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Addison Gallery of American Art

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180 Main St, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 01810-4166
+1 978-749-4015
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What a hidden gem of a gallery!

Well the greater/host could not have been greater at informing us of what is there and what is... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
RaphaelB17
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Andover, Massachusetts
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A beautiful place to see beautiful art. Located on the beautiful campus of Phillips academy. Only... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Geoff B
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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 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

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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
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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!

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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

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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.

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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

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Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

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

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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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Reviewed March 15, 2017

This was our second visit to the Addison Gallery and we loved revisiting their excellent collection. Seeing their Winslow Homer paintings was a highlight as well as their broad collection of 20th century american art. Ansel Adams photo exhibit was fantastic. Free admission, easy parking...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

This museum is on the grounds of Phillips Academy in Andover. It is a first class art museum with a broad collection of paintings,sculpture,and photography. The exhibits are changed 3 to 4 times a year in order to display the breadth of their collection, and...More

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