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Addison Gallery of American Art

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A JEWEL BOX OF A MUSEUM

Superb ... Small, sophisticated, specialized - don’t miss this gem! A great respite to recharge or... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
BAREFOOTCOUNT
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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Interesting little museum

Spent an enjoyable hour at this museum with a few friends. There is an interesting collection of... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
KLGB
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Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
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The Addison Gallery is home to a world-class collection of American Art, along with a vital and adventurous exhibitions program. The museum is committed to serving the public through free admission and an education outreach program that reaches...more
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180 Main St, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 01810-4166
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Superb ... Small, sophisticated, specialized - don’t miss this gem! A great respite to recharge or relax, and absorb some of the best AMERICAN ART anywhere!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

Spent an enjoyable hour at this museum with a few friends. There is an interesting collection of different forms of art work. The building itself is beautiful as well. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KLGB
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

The Addison provides a real service to the community, as it charges no admission. The permanent collection is quite good, with a focus on American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibitions are generally good too. The current photography exhibit is exceptional.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Part of Phillips Academy, this remarkable Gallery is used for teaching as well as for the general public. Rotating exhibits presented in a lovely, stately manner. Outstanding site for receptions.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Nestled on the campus of Phillips Academy In Andover this museum offers an impressive collection of American art as well as intriguing visiting exhibits. Recently, I viewed the sumi ink club drawing project which also included some participatory drawing. If you are in the area,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

The Addison Gallery is located on the Campus of Phillips Academy they bring Great Art exhibitions three or four times a year. When ever possible I visit the gallery is near my and admission is at not cost to the public.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Diana S
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

The Addison provides a real service to the community, as it charges no admission. The permanent collection is quite good, with a focus on American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibitions are generally good too.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MarkP115
Reviewed December 1, 2017

I happened to be staying in the Andover Inn and saw that this gallery was opposite so dropped in. After a long chat with the docent I wandered through the 9 galleries for about 2 hours. The museum has around 17,500 pieces, although only a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank uktravailer
Reviewed November 10, 2017

The Addison,which is located on the campus of Phillips Andover is an incredible package in a delightful setting. And best of all it’s free! The y have a wonderful eclectic collection that they show in small shows that are meant to preserve the art. They...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank cberry211
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Ok, so it's incredible to think it's a high school and has free admission. Whether it's the old favorites like ship models down in the basement halls, or the Winslow Homers on the walls, I guarantee you'll be stunned by what you find in your...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jeffrey B
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