ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER MUSEUM | January 19 | When the museum opens its new addition, will architect Renzo Piano's modern addition complement Gardner's 99-year-old Renaissance Venetian-style palace? Or will the original brick building and the new glass and copper box clash? Either way the new amenities — café, performance hall, gallery — should be a plus. And through May 28, the addition hosts photographs of the historic building and collection by Luisa Lambri, an outdoor drawing of a tree-of-heaven by Stefano Arienti, and, in the new gallery, sculpture and abstract paintings by Victoria Morton.
280 the Fenway, Boston | $15 | 617.278.5156 or gardnermuseum.org
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