2016 Roof Preservation Project

In staying true with our founder’s wishes to preserve the Historic Palace and collection “for the education and enjoyment of the public forever,” the Gardner Museum is undergoing a scheduled roof preservation project. The Museum is replacing the roof over the Tapestry Room and Little Salon on the second floor of the Historic Palace. To mitigate risk to the collection, the galleries on the second floor of the Historic Palace will be off view beginning March 2016 through November 2016 to allow for this important work to be done.


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Isabella Stewart Gardner in Venice, 1894, Anders Zorn, Oil on canvas