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Pictured here is Isabella being escorted off ...

Pictured here is Isabella being escorted off of her gondola in Venice—a favorite travel destination of hers that inspired her to create the Gardner Museum in its unique Venetian style. #GardnerMuseum

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    Pictured here is Isabella being escorted off of her gondola in Venice-a favorite travel destination of hers that inspired her to create the Gardner Museum in its unique Venetian style. #GardnerMuseum
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3 days ago

This silver and enamel opium box has Chinese ...

This silver and enamel opium box has Chinese poetry enameled on the sides. Around the box it reads, “Abode of the mountain resting on a cloud / A fresh rain passed over this lonely mountain, and the weather toward evening changed into autumn / Through repose become non-desiring: thus to grow no old is the way of Taoist Immortals. Written in kui-wei.” (kui-wei indicates the date). Object: Feng Hua, Opium Box, 1883, silver and enamel.

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    This silver and enamel opium box has Chinese poetry enameled on the sides. Around the box it reads, "Abode of the mountain resting on a cloud / A fresh rain passed over this lonely mountain, and the...
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3 days ago

Join us on January 28 for the opening of our ...

Join us on January 28 for the opening of our spring Sunday Concert Series with A Far Cry. They’re kicking off the new year with a new program, “Guardians of the Groove.” Learn more or get tickets: http://bit.ly/2DjbEyC

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Join us on January 28 for the opening of our spring Sunday Concert Series with A Far Cry. They're kicking off the new year with a new program, "Guardians of the Groove." Learn more or get tickets:...
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4 days ago

Amidst a tapestry of green, these plum-colore...

Amidst a tapestry of green, these plum-colored orchids are the real jewels of the Gardner’s Courtyard this week! #ColorfulCourtyard #GardnerMuseum #Orchids

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    Amidst a tapestry of green, these plum-colored orchids are the real jewels of the Gardner's Courtyard this week! #ColorfulCourtyard #GardnerMuseum #Orchids
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4 days ago

New report on Las Vegas gunman documents Boston locations searched

- Official Red Sox Team Store, 19 Yawkey Way, Boston, Mass.

    New report on Las Vegas gunman documents Boston locations searched
    A new report released by police documents the specific locations in Boston the Las Vegas gunman searched before carrying out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department report said Stephen Paddock meticulously planned how to carry out the attacks, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigating potential targets in at least four cities, authorities said Friday.
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4 days ago

Portraits come in many mediums, styles, and s...

Portraits come in many mediums, styles, and sizes. This Saturday in the Gardner’s Studio, drop by to participate in a portrait-themed project. Consider portraits throughout the Museum and create one of your own: http://bit.ly/2DjbwPE

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    Portraits come in many mediums, styles, and sizes. This Saturday in the Gardner's Studio, drop by to participate in a portrait-themed project. Consider portraits throughout the Museum and create one...
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4 days ago

Vegas gunman’s Google searches included several highly-populated places in Boston

Official Red Sox Team Store, 19 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA

    Vegas gunman's Google searches included several highly-populated places in Boston
    BOSTON (WHDH) - Documents released Friday detailing an investigation into the man responsible for killing 58 people and injuring hundreds more after opening fire from high-rise hotel suite in Las Vegas show he searched for several highly-populated places in Boston before carrying the massacre back in October.
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4 days ago

This is the last weekend to see our fantastic...

This is the last weekend to see our fantastic Henry James and American Painting exhibition before it ends. See works by John La Farge, John Singer Sargent, James McNeill Whistler, and others who were part of Isabella and Henry James’s overlapping circles: http://bit.ly/2xISp1h #HenryIsabella

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    This is the last weekend to see our fantastic Henry James and American Painting exhibition before it ends. See works by John La Farge, John Singer Sargent, James McNeill Whistler, and others who were...
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Explore the magical Isabella Stewart Gardner ...

