Johnson Hall News

Stay up to date on what’s going on at Johnson Hall – fundraising, renovations, shows, press, announcements and more!

2601, 2018


Over a century and a half later, Gardiner is actively dedicated to fully restoring the third floor of Benjamin Johnson’s Hall, creating a like-new renovated space, with faithful attention to

2603, 1888

Opera House

From there, another staircase turns and ascends into the magnificent cathedral-ceilinged theater hall of time-gone-by. In 1888, the space was transformed into the Opera House – the name by which many generations

2502, 1864

Events of All Kinds

From the beginning, Johnson Hall showcased performances and events of all kinds – from concerts to speakers,  masquerades to graduations, and even roller skating!  One can still climb the grand

2601, 1864

Benjamin Johnson

In 1864, Benjamin Johnson, owner of one of Gardiner’s finest hotels, determined to convert his modest livery stable into a proper hall that would accommodate and draw audiences from up


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