A day of creative exploration of the theme of life stories, featuring artist talks, performance, and participatory studio and gallery experiences, inspired by the life stories we see illustrated in the Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth exhibition.
Tag: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Participate in a hands-on project inspired by objects found in the exhibition Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth.
Join us as the Boston based music collective A-Beez headlines with Sid Sriram in Calderwood Hall with music rooted in soul, funk, and R&B. The concert will kick off with opening act Camille Merendail at 7pm.
Isabella Stewart Gardner’s legacy is based on her radical nurturing of the community though visual art, music, literature, and decorative arts. 2009 Artist-in-Residence Ana Prvački leads you on a tour of the galleries presenting ideas and highlighting works that feed life, literally and metaphorically, starting with the iconic images of mother and child.
Borromeo String Quartet, the Gardner’s Ensemble-in-Residence, performs works by Shostakovich, Brahms, and Mendelssohn.
Using the four Fra Angelico reliquaries reunited during the Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth exhibition as a point of departure, Cynthia Hahn and Kevin Trainor embark on a wide-ranging conversation addressing the power of sacred objects. Explore ideas of divine access and of relic culture in Buddhist and Christian traditions.