June 13 - September 8, 2024

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Portraits From Boston, With Love

2024 Summer Exhibitions

June 13 - September 8, 2024

June 4 - October 1, 2024

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Thursday, May 30, 2024
5 - 9 pm

Join us on this special evening as we say thank you to our members with some additional perks and special surprises!

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June 1, 2024

Saturday Open Studio

Saturday, June 01, 2024
1 - 4 pm

Stop by the Bertucci Education Studio and join us for a drop-in zine-making activity designed by Polly Thayer Starr Visiting Studio Artist Des Bennett and inspired by the Gardner’s summer exhibitions. Open Studios are free with Museum Admission, and participation is on a first-come, first served basis.

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June 6, 2024

FREE FIRST THURSDAY

Amanda Shea & Des Bennett

Thursday, June 06, 2024
3 - 9 pm

Enjoy an evening of liberation, community, and art. Honor Queer Futures through quilt-making in the Studio, hold space for QTPOC through a poetry open mic, and the opportunity to view Hakeem Adewumi: Possession of A Recalcitrant Dream, 2024 on the Anne H. Fitzpatrick Façade. 

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June 8, 2024

Saturday Open Studio

Saturday, June 08, 2024
1 - 4 pm

Stop by the Bertucci Education Studio and join us for a drop-in zine-making activity designed by Polly Thayer Starr Visiting Studio Artist Des Bennett and inspired by the Gardner’s summer exhibitions. Open Studios are free with Museum Admission, and participation is on a first-come, first served basis.

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Friends of Fenway Court Patron Preview

On Christopher Street: Transgender Portraits by Mark Seliger; Portraits From Boston, With Love; and Hakeem Adewumi: Possession of a Recalcitrant Dream, 2024

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
6:30 - 9 pm

Patrons enjoy early access to the upcoming spring exhibitions before they open to the public.

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Summer 2024 Exhibitions

Member Preview Day

On Christopher Street: Transgender Portraits by Mark Seliger; Portraits From Boston, With Love; Hakeem Adewumi: Possession of A Recalcitrant Dream, 2024

Wednesday, June 12, 2024
11 am - 5 pm

Members enjoy early access before the exhibition opens to the public.

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Summer 2024 Exhibitions

Member Opening Celebration

On Christopher Street: Transgender Portraits by Mark Seliger; Portraits From Boston; With Love, Hakeem Adewumi: Possession of A Recalcitrant Dream, 2024

Wednesday, June 12, 2024
6:30 - 9 pm

Celebrate our new exhibitions, enjoy a glass of wine and a welcome from the curator. Free for members, but space is limited.

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Beyond The Lens: Queer, Nonbinary, and Trans Liberation, Resistance, and Community

Mark Seliger, Olivia Slaughter, Jaypix Belmer, Ally Schmaling, Hakeem Adewumi, and Giselle Byrd

Thursday, June 13
7 pm

Join us on the evening of the public exhibition opening for a conversation with exhibiting artists Mark Seliger, Olivia Slaughter, Jaypix Belmer, Ally Schmaling, and Hakeem Adewumi, moderated by Giselle Byrd, Executive Director of The Theater Offensive. 

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June 15, 2024

Saturday Open Studio

Saturday, June 15, 2024
1 - 4 pm

Stop by the Bertucci Education Studio and join us for a drop-in zine-making activity designed by Polly Thayer Starr Visiting Studio Artist Des Bennett and inspired by the Gardner’s summer exhibitions. Open Studios are free with Museum Admission, and participation is on a first-come, first served basis.

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Amanda Shea, Amir Dixon, Dzidzor & Crystal Bi

Free Day: Juneteenth - Queer Liberation Now!

Free Admission Generously Supported by Linda Cabot and Ed Anderson

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
11 am - 5 pm

Bring family and friends to honor Juneteenth, the oldest nationally recognized commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, with a film screening of BLACK. Narratives in Boston’s Black Queer & Trans History!

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