ART AND GALLERIES
ADDISON GALLERY, “Flash Back Nov. 22, 1963,” 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, through Jan. 12, 2014; “James Prosek: The Spaces in Between,” incorporating natural history painting with contemporary influences, through Jan. 5, 2014; “Natural Selections,” drawings from Addison’s permanent collection, through March 2014; “the kids are all right,” photography and video exploring notion of family in 21st century, through Jan. 5; gallery admission free. Phillips Academy, 180 Main St., Andover. Gallery hours Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.; 978-749-4000. www.andover.edu/museums/addison/Pages/default.aspx.
ALPERS FINE ART, “THIS to THAT,” gallery's opening exhibit, 96 Main St., Andover. Gallery hours Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and by appointment. 978-760-1829, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.alpersfineartonline.com.
ARTS INSTITUTE GROUP, "Hocuspocus," Arts Institute Group of the Merrimack Valley's 12th annual show and sale of fine arts and crafts, Wednesday, Oct. 23, through Nov. 2, Nevins Memorial Library, The Great Hall, third floor, 350 Broadway, Methuen. Gallery hours Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; free admission, www.artinstitutegroup.org; David Jones, 978-738-1924, or Gail Fuller, 617-510-5742.
ARTSPACE, “Banded/Cornered/Assembled," large-scale art installation by Paul Oberst, through Oct. 12, Bentley Library, Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott St., Haverhill. Gallery hours Monday through Thursday, 2 to 9 p.m.; Friday, 2 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m; Patricia Kidney, email@example.com, or Marc Mannheimer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ESSEX ART CENTER, “One of these days ...” featuring paintings by Leon Elitov, Connie McCausland and Patricia Edmonds, through Oct. 18, Chester F. Sidell Gallery; 56 Island St., Lawrence; Leslie Costello, 978-685-2343 or email@example.com; www.essexartcenter.org.
MEMORIAL HALL LIBRARY, “Soaring,” Artist of the Month exhibit featuring works by local elementary school students, first floor; Zentangle art by community services librarian Emily Classon, second-floor display case; both exhibits through Sept. 30; Coming Oct. 1, Artist of the Month exhibit featuring works by Steve DiFranza, first floor; watercolor artist Meg O’Hanlon specializing in food and recipe illustrations, second-floor display case; both exhibits through Oct. 31; 2 North Main St., Andover; 978-623-8401, www.mhl.org.