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The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

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

Sep 01 2019
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Dec 15 2019
The Art of Ambition in the Colonial Northeast

Revealing the complexity and ambiguity of artistic identity in the British colonies of northeastern North America during the 18th century

The works in this exhibition speak to the complexity and ambiguity of artistic identity in the British colonies of northeastern North America during the long 18th century and to the difficulty of defining the boundaries of American art. Separated from their English homeland by the vast Atlantic Ocean, colonists nevertheless participated in a dynamic economic and cultural network that connected them with the peoples of Europe, West Africa, and South America. As British North America grew

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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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