280 The Fenway
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Isabella Gardner wasn't just into art, she loved music too and even hosted quite a few concerts by contemporary musicians back in the day! Explore the museum's many musical connections tonight.

* Courtyard Sounds: Relax alongside the court with live classical music from up and coming musicians from New England Conservator (5:30 to 8:30 PM)
* Gallery Travels: Isabella Gardner had a long legacy of music, presenting concerts galore in her museum and galleries. Tour some of the collection's musical highlights with this self-guided tour.
* Viewfinder: Visit the Yellow Room, one of the most 'musical' galleries in the museum, to hear more about Isabella Gardner's musical legacy. And listen in on ongoing discussions about John S. Sargent's famous portrait of Isabella Gardner (5:30 to 8:30PM)
* 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
October 16, 2008, 7:00pm - Composer Portraits: Music of Philippe Hurel with International Contemporary Ensemble

Philippe Hurel (b. 1955) combines instrumental colors of uncanny beauty with the propulsive energy of jazz. Called "a powerhouse of new-music programming" by The New Yorker, the International Contemporary Ensemble honors this next generation Spectralist.

Official Website: http://gardnermuseum.org

Added by gardnermuseum on September 22, 2008

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