Museum

AT THE MUSEUM: ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER MUSEUM

October 17, 2014

TGIF! Ahh Friday is finally here. Admit it, your ready for the weekend, just to take a bit of a chill pill for the next few days. If you’re heading to Boston, Massachusetts you might want to hop over to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.


 

New Renzo Piano wing of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum / courtesy of Boston Magazine.

ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER MUSEUM

Located in Boston, the museum hosts exhibitions of historic and contemporary art, as well as concerts, lectures, family and community programs, it even has a changing courtyard display.

Established in 1903, the museum is named after it’s founder, Isabella Stewart Gardner or “Mrs. Jack”. She was a was an American art collector, philanthropist, patron for the arts, supporter of community social studies and cultural enrichment.

The Gardner Museum has exhibitions, activities, etc, etc.

Calendar of Events

  • Lectures: Oliver Tostmann / October 23, 7pm Tickets: $5-$15 | Reserve online or at 617. 278. 5156 For more info: www.gardnermuseum.org/calendar/events
  • Thematic Tour: Exploring the Italian Renaissance / October 18, 10am  Series: Member Events (Visit before the Museum opens to the public for a closer look at the collection

    Tickets: $10 per member | Reserve online or at 617. 278. 5156

  • Education Studio Activity: Inspired by Italy/ October 18 11am Series: Education Studio Drop-In Art Activities (Drop by the Education Studio on select weekend days between 11 am and 4 pm to spark your creativity through hands-on projects for visitors of all ages. Visitors under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Click through for more on this weekend’s activities

    Free with Museum admission | Purchase Museum tickets online
    or at 617. 278. 5156

  • Patron Exhibition Preview: Donatello, Michelangelo, Cellini / October 21 6:30pm Series: Friends of Fenway Court Patron Events (For Friends of Fenway Court patrons, an exclusive exhibition preview and special reception with the director and curatorial team)

    To make reservations, call the Patron Line at 617. 264. 6045

Education:

  • Conversation and Lecture Series
  • Artist Talks and Performances
  • Third Thursday
  • Tours, Talks, & Group Visits
  • School Partnership Program
  • Community Partnership Program
  • Educator-in-Residence Program
  • Teens Behind the Scenes
  • Research.

There is a lot more at this wonderful museum. To check for hours, admissions, exhibitions, events, join the mailing list and more please go to www.gardnermuseum.org.

Enjoy your Friday, be blessed!

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