Opening Reception for the Winter Exhibitions
Please join us to celebrate the opening of our winter exhibitions. Mingle with the curators and other Addison staff. Explore our new shows while enjoying music, a glass of wine, and a bite to eat. This event is free and open to the public.
Friday, January 31, 6:30–8:00 pm
Friends of the Addison Preview Reception
Addison supporters are invited to preview the winter shows before the public opening. For reservations, or to join Friends of the Addison, call Caroline Pisani at 978.749.4128.
By reservation, Friday, January 31, 5:30–6:30 pm
February Vacation Drop-In Family Day
Families are invited to the Addison Gallery to explore the Addison’s winter exhibitions and experiment with art materials to make their own masterpieces. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Free and open to the public.
Wednesday, February 19, 1:30–4:30 pm
Story Hour at the Addison
During public school vacation week, visit the Addison to hear It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles Green Shaw. Then explore the shapes and colors artists use to represent the sky in the exhibition Natural Selections and create your own sky scene with art materials in the Museum Learning Center. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
Friday, February 21, 10:30 am
A music, poetry, and spoken word performance with soprano Krista River, pianist George Lopez, poet Mary Pinard, composer Andrew List, and a bird specialist from Massachusetts Audubon, in conjunction with the continuing exhibition Natural Selections. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, February 23, 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk with artist Peter Vanderwarker in conjunction with Industrial Strength: Selections from the Collection. Meet in the Addison rotunda. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, March 2, 2:00 pm
Tour of the Whistler House Museum of Art
Join Sara Bogosian, Acting Director of the Whistler House, for a presentation and guided tour of Whistler’s birthplace and first home at the Whistler House Museum of Art in Lowell. Contact 978.452.7641 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information and reservations.
By reservation, Sunday, March 9, 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk for An American in London: Whistler and the Thames with Addison curator Susan Faxon. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, March 23, 2:00 pm
Drawing Session Inspired by Eye on the Collection: Artful Poses
Drop by the Addison to hear about the exhibition from curator Susan Faxon and spend the next hour sketching from a live model in the gallery. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, March 30, 2:00 pm
For more information about any of our programs, please contact us at 978.749.4015.