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Addison Gallery of American Art

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3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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October 2019

Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

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George Washington: American Icon

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

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The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

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A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

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George Washington: American Icon

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

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A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
+ Google Map
Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

Find out more »

Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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
+ Google Map
Free

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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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
+ Google Map
Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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
+ Google Map
Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
+ Google Map
Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

Find out more »

Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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
+ Google Map
Free

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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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
+ Google Map
Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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
+ Google Map
Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
+ Google Map
Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

Find out more »

Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
Free

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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
Free

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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
+ Google Map
Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

Find out more »

Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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
+ Google Map
Free

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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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
+ Google Map
Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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
+ Google Map
Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
+ Google Map
Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

Find out more »

Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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
+ Google Map
Free

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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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
+ Google Map
Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
+ Google Map
Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Lecture: Hillary Chute​

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Hillary Chute (PA 1994), Distinguished Professor of English and Art + Design at Northeastern University, explores the theme of justice through the lens of comics and graphic novels. This program will be presented in Kemper Auditorium.

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

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George Washington: American Icon

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

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The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

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A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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November 2019

Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

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George Washington: American Icon

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

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The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

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A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

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George Washington: American Icon

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

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The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

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A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 2 @ 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 3 @ 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

November 3 @ 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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

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The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

Find out more »

Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
+ Google Map
Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

Find out more »

Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

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George Washington: American Icon

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

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The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

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A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 9 @ 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 10 @ 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

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George Washington: American Icon

November 10 @ 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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

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The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 10 @ 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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

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A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

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The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

George Washington: American Icon

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 exhibition, presented in the Museum Learning Center as a complement to Men of Steel, Women of Wonder​, explores the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Free

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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 16 @ 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 17 @ 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

Find out more »

The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

November 17 @ 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 cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew increasingly prosperous, affluent new Americans…

Find out more »

A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in 19th-Century America

November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2020

Addison Gallery of American Art, 3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy
Andover, MA 01810 United States
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Free

“It is in vain to dream of a wildness distant from ourselves. There is none such.” – Henry David Thoreau, Journal IX, 1856 Henry David Thoreau's midcentury clarion call offers a concise distillation of a prevailing, paradoxical, European American conception of the environment as other, a foil for the reason and civility of man, at times an adversary, at others an asset. From the Puritans' 17th century "errand into the wilderness" to the present, the dichotomy between man and nature has defined the…

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Men of Steel, Women of Wonder

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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 Woman ranging from their Depression-era origins to ​contemporary artists' interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range…

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