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2014-12-01

Nari Ward: Divination X - Public art installation on the Anne H. Fitzpatrick Façade

Nari Ward is a master of weaving personal narratives with cultural and historic associations. The Jamaican-born native spent time at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum as a coveted artist-in-residence and is returning next month to install a new piece for the exterior façade of the Museum.
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2014-11-03

Jean-Michel Othoniel: Secret Flower Sculptures

World renowned glass-sculpting artist Jean-Michel Othoniel will open a new exhibit, Secret Flower Sculptures, at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on March 12, 2015 in the Museum’s Hostetter Gallery with a companion sculpture installed atop the Museum’s rooftop.
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2014-11-03

Julia Bullock as a featured soprano soloist in the Young Artist Showcase

On Sunday, Jan. 18, vocalist Julia Bullock, a seasoned soprano, graces the halls of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to perform Across the Cultures, a contemporary mix of modern classics and timeless jazz, as part of the Museum’s popular Sunday Concert Series and Young Artist Showcase in Calderwood Hall.
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2014-11-01

New Book by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Director Celebrates Building’s New Look and Design

In her new book, “Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: Daring by Design,” Anne Hawley, the Museum’s Norma Jean Calderwood Director, revisits the process of planning, designing, and building the Museum’s new 70,000-square-foot addition and the challenges of connecting a modern design to the world famous Venetian style palace.
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2014-10-01

Donatello, Michelangelo, Cellini: Sculptors’ Drawings from Renaissance Italy

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum announced today the opening of an exhibition titled Donatello, Michelangelo, Cellini: Sculptors’ Drawings from Renaissance Italy, on view from October 23, 2014, through January 19, 2015, in the Museum’s Hostetter Gallery. This international loan exhibition will bring together 39 drawings and a number of related sculptures by renowned Renaissance masters, including Michelangelo, Donatello, Cellini, Bandinelli, Giambologna, and Della Robbia, many exhibited for the first time in the United States.
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2014-07-18

Free Fun Fridays

On August 1, 2014 the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will participate in the Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Fridays program. Free Fun Fridays is a program that includes 66 museums and cultural institutions across Massachusetts. Each Friday this summer, between five and seven venues will be open for free admission. The program begins Friday, June 27th and runs through Friday, August 29th. For the full schedule and to learn more about Free Fun Fridays, please visit: www.highlandstreet.org.
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2014-03-18

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Announces Partnership with Google Cultural Institute

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum announced today it will join over 400 existing online art collections through its partnership with the Google Cultural Institute, collaboration between Google and art partners from across more than 50 countries that work to preserve and promote culture online.
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2014-03-12

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Presents The Barefoot Designer: A Passion for Radical Design & Community by Carla Fernández

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum announced today the opening of a dynamic new fashion exhibition by Mexican artist and fashion designer Carla Fernández. The Barefoot Designer: A Passion for Radical Design and Community, which will be on view from April 17th, 2014 through September 1, 2014 in the Museum’s Hostetter Gallery, will explore the traditions and techniques of indigenous Mexican artisans and how they can be applied to modern fashion and styles.
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2014-03-10

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Announces Michael Ezban as 2014 Maeder-York Family Fellow in Landscape Studies

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum today announced Michael Ezban as the 2014 Maeder-York Family Fellow in Landscape Studies for his proposal “Landscapes of Aquaculture.”
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2014-03-07

Museum Receives Donation of Sophie Calle's Last Seen

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum announced today that the Museum will accept an anonymous gift of a complete English edition of Sophie Calle’s Last Seen…, 1991. The work, which was recently on display in the Museum’s Hostetter Gallery from October 24, 2013 through March 3, 2014 in an exhibition titled Last Seen, was inspired by the 1990 theft of 13 objects from the Museum and explores themes of memory and loss. The work will be held in the Museum’s Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Archives. For more information about Last Seen and upcoming exhibitions and programming at the Gardner Museum, please visit www.gardnermuseum.org.

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