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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.
15 hours ago
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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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.