Sound Salons

Saturday, March 11, 11:00 AM

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Explore Listen Hear: the Art of Sound, with hands-on programming in the Bertucci Education Studio led by artist Elisa Hamilton and community partners in an exploration of sound, performance, and sonic fun.

Drop in between 11 am and 4 pm for interactive sonic workshops, performances and sound explorations with neighboring community groups in Roxbury, Mission Hill, and Hyde Square - Boston’s Latin Quarter. Come celebrate Sound Lab, an installation piece in Calderwood Hall developed in collaboration with youth from Hyde Square Task Force, Roxbury Youth Orchestra, Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers, and the AiLi series at Haley House Bakery Café.

TICKETS | Museum admission
Adults $15, seniors $12, college students $5, free for members, visitors under 18, and members of U.S. military and their families. Activities are designed for ages 7 and up. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Group visit policy:
Due to the nature of the collection and the high attendance during vacation weeks, we cannot accommodate groups of 10 or more during School Vacation Week.


  • Online: Click the GET TICKETS button above and purchase Museum admission tickets for the date of this event*
  • By phone: 617 278 5156*
  • In person: Visit the Museum and purchase at the door

*Handling charges apply to these orders.

Listen, Hear: The Art of Sound has received generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts. The exhibition also is supported in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives funding from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as by the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, administrated by the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture. Additional support is provided by the Goethe-Institut Boston. The Gardner Museum also gratefully acknowledges its partnerships with Northeastern University and Hayley House for the sound installation Harmonic Conduit for the Ruggles MBTA Station and Haley House, Roxbury. Media Sponsor: WBUR.

Image: Photo by D.iRvin Photography.