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Visit before the Museum opens or in the evening hours for a closer look at works within the collection and uncover their dynamic interpretations.

Gain fresh perspective on the master novelist Henry James, and the significance of his friendships with American artists John LaFarge, John Singer Sargent, and James McNeill Whistler, and close friend and esteemed arts patron, Isabella Stewart Gardner. This thematic tour gives insights on our exhibition Henry James and American Painting.


Open to all members, $10 per person (maximum of two tickets for Friend level and above). Advance registration is required. Not a member and want to attend? Join now!

  • Online, by clicking the TICKETS button above*
  • By calling the box office at 617 278 5156, Wednesday-Monday, 10 am-4 pm*
  • In person: Visit the Museum and purchase at the door, Wednesday-Monday, 11 am-4:30 pm

*Handling charges apply to these orders

The lead sponsors of the Henry James and American Painting exhibition are Maureen and Michael Ruettgers. Exhibition-related programming is also generously supported by Amy and David Abrams.

This exhibition and related programs are also made possible thanks in part to support from the Barr Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives funding from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

Media Sponsor: The Boston Globe