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Boston, 02115 United States
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February 2018

Sunday Concert Series- Borromeo String Quartet

February 15 @ 1:30 pm - 6:38 pm EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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The program will celebrate The New England Conservatory’s 150th anniversay and includes pieces such as; Shostakovich, Octet; Brahms, String Sextet No. 2, Op. 36; and Mendelssohn, Octet. Shostakovich’s Octet was written when the composer was a conservatory student. Brahms’s String Sextet No. 2 in G major, Op. 36 was first performed in Boston on Oct. 11, 1866.

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Third Thursdays Garden Party

February 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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It's winter. It's cold and dark out. Step inside the warm galleries and reconnect with friends by the balmy, flower-filled courtyard. Listen to dreamy music, get your hands dirty with a horticulture project, and rejuvenate. Soak up the enchanting atmosphere of the Museum at night. this lively social event features music, creative collaborators, a cash bar, playful gallery activities, and hands-on art making. Hungry? Café G will be open for snacks, dinner and drinks.

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Sunday Concert Series: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

February 18 @ 1:30 pm EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center goes on tour to Boston performing three magnificent pieces at the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum. Pieces include Spohr, Duo in E Minor for Violin and Viola, Mozart, Quintet in A Major for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, K.581, Weber, Quintet in B flat Major for Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, Op. 34.

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February Vacation Week Kickoff- Face to Face

February 19 @ 11:00 am EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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To kick off February School Vacation week, The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is welcoming children and families to try out the art of portrait drawing, listen to music, and see dance performances on Monday, February 19 from 11am to 4:30 pm.   The four-story Italian Renaissance-styled Palace is a welcome winter respite for visitors of all ages, and there will be activities throughout the Museum on this day including: Sketching a quick portrait of a partner and then transforming the…

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Sanctuary Series- Silent Tour

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Slow down and open your senses to new discoveries on this (mostly) silent tour of the Museum. Museum educator Corinne Zimmermann will lead this workshop, exploring new ways of being present to the Museum and to each other.

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Saturday Open Studio- In Profile

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Participate in a portrait-themed project and create your own artwork to take home as your reconsider the iconic portraits and other works of art found in the Museum's collection and the recent special exhibition Henry James and American Painting.

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Sunday Concert Series- Charlie Albright, Piano

February 25 @ 1:30 pm EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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American pianist and improviser Charlie Albright returns to the Gardner for the final performance of his all Chopin series. The program includes Chopin, Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23; Ballade No. 2 in F Major, Op. 38; Fantaisie Impromptu in C-sharp Minor, Op. 66; Ballade No. 3 in A-flat Major, Op. 47; Ballade No.4 in F Minor, Op. 52.

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March 2018

Stout Lecture: A Closer Look: Fra Angelico

March 1 @ 7:00 pm EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Join us for a closer look at Fra Angelico’s masterful techniques. Addressing questions of tradition and innovation, Cecilia Frosinini, the Vice-Director of Opificio Delle Pietre Dure, will discuss results from analytical and restorative work completed on Fra Angelico’s San Marco altarpiece.

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Saturday Open Studio- Objects of Power

March 3 @ 11:00 am EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Participate in a hands-on project inspired by objects found in the exhibition Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth.

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Sunday Concert Series- Brannon Cho, Cello and Dina Vainshtein, Piano

March 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Boston- based pianist Dina Vainshtein and New England Conservatory alumnus cellist Brannon Cho team up for a program that spans musical periods and styles.

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Landscape Lecture: Michel Desvigne

March 8 @ 7:00 pm EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Internationally renowned designers present their recent work articulating landscape as a medium of design for the social, cultural, and ecological life of the city.

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Reimagining A Relic

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Gianfranco Pocobene, Head of Conservation at the Gardner Museum, will discuss Fra Angelico's Assumption and Dormition of the Virgin.

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Saturday Open Studio- Objects of Power

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Participate in a hands-on project inspired by objects found in the exhibition Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth.

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Relics and Reliquaries in Buddhism and Christianity

March 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$5 - $15

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.

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Musicians From Marlboro

March 11 @ 1:30 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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The touring Musicians from Marlboro return to the Gardner Museum to perform a program of Boccherini, Bartók, and Ravel. 

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Gallery Tours- Nurture Tour

March 14 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Ana Prvacki, a 2009 Artist-in-Residence, leads 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.

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Third Thursdays: Heaven Is A Place On Earth

March 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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The monthly Third Thursday events at the Museum - named best “Arty Party” by Improper Bostonian - are a relaxing mix of artful activities, drinks, and music with a different theme each month.

