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The House of Accumulated Beauties

A Movement Tour through the Historic Palace

Thursday, October 11, 2018 6:30 - 7:15 pm
Palace Galleries

The Museum's first Choreographer-in-Residence, Peter DiMuro, has created a 45-minute guided tour for visitors. Along their journey through the Museum, visitors will experience a series of performance installations crafted for each of the large Palace galleries. The tour will culminate in the Courtyard, with a grand “chorus of Isabellas" composed of professional dancers and community members of all ages, dance backgrounds, and abilities.  

Inspiration for the installations comes from the Collection and Isabella’s life and spirit, as well as from a century's worth of human interaction with the objects and paintings: those who guard, those who dust, and those who cultivate the greenery and flora in the Courtyard. The installations are less chronological narratives and more collagist impressions. 

Tickets | Museum Admission

Tour includes Museum admission. Space is limited and registration is required. 

Adults $15, seniors $12, students $10, free for members and children 17 and under.

  • 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

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Choreographer-in-Residence Peter DiMuro
Choreographer-in-Residence Peter DiMuro

The Choreographer-in-Residence is generously supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Boston Foundation.