January 23 - October 20, 2019


Big Plans

Picturing Social Reform

June 20 - September 15, 2019

Laura Owens


June 25, 2019 - January 14, 2020

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

  • Members Only

    Member Opening Reception

    In the Company of Artists: 25 Years of Artists-in-Residence

    Wednesday, October 16, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

    Gather for an evening of In the Company of Artists. Enjoy a glass of wine and celebrate 25 years of Artists-in-Residence program.


Thursday, October 17, 2019

  • All Ready

    World Premiere Performances

    Thursday, October 17, 12 - 8 pm

    In the culmination of their year as the Museum's Choreographers-in-Residence, All Ready gives the world premiere of a series of three newly commissioned dance pieces inspired by—and created especially for—the Gardner Museum.

  • Third Thursdays


    Thursday, October 17, 5:30 - 9 pm

    Immerse yourself in the creativity of artists who have called the Museum home. It's an evening of intimate performances and conversations that will inspire you to see the collection with fresh eyes.


Saturday, October 19, 2019

  • Members Only

    Member Thematic Tour

    Installing a Museum: Isabella’s Role as Artist

    Saturday, October 19, 10 - 11 am

    Isabella invites us to have a thoughtful conversation and personal encounter through her collection. What are the stories is she is telling us?

  • Saturday Open Studio

    Boston Artists at the Gardner

    Saturday, October 19, 11 am - 4 pm

    In connection with the special exhibition, In the Company of Artists, Boston designer and illustrator Sabrina Dorsainvil invites you to awaken your inner artist every Saturday in the Studio.


Sunday, October 20, 2019

  • Weekend Concert Series


    with Iestyn Davies in their Gardner Debut

    Sunday, October 20, 1:30 - 3 pm

    The extraordinary viola da gamba consort Fretwork are joined by the splendid counter-tenor Iestyn Davies for their Gardner Museum debut.


Thursday, October 24, 2019

  • Soul Searchin' with

    Jamila Woods

    Thursday Evening Concerts

    Thursday, October 24, 7 - 9 pm

    Replenish your soul with Chicago-born multi-talented artist Jamila Woods.


Saturday, October 26, 2019

  • Members Only

    Member Thematic Tour

    Exhibition Insights: In the Company of Artists

    Saturday, October 26, 10 - 11 am

    Tour the special exhibition to learn about past and present Artists-in-Residence at the Gardner, and see the historical collection as a springboard for inspiration and dialogue about contemporary issues.


Sunday, October 27, 2019

  • Weekend Concert Series

    Castle of Our Skins

    with Seth Parker Woods, cello, and Kyle Marshall, choreography

    Sunday, October 27, 1:30 - 3 pm

    For several thrilling seasons, Boston-based chamber ensemble Castle of Our Skins have been inventive champions of the music of Black American composers. This season, they bring that excitement to Calderwood Hall.