ON EXHIBIT $5; children (under 18), visitors named Isabella, military & families free. Commissioned by Boston aristocrat Isabella Stewart Gardner and modeled after a 15th-century Venetian palace, the museum exhibits 2,500 objects, including works by Rembrandt, Botticelli, Raphael, Titian and Matisse. Special exhibits: Bharti Kher: Sketchbooks and Diaries; Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth; Isabella’s Relics. JOHN F. KENNEDY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Columbia Point off Morrissey Boulevard, INSIDE TIP: next to UMass BosThe JFK Library is home to the ton, Dorchester, 866Ernest Hemingway 535-1960, jfklibrary.org. Collection. Daily 9 a.m.–5 p.m. $14; seniors & students $12; children (13–17) $10; children (12 and under) free; library forums free. This museum portrays the life, leadership and legacy of John F. Kennedy and members of his illustrious family in 25 exhibits, three theaters, 20 video presentations and more. Special exhibits: Young Jack; Freedom 7 Space Capsule; JFK 100: Milestones & Mementos.
THE MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY African Meeting House, 46 Joy St. (corner of Smith Court), Beacon Hill, 617-725-2991, maah.org. Mon–Sat 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $10; seniors & children (13–17) $8; children (12 and under) free. Explore the history of Boston’s 19th-century African-American community at the African Meeting House, the oldest African-American church still standing in the United States. In addition, there are tour maps available for the Black Heritage Trail. MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS 465 Huntington Ave., 617-267-9300, mfa.org. Sat–Tue 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Wed–Fri ’til 10 p.m. Admission (includes two visits in a 10-day period): $25; seniors & students $23; Wed after 4 p.m., pay as you wish; children (7–17) $10 on weekdays before 3 p.m., free at all other times; children (6 and under) free. The museum houses an outstanding collection of paintings, prints, sculptures, furnishings and other artwork from ancient times through the present, as well as the most comprehensive collection of Asiatic art in the world and a four-floor Art of the Americas wing. Special exhib-
Awe-INSPIRING GLOBAL Perspective Boston LANDMARK SEE THE MAPPARIUM ® at THE MARY BAKER EDDY LIBRARY Experience a three-dimensional perspective of the earth! Newly installed LED lights now produce even deeper colors and tones in this world-famous stained-glass globe. MBELIBRARY.ORG | 617-450-7000 | 200 MASSACHUSETTS AVE., BOSTON 22
Hoop Madness. The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament Storms Boston's TD Garden.