Gardner Museum reopens

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

GARDNER — The Gardner Museum has reopened with plenty to see throughout March. All events run from 7 to 8 p.m., after a museum-hosted reception from 6:30 to 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Reserve your seat for the following events:

Thursday, March 1

Spring Exhibit Opening Reception: 6 to 8 p.m. No reservation needed. The exhibit, “Glassblowing,” features a mother-daughter team who own Terrapin Glassblowing Studio in Jaffrey, N.H. They will be displaying their crafts. Working with glass remains an ancient art. On display will be decorative items, beads, marbles, jewelry and more. The exhibit runs through May 21.

Thursday, March 15

Irish Step Dancers: Irish step dance has its roots in traditional Irish dance. It is generally characterized by a stiff upper body and quick and precise movements of the feet. Be amazed by Anne O’Connell’s Irish Step Dancers who will be performing again at the museum due to popular demand.

Thursday, March 22

Drummers of the 53rd Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment: Jim Buckly, a visiting percussionist at Anna Maria College and a percussion coach at Still River’s Immaculate Mary School, who has been teaching and writing for marching bands and drum corps for over 50 years, will impersonate a drummer of a Civil War regiment. He will play era music and tell the history of the Rudimental Drumming, as taught and performed by drummers during the American Civil War.

Admission for nonmembers is $3 unless otherwise noted. To reserve your seat, call 978-632-3277 or email: info@gardnermuseuminc.com.

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