Third Thursdays

Heaven is a Place on Earth

Thursday, March 15, 5:30 - 9 pm
Throughout the Museum

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Third Thursdays , Heaven is a Place on Earth 3/15/2018 5:30 PM 3/15/2018 9:00 PM isgm-event-Third Thursdays America/New_York Inspired by the Heaven on Earth exhibition, enjoy performance, gallery activities, and golden haloes. 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115 aIwSTBiOnzHrlaECKmIR43731

Inspired by the Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth exhibition, enjoy a performance by 2007 Artist-in-Residence Ana Prvački and the Verona Quartet, gallery activities, and golden halos during at this lively, social evening. Soak up the enchanting atmosphere of the Museum at night, enjoy music, creative collaborators, a cash bar, playful gallery activities, and hands-on art making. Hungry? Café G will be open for snacks, dinner, and drinks.

Program for the Evening

Courtyard Music

Black Venus spins a set inspired by National Women's History Month—blending iconic sounds of pop, soul, and jazz from femmes of the past and present.

Performance in Calderwood - 7 + 8 pm

Ana Prvački and the Verona Quartet perform Tent Quartet, Bows and Elbows, a sculpture, sound piece, and performance. See the quartet's instruments and body parts jabbing and moving through the fabric of the tent. Each performance lasts approximately 20 minutes.

Artmaking in the Studio

Photograph an inspirational object in the galleries, and the return to the Studio to design your own unique halo backdrop for a selfie.

Spotlight Talks & Gallery Games

Take a closer look at the paintings by Renaissance master Fra Angelico in the Heaven on Earth exhibition with three 15 minutes talks at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 pm. Pick up a gallery game in the Courtyard and go on a hunt for a heavenly art object in the Museum from 6 to 8 pm, or participate in a sketching activity in the Tapestry Room at 8 pm.


Tickets are required and include Museum admission.

Adults $15, seniors $12, students $5, 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

Studio activities are made possible by the Polly Thayer Starr Charitable Trust. The Museum is also supported by grants from the Barr Foundation and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Polly Thayer Starr (1904-2006) was an accomplished artist who captured the culture and whimsy of her native Boston with a unique combination of detail, emotion, and curiosity. For more, visit the Polly Thayer Charitable Starr Trust online at 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.

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