16 hours ago

Jamming out like Jimmy Page, this music lesso...

Jamming out like Jimmy Page, this music lesson from 1668 features a multi-neck string instrument that would make any rockstar jealous! 🎸 Image: Workshop of Gerard Ter Borch The Younger, The Music Lesson (detail), about 1668, oil on canvas.

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    Jamming out like Jimmy Page, this music lesson from 1668 features a multi-neck string instrument that would make any rockstar jealous! 🎸 Image: Workshop of Gerard Ter Borch The Younger, The Music...
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16 hours ago

Once you’ve seen our Museum full of art spann...

Once you’ve seen our Museum full of art spanning centuries and continents, you’ll want to put that inspiration to good use! Drop by the Studio for our weekly Saturday Open Studios to bring out your inner artist. Mark your calendars: http://bit.ly/2JDbZ6j

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    Once you've seen our Museum full of art spanning centuries and continents, you'll want to put that inspiration to good use! Drop by the Studio for our weekly Saturday Open Studios to bring out your...
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21 hours ago

Haven't experienced Life, Death & Revelry for...

Haven't experienced Life, Death & Revelry for yourself? Here's what the Boston Globe had to say! Our “cosmic” 3D video installation feels, “like you’re looking at the afterlife.” Read on and visit us today: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    At the Gardner, death gets a new lease on life - The Boston Globe
    The Queen of Spain loved it. Napoleon Bonaparte nearly stole it. Pope Pius VII rescued it. And, when it went up for sale in 1897, near its 1,672nd birthday, Isabella Stewart Gardner had to have it.
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23 hours ago

Join the party on June 28 for Neighborhood Ni...

Join the party on June 28 for Neighborhood Nights: Life Cycles! This free event features dance, music, and poetry performances inspired by our latest exhibition Life, Death & Revelry. Mark your calendars for this exciting night: http://bit.ly/2JlFjdc

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    Join the party on June 28 for Neighborhood Nights: Life Cycles! This free event features dance, music, and poetry performances inspired by our latest exhibition Life, Death & Revelry. Mark your...
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25 hours ago

We have two openings in The Homebuying Mentor...

We have two openings in The Homebuying Mentors® department: Manager and Coordinator of Financial Coaching and Homeownership Programs! Please see our website for more details and how to apply: http://allstonbrightoncdc.org/about-us/jobs/ #Allston #BrightonMA

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40 hours ago

Can you tell we’re only halfway through clean...

Can you tell we’re only halfway through cleaning? 🌓 This sculpture of Virgin and Child might look a little two-faced now, but soon will be fully restored and back on display in the Long Gallery! Object: Imitator of Antonio Rossellino, Virgin and Child, before 1888, marble.

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    Can you tell we're only halfway through cleaning? 🌓 This sculpture of Virgin and Child might look a little two-faced now, but soon will be fully restored and back on display in the Long Gallery!...
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2 days ago

Once upon a time, the Blue Room was more of a...

Once upon a time, the Blue Room was more of a party room. Decorated with art from Isabella’s best friends, the informal environment served as a reception area for concert goers when they came to see performances in the old Music Room!

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    Once upon a time, the Blue Room was more of a party room. Decorated with art from Isabella's best friends, the informal environment served as a reception area for concert goers when they came to see...
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2 days ago

Wells Fargo has been an invaluable partner to...

Wells Fargo has been an invaluable partner to us over the years and we are so appreciative for their ongoing support. Special thanks to Bob for stopping by today and for Wells Fargo's unwavering commitment to the #Allston #BrightonMA community!

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    Wells Fargo has been an invaluable partner to us over the years and we are so appreciative for their ongoing support. Special thanks to Bob for stopping by today and for Wells Fargo's unwavering...
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3 days ago

Isabella found a four-leaf clover on the cons...

Isabella found a four-leaf clover on the construction site of her museum, which she saved for good luck! 🍀

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    Isabella found a four-leaf clover on the construction site of her museum, which she saved for good luck! 🍀
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3 days ago

Landscape architecture is a real art form, bu...

Landscape architecture is a real art form, but it wasn’t recognized as such until the early 1900s. Isabella, always ahead of the game, constructed her Museum and its lush Courtyard to be impeccably designed and aesthetically beautiful. 🌸

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    Landscape architecture is a real art form, but it wasn't recognized as such until the early 1900s. Isabella, always ahead of the game, constructed her Museum and its lush Courtyard to be impeccably...
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4 days ago

Happy Father’s Day! Show your dad how much he...

