Third Thursdays: Garden Party

Thursday, June 19, 5:30 PM

Tickets $5-$15 | Purchase online or at 617 278 5156

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Featuring Brazilian 'Bossa Nova y Samba',
Directed by Fernando Brandao

Kick off your summer with drinks and a stroll through the Gardner's gardens.

MUSIC
Brazilian Bossa Nova y Samba | 7 pm / 8 pm
Enjoy the tones of breezy bossa nova and sultry samba with this ensemble directed by Fernando Brandao.

DJ Adam Gibbons | 5:30 pm–9 pm
Adam Gibbons plays his signature electronic-infused global sound.

SHORT AND SWEET: 20 MINUTE TALKS
Gardner 101 | 6 pm / 7 pm / 8 pm
An introduction to Isabella Gardner, her collection, and her unusual, eclectic installations.

The Monk's Garden | 6:30 pm / 7:30 pm
Matt Girard of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, the firm responsible for the garden's fabulous redesign in 2013, will discuss the current iteration of this enchanting landscape.

THROUGHOUT THE EVENING
Courtyard Bar: The Green Thumb | 5:30 pm–9 pm
Try this lime, mint, and cucumber cordial, or stick with the standards of beer, wine, and sparkling water.

Studio Artivity: Aqua Gardens | 6 pm–8:30 pm
Get your hands dirty with a planted project in the studio.

Gallery Game: The Hunt | 5:30 pm–9 pm
A scavenger hunt through the galleries, for those in search of a more adventurous way to see the collection.

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.