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#TransformationTuesday Our conservation department is giving this 17th century chair a much needed makeover! The bottom seat cushion has been restored and is back on display in the Long Gallery.
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Dogs? Dragons? Some other kind of creature? These twin ornaments aren’t concerned with names—they’re too busy guarding the doorframe in the Worthington Street Lobby! Object: East Asian, Pair of Architectural Ornaments, mid 18th century, painted wood.
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#OnThisDay Isabella Stewart Gardner passed away in 1924, leaving a museum “for the education and enjoyment of the public forever.” Thank you Isabella for bringing wonder and joy to Boston.
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Q&A with state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez about fighting for healthcare, how his mother inspired him, what he thinks about his opponent and more
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US Representative Michael E. Capuano: Despite a court order, Trump's administration officials can't reunite children because it turns out they can’t do what they said
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Nothing says summer quite like sunflower yellow walls! 🌻 The appropriately named Yellow Room showcases Isabella’s love of music, art, and her friendships with the creators in those fields.
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Isabella studied in France, where she picked up this motto: Think much, speak little, write nothing. Share this quote with the Isabella in your life! Image: Martin Mower, Isabella Stewart Gardner, 1917, oil.
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Happy Birthday, Rembrandt! 🎂 Not only is this one of his first self portraits, but it’s also the piece that solidified Isabella’s decision to transform her private collection into a public museum. #HatsOffToYouRembrandt Image: Rembrandt Van Rijn, Self-Portrait, Age 23, 1629, oil on oak panel.
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Isabella took care to exhibit the work of women artists in the contemporary galleries of her museum. This bust of Maria de Acosta Sargent by Anna Coleman Ladd is one such example! Object: Anna Coleman Ladd, Maria de Acosta Sargent, 1915, bronze.
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