Happy Father’s Day! Show your dad how much he means to you by treating him to a day at the Gardner Museum. Take a break and enjoy this lovely day together. 💕

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    Happy Father's Day! Show your dad how much he means to you by treating him to a day at the Gardner Museum. Take a break and enjoy this lovely day together. 💕
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4 days ago

These remnants of Reims Cathedral look more l...

These remnants of Reims Cathedral look more like a Mondrian painting than Gothic stained glass! After being destroyed in WWI, an American ambulance driver collected some of the pieces and had them reset. He then gifted the glass to Isabella in 1919. Object: French, Fragments from Reims Cathedral, 18th century, stained glass.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    These remnants of Reims Cathedral look more like a Mondrian painting than Gothic stained glass! After being destroyed in WWI, an American ambulance driver collected some of the pieces and had them...
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5 days ago

Join the party on June 28 for Neighborhood Ni...

Join the party on June 28 for Neighborhood Nights: Creative Cycle! This free evening event is inspired by our Life, Death & Revelry exhibition and features music, dance, and art-making all night long. Mark your calendars: http://bit.ly/2Jj61HP

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Join the party on June 28 for Neighborhood Nights: Creative Cycle! This free evening event is inspired by our Life, Death & Revelry exhibition and features music, dance, and art-making all night...
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5 days ago

It’s June, it’s hot out, the sun is always sh...

It’s June, it’s hot out, the sun is always shining—what better way to enjoy the summer than with a cactus?🌵 Don’t let this plant fool you, though. While it may look soft to the touch,this cactus is plenty prickly!

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    It's June, it's hot out, the sun is always shining-what better way to enjoy the summer than with a cactus?🌵 Don't let this plant fool you, though. While it may look soft to the touch,this cactus is...
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6 days ago

#CelebritySnapshot Henry James and author J.M...

#CelebritySnapshot Henry James and author J.M. Barrie made headlines after their stroll in London. You might not know Barrie on sight, but you definitely know his work—he’s the author of Peter Pan! 🧚‍♀️ #TBT Image: Unknown, Barrie and Henry James on a Street in London, 1910, ink on newspaper.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    CelebritySnapshot Henry James and author J.M. Barrie made headlines after their stroll in London. You might not know Barrie on sight, but you definitely know his work-he's the author of Peter Pan!...
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6 days ago

Music? ✅ Free food? ✅ Custom Snapchat filter?...

Music? ✅ Free food? ✅ Custom Snapchat filter? ✅ Tons of fun? ✅ We’ve got it all at tonight’s Teen Takeover: Glow From Within! So what are you waiting for? Join us form 5:30 - 8pm for this awesome event. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2J5ADIh

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Music? ✅ Free food? ✅ Custom Snapchat filter? ✅ Tons of fun? ✅ We've got it all at tonight's Teen Takeover: Glow From Within! So what are you waiting for? Join us form 5:30 - 8pm for this awesome...
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6 days ago

Today is the grand opening of Life, Death & R...

Today is the grand opening of Life, Death & Revelry! For the first time in over 100 years, our Farnese Sarcophagus is on full display. See the incredible effort it took to create this exhibition and be sure to experience this once in a lifetime show: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Today is the grand opening of Life, Death & Revelry! For the first time in over 100 years, our Farnese Sarcophagus is on full display. See the incredible effort it took to create this exhibition and...
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6 days ago

Life, Death & Revelry is now open! For the fi...

Life, Death & Revelry is now open! For the first time in over 100 years, our Farnese Sarcophagus is on full display. See the incredible effort it took to create this exhibition and be sure to experience this once in a lifetime show: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Today is the grand opening of Life, Death & Revelry! For the first time in over 100 years, our Farnese Sarcophagus is on full display. See the incredible effort it took to create this exhibition and...
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Jun 13

Allston Brighton CDC posted 3 photos.

Come on down to @aeronautallston and tell us what you love about #Allston #BrightonMA! @ Zone 3

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Jun 13

A courtly couple decorate the center of this ...

A courtly couple decorate the center of this Iranian ceramic plate. The Naskhi inscription around them reads, “The heart is branded with the grief of your love on its soul; separation from you makes the world like a prison; that heart that has not the patience for union with you, alas that it can suffer through separation.” 💔 Image: Iranian, Ceramic Plate: A Courtly Couple, about 1208, fritware with overglaze-painted luster design and splashes of turquoise.

