280 The Fenway
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

As the end of 2008 approaches, celebrate the winter solstice on one of the darkest nights of the year. Explore pagan imagery in the throughout the collection and images of festive celebrations in the special exhibition "The Triumph of Marriage."

* Courtyard Sounds: Renaissance party music – who knew? Listen to the sounds of Seven Times Salt (5:30 to 8:30PM)
* Gallery Travels: Visit the galleries with this self-guided tour highlighting some of the pagan objects in the collection.
* Viewfinder: Explore the art of marriage throughout the evening with ongoing Viewfinder talks in the "Triumph of Marriage" special exhibition gallery.
* Sketching in the Galleries: Create your own masterpieces with drawing in the cloisters and galleries (6 to 9PM)
* Artful Flavors: Indulge in the culinary arts, signature cocktails including the all-new Madame Gautreau, and more at the courtside bar and Gardner Café.

After Hours PLUS
December 18th, 2008, 7:00pm - Jazz at the Gardner: Nadia Washington Quartet

Vocalist Nadia Washington, joined by some of the nation’s most talented young musicians, will serenade us with memorable standards and new compositions.

Official Website: http://www.gardnermuseum.org/afterhours/event_december.asp

Added by gardnermuseum on November 17, 2008