March 22, 2016
“We’re really tackling a problem that the Gardner Museum has worked on for years and years and years … to try to get rid of the elite image,” says museum music curator Scott Nickrenz.
March 16, 2016
In a first-of-its-kind exhibition, selections from Isabella Stewart Gardner’s unique art collection have been moved away from their stipulated locations to tell the origin story of the collection itself.
February 01, 2016
Morrison, known for her multimedia stagings like “Labyrinth” and interest in contemporary composers, says that we’ve reached a turning point in opera. “New work is really viable. It’s exciting and it’s connecting with a younger audience.”
December 22, 2015
Not since Isabella Stewart Gardner herself has one person so affected the contours of the museum and its culture.
December 01, 2015
Homer’s “Odyssey” provides the framework for “Penelope,” a rich tale of recognition, healing and the passage of time that will be staged at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on Thursday, Dec. 3.
October 28, 2015
After an eight-month search with 200 candidates, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum has selected Peggy Fogelman as its new director.
October 27, 2015
Peggy Fogelman, who oversees art exhibitions at New York’s Morgan Library & Museum, is expected to begin work as the Gardner’s new director in January.
October 23, 2015
Isabella Stewart Gardner was actually the first collector to bring a painting by Carlo Crivelli into the U.S.
February 26, 2015
In an effort to lift Boston’s snow-weary spirits the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is offering free admission all-day Thursday, Sept. 26.
February 06, 2015
The group A Far Cry — a unique, classical string ensemble based in Jamaica Plain — is up for a Grammy Award.
May 22, 2014
In a broadcast interview, FBI Special Agent Geoff Kelly did not say the FBI has seen the artwork.
March 12, 2013
A Gardner Museum show makes the case for this 19th century peer of John Singer Sargent.
January 19, 2012
As the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum opens to the public today, we tour the modern features added to the historic palace.
January 19, 2012
The new wing at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum has many new spaces. And on the building’s second floor, there are two chic apartments — especially for artists.
January 13, 2012
The new wing at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum opens next week, and was created to carry the institution into the future. But Gardner’s historic Venetian palace has been experiencing something of a “time shift” back to the way things used to be.
January 11, 2012
Italian architect Renzo Piano helped unveil the Isabella Stewart Gardner’s new wing to members of the media Wednesday morning.
January 11, 2012
The new building, designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano, features a cutting-edge concert hall, a much bigger café and gift shop. It also features a brand new greenhouse, to the joy of the museum’s chief horticulturalist.
January 06, 2012
In less than two weeks the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will unveil its decade-long, $180 million extension project.
November 10, 2011
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is kicking into high gear now that the January opening of its new $180 million expansion is on the horizon. A state-of-the art performance hall is a big part of the upgrade.
January 31, 2011
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is in the middle of an ambitious $180 million upgrade. But because its namesake left explicit instructions that nothing be altered after her death, the changes underway have raised some questions. We get some answers — and a progress report.
January 21, 2010
As if the $118 million price tag isn’t enough to convince one that the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is serious about its expansion project, rock star architect Renzo Piano flew in from Italy to attend Thursday’s unveiling of the design plans.