Gardner After Hours: Roman Holiday
Thursday, August 16, 5:00 PM
Tickets $5-$15 | Purchase online or at 617 278 5156Get tickets
Sadly we all can't be like Audrey Hepburn or Gregory Peck, but a little retro inspiration never hurts. Explore Boston's own palazzo with music wafting through the galleries, talks, games, and cocktails. Italy awaits.
Live Music | 6pm-9pm
You'll be greeted with a soulful interpretation of this month’s theme by violin player Yaeko Miranda on the first floor of the new wing.
Gallery Game | 6pm-8pm
Roman Renaissance men, wild wine parties… Have a little adventure with a playful gallery game.
Studio Artivity | 6pm-8:30pm
Create your own miniature mosaic – with a colorful contemporary twist.
Lasers! | 6:30pm-7:30pm
Chat with conservation staff members about how laser technology is being used to clean the Classical sculptures in the courtyard.
Gallery Conversations | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Join magnificent museum staffers for short, informal talks in the historic galleries.
Jazz at the Gardner: Darren Barrett Quintet | 7pm
Tickets sold separately, but include admission to Gardner After Hours. Trumpeter Darren Barrett and emerging jazz artists from Berklee College of Music present an evening of modern acoustic jazz.
Artist/Curator Conversation | 7:30pm
Join Curator of Contemporary Art Pieranna Cavalchini for a chat with 2010 Artist-in-Residence Melvin Moti, whose film No Show (2004) is currently on display in the Magic Moments exhibition.
Living Room Host: Anne-Marie Eze | 7:30pm-8:30pm
Kick back in the Living Room with curatorial staff member Anne-Marie Eze, whose collection of Italian objects is sure to spark some vibrant conversations.
Cash wine bar around the courtyard. Café G open for snacks, dinner, and drinks.
TICKETING | Includes museum admission
Adults / $15
Seniors / $12
Members / Free
College students / $5
Gardner After Hours is supported in part by The Baupost Group, LLC. Thursday evening programming is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Fidelity Investments is the opening year sponsor of Jazz at the Gardner. Opening year exhibitions are made possible in part by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The Museum receives operating support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.