Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum [MA]
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum presents 30 centuries of decorative arts, paintings, sculptures, tapestries, furniture, and other works of art. Collections include more than 2,500 works; and particular strengths include Italian Renaissance paintings and works by James McNeill Whistler and John Singer Sargent. Other artists represented include Titian, Rembrandt, Michelangelo, Raphael, Botticelli, Manet, and Degas. The museum also supports modern art, music, and scholarship.
The museum offers exhibits, lectures, educational programs, self-guided tours, thematic guided tours for students, and audio tours. Reservations are required for school tours. The website offers partial collection listings with images, virtual exhibits, podcasts, audio files of classical music, and inspiration for ways to include the museum in classroom curricula.
The Yellow Room and Macknight Room are currently closed for preservation.