Join us for a docent-led tour of the Men of Steel, Women of Wonder exhibit at Phillips Academy - Addison Gallery of American Art. You will also have the option to do a a self-guided tour of the exhibit, A Wildness Distant from Ourselves: Art and Ecology in Nineteenth-Century America. The admission and tour are free, but the docent will happily accept tips. We will have lunch at the restaurant on campus. Partners and guests are welcome to join us.
Men of Steel, Women of Wonder
Men of Steel, Women of Wonder examines art world responses to Superman and Wonder Woman, ranging from their Depression-era origins to today’s contemporary artist interpretations. The exhibition includes over 70 paintings, photographs, installations, videos, and more by a wide range of artists, exploring national identity, American values, social politics, and the concept of humanity.
A Wildness Distant from Ourselves:
Art and Ecology in Nineteenth-Century America
Focusing on the nineteenth century, an era that witnessed both the extreme and violent exploitation of the land and its peoples and the birth of a modern conservation movement, this exhibition will unfold chronologically and move from New England to the West. Paintings, works on paper, sculptures, photographs, and decorative arts.
Please register by November 19th. If you are interested in car pooling, please contact Elsa.