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    A courtly couple decorate the center of this Iranian ceramic plate. The Naskhi inscription around them reads, "The heart is branded with the grief of your love on its soul; separation from you makes...
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Jun 13

Ever visit the Gardner Museum feeling inspire...

Ever visit the Gardner Museum feeling inspired to create, but don’t know where to start? Join us for our upcoming Saturday Open Studio to get your creative energy out on paper! Plan your visit now: http://bit.ly/2JAI65N

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    Ever visit the Gardner Museum feeling inspired to create, but don't know where to start? Join us for our upcoming Saturday Open Studio to get your creative energy out on paper! Plan your visit now:...
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Jun 13

Only one more day until the opening of Life, ...

Only one more day until the opening of Life, Death & Revelry! Join us tomorrow in Hostetter Gallery and take in the rich beauty and history of our Farnese Sarcophagus. A 3D video of the sarcophagus’ most intricate details won’t be something to miss. Tell your friends and be sure to visit our exhibition page to watch the Making of Maenads & Satyrs video: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Only one more day until the opening of Life, Death & Revelry! Join us tomorrow in Hostetter Gallery and take in the rich beauty and history of our Farnese Sarcophagus. A 3D video of the sarcophagus'...
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Jun 13

Allston Brighton CDC shared Zone 3's photo.

Apply now if you're an artist in or connected to #Allston!

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Jun 12

Life, Death & Revelry is only two days away! ...

Life, Death & Revelry is only two days away! Our Farnese Sarcophagus dates back two millennia and now it’s on full display for you to enjoy. Join us June 14 for the grand opening: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Life, Death & Revelry is only two days away! Our Farnese Sarcophagus dates back two millennia and now it's on full display for you to enjoy. Join us June 14 for the grand opening: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6
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Jun 11

Of all the rooms in the Museum, this one was ...

Of all the rooms in the Museum, this one was probably the last to be finalized by Isabella. The Little Salon came into its own when construction on the Spanish Cloister allowed the room to be expanded. She continued to fine-tune its arrangement into its current and final form.

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    Of all the rooms in the Museum, this one was probably the last to be finalized by Isabella. The Little Salon came into its own when construction on the Spanish Cloister allowed the room to be...
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Jun 11

Only three more days until the opening of our...

Only three more days until the opening of our latest exhibition, Life, Death & Revelry! Join us on June 14 and see our Farnese Sarcophagus like never before. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Only three more days until the opening of our latest exhibition, Life, Death & Revelry! Join us on June 14 and see our Farnese Sarcophagus like never before. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6
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Jun 10

#FunFact Gardner kept this simple box of magi...

#FunFact Gardner kept this simple box of magical souvenirs from her 1874 journey along the Nile close at hand, inside her desk in the Macknight Room.

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    FunFact Gardner kept this simple box of magical souvenirs from her 1874 journey along the Nile close at hand, inside her desk in the Macknight Room.
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Jun 09

Artist James McNeill Whistler had rather loft...

Artist James McNeill Whistler had rather lofty ideas about painting. In 1884, he published “Proposition,” which reads, “A picture is finished when all trace of the means used to bring about the end has disappeared.” 🎨 Image: James McNeill Whistler, Proposition, 1884, lithograph.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Artist James McNeill Whistler had rather lofty ideas about painting. In 1884, he published "Proposition," which reads, "A picture is finished when all trace of the means used to bring about the end...
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Jun 08

Keep an eye out for the Hellebores in the Mon...

Keep an eye out for the Hellebores in the Monk’s Garden! These flowers are kind of shy, and love to turn their blooms to the ground, but their dark purple petals are some real show stoppers.

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    Keep an eye out for the Hellebores in the Monk's Garden! These flowers are kind of shy, and love to turn their blooms to the ground, but their dark purple petals are some real show stoppers.
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Jun 08

Though reluctant to discuss her childhood, Is...

Though reluctant to discuss her childhood, Isabella saved many books, albums, and papers as relics of her youth, including this certificate. A rebellious student, she was awarded a “premium” “if she remain till the close of school to receive it.” Image: Mary Okill, Certificate of Excellence, January 1855, ink on paper.

