Learning to Look: The Addison at 90
Exploring nine decades of innovative art education, progressive exhibitions, prescient acquisitions, and pioneering artist’s residencies, with masterworks by artists such as Winslow Homer, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jackson Pollock, and Agnes Martin
Founded through the largesse of Phillips Academy alumnus Thomas Cochran (PA 1890), the Addison Gallery of American Art opened its doors in May of 1931 with a permanent collection of some 400 works. One of the first museums devoted solely to the art of the United States, the Addison was forged with a dynamic and unrelentingly adventurous spirit that has, through the support of generous donors, allowed the museum to assemble one of the world’s most significant and forward-looking collections ofView more
3 Chapel Avenue, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 01810
Parking is available on Chapel Avenue, and in the parking lot between Cochran Chapel and the Andover Inn (across the street from the Addison on Chapel Avenue). Nearby on-street parking is available on Bartlet Street. A second parking lot is available behind Graves Hall, across Main Street (accessible via School Street).
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