Museum Open on Columbus Day and
Opening Our Doors

Monday, October 13, 10:00 AM

Free admission | Timed entry beginning at 10 am on October 13

Opening Our Doors is a Fenway neighborhood tradition. Free timed tickets will be available at the Museum entrance on Monday, October 13 starting at 10 am. Admission is timed for entry every thirty minutes beginning at 10 am, with the last entry at 4 pm.

  • Free admission will be available at the Museum entrance on Monday, October 13 starting at 10 am, on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • To ensure everyone’s experience at the Museum is pleasant, entry is timed every 30 minutes beginning at 10 am, with the last entry at 4 pm.
  • Due to capacity regulations, the Museum may only admit a specific number of visitors at once. For your safety and the safety of the collection, visitors may be asked to wait in line to enter.
  • Admission includes access to the entire Museum.

PROGRAM / TRAVELOGUE
Collaged Adventures
Isabella Gardner kept collage journals from her travels around the world. Create a collage of your own Fenway adventures with a mélange of materials in the studio.

Accordion Stories
Create a mini-accordion book with beautiful origami paper to record your stories. Space is limited to 15 participants at a time.

Live Music
Catch Kurtis Rivers Duet or the Lance Martin Trio by the Courtyard, and a concert from New England Conservatory of Music in Calderwood Hall from 2 pm to 3 pm.

Gallery Game: Passport
Go on your own journey through the galleries and look for artwork collected from four continents.

Introduction to the Gardner Museum
A short talk in Calderwood Hall about the Museum's founder and her historic collection.

ABOUT OPENING OUR DOORS
Opening Our Doors is sponsored by the Fenway Alliance. Festivities include institutions across the Fenway neighborhood each Columbus Day. For more, visit the Fenway Alliance online.