October 31, 2019 - January 30, 2020


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


  • 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.


Wednesday, January 8, 2020

  • Members Only

    Wednesday, January 08, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

    Welcome to the Gardner's member community! Experience the Museum after hours at our first-ever New Member Evening, and get to know your fellow new members.


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.


Monday, January 20, 2020

  • Free

    Monday, January 20, 11 am - 4 pm

    Carry on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Enjoy special performances by artists committed to social justice and service.


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.


Thursday, February 20, 2020

  • Third Thursdays

    Creative Sway

    Thursday, February 20, 5:30 - 9 pm

    Featuring artists from our Neighborhood Salon Luminary program, we invite the best of Boston's culture-makers to take over the Museum.


Thursday, March 19, 2020

  • Third Thursdays

    Local Notion

    Thursday, March 19, 5:30 - 9 pm

    Discover how local artists use the arts in creative ways to convene and inspire us to challenge our ways of thinking.


Thursday, April 16, 2020

  • Thursday, April 16, 5:30 - 9 pm

    Delve into a world of unconventional local music and art that uplifts your creative energy and reconnects you with friends throughout the Museum.