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Robert Frank, Trolley, New Orleans, 1955
Robert Frank, Trolley, New Orleans (detail), 1955, gelatin silver print, 8 5/16 x 13 1/4 inches, museum purchase, 1984.5

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Exhibitions at the Addison

Jan. 24, 2024 TO

Jul. 31, 2024

An exploration of the eclectic mix of works that comprise the Addison’s founding collection, which reflects not just the best of what was available on the market at the time but also the specific tastes and predilections of those who contributed to its creation.
Feb. 10, 2024 TO

Jul. 31, 2024

Organized by the Museum of Fine Art, Houston, this exhibition presents photographs that Robert Frank and Todd Webb created separately during their 1955 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships. Though the men had no knowledge of each other at the time, their strikingly similar images revealed popular cultural trends and shared ideologies that challenged the idealistic purity of the “American Roadtrip.”
Mar. 2, 2024 TO

Jul. 31, 2024

The first major survey of Southern photography in 25 years, this exhibition, organized by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, examines the South’s place in the history of photography and reveals the region’s critical impact on the evolution of the medium.
Mar. 2, 2024 TO

Jul. 31, 2024

This installation explores the spirit of formal experimentation and range of artistic styles that characterized the 20th century. Artists mined the space between representation and abstraction, whether drawing upon the influence of European modern art, finding inspiration from the stylized sculptures and masks of West Africa, or taking cues from their urban environment and the natural world.
Apr. 27, 2024 TO

Jul. 31, 2024

In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Abbot Academy and Phillips Academy becoming a single institution, Jennifer Cecere has created two site-specific installations. Referencing and recontextualizing the humble lace ornament, an oversized and reflective doily adorns the Addison’s façade, while one of the artist’s signature doily benches enlivens Abbot Circle.
May. 22, 2024 TO

Jul. 31, 2024

In celebration of the recent acquisition of George Tooker’s Market, 1949, this installation showcases the early masterwork along with the distinguished and expansive collection of the artist’s work, gifted by Tooker (Phillips Academy Class of 1938), already in the Addison’s collection.
A collection of 25 models of American sailing ships, permanently on display in the museum’s lower level
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Bartlett H. Hayes Prize Recipients

2023:

Reggie Burrows Hodges

Exhibition | Residency | Publication | Acquisition

2025:

Tommy Kha

Exhibition | Residency | Publication | Acquisition