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April 2024
What is the state of American art? Lunder Symposium

Symposium: Defining American Art: Then and NowExpired

Defining American Art: Then and Now is a two-part symposium (in-person) that takes the Addison’s own formation as a case study to track evolving notions of American art over the last century, with special attention to questions of citizenship and national identity as they inform the field today. This program is part of Lunder Institute@, co-presented […]
07 Apr
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kemper Auditorium (adjacent to the Addison Gallery)
Richard Misrach (American, born 1949), Swamp and Pipeline, Geismar, Louisiana, 1998, printed 2012

Virtual Tour with the Curators: A Long Arc: Photography and the American South since 1845Expired

Join exhibition co-curators Gregory Harris, Keough Family Curator of Photography from the High Museum, Atlanta, and Sarah Kennel, Aaron Siskind Curator of Photography and Director of the Raysor Center, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, on Zoom for a virtual tour and discussion of the exhibition. This free program is organized with Andover’s Memorial Hall […]
10 Apr
3:00 pm
May 2024
Addison Gallery of American Art exterior, photo by Jeff Goldberg/Esto

Addison Late ‘til 8

Join us for evening open hours at the Addison! Explore the exhibitions, make art with Edward E. Elson Artist-in-Residence Jennifer Cecere, and view her site-specific installation on the Addison’s facade. Free and open to the public, no registration required.
03 May
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jacob Lawrence, Kibitzers, 1948

Gallery Tour with the Curator: Finding American Form: 20th-Century Selections from the Permanent Collection

Join Assistant Curator Rachel Vogel for a tour and discussion of the exhibition, which 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 […]
08 May
3:00 pm

Photography Demonstration: Wet Collodion Process

In conjunction with the exhibition A Long Arc: Photography and the American South since 1845, artist Joni Sternbach will demonstrate the 19th century wet plate collodion process. Using both contemporary and period equipment, Sternbach, who has been working in this medium for over 20 years, will show and discuss the immediate (but slow) art of […]
18 May
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Artist Studio
24 School Street, Andover, MA
Rendering of Jennifer Cecere, Doily Installation, on the exterior of the Addison Gallery of American Art

Virtual Talk: Artist-in-Residence Jennifer Cecere

Join Jennifer Cecere, the Addison Gallery of American Art’s Edward E. Elson Artist-in-Residence, on Zoom for a virtual tour and discussion of her body of work and her site-specific installations on campus this spring. This free program is organized with Andover’s Memorial Hall Library; registration is required. In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Abbot Academy […]
22 May
3:00 pm
June 2024
July 2024
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Bartlett H. Hayes Prize Recipients

2023:

Reggie Burrows Hodges

Exhibition | Residency | Publication | Acquisition

2025:

to be announced soon!

Exhibition | Residency | Publication | Acquisition