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Caterpillars: Life on the Leaf Edge

September 11 - October 6
Discovery Museum, 177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Explore a live caterpillar experience combined with hands-on, immersive activities inspired by these incredible and stunning local creatures. Live caterpillars are on view Wednesdays through Sundays only. Created in collaboration with Sam Jaffe, founder and educator from The Caterpillar Lab in Marlborough, NH.

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1:00 pm

Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2020

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Superman and Wonder Woman are two of the most beloved icons in American pop culture. Created in times of economic adversity and war, these characters quickly emerged as beacons of American morality, representing the ideals of truth, justice, and the American way. Men of Steel, Women of Wonder examines art world responses to Superman and Wonder […]

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George Washington: American Icon

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 15, 2019

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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George Washington, political leader, military general, statesman, Founding Father, planter, denture wearer, cherry-tree chopper, first president of the United States is perhaps the first multi-hyphenate celebrity. Washington was also a prolific slaveholder who, at the time of his death in 1799, owned 317 men, women, and children. Drawn from the Addison’s collection of Washingtoniana, this […]

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The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 15, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2019

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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The works in this exhibition speak to the complexity and ambiguity of artistic identity in the British colonies of northeastern North America during the long 18th century and to the difficulty of defining the boundaries of American art. Separated from their English homeland by the vast Atlantic Ocean, colonists nevertheless participated in a dynamic economic and […]

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2:00 pm

Lecture: Of Waistbands and Journeys: Exploring Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Join Men of Steel, Women of Wonder organizing curator, Alejo Benedetti (Assistant Curator, Contemporary Art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art) as he discusses the exhibition's artworks, themes, and origin story.

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