Amplifier Project

Loved By Many

The Musical Memorial Project

Saturday, December 14, 1 - 3:30 pm
Courtyard & Calderwood Hall

Loved By Many: the Musical Memorial Project

Honoring loved ones lost to homicide and their families, this event is a performance/memorial/dialogue collaboration of composer Shaw Pong Liu, the Code Listen ensemble of homicide survivors, Boston Police and teen artists, Boston Arts Academy teen dancers led by choreographer William McLaughlin, balafon master musician Balla Kouyaté (NEA National Heritage Fellow), theater director Pascale Florestal, jazz vocalist Nadia Washington, and jazz trumpet artist Jason Palmer. Join us in the Courtyard and Calderwood Hall for a free performance and dialogue.


  • Courtyard Processional | 1–1:30 PM
  • Calderwood Hall performance/memorial/dialogue | 2–3:30 PM

Community Engagement Amplifier Projects at the Gardner highlight change-makers working towards social justice through the arts.


Free, but RSVP is required. Please RSVP by using the button above.

This project is supported in part by the Barr Foundation ArtsAmplified Initiative. The Museum receives operating support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Collaborative dance pieces commissioned by Celebrity Series of Boston Neighborhood Arts, with funding from the Boston Cultural Council in collaboration with the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute.