Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Opens New Wing Jan.19

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will open its new Renzo Piano-designed wing, on January 19, 2012, with exhibitions by several contemporary artists with roots in the museum’s acclaimed Artist-in-Residence program, which celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year.

A range of exhibitions includes the first solo show in an American museum by Scottish painter and sculptor Victoria Morton; photographs of the historic building and collection by Luisa Lambri; a site-specific outdoor installation by Stefano Arienti; and two artist projects that will enhance visitors’ understanding and experience of the Museum.

SABELLA STEWART GARDNER MUSEUM • 280 The Fenway Boston MA 02115 • Entrance on Evans Way • Hours: Wednesday through Monday, 11 am-5 pm and until 9 pm on Thursday • Admission: Adults $15; Seniors $12; Students $5; Free for members, children under 18, everyone on his/her birthday, and all named “Isabella” • $2 off admission with a same-day Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ticket • Info Line: 617.566.1401 • Box Office: 617.278.5156 • www.gardnermuseum.org

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