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    Though reluctant to discuss her childhood, Isabella saved many books, albums, and papers as relics of her youth, including this certificate. A rebellious student, she was awarded a "premium" "if she...
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Jun 07

Calling all teens! Join us on June 14 for Tee...

Calling all teens! Join us on June 14 for Teen Takeover: Glow From Within, a night full of art and performances by the best of Boston’s youth. Admission is free and so is the food! Thank you @Consigli1905 for making this all possible. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2J5ADIh

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Calling all teens! Join us on June 14 for Teen Takeover: Glow From Within, a night full of art and performances by the best of Boston's youth. Admission is free and so is the food! Thank you...
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Jun 07

#TBT Isabella adored her grandmother, who was...

#TBT Isabella adored her grandmother, who was presented this silver pitcher by the Agricultural Society of New York in 1821. Isabella paid tribute to her by displaying her it in the Short Gallery. Object: William Thomson, Pitcher, about 1821, sterling silver.

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    TBT Isabella adored her grandmother, who was presented this silver pitcher by the Agricultural Society of New York in 1821. Isabella paid tribute to her by displaying her it in the Short Gallery....
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Jun 06

Essayist and poet John Jay Chapman, a friend ...

Essayist and poet John Jay Chapman, a friend to Isabella, gifted her this golden painting of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. It also serves as a tribute to Chapman’s son Victor, who was the first American aviator to die in France during World War I. Image: Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Saint Elizabeth of Hungary (detail), 1319-1347, gold and tempera on panel.

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    Essayist and poet John Jay Chapman, a friend to Isabella, gifted her this golden painting of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. It also serves as a tribute to Chapman's son Victor, who was the first...
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Jun 06

Life, Death & Revelry is opening soon! 🎉 This...

Life, Death & Revelry is opening soon! 🎉 This special exhibition traces our famed sarcophagus' journey over two millennia from ancient Rome to contemporary Boston. Keep your calendar clear on June 14 to enjoy the opening. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Only one week until Life, Death & Revelry opens! 🎉 This special exhibition traces our famed sarcophagus' journey over two millennia from ancient Rome to contemporary Boston. Keep your calendar clear...
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Jun 06

Only one week until Life, Death & Revelry ope...

Only one week until Life, Death & Revelry opens! 🎉 This special exhibition traces our famed sarcophagus' journey over two millennia from ancient Rome to contemporary Boston. Keep your calendar clear on June 14 to enjoy the opening. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Only one week until Life, Death & Revelry opens! 🎉 This special exhibition traces our famed sarcophagus' journey over two millennia from ancient Rome to contemporary Boston. Keep your calendar clear...
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Jun 06

Leave a 🙌 if you can’t wait for the weekend! ...

Leave a 🙌 if you can’t wait for the weekend! Make your Saturday even more awesome by dropping in to our Open Studio and making yourself a masterpiece. Plan your visit now: http://bit.ly/2Hb1wca

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Leave a 🙌 if you can't wait for the weekend! Make your Saturday even more awesome by dropping in to our Open Studio and making yourself a masterpiece. Plan your visit now: http://bit.ly/2Hb1wca
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Jun 06

How do you move a two millennia old, 7,600 lb...

How do you move a two millennia old, 7,600 lb sarcophagus? Very carefully! It took dozens of trained hands to move our Farnese Sarcophagus out of the Courtyard, but now it’s finally in Hostetter Gallery and ready for its debut in our Life, Death & Revelry exhibition!

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    How do you move a two millennia old, 7,600 lb sarcophagus? Very carefully! It took dozens of trained hands to move our Farnese Sarcophagus out of the Courtyard, but now it's finally in Hostetter...
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Jun 06

Allston Brighton CDC shared Brighton Main Str...

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    "Partly in response to the increased pace of development in recent years, the BPDA, in collaboration with the Boston Transportation Department, will commence a mobility study focused on strategies to...
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Jun 06

What better way to start your summer vacation...

What better way to start your summer vacation than with a trip to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum? Discover art, grab a bite at Café G, and take some pics of our fabulous Courtyard. Tag your friends and let them know that the Gardner is the place to be. http://bit.ly/2DoIb9y

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    What better way to start your summer vacation than with a trip to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum? Discover art, grab a bite at Café G, and take some pics of our fabulous Courtyard. Tag your...
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Jun 06

Happy Birthday, Diego Velázquez! 🎉🎂 This pain...

