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#TransformationTuesday Our conservation depar...

#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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    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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5 hours ago

Dogs? Dragons? Some other kind of creature? T...

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.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    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...
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11 hours ago

#OnThisDay Isabella Stewart Gardner passed aw...

#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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    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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29 hours ago

Nothing says summer quite like sunflower yell...

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.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    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 ...

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.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    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,...
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2 days ago

Happy Birthday, Rembrandt! 🎂 Not only is this...

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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    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....
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2 days ago

Isabella took care to exhibit the work of wom...

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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    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...
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One of the few nudes in Isabella’s collection...

One of the few nudes in Isabella’s collection, this figure drawing by Whistler shows a beautiful harmony of color. The blues on the fabric are similar to the Summer Blues growing in the Courtyard! 💙 Image: James McNeill Whistler, Lapis Lazuli (detail), 1885-1886, chalk and pastel on brown paper.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    One of the few nudes in Isabella's collection, this figure drawing by Whistler shows a beautiful harmony of color. The blues on the fabric are similar to the Summer Blues growing in the Courtyard! 💙...
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It’s looking like Christmas in July at the Ga...

It’s looking like Christmas in July at the Gardner! 🎄 These Glory Bowers are some vigorous climbers and are growing strong and tall in the Courtyard. See these red and white beauties in person on your next visit!

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    It's looking like Christmas in July at the Gardner! 🎄 These Glory Bowers are some vigorous climbers and are growing strong and tall in the Courtyard. See these red and white beauties in person on...
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4 days ago

Mark your calendars for July 27 when admissio...

Mark your calendars for July 27 when admission will be free, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays! From martial arts to music performances, there's something fun for everyone. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2MQSi8b

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    Mark your calendars for July 27 when admission will be free, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays! From martial arts to music performances, there's something fun for everyone....
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4 days ago

#FarneseFact No, our revelers aren’t at a rav...

#FarneseFact No, our revelers aren’t at a rave (though they would fit right in!). Long-wave ultraviolet light reveals which parts of the sarcophagus had to be recarved. This side was particularly damaged—only the green parts are original!

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    FarneseFact No, our revelers aren't at a rave (though they would fit right in!). Long-wave ultraviolet light reveals which parts of the sarcophagus had to be recarved. This side was particularly...
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4 days ago

Get a close look at the revelers on our Farne...

Get a close look at the revelers on our Farnese sarcophagus at our Life, Death & Revelry exhibition! For the first time in over 100 years, visitors can view this two millennia old work of art from all angles. Enjoy today: http://bit.ly/2IIuaD6

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Get a close look at the revelers on our Farnese sarcophagus at our Life, Death & Revelry exhibition! For the first time in over 100 years, visitors can view this two millennia old work of art from...
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Tonight's the night! Drop in for Neighborhood...

Tonight's the night! Drop in for Neighborhood Nights: Creative Cycle, a completely free evening full of dance, music, and performances. Join us from 5 - 9pm for this incredible and unforgettable night. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2tyk6XL

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Tonight's the night! Drop in for Neighborhood Nights: Creative Cycle, a completely free evening full of dance, music, and performances. Join us from 5 - 9pm for this incredible and unforgettable...
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5 days ago

Boston School Committee meeting

2300 Washington Street

    Boston School Committee meeting
    The committee will hold a meeting on July 16 at 5:30 p.m. 5:30 PM Call to Order I. Pledge of Allegiance II. Executive Session The Boston School Committee will meet at the date, time and place listed above. The Committee will immediately adjourn to executive session to conduct a strategy session in preparation for negotiations with non-union personnel.
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5 days ago

One Less Gun: Officers Recover One Firearm and Arrest Suspect for an Incident That Took Place in the Fenway Area of Boston

...green Chevrolet.  Officers responding to the scene observed a green Chevrolet at the corner of Tremont Street and Ruggles Street, being operated by a black male wearing a black shirt...

...onto Ruggles Street. Officers observed the suspect’s vehicle drive through multiple stop signs on Ruggles Street and Shawmut Avenue, but while attempting to turn onto Washington Street at a high rate of speed, the...

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...District D-4 (South End) responded to call for shots fired in the area of 112 Jersey Street, Boston. Officers received information from the 911 dispatcher that the suspect, described as a black...

    One Less Gun: Officers Recover One Firearm and Arrest Suspect for an Incident That Took Place in the Fenway Area of Boston
    At about 12:14AM on Thursday, July 12, 2018, Officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) responded to call for shots fired in the area of 112 Jersey Street, Boston.
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5 days ago

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