Posts from the ‘museums’ category

Gardner Museum

Saturday, February 11th, 2017








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Isabella’s amaryllises

Saturday, December 10th, 2016


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McMullen’s Beyond Words

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

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Gardner Museum scenes

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

 

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Isabella’s courtyard, day and night

Sunday, November 6th, 2016


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Isabella’s chrysanthemums

Saturday, October 29th, 2016


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Beyond Words

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

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Third Thursdays

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

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Rodin at PEM

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

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WCMA

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Williams College Museum of Art

 

 

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The Clark

Monday, August 8th, 2016

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Isabella’s Courtyard

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

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New Britain Museum of American Art

Monday, July 25th, 2016

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Nydia, the Blind Flower Girl of Pompeii

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

In the past few days, we visited three museums that we’d never been to before, and we were pleasantly surprised to find that two of the three museums both have a copy of one of our favorite sculptures at the MFA! Turns out, there are a lot of copies of this sculpture and it was delightful to run in to two of them, two days in a row, in two different cities.

Just for fun, here’s a list of all of the versions of Randolph Rogers’ Nydia, the Blind Girl of Pompeii that I’ve seen so far:

Nydia at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston:

Nydia at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: (photo taken in 2012)

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Nydia
at the Princeton University Art Museum
(photos taken in 2016):


Nydia
at the New Britain Museum of Art
(photos taken in 2016):

 

 

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Princeton University Art Museum

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

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Brandywine River Museum of Art

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

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Isabella’s greenhouse

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

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Boston Athenaeum

Monday, July 18th, 2016

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Third Thursday

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

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Gardner Third Thursday

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Another magical evening at the Gardner Museum!

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Inside Isabella’s Greenhouse

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

I finally got the chance to pop over to the Gardner Museum since they started allowing visitors to go inside the greenhouse, not just look in through the glass corridor. It was such a wonderful treat to smell the flowers and get right up close to see all of the beautiful details.

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MFA Art in Bloom

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

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Mega Cities Asia

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

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Intersections at the Peabody Essex Museum

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

We spent the afternoon at the Peabody Essex Museum to see the exhibit Intersections, which brought us back to the Alhambra in Spain.

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Gardner Museum

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

Photos from two weekends volunteering at the Gardner Museum

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Peabody Essex Museum

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

We took Brian’s mom up to Salem to visit her old neighborhood, see the Peabody Essex Museum, and have a delicious lunch by the harbor!

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Amaryllises at the Gardner

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

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Gardner courtyard

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

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Isabella’s courtyard at night

Sunday, November 1st, 2015

The warm orange lights brighten the courtyard at the Gardner Museum as the sun sets around closing time (5pm) on the first day of daylight savings. If it has to get dark early, it might as well look like this:

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Close-ups at the Gardner

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

I had a wonderful morning at the Gardner Museum attending a training session for the brand new gorgeous exhibit Ornament and Illusion: Carlo Crivelli of Venice, and I got to take some fun close-ups of beautiful details in the exhibit, and in the courtyard.

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