11 hours ago

Isabella disliked the mausoleum-like spaces o...

Isabella disliked the mausoleum-like spaces of American museums of her time, thus she designed the flower-filled courtyard you see today!

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    Isabella disliked the mausoleum-like spaces of American museums of her time, thus she designed the flower-filled courtyard you see today!
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17 hours ago

Congrats, Class of 2018! 👩‍🎓👨‍🎓 Not sure what...

Congrats, Class of 2018! 👩‍🎓👨‍🎓 Not sure what to get your grad student? Look no further than the Gardner Museum! Spend a day catching up by the Courtyard or pick up something special for them in our gift shop. Visit us today: http://bit.ly/2GaSmAa

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Congrats, Class of 2018! 👩‍🎓👨‍🎓 Not sure what to get your grad student? Look no further than the Gardner Museum! Spend a day catching up by the Courtyard or pick up something special for them in our...
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19 hours ago

Isabella loved modern dance, and even invited...

Isabella loved modern dance, and even invited American dance pioneer Ruth St. Denis to perform at the Gardner Museum in 1908. This caused quite a scandal, as Ruth danced barefoot! 😱

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Isabella loved modern dance, and even invited American dance pioneer Ruth St. Denis to perform at the Gardner Museum in 1908. This caused quite a scandal, as Ruth danced barefoot! 😱
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We’ve been head-over-heels for Fra Angelico l...

We’ve been head-over-heels for Fra Angelico lately (can you blame us?) but our art collection has many more Madonnas to behold! This 16th century painting has similar radiating gold lines like the ones in Fra Angelico’s reliquaries, but the bright color palette and botanical imagery put this painting in a category all on its own. Image: After Martin Schongauer, The Virgin and Child of the Rose Bower (detail), mid 16th century, oil on panel.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    We've been head-over-heels for Fra Angelico lately (can you blame us?) but our art collection has many more Madonnas to behold! This 16th century painting has similar radiating gold lines like the...
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2 days ago

WGBH's Jim Braude and Arts Editor Jared Bowen...

WGBH's Jim Braude and Arts Editor Jared Bowen feast their eyes (and their stomachs!) on cuisine at our very own Café G! Join their field trip to the Gardner Museum and take in the visual and culinary experience: http://bit.ly/2LfrzC6

    Man Date: Jim And Jared's Delicious Adventure At The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    What's not to love about an edible still life? Jim Braude joined WGBH Arts Editor Jared Bowen for a field trip to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to experience all of the art they have to offer: both visual and culinary.
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2 days ago

Operatic soprano Dame Nellie Melba was a Gild...

Operatic soprano Dame Nellie Melba was a Gilded Age celebrity and admirer of both Gardner and her museum. She performed at Fenway Court in 1905, where she sang into the Courtyard from the top of the stairs to the Dutch Room. Image: Ernest Walter Histed, Nellie Melba, 1899, platinum print.

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    Operatic soprano Dame Nellie Melba was a Gilded Age celebrity and admirer of both Gardner and her museum. She performed at Fenway Court in 1905, where she sang into the Courtyard from the top of the...
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3 days ago

Guide to BU’s 145th Commencement Weekend

...pick up their caps and gowns on the fifth floor of the Barnes & Noble@BU, 660 Beacon St. Bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates must purchase their gowns; doctoral candidates rent theirs...

...are approximately 30 minutes long. Tickets can be purchased at the Warren Towers front desk, 700 Commonwealth Ave., on Friday, May 18, from 8 am to 8 pm, and Saturday, May 19, starting...

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...shuttle will run on a continuous loop between Kenmore Square and the Track & Tennis Center, 100 Ashford St.: it will run from 7 am to 11 pm Friday and Saturday, and 7 am...

...in his 23rd season as Boston Pops conductor, will conduct the concert at Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave., at 8 pm. Tickets range from $25 to $96 and can be purchased here or...

    Guide to BU's 145th Commencement Weekend | BU Today | Boston University
    This weekend, approximately 50,000 students, friends, and family are expected to attend the various Class of 2018 celebrations that kicked off Thursday and culminate with the 145th All-University Commencement on Nickerson Field at 1 pm Sunday, when an estimated 7,072 students will be awarded diplomas and certificates.
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3 days ago

To put it simply, a relic is any object of im...

