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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Thursday, March 7, 2019

  • Stout Memorial Lecture

    Botticelli and Bellini in London

    Thursday, March 07, 7 pm

    Take a closer look at the paintings of two Renaissance superstars: Sandro Botticelli and Giovanni Bellini.


Thursday, March 14, 2019

  • Sold Out

    Landscape Lecture

    Piet Oudolf with Thomas Piper

    Thursday, March 14, 7 pm

    Join us for a screening of Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf followed by Piet Oudolf and Thomas Piper in conversation with Charles Waldheim. 


Saturday, March 30, 2019

  • Saturday, March 30, 3:30 pm

    Join Ramie Targoff and Stephen Greenblatt for a lecture focusing on the literary origins of Botticelli's spalliera.


Thursday, April 11, 2019

  • Thursday, April 11, 7 pm

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


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.


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.