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Sunday Concert Series: Borromeo String Quartet

March 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$12 - $36

Borromeo String Quartet, the Gardner’s Ensemble-in-Residence, performs works by Shostakovich, Brahms, and Mendelssohn.

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Ana Prvački: Nurture Tour

March 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$5 - $15

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.

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The A-Beez & Sid Sriram, Featuring Camille Merendail

March 22 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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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.

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April Vacation Week Kickoff: Objects of Power

March 23 @ 11:00 am - April 20 @ 4:30 pm EDT
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until April 20, 2018

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$5 - $15

Consider how objects are imbued with special meaning as you experiment with unexpected materials.

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Saturday Open Studio- Objects of Power

March 24 @ 11:00 am EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Participate in a hands-on project inspired by objects found in the exhibition Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth.

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Life in Stories

March 24 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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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.

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Samuel Hasselhorn, Baritone and Renate Rohlfing, Piano

March 25 @ 1:30 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Award-winning baritone Samuel Hasselhorn and versatile and talented pianist Renate Rohlfing team up for the Museum’s “Young Artist Showcase.” The program will include selections from Schumann, Britten, Wolf, Schubert, and Poulenc.

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Thinking Like A Crier

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Join violinist Jesse Irons for an experimental and unforgettable small group experience with the Gardner Museum Chamber-Orchestra-in-Residence musicians.

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Saturday Open Studio- Objects of Power

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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Participate in a hands-on project inspired by objects found in the exhibition Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth.

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April 2018

Open Rehearsal: A Far Cry

April 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$5 - $15

Watch and listen as A Far Cry, the Gardner’s resident chamber orchestra, rehearses in Calderwood Hall.

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Open Rehearsal: A Far Cry

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$5 - $15

Watch and listen as A Far Cry, the Gardner’s resident chamber orchestra, rehearses in Calderwood Hall.  

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Open Rehearsal: A Far Cry

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$5 - $15

Watch and listen as A Far Cry, the Gardner’s resident chamber orchestra, rehearses in Calderwood Hall.

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Evening Music Performance: A Far Cry

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$12 - $27

A Far Cry presents original compositions inspired by aspects of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum!

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Sunday Concert Series: Boston Children’s Chorus

April 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$12 - $36

We at the Boston Children’s Chorus are celebrating our coming of age. Join us for this exciting performance.

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Sunday Concert Series: Les Délices

April 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$12 - $36

Les Délices’ polished, expressive, and dynamic performances of masterpieces and little-known works from the French Baroque have been garnering critical acclaim since their formation in 2006. Enjoy this exquisite yet seldom heard repertoire.

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Sanctuary Series: Slow Looking

April 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$10 - $20

Slow down and join us for a focused exploration of one work of art. Experience the power of looking creatively and deeply.

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Gallery Pop-Ups: Vox Vocal Ensemble

April 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$5 - $15

To celebrate the birthday of Isabella Stewart Gardner, the Vox Vocal Ensemble returns during the Nasturtium Celebration with a program of 15th and 16th century polyphony in praise of the Virgin Mary.

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Exhibition Lecture: Devotion and Painting

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$5 - $15

Carl Brandon Strehlke will investigate the evolution of Fra Angelico’s painting in conjunction with his role as a Dominican friar.

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Collection Conservation Talk: Illuminating Angels

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$5 - $15

Join staff from the Gardner Museum’s Conservation Department for a special series of informal conversations that will offer unique insights into materials, techniques, and the art and science of conservation.

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Sunday Concert Series: Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

April 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$12 - $36

The Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio visits Calderwood Hall for an evening of Brahms, Ravel, and more!

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April Vacation Week Kickoff: Objects of Power

April 18 @ 11:00 am - April 20 @ 4:30 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$5 - $15

Playing with themes from our special exhibition Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth, we invite you to explore objects of power as you create a halo portrait in our studio, enjoy gallery games, live music, a fashion showcase, try your hand at figure drawing with live models and discover contemporary reliquaries presented by MassArt Jewelry and Metals students.

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Third Thursday: M.U.S.I.C

April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$5 - $15

We invite you to explore hands-on, multicultural art making, live music, soulful tap dancing, and thought-provoking conversations with local creatives.

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Sunday Concert Series: Edgar Moreau, cello & Jessica Osborne, piano

April 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
Boston, 02115 United States
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$12 - $36

Distinguished young cellist Edgar Moreau and expressive pianist Jessica Osborne team up for a Young Artist Showcase in the Gardner’s Calderwood Hall.

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