Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Free To Public Thursday To 'Beat The Winter Blues'

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There's a place in Boston where the orchids and lilies are in full bloom. Where tropical trees stand tall and lush and where you can forget — just for a moment — that it's still February in New England.

It's the palace courtyard at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. The museum has announced that it will be free to the public all day Thursday "in the spirit of beating the winter blues."


David Nolta, professor and chair of the art history department at MassArt.


The Boston Globe: Gardner Museum Offering Free Admission Thursday

  • "The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will open free of charge on Thursday as a place to relax and escape the frigid weather, the museum said."

This segment aired on February 25, 2015.


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