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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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Saturday, June 2, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm (Tower Hill Members Only 9:00 am – 11:00 am) – Tower Hill Plant Sale

The region’s largest, most diverse plant sale takes place Saturday, June 2 at Tower Hill Botanic Garden. Find inspiration among the hundreds of annuals, perennials, vegetables, trees, shrubs, and more. Shop from the northeast’s most distinguished specialty nurseries, plant societies, and garden artisans. Tower Hill members save 10% on the Garden’s own offerings.

    Saturday, June 2, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm (Tower Hill Members Only 9:00 am - 11:00 am) - Tower Hill Plant Sale
    The region's largest, most diverse plant sale takes place Saturday, June 2 at Tower Hill Botanic Garden. Find inspiration among the hundreds of annuals, perennials, vegetables, trees, shrubs, and more. Shop from the northeast's most distinguished specialty nurseries, plant societies, and garden artisans. Tower Hill members save 10% on the Garden's own offerings.
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Saturday, June 2, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Gardening Book Swap

Come to Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston on Saturday, June 2 from 9 – 3 and bring some/take some! Find great gardening books to swap or add to your collection. Free with admission. For directions, visit http://towerhillbg.org.

    Saturday, June 2, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - Gardening Book Swap
    Come to Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston on Saturday, June 2 from 9 - 3 and bring some/take some! Find great gardening books to swap or add to your collection. Free with admission. For directions, visit http://towerhillbg.org.
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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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Monday, June 4 – Wednesday, June 6, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm, and Thursday, June 7, 9:30 am -12:30 pm – Introduction to Botanical Art

Explore the world of botanical art in this Friends of Wellesley College Botanic Gardens course designed especially for the beginner.  Sarah Roche guides you through structured exercises, projects and demonstrations, exposing you to the basic techniques of botanical drawing and watercolor painting.  The four day class will be held at the Wellesley Community Center  Monday through Wednesday, June 4-6, from 9:30 – 3:30, and on Thursday , June 7, from 9:30 – 12:30. Friends price $250, nonmembers $300.  Register on line at www.wellesley.edu/wcbg/learn

    Monday, June 4 - Wednesday, June 6, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, and Thursday, June 7, 9:30 am -12:30 pm - Introduction to Botanical Art
    Explore the world of botanical art in this Friends of Wellesley College Botanic Gardens course designed especially for the beginner. Sarah Roche guides you through structured exercises, projects and demonstrations, exposing you to the basic techniques of botanical drawing and watercolor painting.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

25 hours ago

Now through Sunday, July 15 – John Sabraw: Renewal

John Sabraw’s colorful and highly textured paintings celebrate connectivity to nature by examining chroma and structure in micro-macro relationships. These works of art utilize pigments generated by remediating streams polluted with coal mine runoff called acid mine drainage. View them in the Alice Milton Gallery at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, May 15 – July 15, free with admission to the garden.

    Now through Sunday, July 15 - John Sabraw: Renewal
    John Sabraw's colorful and highly textured paintings celebrate connectivity to nature by examining chroma and structure in micro-macro relationships. These works of art utilize pigments generated by remediating streams polluted with coal mine runoff called acid mine drainage.
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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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45 hours 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.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    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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2 days ago

Friday, June 1 & Saturday, June 2, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Concord Museum Garden Tour

The famed Concord spokesman for individualism and self-reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson, once wrote: “When I go into a good garden, I think, if it were mine, I should never go out of it.” This year the Concord Museum is celebrating 29 years of “going into good gardens” on the annual Concord Garden Tour.

    Friday, June 1 & Saturday, June 2, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - Concord Museum Garden Tour
    The famed Concord spokesman for individualism and self-reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson, once wrote: "When I go into a good garden, I think, if it were mine, I should never go out of it." This year the Concord Museum is celebrating 29 years of "going into good gardens" on the annual Concord Garden Tour.
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2 days ago

Through Sunday, June 3 – Cao Jun: Hymns to Nature

Cao Jun was born in 1966 and raised in Jiangsu Province in southern China, where the lakes and rivers shaped his childhood environment. For eighteen years he studied and worked near Mount Tai, one of China’s most ancient places of worship and ceremonial ritual. Concrete experience of both aquatic sites and mountainous terrain informed Cao Jun’s approach to artistic creation. After formal training in Beijing, he settled in New Zealand yet traveled throughout Europe and the United States. More recently he journeyed to the polar regions and northern Alaska.

    Through Sunday, June 3 - Cao Jun: Hymns to Nature
    Cao Jun was born in 1966 and raised in Jiangsu Province in southern China, where the lakes and rivers shaped his childhood environment. For eighteen years he studied and worked near Mount Tai, one of China's most ancient places of worship and ceremonial ritual.
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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...

