Joan Jonas: I Know Why They Left

January 23 - October 14, 2019


Botticelli: Heroines + Heroes

February 14 - May 19, 2019


Joan Jonas

Blue to Blue, 2016/2018

January 22 - June 24, 2019

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

  • Thursday, April 11, 7 pm

    Discover Botticelli's sensitive approach to violence with speaker Scott Nethersole.


Saturday, April 13, 2019

  • Members Only

    Member Thematic Tour

    Art of the Story

    Saturday, April 13, 10 - 11 am

    Artists have always looked to the past as a source of creative inspiration. Through a closer look at composition, color, light, choice of medium, and more, we will discuss how the artist succeeded (or not) in conveying the essence of each underlying story.

  • Weekend Concert Series

    Boston Children's Chorus

    Saturday, April 13, 1:30 pm

    The program for this Gardner favorite will be announced soon!


Tuesday, April 16, 2019

  • The Larger Conversation

    How do we think about Lucretia?

    Tuesday, April 16, 7 pm

    A gutsy series that connects current issues with Isabella's story and collection. Discover fresh perspectives from thought leaders, and cultural and social activists from Boston and beyond.


Wednesday, April 17, 2019

  • Free

    Rogue Objects

    Community Engagement Amplifier Project

    Wednesday, April 17, 3 - 4:30 pm

    Join in Rogue Objects, an intimate, interactive game developed in partnership with the Public Theater and the brown dwarf astrophysics group at the American Museum of Natural History.


Thursday, April 18, 2019

  • Third Thursdays

    S.O.U.L.S. (Sharing Our Unique Life Stories)

    Thursday, April 18, 5:30 - 9 pm

    Isabella was a genius in expressing her story through art—now it's your turn.


Sunday, April 21, 2019

  • Weekend Concert Series

    Attacca String Quartet

    Boston Debut

    Sunday, April 21, 1:30 pm

    Watch as one of America's most talented young string quartets play with dazzling quicksilver changes of style, per Haydn's musical notations, and astound with remixes of popular music.


Thursday, April 25, 2019

  • RISE


    featuring Carson Schmidt and Camille Merendail

    Thursday, April 25, 7 pm

    Alternative R&B trio Moonchild is known for its dreamy, Soulquarians-inspired grooves and the wispy, ethereal vocals of Amber Navran.


Saturday, April 27, 2019

  • Members Only

    Member Thematic Tour

    Exhibition Insights: Botticelli

    Saturday, April 27, 10 - 11 am

    Tour the special exhibition with a Museum Teacher and gain insights into the classical and biblical stories Botticelli told.