Fall 2017

National Events

 

Monday, Oct 16, 3:00pm

Boston, MA

POETS IN THE PALACE: Jana Prikryl in the Spanish Cloister

In this new series, visitors will enjoy an intimate, hour-long reading by a poet in one of the Museum's historic galleries.

Jana Prikryl is the author of The After Party (2016), a book of poems, and this year she is a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, where she is working on her second collection. Her poems have been published widely, in magazines including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and The London Review of Books. She writes essays on photography and film that appear regularly in The Nation and The New York Review of Books, where she works as a senior editor.

Co-presented with Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. 

Visitors are welcome to experience the poetry reading as they move through the galleries. The reading is free with museum admission and no registration is required.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to pre-register for one of fifteen seats at the reading. Registration for seats will open at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 9. At that time, you can register online by visiting this event listing, or call the museum's box office. Once seats are filled, a waitlist will be created, and you will be automatically added in the order that requests are received. If you are on the waitlist, you will receive notification one-day prior to the event only if a seat has been made available.

Additional Registration Information

To receive updates about future Gallery Pop-Ups and other performances at the Gardner, please email  performance@isgm.org to be added to our mailing list.

Tickets / Museum Admission

Gallery Pop-Up events are included with Museum admission.

Adults $15, seniors $12, students $5, free for members and children 17 and under.

-By calling the box office at 617 278 5156, Wednesday-Monday, 10 am-4 pm

-In person: Visit the Museum and purchase at the door, Wednesday-Monday, 11 am-4:30 pm

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
25 Evans Way
Boston, MA 02115

 
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Monday, Nov 6, 3:00pm

Boston, MA

POETS IN THE PALACE: Robert Pinsky in the Tapestry Room

Robert Pinsky  is an American poet, essayist, literary critic, and translator. From 1997 to 2000, he served as U.S. Poet Laureate. He is the author of numerous books of poetry, essays, and translations. His most recent poetry collection, At the Foundling Hospital, was published in 2016 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. His work has earned him the PEN/Voelcker Award, the William Carlos Williams Prize, the Lenore Marshall Prize, Italy's Premio Capri, the Korean Manhae Award, and the Harold Washington Award from the City of Chicago, among other accolades. He teaches at Boston University.

Co-presented with Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. 

The reading is free with museum admission. Visitors will have the opportunity to pre-register for one of thirty seats at the reading. Registration for seats will open at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 30. At that time, you can register online by visiting this event listing, or call the museum's box office. Once seats are filled, a waitlist will be created, and you will be automatically added in the order that requests are received. If you are on the waitlist, you will receive notification one-day prior to the event only if a seat has been made available.

Please note that the Tapestry Room will be closed to the public during this reading. Only visitors who have pre-registered will be admitted to the gallery.

Additional Registration Information

To receive updates about future Gallery Pop-Ups and other performances at the Gardner, please email  performance@isgm.org to be added to our mailing list.

Tickets / Museum Admission

Gallery Pop-Up events are included with Museum admission.

Adults $15, seniors $12, students $5, free for members and children 17 and under.

-By calling the box office at 617 278 5156, Wednesday-Monday, 10 am-4 pm

-In person: Visit the Museum and purchase at the door, Wednesday-Monday, 11 am-4:30 pm

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
25 Evans Way
Boston, MA 02115

 
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Monday, Dec 11, 3:00pm

Boston, MA

POETS IN THE PALACE: Major Jackson in the Titian Room

In this new series, visitors will enjoy an intimate, hour-long reading by a living poet in one of the museum's historic galleries.

Major Jackson is the author of four collections of poetry: Roll Deep (W. W. Norton, 2017); Holding Company (2010) and Hoops ( 2006), both finalists for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature-Poetry; and Leaving Saturn (University of Georgia, 2002), winner of the 2001 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and finalist for a National Book Critics Award Circle.


Co-presented with Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. 

Visitors are welcome to experience the poetry reading as they move through the galleries. The reading is free with museum admission and no registration is required.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to pre-register for one of fifteen seats at the reading. Registration for seats will open at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 4. At that time, you can register online by visiting this event listing, or call the museum's box office. Once seats are filled, a waitlist will be created, and you will be automatically added in the order that requests are received. If you are on the waitlist, you will receive notification one-day prior to the event only if a seat has been made available.

Additional Registration Information

To receive updates about future Gallery Pop-Ups and other performances at the Gardner, please email performance@isgm.org to be added to our mailing list.

Tickets / Museum Admission

Gallery Pop-Up events are included with Museum admission.

Adults $15, seniors $12, students $5, free for members and children 17 and under.

-By calling the box office at 617 278 5156, Wednesday-Monday, 10 am-4 pm

-In person: Visit the Museum and purchase at the door, Wednesday-Monday, 11 am-4:30 pm 

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 
25 Evans Way 
Boston, MA 02115

 
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Monday, Dec 11, 7:30pm

Washington D.C.

EMILY DICKINSON TRIBUTE
with Sandra Gilbert

In our annual celebration of Emily Dickinson's birthday, award-winning poet Sandra Gilbert reads Dickinson's work and discusses the great significance of her legacy.

Sandra M. Gilbert has published numerous collections of poetry, including the Patterson Prize winning Ghost Volcano and Kissing the Bread: New and Selected Poems 1969–1999, which won an American Book Award in 2000. Recent collections include Belongings and Aftermath: Poems. Gilbert's other work includes Inventions of Farewell, an anthology of elegies which she edited, and Death's Door: Modern Dying and the Ways We Grieve, a cultural and literary history of grief.

Co-sponsored by the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Admission is $15
Call 202-544-7077 for tickets.

For more information visit the Folger.

Folger Theatre
Shakespeare Library
201 East Capitol Street, SE