...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...

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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...

...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...

    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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2 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.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    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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2 days ago

Great Work Recognized: BPD Cadet Awarded Commissioner’s Commendation For His Help In Apprehending Larceny Suspect

The facts surrounding the incident are as follows: On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Lieutenant Matthew Spillane and Cadet Jose Correia were in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue when a call came in for a larceny that had just occurred at 139 Newbury Street.

...him while Lieutenant Spillane placed the suspect under arrest. The suspect was brought back to Massachusetts Avenue and Newbury Street where the suitcase containing $1,195.00 in merchandise was recovered and returned to owner...

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The facts surrounding the incident are as follows: On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Lieutenant Matthew Spillane and Cadet Jose Correia were in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue when a call came in for a larceny that had just occurred at 139 Newbury Street.

    Great Work Recognized: BPD Cadet Awarded Commissioner's Commendation For His Help In Apprehending Larceny Suspect
    Earlier today, on Thursday May 17, 2018, during a ceremony held at Boston Police Headquarters, Boston Police Cadet Jose Correia, currently assigned to the BPD Operations Division, was honored for his actions while assisting with an arrest of a larceny suspect in the Back Bay. The facts sur
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2 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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2 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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2 days ago

Boston Center for the Arts shared KAIROS Danc...

*ARTIST ALERT* We are so honored to have KAIROS Dance Theater perform at the BCA Ball & Disco Under the Dome this year! Purchase your tickets today because you won't want to miss it. #supportlocalartists #bostondance #contemporary

    KAIROS Dance Theater
    KAIROS performs at BCA's Annual Ball Saturday June 2nd! 🦋🦋 Enter a lush botanical wonderland created by JNG Event Consulting, encounter BCA performing and visual artists who will engage you in...
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3 days ago

Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, June 3, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Heritage Museums & Gardens Rhododendron Festival

Thousands of world-famous rhododendrons in over 100 varieties offer an explosion of spectacular blooms throughout Heritage Museums & Gardens. Enjoy a peaceful walk surrounded by walls of flowers, learn more about Heritage’s storied rhododendron legacy, participate in activities with horticulture experts, and take home one of these signature plants from the special plant sale. All programs are free with museum admission. No advance registration required.

    Saturday, May 26 - Sunday, June 3, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm - Heritage Museums & Gardens Rhododendron Festival
    Thousands of world-famous rhododendrons in over 100 varieties offer an explosion of spectacular blooms throughout Heritage Museums & Gardens. Enjoy a peaceful walk surrounded by walls of flowers, learn more about Heritage's storied rhododendron legacy, participate in activities with horticulture experts, and take home one of these signature plants from the special plant sale.
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3 days ago

Sunday, May 27, 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Plant Propagation at the Arboretum: Campaign Collections to Planting in the Landscape

Tour the Arnold Arboretum’s Dana Greenhouses with Plant Propagator Sean Halloran on Sunday, May 27 from 10 – 11. The focus will be on the Campaign for the Living Collections, seed (and plant) collecting in the field, accessioning and record keeping, seed stratification, and germination. Also learn about growing plants on in the Shade House and Nurseries and re-propagation of important lineages. The tour will end with time for questions and then back at the display pavilion to view our dwarfed potted plant collection. Meet at the Larz Anderson Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion. In case of inclement weather, please call 617 384-5209. Free, registration is limited and requested at http://my.arboretum.harvard.edu

    Sunday, May 27, 10:00 am - 11:00 am - Plant Propagation at the Arboretum: Campaign Collections to Planting in the Landscape
    Tour the Arnold Arboretum's Dana Greenhouses with Plant Propagator Sean Halloran on Sunday, May 27 from 10 - 11. The focus will be on the Campaign for the Living Collections, seed (and plant) collecting in the field, accessioning and record keeping, seed stratification, and germination.
    http://www.gardenclubbackbay.org

3 days ago

Introducing Quick Fire Lunch Board at Terra

All the Flavors of Terra in a 30-Minute Meal Not everyone has time for a full lunch hour, so Terra is providing the ultimate solution with their brand new ‘Quick Fire Lunch Board’. With the busy worker in mind, they have selected some of their favorite items and laid them out artfully on a board […]

    Introducing the Quick Fire Lunch Board at Terra
    All the Flavors of Terra in a 30-Minute Meal Not everyone has time for a full lunch hour, so Terra is providing the ultimate solution with their brand new 'Quick Fire Lunch Board'. With the busy worker in mind, they have selected some of their favorite items and laid them out artfully on a board so that guests won't need to spend time decision-making.
    https://www.bostonbackbay.com

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