To put it simply, a relic is any object of importance. Back in the Renaissance, this reliquary by Fra Angelico was full of relics from deceased saints, like bits of hair and skin. A relic of the 21st century might be less morbid, like a pocket watch or family heirloom. Let us know what your relics are in the comments below with #WhatsYourRelic! Image: Fra Angelico, The Madonna della Stella (detail), 1424-1434, tempera with oil glazes and gold on panel.

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    To put it simply, a relic is any object of importance. Back in the Renaissance, this reliquary by Fra Angelico was full of relics from deceased saints, like bits of hair and skin. A relic of the 21st...
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3 days ago

Tonight’s the night! Join us from 5:30-9 pm f...

Tonight’s the night! Join us from 5:30-9 pm for Third Thursdays: Creative Play. Music lovers can jam out with DJ Dayglow in the Courtyard, creators can build their ideal space in the Studio, plant people can relax in our outdoor gardens, and art appreciators can chat with designers Sabrina Dorsainvil and Silvia López Chavez. Last call for tickets: http://bit.ly/2rjDq9p

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Tonight's the night! Join us from 5:30-9 pm for Third Thursdays: Creative Play. Music lovers can jam out with DJ Dayglow in the Courtyard, creators can build their ideal space in the Studio, plant...
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3 days ago

Tune in tonight at 7 pm on @WGBH for a "Man-D...

Tune in tonight at 7 pm on @WGBH for a "Man-Date" at Café G with Jim Braude and Jared Bowen! 🥂

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Tune in tonight at 7 pm on @WGBH for a "Man-Date" at Café G with Jim Braude and Jared Bowen! 🥂
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3 days ago

Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing

Case: BOA-819529 Address: 48-62 Brookline Avenue  , Ward 5 Applicant: City Wide Contracting LLC

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Case: BOA-448640, Address: 4 Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17  Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director

Case: BOA-448639, Address: 6 Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17 Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director

Case: BOA-568247, Address: 1152 Bennington Street, Ward 1 Applicant: Richard Lynds, Esq

Case: BOA-794165 Address: 1948-1950 Washington Street  , Ward 8 Applicant: Michael Ahern

Case: BOA-812967  Address: 3215 Washington Street  , Ward 11 Applicant: Steven Petitpas

Case: BOA-787215 Address: 40 Crawford Street  , Ward  12 Applicant: Clayton Palmer

Case: BOA-787764 Address: 7 Abbotsford Street  , Ward 12  Applicant: Maverick Afonso

Case: BOA-802862 Address: 29 Sagamore Street  , Ward 13  Applicant: Megha Satyanarayana

Case: BOA-784939 Address: 41 Mount Everett Street  , Ward 15 Applicant: Kurt Fraser

Case: BOA-772616 Address: 6 Berry Street  , Ward 16  Applicant: George Bargel

Case: BOA-790727 Address: 59 Lonsdale Street  , Ward 16 Applicant: Sheila McCabe

Case: BOA-814696 Address: 48 West Tremlett Street  , Ward 17 Applicant: NUR Construction

Case: BOA-814697 Address: 50 West Tremlett Street  , Ward  17 Applicant: NUR Construction

Case: BOA-685921 Address: 8-10 Loring Place  , Ward  18 Applicant: Daniel Toscano

Case: BOA-821035 Address: 34 Colgate Road  , Ward 19 Applicant: Joseph Vozzella

Case: BOA-796353 Address: 29 Goldsmith Street  , Ward 19 Applicant: 29 Goldsmith LLC-Paul Grant

Case: BOA-818470 Address: 85-93 Glenville Avenue  , Ward 21 Applicant: Daniel Toscano, Esq

Case: BOA-767363 Address: 238 Webster Street  , Ward 1 Applicant: Tom Nato

Case: BOA-812430 Address: 30-50 Terminal Street  , Ward 2 Applicant: John Frosk

Case: BOA-816428  Address: 182 West Seventh Street  , Ward 6 Applicant: Barry Costello

