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#TBT John Singer Sargent created several sket...

#TBT John Singer Sargent created several sketches in preparation for his masterpiece, El Jaleo, and included them all in an album assembled for Isabella. These fast, fluid, and intuitive drawings suggest his excitement for live dance performances. Image: John Singer Sargent, Twenty-One Studies for El Jaleo, 1879-1882, charcoal and pencil on paper.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    TBT John Singer Sargent created several sketches in preparation for his masterpiece, El Jaleo, and included them all in an album assembled for Isabella. These fast, fluid, and intuitive drawings...
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Join us on April 30 for a reading and book si...

Join us on April 30 for a reading and book signing with Ramie Targoff, author of Renaissance Women! Her book celebrates Vittoria Colonna, whose poetry launched a revolution for Italian women’s writing. Register now: http://bit.ly/2vzAriy

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Join us on April 30 for a reading and book signing with Ramie Targoff, author of Renaissance Women! Her book celebrates Vittoria Colonna, whose poetry launched a revolution for Italian women's...
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Relics, during the Renaissance, were objects ...

Relics, during the Renaissance, were objects of high spiritual, religious, or sentimental value. We’re curious: of all the things that make up your day, what are your relics? If you lived during the Renaissance, you’d say the fragments of saints displayed in Fra Angelico’s reliquaries. But today, in the 21st century, your answer could be anything from sea shells to rings! Tell us about your relics down below with #WhatsYourRelic and be sure to visit our Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth exhibition!

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Relics, during the Renaissance, were objects of high spiritual, religious, or sentimental value. We're curious: of all the things that make up your day, what are your relics? If you lived during the...
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Boston University students theorize how ‘Game of Thrones’ will end with ‘virtual final season’

BU is bringing the students’ writing to life on April 28-29 with staged readings of the episodes.  The also event launches the university’s new arts space at 700 Beacon Street.

    Boston University students theorize how 'Game of Thrones' will end with 'virtual final season'
    BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston University is heading to Westeros! "Game of Thrones " fans have been speculating about the show's upcoming final season, set to air in 2019, since the seventh season finale back in summer 2017.
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33 hours ago

Titled “The Shower of Gold,” this painting by...

Titled “The Shower of Gold,” this painting by Howard Gardiner Cushing reminds us of the golden reliquaries in our Fra Angelico exhibition.💛 #FunFact: The subject is Cushing’s wife, whom he painted several times over the course of their marriage. Image: Howard Gardiner Cushing, The Shower of Gold, 1908, oil on canvas.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Titled "The Shower of Gold," this painting by Howard Gardiner Cushing reminds us of the golden reliquaries in our Fra Angelico exhibition.💛 #FunFact: The subject is Cushing's wife, whom he painted...
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35 hours ago

Only one month left to experience our Fra Ang...

Only one month left to experience our Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth exhibition! Explore Fra Angelico’s groundbreaking narrative art that transformed the history of western art. Enjoy today: http://bit.ly/2sfXnBE

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Only one month left to experience our Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth exhibition! Explore Fra Angelico's groundbreaking narrative art that transformed the history of western art. Enjoy today:...
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36 hours ago

Make your weekend extra special by joining us...

Make your weekend extra special by joining us this Saturday for our Open Studio: Objects of Power! Drop in from 11 am - 4:30 pm for an afternoon of art-making. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2Hc9WEV

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Make your weekend extra special by joining us this Saturday for our Open Studio: Objects of Power! Drop in from 11 am - 4:30 pm for an afternoon of art-making. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2Hc9WEV
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2 days ago

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