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The Concert at the Gardner

Since 2006, the Gardner Museum's free classical podcast The Concert has made world-class performances recorded live at the museum available to listeners across the globe.

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Paris Bordone, Il Bambino Gesù disputare nel tempio, 1545.

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Collective Vision: The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Isabella Stewart Gardner traveled the globe for over three decades, assembling one of the world's most remarkable art collections. Produced for Public Television by Great Museums TV.

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