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Please join us for our upcoming events:

Winter 2016

Opening Reception for the Winter Exhibitions
Join us for a festive evening to celebrate our winter exhibitions.
Friday, February 5, 6:00–8:00 pm

February Vacation Drop-In Family Day
Families are invited to the Addison Gallery to explore works related to themes of “home” through story time, portrait sessions of favorite objects from your home, and creating a large-scale collaborative dollhouse. All ages are welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
Thursday, February 18, 11:00–5:00 pm

Community Conversation in Collaboration with Andover Historical Society: The ‘Tiny’ Factor: Historical Miniatures and Contemporary Interpretations
In conjunction with In and Around the House, this talk by Addison Curatorial Assistant Kelley Tialiou and Andover Historical Society Director of Programs Lauren Kosky-Stamm will trace the layers of shifting meaning held by miniatures—whether painted portraits, antique dollhouses, or contemporary artists’ installations. Meet in the Museum Learning Center. Samuel’s Restaurant at the Andover Inn is offering a 10% discount on lunch that day to program participants; please stop by the Addison Visitor Services desk before the event to pick up a coupon.
Wednesday, March 2, 11:00 am

Lecture: Tapping into the Tiny House Movement
Addison Godine (Phillips Academy Class of 2007) and other members of Getaway, a Harvard-based startup, will discuss their work designing and building rentable and highly innovative tiny houses. Meet in the Museum Learning Center.
Thursday, March 31, 6:00 pm

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more information about any of our programs, please contact us at 978.749.4015.


  The Addison Gallery’s family programs are supported in part by a grant from the Andover Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.