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All programs are free, but registration is required.


FALL 2021​

Virtual Gallery Talk: Language, Sequence, Structure: Photographic Works by Lew Thomas, Donna-Lee Phillips, and Hal Fischer
Wednesday, October 13, 2:00 pm
Curator Gordon Wilkins will discuss works by Bay Area collaborators Thomas, Phillips, and Fischer, who explored the complex relationship between photography and language, text and image, in the 1970s and 1980s. This program is presented with Andover’s Memorial Hall Library.
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Virtual Gallery Talk: Learning to Look: The Addison at 90
Wednesday, November 17, 2:00 pm
Curator Gordon Wilkins will explore works and themes from the exhibition, which celebrates the Addison’s 90th anniversary. This program is presented in conjunction with Andover’s Memorial Hall Library.
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Gallery Tour: Light, Space, Surface: Works from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art 
Saturday, December 11, 2:00 pm
Carol S. Eliel, Senior Curator of Modern Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, will lead visitors through the galleries to explore the works and themes presented in the exhibition. This tour is planned as an in-person event but may become a virtual program if safety protocols change. Space is limited; registration is required.
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SPRING/SUMMER 2021​

The Addison at 90: A Conversation with William C. Agee
Tuesday, May 4, 2:00 pm
Join us as renowned art historian and Phillips Academy alumnus William Agee (PA 1955) discusses masterworks from the Addison’s collection, their art historical significance, and their personal impact on him as a student at Andover. This program is presented in conjunction with Andover’s Memorial Hall Library.
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The Addison at 90: A Conversation with Jock Reynolds and Dawoud Bey
Tuesday, May 25, 2:00 pm
Join Jock Reynolds (PA 1965), former director of the Addison (1989–1998) for a conversation with photographer Dawoud Bey about their history of collaboration and the Addison’s Edward E. Elson Artist-in-Residence program
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An Artists’ Conversation: Mel Kendrick: Seeing Things in Things
Thursday, June 17, 6:00 pm
Mel Kendrick will be joined by friends and fellow artists Carroll Dunham and John Newman to chat about the exhibition, coming of age in the New York art scene in the late 1970s and early 1980s, the nature of sculpture, and more. Interim Director and exhibition curator Allison Kemmerer will moderate the discussion.
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The Addison at 90: An Exploration of the Archives with Gordon Wilkins
Wednesday, July 14, 2:00 pm
Join Gordon Wilkins, Associate Curator of American Art, to explore what the Addison's rich archives can reveal about the museum’s collection, history, and relationship with artists.
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