Conversation with James Prosek
Artist James Prosek, featured in the exhibition James Prosek: The Spaces in Between, discusses the sources of inspiration for his work as an artist, naturalist, and author. Free and open to the public. Meet in Kemper Auditorium.
Wednesday, September 18, 7:00 pm
Opening Reception for the Fall Exhibitions
Please join us as we celebrate the opening of all our fall exhibitions! Meet the curators and James Prosek, the Addison’s fall 2013 Edward E. Elson Artist-in-Residence. Take in our new shows while enjoying music, a glass of wine, and a bite to eat. Free and open to the public.
Friday, September 20, 6:00–8:00 pm
Gallery Tour for Natural Selections with Brian T. Allen, the Addison’s Mary
Stripp and R. Crosby Kemper Director, exploring the many ways artists relate
to the natural world. This event is offered in collaboration with the Essex
National Heritage Area’s Trails & Sails program. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, September 22, 2:00–3:00 pm
Story Hour with James Prosek
In collaboration with Andover’s Memorial Hall Library, families are invited to join James Prosek as he reads from his children’s books A Good Day’s Fishing and Bird, Butterfly, Eel. This program will take place at Memorial Hall Library. Free and open to the public.
Saturday, October 5, 1:00 pm
Drop-In Family Day for James Prosek: The Spaces in Between
Families are invited to the Addison Gallery to explore the work of James Prosek and to experiment with materials to create their own bird silhouettes, imaginary hybrid animals, and stamp paintings. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, October 6, 2:00–4:00 pm
Community Conversation: Exploring the Work of Ralph Fasanella
In conjunction with the Lawrence Heritage State Park exhibition Fasanella’s Lawrence, this program examines Ralph Fasanella’s work in the Addison collection, as well as the artist’s presence and legacy in Lawrence. Meet in the Addison’s Museum Learning Center. Free and open to the public.
Wednesday, October 23, 6:30 pm
Gallery Talk for the kids are all right. Join exhibition curator Alison Ferris and artists featured in the exhibition as they discuss their work exploring the ever-shifting definitions of family in the 21st century. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, October 27, 2:00 pm
Gallery Talk for Flash Back—November 22, 1963 with exhibition curator Jaime DeSimone. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, November 17, 2:00 pm
Friends of the Addison Farewell to Brian Allen
Addison supporters are invited to join us for a farewell reception for Brian T. Allen. Wish Brian well as he prepares to take the helm of the New-York Historical Society Museum, and enjoy an evening stroll through the galleries during the final weeks of our fall exhibitions. For reservations or to join Friends of the Addison, call Susannah Abbott at 978.749.4027.
By reservation: Thursday, December 5, 6:00–8:00 pm
For more information about any of our programs, please contact us at 978.749.4015.