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Henry James Exhibition to Open at Gardner Museum

You can practically hear the portraits whispering to each other across the exhibition hall. The arts patron Isabella Stewart Gardner peers at the author Henry […]

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Experience Art at the Gardner Museum’s Neighborhood Nights

For three Thursday nights at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum this summer, don’t just observe art—experience it. The museum will get to know its neighbors […]

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Doubles Reward for Stolen Artwork

It’s been 27 years since a pair of thieves dressed as Boston police officers made off with 13 pieces of artwork worth more than $500 million from the […]

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Don’t Tune Out the Gardner Museum’s New Sound Art Installations

For the first time in its 114-year history, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is showcasing work outside of its own walls. The museum’s new exhibit, “Listen […]

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What It’s Like to Hang Nasturtiums at the Gardner Museum

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is closed to the public on Tuesdays, but on this particular Tuesday, the place is a quiet flurry of activity. […]

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Trump Might Cut Arts Funding—Of Course Boston’s Museum Directors Are Against It

Oh Mr. President, you didn’t think those reports of potentially cutting the NEA and NEH would go unaddressed by museums themselves, did you? Certainly not […]

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The Gardner Museum Is Opening a New Sound Art Exhibit

In a new contemporary exhibit, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will make visitors think critically about how they hear and interpret sound through the exploration […]

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What It’s Like to Be the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Horticulturist

“I’m usually a behind-the-camera-type person,” Grace Coburn says. Barely tall enough to reach the top of the chrysanthemums she’s rotating, Coburn is the horticulturist at the […]

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Celebrates Installation by Maurizio Cannavacciuolo

Grey clouds may have slightly marred the unveiling of a new mural at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum yesterday, but thankfully the new installation on the […]

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Maurizio Cannavacciuolo Installation Coming to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Façade

An Italian artist is bringing his multicultural vision to a Boston institution. Maurizio Cannavacciuolo will contribute a sci-fi themed mural to the side of the Isabella […]

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The Gardner Museum Heist: Who’s Got the Art?

Sometimes, when Anthony Amore gets frustrated by his 11-year hunt for the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s stolen paintings, he and the FBI agents on the […]

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A Modern-Day Soiree at the Gardner Museum

Strolling through the Gardner Museum on any casual Saturday afternoon, one might wonder: What was it like when Isabella Stewart Gardner herself walked these halls? What […]

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Masterpieces to Come ‘Off the Wall’ at the Gardner Museum

The visitor experience in the historic palace of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum remains just as its namesake had meticulously designed it more than a […]

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Rachel Perry Welty Installation Coming to Gardner Museum Façade

Rachel Perry Welty has found inspiration in what most of us find a nuisance. The open-ended question posed in her new installation “What Do You […]

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Anne Hawley Picks Her Best Bostonians of All Time

We’re asking prominent locals who they think are the Best Bostonians of all time. Below, Anne Hawley shares her picks. Play along by voting in […]