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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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June 2018

New Exhibition: Life, Death, and Revelry

June 14 - September 3
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$5 – $15

For the first time in over 100 years, we have moved this monumental work from its usual location so that all four sides of it are now visible. This exhibition and accompanying catalog trace the journey of the Farnese Sarcophagus over two millennia from ancient Rome to contemporary Boston.

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July 2018

Three Deliberate Grays For Freddie (A Memorial For Freddie Gray)

July 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - January 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$10 – $15

For the Façade of the Gardner Museum, former Artist-in-Residence Steve Locke created Three Deliberate Grays for Freddie (A Memorial for Freddie Gray), which addresses issues of race and violence in America today. Locke painted an abstract portrait of Gray, a 25-year-old Black American man, whose untimely death after being in Baltimore Police custody in 2015 aggravated longstanding racial tensions in the city and sparked street protests, police clashes, and violence. Locke generated three distinct monochromes by averaging the pixels of…

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August 2018

Third Thursdays: Dog Days of Summer

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$10 – $15

Chase away the hottest days of summer at the Museum and share in Isabella's love of dogs with canine-inspired gallery activities and art-making in our studio. PROGRAM FOR THE EVENING Music in the Courtyard // Neo Groove Tim Hall takes you on a soulful journey of vibrant sounds and warm chords. His poetry and music will keep your soul fed throughout the night. In the Jordan Garden // Therapy Dogs Chill on the grass with local therapy dogs Lily, Diego, Buster,…

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Saturday Open Studio: Life Cycles

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$10 – $15

Reflect on the cycles of life through hands-on making and creative experimentation during this Studio workshop series inspired by the theme of Life Cycles.

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Saturday Open Studio: Life Cycles

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$10 – $15

Reflect on the cycles of life through hands-on making and creative experimentation during this Studio workshop series inspired by the theme of Life Cycles.

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Saturday Open Studio: Life Cycles

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$10 – $15

Reflect on the cycles of life through hands-on making and creative experimentation during this Studio workshop series inspired by the theme of Life Cycles.

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Saturday Open Studio: Life Cycles

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$10 – $15

Reflect on the cycles of life through hands-on making and creative experimentation during this Studio workshop series inspired by the theme of Life Cycles.

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September 2018

Weekend Concert Series: A Far Cry with Tai Murray, violin

September 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$15 – $36

PROGRAM "Portraits" Leonard Bernstein, "Agathon," from Serenade after Plato's Symposium (1954) Modest Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition (1874) Ottorino Respighi, Botticelli Triptych (1927) William Grant Still, "Mother and Child" from Suite for Violin and Piano (1943) Jessica Meyer, world-premiere Gardner Museum commission (2018)

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Weekend Concert Series: A Far Cry with Tai Murray, violin

September 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$15 – $36

A Far Cry, the Gardner's resident chamber orchestra, opens the Museum's concert season with a very Gardner program of works of music that find inspiration in other works of art. PROGRAM "Portraits" Leonard Bernstein, "Agathon," from Serenade after Plato's Symposium (1954) Modest Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition (1874) Ottorino Respighi, Botticelli Triptych (1927) William Grant Still, "Mother and Child" from Suite for Violin and Piano (1943) Jessica Meyer, world-premiere Gardner Museum commission (2018) Tickets are required and include Museum admission. SECTION A: FLOOR LEVEL AND FIRST BALCONY…

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Weekend Concert Series: Borromeo String Quartet

September 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$15 – $36

This first concert in a two-year cycle of Mendelssohn's six quartets features an eloquent mid-century quartet by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, based on African American spirituals. PROGRAM Felix Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13 (1827) Felix Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80 (1847) Leonard Bernstein (arr. N. Kitchen), Ilana, the Dreamer (c. 1950) Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, String Quartet No. 1, Calvary (1956)   Tickets are required and include Museum admission. SECTION A: FLOOR LEVEL AND FIRST BALCONY Adults $36,…

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Weekend Concert Series: Borromeo String Quartet

September 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$15 – $36

This first concert in a two-year cycle of Mendelssohn's six quartets features an eloquent mid-century quartet by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, based on African American spirituals. PROGRAM Felix Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13 (1827) Felix Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80 (1847) Leonard Bernstein (arr. N. Kitchen), Ilana, the Dreamer (c. 1950) Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, String Quartet No. 1, Calvary (1956) Tickets are required and include Museum admission. SECTION A: FLOOR LEVEL AND FIRST…

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Weekend Concert Series: New York Festival of Song

September 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Songs from Leonard Bernstein's hit Broadway shows anchor this program, which opens with Bernstein's brilliant late song cycle, performed by the pianists of New York Festival of Song, who gave the world premiere in 1988 and won a Grammy® Award for their premiere recording. PROGRAM "Songs of Leonard Bernstein" Leonard Bernstein, Arias and Barcarolles (1988) Songs from On the Town (1944), Wonderful Town (1953), Candide (1956), West Side Story (1957), and more. New York Festival of Song is comprised of Rebecca Jo Loeb, mezzo soprano; Joshua Jeremiah, baritone; and Steven…

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Rise: Terri Lyne Carrington, featuring Jas Kayser

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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"IN THE SPIRIT OF RHYTHM" Legendary Boston jazz drummer, composer, singer, and three-time Grammy winner Terri Lyne Carrington borrows from jazz, indie rock, contemporary classical, and R&B to syncopate your perception and tune your heartbeat. PROGRAM Terri Lyne Carrington | Jas Kayser Headliner: Terri Lyne Carrington Opening Act: Jas Kayser Pre-Show Act: L'Duke, formerly known as DJ Leah V Tickets are required and include Museum admission. Adults $27, seniors $24, members $17, students & children 7–17 $15 (children under 7…

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Weekend Concert Series: Sergey Malov, Violoncello Da Spalla

September 30 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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PROGRAM Johann Sebastian Bach, Cello Suites Nos. 2, 3, and 6 The remarkable violoncello da spalla—literally a cello "played on the shoulder"—has been almost completely forgotten. J.S. Bach loved the instrument and wrote expressly for it—it may, in fact, be the instrument for which he wrote one or more of his cello suites. This Boston debut by Sergey Malov, the world's greatest performer on this extraordinary instrument, will change the way you hear this iconic music. Not to be missed! Tickets…

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October 2018

Concert Preview Performance: True Pearl, An Opera in Five Tapestries

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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true pearl (2018) an opera, in five tapestries commissioned by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Music by David Lang Libretto by Sibyl Kempson Performed by Roomful of Teeth and the Callithumpian Consort, Stephen Drury, conductor true pearl is an opera made specifically to be seen and heard in the Tapestry Room of the Gardner Museum. The opera comprises five scenes—one for each tapestry in the Gardner's spectacular 16th century Flemish series based on the life of King Cyrus of Persia—and…

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