Thursday, April 23, 2009

You're invited - New Deal Photography at the Addison

Please join us on May 7th at 6:30pm in the School Room in Abbot Hall for New Deal Photography at the Addison Gallery, a program presented by the Addison Gallery of American Art and Andover Reads, an initiative from Andover's Memorial Hall Library.

Presenting a selection of original 1930s social documentary images from the Addison’s collection by some of the most well-known New Deal photographers such as Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, and Russell Lee, and others, Addison Gallery of American Art’s Curator of Photography Allison Kemmerer and Director of Education Julie Bernson will explore the photograph’s multiple roles as historical document, persuasive tool, and work of art.

Program Location: Addison Gallery of American Art, Temporary Location, Abbot Hall, School Street, Phillips Academy (Click here to download a PDF with directions and a map.)

To register, contact Anna Gesing, 978-749-4023 or

Image: Arthur Rothstein, Father and Son in a Dust Storm, Cimarron County, Oklahoma, 1936, gelatin silver print, museum purchase, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA.

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