January 23 - October 20, 2019


Big Plans

Picturing Social Reform

June 20 - September 15, 2019

Laura Owens


June 25, 2019 - January 14, 2020


  • Free

    Neighborhood Nights

    Map This Block Party

    Thursday, August 22, 5 - 9 pm

    Co-produced with designer Nathalia JMag and youth from Urbano Project, Sisters Unchained, and Hyde Square Task Force.


Thursday, September 19, 2019

  • Thursday, September 19, 5:30 - 9 pm

    Whether you're old school or new school, we're back with a brand new edition! Partnering with Colleges of the Fenway, join us for a night of art-making, music, performance, and creativity through the decades.


Thursday, October 3, 2019

  • The Larger Conversation

    Artistic Integrity

    Thursday, October 03, 7 - 8:30 pm

    What's more important, creating for an audience or for yourself? Join us for a lively discussion with artists balancing their own artistic integrity with their desire to give fans what they love.


Monday, October 14, 2019

  • Free

    Opening Our Doors Day

    Abundant Voices

    Monday, October 14, 10 am - 4 pm

    This Indigenous People’s Day the Gardner Museum is honored to present local Indigenous artists, South Korean dance duo All Ready, youth performers, and hands-on activities for the whole family.


Thursday, October 17, 2019

  • 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.


Thursday, November 21, 2019

  • Thursday, November 21, 5:30 - 9 pm

    Beat November's cold nights & short days with cozy vibes at the Gardner. Create a self-care starter kit, relax with music in the Courtyard, and watch independent films by local and international artists.


Saturday, December 14, 2019

  • Amplifier Project

    Loved By Many

    The Musical Memorial Project

    Saturday, December 14, 1 - 3:30 pm

    Honoring loved ones lost to homicide and their families, this event is a performance/memorial/dialogue collaboration of composer Shaw Pong Liu, homicide survivors, Boston Arts Academy teen dancers, guest artists, and members of the Boston Police Department.


Thursday, December 19, 2019

  • Thursday, December 19, 5:30 - 9 pm

    Holiday spirit or Boston sitcom? Either way we have the perfect cocktail of heart-warming activities during this holiday season.


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.