There are just a few more weeks to catch our amazing Henry James and American Painting exhibition! Learn about the friendship of Henry and Isabella and the creative social circle the two fostered: http://bit.ly/2xISp1h #HenryIsabella
We hope you stayed safe and warm during today's winter storm! The Gardner will re-open tomorrow, January 5, for regular business hours. Drop by to get a hint of spring during a chilly winter!
Isabella long coveted John Singer Sargent’s masterpiece, El Jaleo, which she finally acquired in 1914. As a token of their friendship, the artist gave a sketchbook containing this and other studies for the work to Gardner in 1919. Image: John Singer Sargent (1856 - 1925), Study for El Jaleo: Dancer’s Head and Hand, 1881, Charcoal on paper.
The Gardner Museum will be closed Thursday, January 4, due to the winter storm. We hope to reopen Friday at 11 am. Stay warm and safe! Image: Childe Hassam, A New York Blizzard, about 1890. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2CvTqgb
This oil painting of Isabella was modeled on a photograph taken by Otto Rosenheim in 1906. It is one of several portraits of Isabella that can be found throughout the Museum. Can you name any others? Image: Martin Mower (1870 - 1960), Isabella Stewart Gardner, 1917, oil on paper.
...facility should park in one of the following facilities (this includes departmental vehicles): Langsam garage; 575 Commonwealth Avenue garage; and 730 Commonwealth Avenue garage. These covered parking facilities will remain open throughout the...
...of the following facilities (this includes departmental vehicles): Langsam garage; 575 Commonwealth Avenue garage; and 730 Commonwealth Avenue garage. These covered parking facilities will remain open throughout the storm. Once the campus has...
This Saturday, January 6, drop by the Ed Studio between 11 am and 4:30 pm for a hands-on art activity that will have you considering portraiture in a whole new light: http://bit.ly/2Cjed3a
Best wishes for the new year from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum!
The Museum is closed today, Monday, January 1 for the New Year's holiday. We are regularly closed on Tuesdays. Please visit us when we reopen at 11 am on Wednesday, January 3.
Isabella Stewart met John L. “Jack” Gardner in 1858, while visiting his sister Julia, a friend of Isabella’s from her school days in Paris. Learn more about Isabella’s exceptional life: http://bit.ly/2BVBpEx
In March of 1927, Charlie Chaplin visited the Gardner Museum. When he signed the Museum’s guest book he included this charming sketch of himself!