Boston Massachusetts, 1990. The early morning hours on March 18th. It was on this day that The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum fell victim to the most audacious art heist in modern history.
500 Million Dollars
The two thieves, dressed as Boston policemen, made off with 13 pieces of artwork; a total value estimated at half a billion dollars. Works by Vermeer, Degas and Rembrandt were stripped from their frames, paint chips over 300 years old littered the floor. The art was never to be seen by the public again.
Season One - 13 Episodes
Tim and Lance from the popular true crime podcasts, Missing Maura Murray & Crawlspace, will dive into the case, exploring all angles.
Along with investigators, reporters, art theft experts and citizens, they will paint their own portrait. The one comprised of the theories and the social and economic impact the greatest unsolved art heist of all time had on a community.