Virtual Events To Zoom Into This December

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As much as we try, there are just some days where leaving the house when it’s too cold is a big ask. While you might have had every intention to head down to the Merrimack Valley and go to a number of shops and events, the call of your warm and comfy couch is just too strong. During those days, why not attend a virtual event? Below are some dates that are upcoming and virtual. 

Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere and His Ride with the Concord Museum

Date and time: Anytime!

Visit the free virtual exhibit here. 

Drawing on the American Antiquarian Society’s (AAS) unparalleled collection, and as well as loans for other collections, Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere reveals the man behind the legend- bringing to life his creative spirit, tremendous capacity to adapt to changing times, and his lasting impact on the social, economic, and political life in America.


A Virtual Talk – The Art of HIV/AIDS 

Date: December 1st

Time: 6:00 pm

Register for this free virtual events here. 

The Addison Gallery of American Art located in Andover is hosting the first of many virtual talks organized by Dr. Tanya Sheehan (PA 1994) called the New Perspectives: The Collection in Dialogue will bring leading scholars of American art to discuss and focus on the Addison’s collection. 

In the first of this series, Fiona Johnstone and Jonathan Katz will explore art created during the AIDS crisis and works by artists who continue to be impacted by HIV/AIDS. Artists discussed include Mark Morrisroe, Hunter Reynolds, Eric Rhein, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., and David Wojnarowicz, among others.


Virtual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour

Date and time: Anytime!

Visit the free virtual exhibit here. 

When the winter blues start to set in, don’t forget the beauty of nature that’ll be here again before we know it. As a reminder of the lush greens and beautiful gardens of summer, enjoy a walking tour of JP’s eye-opening gardens and gardeners. While this virtual event is $20, all proceeds will help raise money for the Trustees who support over 27,000 acres across Massachusetts. 


Virtual Gallery Talk – Rosamond Purcell: Nature Stands Aside 

Date: December 15th

Time: 2:00 pm

Register for this free virtual events here.

Curator Gordon Wilkins will lead participants on a virtual tour through the exhibition Rosamond Purcell: Nature Stands Aside, highlighting the themes and works presented. This exhibition, Purcell’s first retrospective, reflects the breadth of the artist’s career from the late 1960s to the current day and includes over 150 of the artist’s photographs, assemblages, collages, and installations.

This program is a partnership of Memorial Hall Library and the Addison Gallery of American Art, on the campus of Phillips Academy.


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