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Please join us for our upcoming events:

Winter 2017

Opening Reception for Throwing Up Bunnies: The Irreverent Interlopings of Triple Candie, 2001–2016
Take a stroll through the galleries and enjoy a glass of wine and a bite to eat with Addison staff, friends, and Triple Candie. Free and open to the public.
Friday, January 20, 6:00–8:00 pm

February Vacation Drop-In Family Day
Learn more about what goes on behind the scenes at the Addison and how exhibitions come together through demonstrations and hands-on activities. All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free and open to the public. Read more about resources for children and families at the Addison.
Wednesday, February 22, 10:00 am–12:30 pm

Tour of Taking Shape: Sculpture at the Addison with Curator Susan Faxon. This program has been organized with Andover's Memorial Hall Library. The event is free, but space is limited; please register online or call 978.623.8430.
Thursday, March 2, 11:00 am

Gallery Tour and Reception with Triple Candie
Join Triple Candie for a walk-through and discussion of Throwing Up Bunnies, followed by a reception in the Museum Learning Center. Free and open to the public.
Saturday, March 4, 4:00 pm

Beer Tasting and Talk
Please contact us to join the wait list

Join Lauren Clark, author of Crafty Bastards: Beer in New England from the Mayflower to Modern Day, for a discussion of the long and illustrious history of local brewing, followed by a tasting courtesy of Ipswich Ale Brewery. The event is free; participants must be over 21. Space is limited; please contact Anna Gesing at or 978.749.4023 for reservations.
By reservation: Wednesday, March 8, 7:00 pm

Pajama Story Time
Wear your favorite pajamas and join us for a story featuring bunnies, followed by family-friendly conversations about Throwing Up Bunnies. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free and open to the public.
Wednesday, March 15, 5:30–6:30 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.