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Member Opening Celebration

Inventing Isabella, Fabiola Jean-Louis: Rewriting History, Carla Fernández: Tradition is Not Static

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
6:30 - 9 pm
All Special Exhibition Galleries

Celebrate the Fall exhibitions, enjoy a glass of wine and a welcome from the curator.

Free for members, but space is limited. Advanced registration is required. All in-person programs are subject to change. For the most up to date information please visit, or contact the box office at 617 278 5156.

Members at the Under 30 and Individual levels get one free ticket, those at Dual/Household and above get two. Additional tickets can be purchased for $20 each.

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John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), Isabella Stewart Gardner, 1888. Oil on canvas, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston.

Inventing Isabella is supported in part by Fredericka and Howard Stevenson and by an endowment grant from the Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Fabiola Jean-Louis: Rewriting History and Carla Fernández: Tradition Is Not Static are supported by the Barbara Lee Program Fund. The Artist-in-Residence program is directed by Pieranna Cavalchini, Tom and Lisa Blumenthal Curator of Contemporary Art. Funding is also provided for site-specific installations of new work on the Anne H. Fitzpatrick Façade on Evans Way.


The Museum receives operating support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which is supported by the state of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts.