Because of the deep impact The Living Room exhibition had on the museum in 2000, Gardner Museum Artist-in-Residence Lee Mingwei was invited back to collaborate on Gardner Museum’s new building project and to help design a room inspired by his project. Part of this design included an actual living component of the room: a canary named Whistler after Gardner's long-time friend and artist James McNeill Whistler.
Ornaments of other subjects and artists featured in the Gardner Museum also available. Complete your collection of Gardner Museum-inspired ornaments with the Gardner Museum's canary, Whistler!
Monday 11 am–5 pm
Wednesday 11 am–5 pm
Thursday 11 am–9 pm
Friday 11 am–5 pm
Saturday 10 am–5 pm
Sunday 10 am–5 pm
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