Living Room treasures to spark discussion In a project inspired by artist Lee Mingwei, about three times a week, guest hosts will bring in three to five objects from their own homes to facilitate discussion with interested museumgoers. ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page David L. Ryan/Globe Staff The Living Room in the new wing at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston is a place where guests can meet with museum staff members. Jennifer S. Altman for The Boston Globe At his home in Manhattan, artist Mingwei Lee, who inspired the Living Room project, showed items he plans to share as host of the Living Room on the museum's opening day. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Staff will welcome guests in the room and educate them about the museum. The Boston Globe The Guest Book, "Libro Azzurro" by artist Stefano Arienti, lets visitors make their mark. The Boston Globe Kristin Pishvanov, a new visitor service representative at the Gardner Museum, sat with the canaries. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff The two canaries will live in the Living Room space just to the right of the museum’s new entrance.