January 23 - October 20, 2019


In the Company of Artists

25 Years of Artists-in-Residence

October 17, 2019 - January 20, 2020

Laura Owens


June 25, 2019 - January 14, 2020

Saturday, December 21, 2019

  • Members Only

    Saturday, December 21, 9:30 - 11 am

    Save the date for this popular event! Members will receive more details soon.


Saturday, January 4, 2020

  • Members Only

    Member Thematic Tour

    Exhibition Insights: In the Company of Artists

    Saturday, January 04, 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.


Thursday, January 9, 2020

  • Thursday, January 09, 7 - 9 pm

    Being a woman/womyn is multi-disciplinary. Listen to stories by women/womyn poets and storytellers describing their own journeys and interconnected stories from across different generations and geographies.


Saturday, January 11, 2020

  • Members Only

    Member Thematic Tour

    The Psychology of Color

    Saturday, January 11, 10 - 11 am

    Whether a matter of aesthetics or taste, personal responses to color are instinctive and often intense. In this tour, participants will consider the use of color by Gardner and artists to create ambiance and engagement.


Thursday, January 16, 2020

  • Third Thursdays

    Date Night

    Thursday, January 16, 5:30 - 9 pm

    New Year, new you! If you're single and ready to mingle, looking to make new friends, or wooing your boo, let sparks fly at the Gardner.


Saturday, January 18, 2020

  • Saturday, January 18, 3:30 - 5 pm

    Join Professor Ingrid Rowland to explore the fascinating life and times of Renaissance celebrity Tommaso Inghirami—a celebrated Vatican librarian, speech writer, and the most famous actor in Rome.


Monday, January 20, 2020

  • Free

    Monday, January 20, 11 am - 4 pm

    Carry on the legacy of Dr. King with a hands-on service project, performances by Artist-in-Residence storyteller Gcina Mhlophe, and local artists centering social justice.


Thursday, February 13, 2020

  • Coming Soon

    Adam Pendleton

    Elements of Me

    Thursday, February 13, 11 am - 5 pm

    Adam Pendleton’s exhibition considers the relations between (geometric) abstraction, blackness, and languages of collectivity. Three basic shapes—square, triangle, and circle—are the refrains in this room-sized installation.


Saturday, February 15, 2020

  • Coming Soon

    The Larger Conversation

    Redefined: The Black Model in 21st-Century Portraiture

    Saturday, February 15, 3 - 5 pm

    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 of diverse stories.