Third Thursdays: Made By Hand

Thursday, August 21, 5:30 PM

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

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We hate to say it, but the Museum's gorgeous paintings hog the spotlight. August's event is a toast to dazzling handcrafted works in the collection, like textiles, silver, leather and more.

Cash wine bar around the Courtyard. Café G open for snacks, dinner, and drinks.

MUSIC
Kenzie Slottow: Fusion Flute | 5:30 pm–9 pm
The Austin-based flutist-composer mixes classical virtuosity with Celtic-inspired, cinematic melodies, layering loops of hip-hop inspired vocal percussion and flute effects into songs in a genre all their own.

SHORT AND SWEET: 20 MINUTE TALKS
Out of Storage: Velvet Ikat | 6 pm / 7 pm
Join Tess Fredette, textile conservator, for a discussion of a rarely seen textile from the historic collection.

X-Rays and Angels | 6:30 pm / 7:30 pm
Ellen Promise, FAIC/Kress conservation fellow, will talk about two sculptures in the Gothic Room recently conserved with the help of some very modern technology.

THROUGHOUT THE EVENING
Courtyard Bar: Shandy | 5:30 pm–9 pm
Try this summery drink, or stick with beer, wine, or sparkling water.

Studio Artivity: Mosaics | 6 pm–8:30 pm
Craft your own colorful mosaic in stone and grout.

Carla Fernández: The Barefoot Designer
Our special exhibition ends after this month, so don't miss it!

TICKETS
Tickets are required and include Museum admission: adults $15, seniors $12, members free, students $5.

Students from colleges and universities participating in the University Membership Program receive free admission. See a list of participating schools.

HOW TO BUY TICKETS
• Online: Click the GET TICKETS button above*
• By phone: 617 278 5156*
• In person: Visit the Museum and purchase at the door

BOX OFFICE HOURS
Wednesday–Monday, 10 am–4 pm; Thursday until 6 pm; closed Tuesday

*Handling charges apply to these orders.

Fidelity Investments® is a premier sponsor of Music at the Gardner. Thursday evening programming is supported in part the Barbara Lee Program Fund. Studio guest artists are made possible by the Polly Thayer Starr Charitable Trust. The Museum receives operating support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. The piano is dedicated as the Alex d’Arberloff Steinway.