional activities for children will be available during the open studio times. ​Buddha Boards are provided with support in part by a grant from the Andover Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.​​
Saturday, January 20, 10:30 am–2:00 pm
Sunday, January 21, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Wednesday, January 24, 3:30–7:00 pm

Opening Reception for the Winter Exhibitions
Join us for a festive evening to celebrate the opening of our new shows.
Friday, January 26, 6:00–8:00 pm

Gallery Conversations
​Join Assistant Curator Stephanie Sparling Williams for a series of close-looking sessions on works from the Addison’s permanent collection. The events, organized with Andover's Memorial Hall Library, are free, but space is limited; please register online at www.mhl.org/events or call 978.623.8430.

Snow: American Impressionism and John Twachtman
Focus on two winter scenes by Twachtman: Hemlock Pool (1900) and Country House in Winter (1901).
POSTPONED to Wednesday, February 28, 7:00 pm​ Wednesday, February 7, 7:00 pm

American Painting and Sculpture in the 1940s
Explore works by artists such as Josef Albers, Jacob Lawrence, Jackson Pollock, Hans Hofmann, and Irene Rice Pereira.
Wednesday, March 21, 7:00 pm

Gallery Tour of Mark Tobey: Threading Light​ with guest curator Debra Bricker Balken.
Sunday, ​March 4, 2:00 pm

​Wine Tasting: French vs. American Wines
Shake off the winter chill and join us for a fun and laid-back tasting of French and American white wines. Led by Maia Gosselin, owner of Sip Wine Education, participants will discover how the same grapes grown in different countries can vary so greatly. Topics covered will be various varietals, history, regions, and today's hot trends. All attendees must be over 21. Appetizers will be provided. Space is limited; please contact Anna Gesing at agesing@andover.edu or 978.749.4023 for reservations. The $30 per person fee may be paid while registering or at the door.
By reservation: Wednesday, March 14, 7:00 pm ($30)

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


 The Addis​​on Gallery’s family programs are supported in part by a grant from the Andover Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.