Close Up: Sargent On Location

Gardner's First Artist-in-Residence

September 19, 2018 - January 14, 2019


Common Threads

Weaving Stories Across Time

October 4, 2018 - January 13, 2019


Steve Locke

Three Deliberate Grays for Freddie (A Memorial for Freddie Gray)

June 26, 2018 - January 21, 2019

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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.


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

    Performers to be Announced

    Thursday, April 25, 7 pm

    Curated by Shea Rose and Simone Scazzocchio, RISE spotlights pop, rock, and hip-hop artists, inviting them to perform in Calderwood Hall, our sonic cube.


Sunday, April 28, 2019

  • Weekend Concert Series

    Handel and Haydn Society

    The Magic of Venice

    Sunday, April 28, 1:30 pm


Saturday, May 4, 2019

  • Saturday, May 04, 6:30 pm

    The Gardner Gala is a special celebration of arts programming at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.


Sunday, May 5, 2019

  • Weekend Concert Series

    Ifetayo Ali

    Cello | Boston Debut

    Sunday, May 05, 1:30 pm

    At age 15, Ifetayo Ali became thee Sphinx Competition Junior Division First-Place Laureate—and she has the remarkable musicianship and magnetic stage presence to back it up.


Thursday, May 9, 2019

  • Landscape Lectures

    Cheryl Barton

    Thursday, May 09, 7 pm

    Join us for our annual series of engaging and inspirational presentations from leading voices in the field of landscape architecture. Internationally renowned designers present their recent work articulating landscape as a medium of design for the social, cultural, and ecological life of the city.


Sunday, May 12, 2019

  • Weekend Concert Series

    Musicians from Marlboro

    Sunday, May 12, 1:30 pm

    Musicians from Marlboro bring a program anchored by Bartók's riveting fifth quartet and Brahms's first piano quartet.


Thursday, May 30, 2019

  • Thursday Evening Concert

    A Woman's Worth

    with Maimouna Youssef

    Thursday, May 30, 7 pm

    Celebrate the power and stories of women with soulful and intimate performances from Maimouna Youssef.