Case: BOA-800766  Address: 170 West Ninth Street  , Ward 7 Applicant: James McClure

Case: BOA-794792  Address: 92 G Street  , Ward 7 Applicant: Daniel Toscano

Case: BOA-725789, Address: 287-293 Maverick, Ward 1   Applicant: Diconstanzzo Properties LLC

Case: BOA-768730, Address: 844-846 East Third Street  , Ward 6  Applicant: Patrick Mahoney, Esq

Case: BOA-778326, Address: 8 Deady's Ln   , Ward 7  Applicant: Timothy Johnson

Case: BOA-796341, Address: 63-65 Moreland Street  , Ward 12  Applicant: Evan Smith

Case: BOA-617813, Address: 173 Humboldt Avenue, Ward  12 Applicant: John Samaan

Case: BOA-777122, Address: 67-69 Sanford Street  , Ward 17 Applicant: Michael Liu

Purpose: Subdivide Lot into two lots. Lot A: 67-69 Sanford St (5,154 SF) and Lot B: 71 Sanford St (6,362 SF). Conjunction with ALT736913, U49691837, and ERT736947.

Case: BOA-604337 Address: 279 Marlborough Street  , Ward 5 Applicant: Taylor Harrington

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    Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing
    The board will hold a hearing on May 22, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. APPROVAL OF HEARING MINUTES: April 10, 2018, April 24, 2018 & April 26, 2018 EXTENSION: 9:30a.m. Case: BOA-448640, Address: 4 Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17 Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director COURT REMAND:12:00Noon. Article(s): 32(32-4) Purpose: Complete interior renovation of single-family residential.
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4 days ago

4 days ago

This jar was gifted to Isabella by Okakura Ka...

This jar was gifted to Isabella by Okakura Kakuzo, a Japanese art historian and philosopher. Crafted in a porcelain workshop in Seto, the decoration imitates the Chinese porcelain style know as Shonzui, introduced to Japan in the 17th century. Object: Japanese, Freshwater Jar with Lid, 19th century, porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze and lacquered lid.

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    This jar was gifted to Isabella by Okakura Kakuzo, a Japanese art historian and philosopher. Crafted in a porcelain workshop in Seto, the decoration imitates the Chinese porcelain style know as...
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4 days ago

Calling all creatives! This Saturday, visit u...

Calling all creatives! This Saturday, visit us for our Saturday Open Studio: Objects of Power. Get inspired by our Museum’s incredible artwork, then take home a your own masterpiece! Plan your visit: http://bit.ly/2rApyaU

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    Calling all creatives! This Saturday, visit us for our Saturday Open Studio: Objects of Power. Get inspired by our Museum's incredible artwork, then take home a your own masterpiece! Plan your visit:...
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4 days ago

The Gardner Museum is the perfect place for v...

The Gardner Museum is the perfect place for visitors of all ages to make deep personal connections to art of the past and present. Travel back in time (and around the globe!) as you peruse our collection’s immense collection of art and art objects. What are you waiting for? Visit us today: http://bit.ly/2GaSmAa

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    The Gardner Museum is the perfect place for visitors of all ages to make deep personal connections to art of the past and present. Travel back in time (and around the globe!) as you peruse our...
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5 days ago

Come and be moved by the power of music in co...

Come and be moved by the power of music in community with RISE: Community Sings! On May 24, Dr. Ysaÿe Maria Barnwell will lead participants in singing rhythms, chants, and songs from African and African-American traditions. No experience is necessary. The only prerequisite is a love of music and song! Mark your calendars: http://bit.ly/2ryiVXu

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Come and be moved by the power of music in community with RISE: Community Sings! On May 24, Dr. Ysaÿe Maria Barnwell will lead participants in singing rhythms, chants, and songs from African and...
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5 days ago

Calling all members! Today is the last day to...

Calling all members! Today is the last day to enjoy double the discount at Gift at the Gardner! Use your 20% off discount on our online shop to buy that special something you’ve been eyeing. Whether it’s jewelry, journals, or trinkets, take home a reminder of the Gardner experience today! http://bit.ly/2Kfk2BY

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Calling all members! Today is the last day to enjoy double the discount at Gift at the Gardner! Use your 20% off discount on our online shop to buy that special something you've been eyeing. Whether...
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6 days ago

Don’t let the size of the Short Gallery fool ...

Don’t let the size of the Short Gallery fool you—this small, informal space houses the works of numerous great artists, including Henri Matisse, Agnolo Bronzino, and Michelangelo Buonarroti!

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    Don't let the size of the Short Gallery fool you-this small, informal space houses the works of numerous great artists, including Henri Matisse, Agnolo Bronzino, and Michelangelo Buonarroti!
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6 days ago

Got a grad in your life? Nothing says congrat...

Got a grad in your life? Nothing says congratulations like a trip to the Gardner Museum! When you’re done touring the Palace, stop by our gift shop to get them something special. Get your tickets today: http://bit.ly/2GaSmAa

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    Got a grad in your life? Nothing says congratulations like a trip to the Gardner Museum! When you're done touring the Palace, stop by our gift shop to get them something special. Get your tickets...
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6 days ago

Tomorrow is the last day for members to enjoy...

Tomorrow is the last day for members to enjoy double their member discount at Gift at the Gardner! Visit our gift shop today or order online tomorrow for 20% off all regularly priced items. Find that perfect gift for a friend, family member, or yourself! Not a member? Sign up today and see what other exclusive benefits the Gardner Museum has to offer: http://bit.ly/2HXJMSm

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Tomorrow is the last day for members to enjoy double their member discount at Gift at the Gardner! Visit our gift shop today or order online tomorrow for 20% off all regularly priced items. Find that...
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6 days ago

Congratulations, Class of 2018! 🎓 Heading to ...

Congratulations, Class of 2018! 🎓 Heading to Boston for the ceremony? Bring your grad to the Gardner and get them something special in our gift shop. Skip the line by visiting our website to score tickets for the whole family: http://bit.ly/2GaSmAa

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    Congratulations, Class of 2018! 🎓 Heading to Boston for the ceremony? Bring your grad to the Gardner and get them something special in our gift shop. Skip the line by visiting our website to score...
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May 13

What better way to celebrate #MothersDay than...

What better way to celebrate #MothersDay than a shout-out to Julia Ward Howe? Abolitionist, social reformer, and friend to Isabella, Howe penned the Mother’s Day Proclamation, an appeal for women to unite for peace in the world. 🌎 Visit the Blue Room to admire her portrait!

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    What better way to celebrate #MothersDay than a shout-out to Julia Ward Howe? Abolitionist, social reformer, and friend to Isabella, Howe penned the Mother's Day Proclamation, an appeal for women to...
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May 13

#FunFact Upon his first visit to the Gardner ...

#FunFact Upon his first visit to the Gardner Museum in 2004, New Wing architect Renzo Piano remarked, “This woman was mad, this is extraordinary.”

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    FunFact Upon his first visit to the Gardner Museum in 2004, New Wing architect Renzo Piano remarked, "This woman was mad, this is extraordinary."
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May 13

Happy Mother’s Day! There’s no better way to ...

Happy Mother’s Day! There’s no better way to tell your mom how much she means to you than a relaxing day at the Gardner Museum. Take a break, have some fun, and have a lovely day! 💕

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    Happy Mother's Day! There's no better way to tell your mom how much she means to you than a relaxing day at the Gardner Museum. Take a break, have some fun, and have a lovely day! 💕
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May 12

The most decorated and illustrative nightstan...

The most decorated and illustrative nightstand you’ve ever seen is located in our Raphael Room! Crafted out of pine, pear, walnut veneer, with inlays of ivory, mother-of-pearl, and various woods, you have to look twice to see all the details. 🔎 Object: Venetian, Nightstand (Comodino) (detail), 2nd quarter of the 18th century, pine, pear, walnut veneer, with inlays of ivory, mother-of-pearl, and various woods.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    The most decorated and illustrative nightstand you've ever seen is located in our Raphael Room! Crafted out of pine, pear, walnut veneer, with inlays of ivory, mother-of-pearl, and various woods, you...
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