October 31, 2019 - January 30, 2020


In the Company of Artists

25 Years of Artists-in-Residence

October 17, 2019 - January 20, 2020


Lorraine O'Grady

The Strange Taxi, Stretched

January 14 - May 19, 2020

Museum closed Tuesdays. Upcoming events are:

Friday, February 7, 2020

  • Friday, February 07, 11 am - 5 pm


Sunday, February 9, 2020

  • Weekend Concert Series

    Terrence Wilson, piano

    Gardner Museum debut

    Sunday, February 09, 1:30 - 3 pm

    American pianist Terrence Wilson makes his overdue Gardner debut with one of Bach’s so-called “English” Suites, and Liszt’s phantasmagorical Sonata in B Minor.


Tuesday, February 11, 2020

  • Opening Celebration: Boston's Apollo

    Exclusive to Friends of Fenway Court Patrons

    Tuesday, February 11, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

    Be the first to see our new exhibition, Boston's Apollo, which explores the relationship between John Singer Sargent and Thomas McKeller, and highlights Sargent's seldom-seen drawings from the Gardner's collection.


Wednesday, February 12, 2020

  • Members Only

    Member Preview Day

    Boston's Apollo, Elements of Me, and The Strange Taxi, Stretched

    Wednesday, February 12, 11 am - 5 pm

    Before the special exhibition opens to the public, experience the powerful studies by John Singer Sargent of Thomas McKeller. Explore on your own or attend our in-gallery spotlight talks at 12, 1, and 2 pm.

  • Members Only

    Member Opening Reception

    Boston's Apollo, Elements of Me, and The Strange Taxi, Stretched

    Wednesday, February 12, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

    Join your fellow members to celebrate the opening of Boston's Apollo, Elements of Me, and The Strange Taxi, Stretched. Learn more from the curator, explore the featured galleries, and unwind over drinks.


Thursday, February 13, 2020

  • Helga Davis Presents

    Meeting Thomas McKeller

    Thursday, February 13, 7 - 9 pm

    Visiting Curator of Performing Arts Helga Davis has created a special evening reflecting on the life and times of Thomas McKeller (about 1890-1962).


Saturday, February 15, 2020

  • The Larger Conversation

    Redefined: The Black Model in 21st-Century Portraiture

    Saturday, February 15, 3 - 5 pm

    Following a screening of Lorraine O'Grady: A Portrait (2012) by Adam Pendleton, join Lorraine O'Grady and Adam Pendleton for a discussion of the body, race and gender in American Art, and the need to rethink, document, and preserve new histories.


Sunday, February 16, 2020

  • Weekend Concert Series

    Pacifica String Quartet

    featuring Johannes Moser

    Sunday, February 16, 1:30 - 3 pm

    The Pacifica Quartet commissioned composer Julia Wolfe—herself a dazzling writer for strings—to write a companion work to Schubert's String Quintet, both of which will be played at this not-to-be-missed concert.


Monday, February 17, 2020

  • Free

    Monday, February 17, 11 am - 4 pm

    Bring the whole family for a free day co-produced with the ARTery, WBUR’s arts and culture team, and Wee the People. Explore art-making and featured local artists engaging social issues of our time.