Addison Gallery of
Addison Gallery’s collection of American art is one of the most comprehensive
in the world, including nearly 17,000 objects spanning the 18th Century
to the present. The Addison is committed to serving the public through free
admission and an education outreach program that reaches diverse audiences,
including teachers, students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12, and
adults. All Addison education programs are offered free of charge. The
Addison’s Museum Learning
Center, in the new Sidney R. Knafel Wing, offers a flexible classroom and
exhibition space that makes the entire collection accessible for programs
tailored to the specific interests of individual groups. Open Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
and Sunday 1-5 p.m.
Interviews for children of alumni will be held in the Shuman Admission
Center by prearranged appointment
on Friday afternoon. There will be an Admission tour and information session from 9 – 10:15 a.m. on
Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Closed Sunday.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Case Memorial Cage
Ice Skating Rinks
Open for viewing only, Friday until 6:30 p.m.
Open Saturday 2–4 p.m. Lifeguard on duty.
Open 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Stephen S. Sorota
All alumni and their guests are welcome to run on the 400-meter,
Courts are open for use all weekend; however, some may have
been reserved by individual classes.
William W. Rosenau
The fitness center, located in the Abbot Wing of the
gymnasium, has state-of-the-art equipment and serves the entire school
community. Open and supervised Saturday 7–9 a.m.
Cochran Chapel is the center of religious life on campus for
students and faculty of all faiths. It is also home to the Department of
Philosophy and Religious Studies and to the Community Service Program. The
school’s 100- to 120-piece symphony orchestra performs here. The chapel hosts
many concerts, lectures, and gatherings throughout the year.
Opened in January 2004, the Gelb Science Center is an
energy-efficient, state-of-the-art facility that enhances students’ ability to
learn science by doing science. The
Observatory is open (weather permitting) from 9-10 p.m. on Friday and
Saturday. It is accessed by a set of
stairs located at the back right corner of the third floor.
The hub of Andover’s administrative and student activity
since 1925, G.W. was renovated and reopened in January 1992. The traditional section now houses the Frances
Young Tang (AA ’57) Theatre, administrative offices, and a beautiful desk
honoring Andover’s beloved former receptionist, Dickie Thiras, over which hangs
a Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington. The Elinor Ristuccia Wing adds
splendid theatre teaching space, a center for student life with refurbished
mailboxes, the Thomas C. Israel ’62 lounges, and the Dean K. Webster ’47 day
student locker area.
Dedicated to the 85 alumni who lost their lives in World War
I, the Memorial Bell Tower was completed renovated in 2005–2006. An enhanced
set of 49 carillon bells -- including 19 from the original tower – was
installed and is configured with a touch-sensitive electronic system.
Dedicated to alumni of Phillips Academy who lost their lives
in military service to their country since World War II, Memorial Place is located
on the lawn in front of Bulfinch Hall and forms a triangle with the Memorial Bell
Tower and the Memorial Gym. The monument was dedicated at a Veterans’ Day
service on November 11, 1994.
The Moncrieff Cochran
The Cochran Sanctuary is open each day at 6 a.m. to walkers.
Enter by the gate between Nathan Hale and Fuess houses, located east of Rabbit
Pond. Sanctuary gate closes at 6 p.m.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The OWHL is a 21st-Century collaboration and learning space
featuring wireless access to a rich collection of materials in print and
electronic formats. The library’s active instructional program is
integrated with academic departments across the curriculum and prepares
students with the critical thinking abilities and information skills necessary
for effective and ethical global citizenship. Visit the OWHL to see displays of
books authored by graduates of Abbot and Phillips Academy who are members of
the reunion classes. Conversations and tours with the Academy Archivist
available by appointment. Open house Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Robert S. Peabody
Museum of Archaeology
Founded in 1901 through the bequest of Robert S. Peabody (PA
1857), the Peabody
Museum was established as
a place for students to discover “sciences such as archaeology.” Its
approximately 600,000 objects, photographs, documents, and reference materials
represent diverse indigenous cultures in the Americas and reflect more than
12,000 years of cultural history. These collections are used actively to
support curriculum in history, biology, language, math, art, and English, as
well as to provide community service and research opportunities. Open Friday 1:30-4 p.m. and Saturday 2-5 p.m.