Here are the latest Fenway neighborhood notes:

Day at the museum

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 280 The Fenway, will host the annual Frank Hatch Free Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4.

A museum tradition since 2003, this is a day of free art, music and family fun with hands-on making in the studio, activities in the galleries and performances in Calderwood Hall and the courtyard.

This year Frank Hatch Free Day coincides with the last day of the special exhibition “Listen Hear:The Art of Sound.” Visitors can also try their hands at natural dying techniques and enjoy Latin jazz by the Edmar Colón Trio in the courtyard.

Free admission will be available starting at 11 a.m., on a first-come, first-served basis.

For further information, visit www.gardnermuseum.org or call 617-278-5156.

Improvisation concert

The New England Conservatory will present a contemporary improvisation opening night concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at Brown Hall, 30 Gainsborough St.

Faculty of the CI department will present works marking the beginning of a new year. Admission is free.

Visit www.necmusic.edu or call 617-617-266-1400 for further details.

Fenway tours

The Museum of Fine Arts will present walking tours of the Fenway area at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays, Sept. 6 and Sept. 13 and on Saturdays, Sept. 9 and 16. Walkers will leave from the Sharf Visitor Center, 465 Huntington Ave.

Visitors will learn about the architecture of the MFA and nearby buildings, outdoor works of art, the Japanese Garden and the Back Bay Fens. The hour-long tour is free with museum admission.

Further information can be found at www.mfa.org or by calling 617-267-9300.

Grammy winner to perform

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 280 The Fenway, will present “Rise,” an evening of pop, rock and hip hop artists, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7.

The 2017-2018 season will open with two-time Grammy award-winner Jacob Collier, singer, composer, arranger, producer and multi-instrumentalist. The evening will start with opening act DOMi, a young pianist, keyboardist and producer from France.

Tickets include general admission to the museum’s galleries and the special exhibition gallery.

Visit www.gardnermuseum.org or call 617-566-1401 for more information and to purchase tickets.

Performance therapy symposium

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute will present a performance therapy symposium from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Zero Gravity Room, 1260 Boylston St.

The symposium is an inter-connective learning experience that looks at the art and science of music from all points of view. Scientists, artists, academics and leaders will discuss different topics about the creative process in music, science, life and the different ways we can expand knowledge to achieve world harmony.

For a complete schedule and more information, call 617-266-1400 or visit www.berklee.edu.

Afternoon concert

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 280 The Fenway, will present A Far Cry, the Gardner’s resident chamber orchestra, in concert at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 10.

The ensemble will kick off the fall season with “Harmonies du soir” by Ysaÿe, “Scherzo for String Quartet in A minor” by Kreisler and “Octet in C Major” by Enescu.

Tickets are $27 adults, $24 seniors, $17 members and $12 students and children ages 7 to 17 and include general admission to the museum’s galleries and the special exhibition gallery.

Visit www.gardnermuseum.org or call 617-566-1401 for more information and to purchase tickets.