Explore the magical Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and let the beauty of our lush courtyard warm you during the cold of winter. Awaken your senses today: http://bit.ly/2DoIb9y

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Explore the magical Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and let the beauty of our lush courtyard warm you during the cold of winter. Awaken your senses today: http://bit.ly/2DoIb9y
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Jan 15

We are open and free today for the Martin Lut...

We are open and free today for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service! Carry on the legacy of #MLK.; join in community-building activities and performances with local luminaries committed to social justice and service. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2DjELVB

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    We are open and free today for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service! Carry on the legacy of #MLK.; join in community-building activities and performances with local luminaries committed to...
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Jan 14

Celebrating 40 Years of Democratic Musicmaking

...No. 5. brings the program to a triumphant close at First Baptist Church of Newton 848 Beacon Street, Newton Centre next Sunday at 3:00...

Jan 12

The tropics have arrived, and we’re not just ...

The tropics have arrived, and we’re not just talking about the warm weather outside today! Beautiful orchids are starting to appear in the Gardner’s Courtyard, where they will keep us in the spring spirit through the winter months.

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    The tropics have arrived, and we're not just talking about the warm weather outside today! Beautiful orchids are starting to appear in the Gardner's Courtyard, where they will keep us in the spring...
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Jan 12

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...a one day extension of the license to include the Seaport Place “Wintergarden” located at 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA. located in the East Building adjacent to the Seaport Hotel for a cocktail...

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    Seaport Hotel Limited Partnership, One Seaport Lane, Boston, MA. 02210 has apply for a one day extension of the license to include the Seaport Place "Wintergarden" located at 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA. located in the East Building adjacent to the Seaport Hotel for a cocktail reception with passed hors d'oeuvres and reception on April 25, 2018 between the hours of 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM.
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Jan 12

Henry James introduced Isabella Stewart Gardn...

Henry James introduced Isabella Stewart Gardner to painter John Singer Sargent in 1886, beginning a life-long friendship. Learn more about Henry James, Isabella, and their creative circle of friends in our exhibition Henry James and American Painting, on view through January 21: http://bit.ly/2xISp1h #HenryIsabella

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    Henry James introduced Isabella Stewart Gardner to painter John Singer Sargent in 1886, beginning a life-long friendship. Learn more about Henry James, Isabella, and their creative circle of friends...
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Jan 12

Happy birthday, John Singer Sargent! Sargent ...

Happy birthday, John Singer Sargent! Sargent and Isabella were close friends from their introduction in 1886 until her death in 1924. Sargent sometimes used the Gothic Room as a studio and Gardner ultimately owned over 60 works by Sargent (who in turn painted her three times!). #OnThisDay #JohnSingerSargent Image: John Singer Sargent (1856 - 1925), El Jaleo, 1882, oil on canvas.

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    Happy birthday, John Singer Sargent! Sargent and Isabella were close friends from their introduction in 1886 until her death in 1924. Sargent sometimes used the Gothic Room as a studio and Gardner...
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Jan 11

Want to postpone your commute? Stop by the Ga...

Want to postpone your commute? Stop by the Gardner this evening to explore our flower-filled greenhouse and courtyard and art-filled galleries! We’re open until 9 pm every Thursday.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Want to postpone your commute? Stop by the Gardner this evening to explore our flower-filled greenhouse and courtyard and art-filled galleries! We're open until 9 pm every Thursday.
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Jan 11

Isabella Stewart Gardner's majordomo, Teobald...

Isabella Stewart Gardner's majordomo, Teobaldo Travi (known familiarly as "Bolgi") became known for the fanciful uniform designed for him by Joseph Lindon Smith. Here you can see a cartoon of Bolgi on the left and a photo of him in the Museum on the right.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Isabella Stewart Gardner's majordomo, Teobaldo Travi (known familiarly as "Bolgi") became known for the fanciful uniform designed for him by Joseph Lindon Smith. Here you can see a cartoon of Bolgi...
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Jan 10

Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Victorian contempo...

Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Victorian contemporaries, the Spiritualists, and their interest in the supernatural and the afterlife may explain Isabella’s interest in this folding fan featuring a fortune teller. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2CHmb6b

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    Isabella Stewart Gardner's Victorian contemporaries, the Spiritualists, and their interest in the supernatural and the afterlife may explain Isabella's interest in this folding fan featuring a...
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Jan 10

Experiment, engage, and create in the Bertucc...

Experiment, engage, and create in the Bertucci Education Studio this Saturday from 11 am - 4 pm. Prior experience with art-making is not required and participation is free with Museum admission! http://bit.ly/2CJUCJH

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Experiment, engage, and create in the Bertucci Education Studio this Saturday from 11 am - 4 pm. Prior experience with art-making is not required and participation is free with Museum admission!...
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Jan 10

Join us January 18 for an amazing Third Thurs...

Join us January 18 for an amazing Third Thursdays event inspired by Isabella's creative social circles! Start 2018 with this evening of dance, spoken word, fashion, music, hands-on art-making, and more: http://bit.ly/2CXJa06

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Join us January 18 for an amazing Third Thursdays event inspired by Isabella's creative social circles! Start 2018 with this evening of dance, spoken word, fashion, music, hands-on art-making, and...
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Jan 09

Our Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth exhibition ...

Our Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth exhibition is just around the corner. To get ready, our curator worked for two days with a color printing specialist from Italy to critique, adjust, re-print, and proof the almost 200 stunning images in the exhibition catalog! #TransformationTuesday

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    Our Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth exhibition is just around the corner. To get ready, our curator worked for two days with a color printing specialist from Italy to critique, adjust, re-print, and...
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Jan 08

Ten large Flemish tapestries line the walls o...

Ten large Flemish tapestries line the walls of the Tapestry Room, depicting episodes from the lives of the ancient Persian king Cyrus the Great and the biblical patriarch Abraham. In her typical eclectic fashion, Isabella intermingled the two tapestry cycles and hung them in an order known only to her. You can tell the two cycles apart by looking at the top of each scene: the Abraham tapestries have a Latin inscription (shown at the center of this image), while the Cyrus tapestries do not (tapestry at left of image).

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    Ten large Flemish tapestries line the walls of the Tapestry Room, depicting episodes from the lives of the ancient Persian king Cyrus the Great and the biblical patriarch Abraham. In her typical...
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Jan 07

Isabella loved the blue at the Bardini galler...

Isabella loved the blue at the Bardini gallery in Florence so much that she asked for the paint recipe! You can now see this color on several walls of the Museum.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Isabella loved the blue at the Bardini gallery in Florence so much that she asked for the paint recipe! You can now see this color on several walls of the Museum.
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Jan 06

Isabella’s collection includes a large number...

Isabella’s collection includes a large number of sketches and etchings by artist and friend Anders Zorn. This etching, of President Grover Cleveland, can be found in the Short Gallery, while Zorn’s painting of Cleveland’s wife hangs downstairs in the Blue Room. Image: Anders Zorn (1860 - 1920), Grover Cleveland I, 1899, Etching.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Isabella's collection includes a large number of sketches and etchings by artist and friend Anders Zorn. This etching, of President Grover Cleveland, can be found in the Short Gallery, while Zorn's...
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Jan 05

January may mean freezing temperatures outsid...

January may mean freezing temperatures outside, but inside the Gardner it means the start of tropical orchids in our greenhouse and courtyard. Drop by to soak up their sunny beauty this weekend.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    January may mean freezing temperatures outside, but inside the Gardner it means the start of tropical orchids in our greenhouse and courtyard. Drop by to soak up their sunny beauty this weekend.
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Jan 05

There are just a few more weeks to catch our ...

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

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    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:...
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Jan 04

We hope you stayed safe and warm during today...

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 Stewart Gardner Museum
    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!
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Jan 04

Isabella long coveted John Singer Sargent’s m...

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.

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    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...
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Jan 03

The Gardner Museum will be closed Thursday, J...

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

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    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...
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