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Addison Gallery of American Art

180 Main St, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 01810-4166
+1 978-749-4015
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Not Much of Permanent Collection on Display

When we visited in July 2017 most of the galleries were showing a special exhibition on one modern... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harper W
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Malpas, United Kingdom
Beautiful setting, limited collection

The campus that this museum sits on is beautiful. The building that houses the museum of very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
alesquire
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Southern California
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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 diverse audiences. The Addison’s size gives visitors an opportunity to experience its wide-ranging exhibitions in a more intimate setting than typical of larger museums. The Addison is just 30 minutes from Boston.
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180 Main St, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 01810-4166
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited in July 2017 most of the galleries were showing a special exhibition on one modern artist and only 4 galleries had works from other artists in the collection. For example of the 131 works by Winslow Homer in the collection, only 2...More

Thank Harper W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The campus that this museum sits on is beautiful. The building that houses the museum of very fine, but the collection is very limited.

Thank alesquire
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Well the greater/host could not have been greater at informing us of what is there and what is coming up, but they are more than happy to with any gallery questions, etc. The original masterpieces by word renowned artists were stunning! And the civil rights...More

Thank RaphaelB17
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place to see beautiful art. Located on the beautiful campus of Phillips academy. Only takes about an hour or two.

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Wow! This Museum is a well hidden treasure! I had no idea that this Museum existed! The Phillips Academy Campus that it is located on is also AWESOME!

Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed July 13, 2017

The permanent collection is great for both smaller works by American Masters, and great works by mid-level American Artists. The curation is always on point for all works. The temporary exhibits are always great. Though I wouldn't go to far out of the way for...More

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed July 12, 2017

The Addison is a treasure. It contains a fabulous collection of American art. The exhibits change. An interesting mix of artists.It's free.The current exhibit on Frank Stella is an unbelievable retrospective of his vast talent.

Thank rjmcclune
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Addison gallery is a treasure in Andover. I have been there many times as I used to live in Andover. The exhibits are always well done. Although a small museum, part of Phillips Academy, it is better than a lot of university museums. You can...More

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Great collection of American art. Beautiful building, inside and out. Loved the Winslow Homer paintings

Thank carole c
Reviewed April 26, 2017

It's a great sized museum, you can do it in an hour or two. They have an amazing model ship collection. They have rotating exhibits, which are usually interesting if not amazing. Their owned collection is impressive as well. I go a couple times a...More

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