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George Washington: American Icon

Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art at Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover MA

Sep 01 2019
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Nov 15 2019
George Washington: American Icon

Exploring the complex and often contradictory image of George Washington in American culture

​​Before Superman or Wonder Woman there was George Washington.

George Washington, political leader, military general, statesman, Founding Father, planter, denture wearer, cherry-tree chopper, first president of the United States is perhaps the first multi-hyphenate celebrity. Washington was also a prolific slaveholder who, at the time of his death in 1799, owned 317 men, women, and children. Drawn from the Addison’s collection of Washingtoniana, this exhibition, presented in the Museum

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Free Admission

Contact: 978-749-4015

Email: addison@andover.edu

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Closed Mondays, national holidays, December 24, and the month of August

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Addison Gallery of American Art

3 Chapel Ave, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 01810

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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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