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​Please join us for our upcoming events:

Winter 2019

Friends of the Addison Event: Tour of Ansel Adams in Our Time​ at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston​
Friends of the Addison are invited for an exclusive tour of the exhibition with curator Karen Haas. Ansel Adams in Our Time traces the iconic visual legacy of Adams, presenting some of his most celebrated prints alongside works by both 19th century and contemporary photographers. Participants will be responsible for their own travel arrangements, but admission to the museum will be provided. Space is limited. For reservations or to join Friends of the Addison​, contact Anna Gesing at 978.749.4023 or​
By reservation: Friday, February 8, 6:00 pm

February Vacation Drop-In Family Day 
Families with kids of all ages are invited to explore the winter exhibitions through hands-on activities and sculpture making. Visit the Addison's website or join the family email list to receive more information and stay up to date. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Wednesday, February 20, 2:00 – 4:00 pm​​

Pop-Up Talks: Exploring the Addison Collection
Phillips Academy students in the Addison Community Ambassadors program will present brief talks about individual works currently on view from the Addison's collection.
Wednesday, February 20, 7:00 pm

Lecture: The History of Photography
Join Curatorial Fellow Tessa Hite for a discussion tracing the history of photography in the United States. Organized with Andover's Memorial Hall Library, the event is free, but space is limited; please register online or call 978.623.8430.
Thursday, March 21, 11:00 am

Friends of the Addison Event: Harlem: In Situ Preview Reception
Friends of the Addison are invited to tour the upcoming exhibition Harlem: In Situ with Curator Stephanie Sparling Williams before the public opening. A reception will follow. For reservations or to join Friends of the Addison​, please contact Anna Gesing at 978.749.4023 or​.​
By reservation: Friday, March 29, 6:00 pm

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