Happy Birthday, Diego Velázquez! 🎉🎂 This painting of Philip IV of Spain is one of several portraits that he created during his appointment to the court in 1623. Unlike the more popular version in Prado, Madrid, the Gardner’s painting portrays him in a more idealized form that is meant to enhance his stature as supreme ruler. Image: Diego Velázquez, King Philip IV of Spain (detail), 1628-1629, oil on canvas.

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    Happy Birthday, Diego Velázquez! 🎉🎂 This painting of Philip IV of Spain is one of several portraits that he created during his appointment to the court in 1623. Unlike the more popular version in...
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Jun 05

#TransformationTuesday Our conservation team ...

#TransformationTuesday Our conservation team is making discoveries about Titian's Europa! A pXRF spectrometer scans and analyzes every few millimeters of the surface without touching the painting. The info builds an elemental map showing where different pigments were used! 🥋

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    TransformationTuesday Our conservation team is making discoveries about Titian's Europa! A pXRF spectrometer scans and analyzes every few millimeters of the surface without touching the painting....
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Jun 04

Visit the Titian Room to see this striking po...

Visit the Titian Room to see this striking portrait of Christ carrying the cross. According to Morris Carter, the first director of the Museum, this painting was Mrs. Gardner’s favorite, and she often placed a vase of violets in front of it, a tradition maintained by current staff. Image: Circle of Giovanni Bellini, Christ Carrying the Cross, about 1505-1510, oil and tempera on poplar panel.

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    Visit the Titian Room to see this striking portrait of Christ carrying the cross. According to Morris Carter, the first director of the Museum, this painting was Mrs. Gardner's favorite, and she...
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Jun 03

#FunFact Isabella once wrote to a friend with...

#FunFact Isabella once wrote to a friend with the flu that eating doughnuts would help her “speedily get well and strong.” 🍩 #ADoughnutADayKeepsTheDoctorAway

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    FunFact Isabella once wrote to a friend with the flu that eating doughnuts would help her "speedily get well and strong." 🍩 #ADoughnutADayKeepsTheDoctorAway
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Jun 03

#DidYouKnow The Gardner Museum is the only pr...

#DidYouKnow The Gardner Museum is the only private art collection in which the building, collection, and installations are the creation of one individual! #LikeABoss #GetItGardner Image: Anders Zorn, Isabella Stewart Gardner in Venice (detail), 1894, oil on canvas.

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    DidYouKnow The Gardner Museum is the only private art collection in which the building, collection, and installations are the creation of one individual! #LikeABoss #GetItGardner Image: Anders...
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Jun 02

This fantastic beast comes with an even more ...

This fantastic beast comes with an even more incredible story. As legend tells it, this fish-tailed creature, named Matchanu, fought fiercely against the warrior, Hanuman. Right before Matchanu’s defeat, a golden star reveals that Matchunu is Hanuman’s son. The duo immediately stop fighting and embrace. Object: Asian, Box with Matchanu, 19th century, silver.

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    This fantastic beast comes with an even more incredible story. As legend tells it, this fish-tailed creature, named Matchanu, fought fiercely against the warrior, Hanuman. Right before Matchanu's...
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Jun 01

These revelers have been living it up since 2...

These revelers have been living it up since 225 AD and aren’t about to stop! Join the party on June 14 for the opening of our Life, Death & Revelry exhibition. Read all about it: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    These revelers have been living it up since 225 AD and aren't about to stop! Join the party on June 14 for the opening of our Life, Death & Revelry exhibition. Read all about it: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6
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Jun 01

The Courtyard isn’t the only place to relax w...

The Courtyard isn’t the only place to relax with some plants! Our Monk’s Garden is in full bloom with beautiful white daffodils. Make sure to take time to enjoy a tranquil stroll along the Garden’s winding pathways and see these flowers in person.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    The Courtyard isn't the only place to relax with some plants! Our Monk's Garden is in full bloom with beautiful white daffodils. Make sure to take time to enjoy a tranquil stroll along the Garden's...
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Jun 01

This letter to Isabella from #feminist Henry ...

This letter to Isabella from #feminist Henry Lee Higginson thanks her for donating to Radcliffe college and reads, “If anything is needed in this world, it is education—and if men object to educated women as wives, they had better marry cows or buy dolls.” #MicDrop

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    This letter to Isabella from #feminist Henry Lee Higginson thanks her for donating to Radcliffe college and reads, "If anything is needed in this world, it is education-and if men object to educated...
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