Thursdays at the Gardner

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum is operating under a highly restricted visitor capacity. All tickets must be purchases ahead of time through the Gardner’s website and entering will be on a timed ticket system. To learn more, please visit our Know Before You Go page.

Free First Thursdays

We’re open late and offering free admission on the first Thursday evening of each month! Stop by and soak in the beauty of the Gardner in a different light, 3 pm through 9 pm on the first Thursday of each month beginning in October. 

Upcoming Events

April 6, 2023, 3 - 9 pm

Enjoy a restorative evening of community, relaxation, and ease. Celebrate spring and welcome the new season with art-making in the Studio, and immersive sound baths in the Courtyard. Explore the magic of the Museum’s gardens and galleries at night and stop by Café G for dinner and drinks.

Image at top: Visitors look out over the Courtyard during Neighborhood Nights: Viewfinder on July 11, 2019. Photo by Steve Osemwenkhae.