Theater & art

Ticket: Art museums

Renoir’s “Oarsmen at Chatou.”
Gift of Sam A. Lewisohn
Renoir’s “Oarsmen at Chatou.”

IMPRESSIONISTS ON THE WATER Sixty paintings, works on paper, models, and small craft explore the affinity of French Impressionists such as Monet, Sisley, Caillebotte, and Renoir for boating and the water. Organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Through Feb. 17. Peabody Essex Museum, Salem.

PICASSO: THE VOLLARD SUITE One hundred etchings, all belonging to the same suite, made by Picasso between 1930 and 1937. One of his greatest accomplishments. Through Dec. 20. Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, N.H. 603-646-2808,

AMY SILLMAN: ONE LUMP OR TWO The brilliant and restlessly inventive New York-based artist’s first museum solo show. Paintings, works on paper, cartoons, and animated drawings. Through Jan. 5. Institute of Contemporary Art. 617- 478-3100,


FLASHBACK — NOVEMBER 22, 1963 Paintings, photographs, and sculptures responding to the assassination of President Kennedy, including work by Andy Warhol, Marisol, and Ant Farm. Through Jan. 12. Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover. 978 749 4015,


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