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Exhibition Lecture: From Saints to Celebrities- Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Relics of History

April 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

$5 - $15

Isabella Stewart Gardner collected objects of meaning from high to low, from the reliquary of The Dormition and Assumption of the Virgin by Fra Angelico to a cigarette butt discarded by Johannes Brahms. Join us for a conversation exploring relic collecting, from sacred to secular, from the Renaissance to the Gilded Age.

SPEAKERS:
Nathaniel Silver, Associate Curator, Gardner Museum
Casey Riley, Assistant Curator, The Boston Athenaeum

Details

Date:
April 28
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
$5 - $15
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Website:
https://www.gardnermuseum.org/calendar/event/saints-celebrities

Venue

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Phone:
6175661401
Website:
https://www.gardnermuseum.org/