Third Thursdays: Jazz After Hours
Thursday, September 19, 5:30 PM
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This month, we’re partnering with our neighbors at Discover Roxbury for an evening of jazz. Participate in a colorful studio activity with guest artist Destiny Palmer, sip champagne by the courtyard, and explore art and music connections in the galleries.
THROUGHOUT THE EVENING
Courtyard Bar: Champagne Cocktail | 5:30 pm to 9 pm
Try this new twist on a jazz-era classic, or stick with the standards: beer, wine and sparkling water.
Studio Artivity: A Jazzy Abstraction | 6 pm to 8:30 pm
With guest artist Destiny Palmer, create your own mini abstract masterpiece with colorful paints inspired by jazz. Space is limited.
Gallery Game: Game of Tones | 6 pm to 8:30 pm
Seek out musical connections in the collection.
SHORT AND SWEET: 15-20 MINUTE TALKS
Gardner 101 | 6:30 pm / 7:30 pm
An intro to Isabella Gardner and her collection in the Tapestry Room. Space is limited.
Jazz in Roxbury: A History | 6 pm / 7 pm
Stop by the Living Room to chat with Discover Roxbury historians Stacy Sutherland and Luke Walker – learn about the Roxbury’s rich jazz history. Space is limited.
JAZZ AT THE GARDNER | 7 PM / 8 PM
THE AMERICAN SONGBOOK MEETS THE BRAZILIAN SONGBOOK
Featuring pianist and Berklee Professor Jetro da Silva and vocalist Barbara Foncesca Silva, this will be an evening of Brazilian jazz you won’t forget! Jazz at the Gardner concerts will now be included in the price of admission to Third Thursdays. Two 30-minute concerts in Calderwood Hall, with seating on a first come, first served basis.
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
Students from colleges and universities participating in the University Membership Program receive free admission. See a list of participating schools.
Fidelity Investments® is a premier sponsor of Music at the Gardner. Thursday evening concerts are made possible in part the Barbara Lee Program Fund. The Museum receives operating support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. The piano is dedicated as the Alex d’Arberloff Steinway. Promotional support provided by WGBH.